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America's Next War and How To Prevent It
by World Affairs Council of Northern California Tuesday Nov 7th, 2017 3:05 PM
Every president since FDR has faced the fateful decision to commit US forces to combat, sometimes with costly consequences. Simply relying on a strong military to respond to threats to US interests around the world is insufficient. The United States needs a new approach that deliberately reduces the underlying risk of global disorder, anticipates and actively prevents those crises likely to lead to costly military commitments, and mitigates ongoing conflicts from escalating in threatening ways.

Paul B. Stares, senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, offers his perspective on our use of hard power and alternative techniques to promote a stable world order.