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Limited War: the Challenge to American Strategy
Limited War: the Challenge to American Strategy
By Robert Endicott Osgood
University of Chicago Press, 1957, 315 pp

This study is directed to the question, "How can the United States employ military power as a rational instrument of foreign policy when the destructive potentialities of war exceed any rational purpose?" The answer, in the author's view, lies in the development of a strategy of limited war.