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First Strike

Author: Mark Totten

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 9780300168648

Category: History

Page: 224

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Can the use of force first against a less-than-imminent threat be both morally acceptable and consistent with American values? This book offers historical examination of the use of preemptive and preventive force through the lens of the just war tradition.
First Strike
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Mark Totten
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-21 - Publisher: Yale University Press

Can the use of force first against a less-than-imminent threat be both morally acceptable and consistent with American values? This book offers historical examination of the use of preemptive and preventive force through the lens of the just war tradition.
First Strike
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Matthew J. Flynn
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-07-09 - Publisher: Routledge

Preemptive warfare is the practice of attempting to avoid an enemy’s seemingly imminent attack by taking military action against them first. It is undertaken in self-defense. Preemptive war is often confused with preventive war, which is an attack launched to defeat a potential opponent and is an act of aggression.
First Strike
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Jack Cashill, James Sanders
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-03-03 - Publisher: Thomas Nelson

September 11, 2001, did not represent the first aerial assault against the American mainland. The first came on July 17,1996, with the downing of TWA Flight 800. This book looks in detail at what people saw and heard on this fateful night. First Strike explains how a determined corps of
First Strike
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Craig Simpson
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-25 - Publisher: Hachette UK

The Taliban launch a deadly attack in the first step of their new offensive. Delta Force are assigned to strike back! The team must HALO drop into the mountains, hook up with their contact, find Mullah Khan - the Taliban leader - then take him out. But when one of
Halo: First Strike
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Eric Nylund
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-12-21 - Publisher: Macmillan

Reach fell, and when hope seemed lost, humanity stood face-to-face with the possible extinction of all life in the galaxy and lived to tell the tale. But that was just one epic battle, and the war rages on . . . The Covenant shows no mercy as they continue to