A Framework for Examining Long-Term Strategic Competition Between Major Powers
Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, Working Paper Series from Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, University of California
The concept of long-term peacetime competition between great powers isdeeply rooted in history. This brief offers a framework for thinking about afamily of peacetime competitive strategies. It begins by describing the conceptand provides four approaches to competitive strategy: denial, cost imposition,attacking a competitor’s strategy, and attacking a competitor’s political system.It then explores the criteria that strategists and policymakers should consider informulation of a competitive strategy. It concludes with some thoughts on how toevaluate the success of such a strategy and how the United States measures up.
Keywords: Social and Behavioral Sciences; competitive strategy; great powers competition; defense strategy; China; United States (search for similar items in EconPapers)
References: Add references at CitEc
Citations: Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:cdl:globco:qt0754362r
Access Statistics for this paper
More papers in Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, Working Paper Series from Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, University of California
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Lisa Schiff ().