The Diffusion of Military Power: Causes and Consequences for International Politics

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INDEX
Abrahms, Max, 173n8
adoption-capacity theory, ix, 3, 8–12, 30, 53, 225; and capacity vs. interests, 21, 21n8, 25–26, 53, 211; and choices for major powers, 44; and compared to prior research, 21; and comparison with cultural approach, 58–60; and comparison with neorealism, 55–57; and comparison with norms-based approach, 57–58; and firstmover advantages, 49–50; and interest vs. capacity, 53; limitations of, 12, 39, 209, 225; and nonstate actors, 12, 62–63 (see also suicide terrorism); potential critiques of, 53–55; and potential utility in information age, 215–16; and power transitions/ balance of power, 43–45, 47–48, 210–11, 212, 225; and strategic choices by states, 40–41, 211; and success or failure, 41–42; and system-level diffusion predictions, 39–40; and system-level impact predictions, 45–46; theoretical contribution of, 209–11, 213–14. See also battlefleet warfare; carrier warfare; nuclear weapons
Admiral Gorshkov (Soviet ship), 77, 90
Admiral Kuznetsov (Soviet ship), 77, 85
aircraft carrier: defenses of, 83, 83n31; definition of, 68n; diffusion of, 79–80. See also carrier warfare
alliances: and carrier case, 87; COW data on, 114; and innovation dffusion, 27, 176nl4; and nuclear case, 99, 121–22, 133, 189, 210; as a response to innovations, 26–27, 29; and suicide terrorism case, 187, 188–89
AlAqsa Intifada, 167, 173
Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigade, 189
Al Qaeda, 10, 166–67, 173, 179, 183–84, 195, 197–201, 206, 211, 223, 224–25; creation of, 198; and critical task focus, 10; and diffusion from Hezbollah, 166–67, 177, 194, 200; and diffusion from the LTTE, 200; organizational capital of, 166, 198–200; and pre-9/11 attacks, 198; and role in diffusion of suicide terrorism, 167, 187, 194; and September 11, 2001 attacks, 198, 201; and USS Cole bombing, 198, 200; and World Trade Center (1993) attack, 201
Al-Zawahiri, Ayman, 199–200
Amal, 175, 191
American Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism, 181–82, 182n28, 201; coding scheme of, 183
Andrea Doria (Italian ship), 93
Andres, Richard B., 43n52
Anglo-German arms race, 136, 152
antiship missiles, 66, 82–83; as counter to carriers, 83
Apple, 6
arms races, 5n, 136, 152
Arromanches (French ship), 77
Arab-Israeli wars, 7, 18
Arreguin-Toft, Ivan, 207
Asal, Victor, 187
assassins, 172
Atran, Scott, 173
Austro-Hungarian Empire: and Napoleonic warfare, 28, 41; and World War I, 11–12, 213
Austro-Hungarian Navy, 159–61; experimentation by, 160; interests of, 159; organizational age of, 160; and response to Dreadnought, 149; spending of, 160
Axelrod, Robert, 8n9
B-2 bomber, 31, 102, 217, 218
B-29 Superfortress, 102–3, 129n39
balance of power: impact of diffusion on, ix, 4–5, 11, 23, 47–48. See also adoption capacity theory; major military innovations; power transitions
Basque Fatherland and Freedom Group (ETA), ix, 12, 167, 170, 192, 203, 206–7, 211
battle cruiser, 139; and importance for Fisher, 193; speed of, 139
battlefleet warfare, 63–64, 134–65; and AngloGerman arms race, 136; debut of, 138; diffusion of, 147–48; financial intensity of,

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Illustrations vii
  • Preface ix
  • Chapter 1 - Introduction 1
  • Chapter 2 - A Theory of the Diffusion of Military Power 18
  • Chapter 3 - Carrier Warfare 65
  • Chapter 4 - The Nuclear Revolution 98
  • Chapter 5 - Battlefleet Warfare 134
  • Chapter 6 - Suicide Terrorism 166
  • Chapter 7 - Conclusion 208
  • Appendix 1 - Suicide Terrorism Group Linkages 227
  • Appendix 2 - Nuclear Diffusion Survival Model 232
  • Bibliography 237
  • Index 265
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