Where Are the Great Powers?

Luttwak, Edward N.
July 1994
Foreign Affairs;Jul/Aug1994, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p23
Analyzes the reasons why great powers refuse to tolerate combat in embattled nations. Democracy; `Mothernism' and family; Constrictions to use of force; Low birth rates; Ways for a great power to retain status without sacrificing principles; Cases.


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