A Review; "Calculating credibility: How leaders assess military threats"
Russell, James A.
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"In his book 'Calculating credibility: How leaders assess military threats", Daryl Press, associate professor of political science at Dartmouth, takes on the concept of 'credibility' as a decision-making factor drawn upon by policy-makers in military confrontations. In ths welcome addition to the literature, Press effectively strips away the intellectual and theoretical veneer surrounding this concept by determining the role that actor credibility played in guiding the bargaining process and policy responses during several notable 20th century military crises..."
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