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Allison, Graham T.

Works: 240 works in 672 publications in 5 languages and 15,849 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Historical films  Conference papers and proceedings  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Editor, Other, Contributor, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Redactor, Creator, Moderator, Commentator
Classifications: E183.8.R9, 355.0217
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Most widely held works by Graham T Allison
Essence of decision : explaining the Cuban missile crisis by Graham T Allison( Book )

66 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the political decisions made during the Missile Crisis
Lee Kuan Yew : the grand master's insights on China, the United States, and the world by Kuan Yew Lee( )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2020 in English and Chinese and held by 1,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lee Kuan Yew speaks, presidents, prime ministers, diplomats, and CEOs listen. Lee the founding father of modern Singapore and its prime minister from 1959 to 1990 has honed his wisdom during more than fifty years on the world stage
Destined for war : can America and China escape Thucydides's trap? by Graham T Allison( Book )

45 editions published between 2017 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"China and the United States are heading toward a war neither wants. The reason is Thucydides's Trap, a deadly pattern of structural stress that results when a rising power challenges a ruling one. This phenomenon is as old as history itself. About the Peloponnesian War that devastated ancient Greece, the historian Thucydides explained: "It was the rise of Athens and the fear that this instilled in Sparta that made war inevitable." Over the past 500 years, these conditions have occurred sixteen times. War broke out in twelve of them. Today, as an unstoppable China approaches an immovable America and both Xi Jinping and Donald Trump promise to make their countries "great again," the seventeenth case looks grim. Unless China is willing to scale back its ambitions or Washington can accept becoming number two in the Pacific, a trade conflict, cyberattack, or accident at sea could soon escalate into all-out war. In Destined for War, the eminent Harvard scholar Graham Allison explains why Thucydides's Trap is the best lens for understanding U.S.-China relations in the twenty-first century. Through uncanny historical parallels and war scenarios, he shows how close we are to the unthinkable. Yet, stressing that war is not inevitable, Allison also reveals how clashing powers have kept the peace in the past -- and what painful steps the United States and China must take to avoid disaster today"--
Nuclear terrorism : the ultimate preventable catastrophe by Graham T Allison( Book )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In October 2001 President George W. Bush received a CIA report that Al Qaeda had smuggled a ten-kiloton nuclear weapon into New York City. It turned out to be a false alarm. The author presents two cases: one that nuclear terrorism is inevitable; the second, that it is preventable
Hawks, doves, and owls : an agenda for avoiding nuclear war by Graham T Allison( Book )

14 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Specialists on nuclear strategy address questions such as how a nuclear war might occur, where the real dangers of nuclear conflict lie, and how to reduce them. They argue that a major nuclear war will not spring full-blown, but will arise from a conventional war that drags in the superpowers. They present five paths to nuclear conflict: surprise attack, accident, escalation of conflict in Europe, escalation of conflict in the Middle East and Persian Gulf, and catalytic ignition of war by third parties. They explore how changes in forces, technology, and political life affect the way events might travel down each path, and examine the scenarios from the Soviet viewpoint as well. They conclude with an assessment of the various policies from the perspective of "owls," those concerned with the risk of war coming from a loss of control and offer specific policy recommendations to reduce the risk of nuclear war. ISBN 0-393-01995-0: $14.95
Rethinking America's security : beyond Cold War to new world order by Graham T Allison( Book )

16 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Cold War, American national security seemed clearly defined: to protect against the overarching threat of the Soviet Union and Communist expansion. But with the demise of Communism, America must reconsider its role in the world as dramatically as it did after victory in World War II. As the only real superpower, how should we use our military strength? What are the lessons of the Persian Gulf War? How and when do we cut back on our defense and national security establishment? In the New World Order a country's social cohesion and economic strength at home are increasingly important determinants of its success. To what extent does America need to reconsider its national security in domestic terms--i.e., improving economic competitiveness and learning to live within its means? In this new collection, sponsored by the American Assembly and the Council on Foreign Relations, a group of leading experts assesses the changing conception of national security in the 1990s and its implications for American policy at home and abroad
Countdown to zero by Patience Agbabi( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[The film] traces the history of the atomic bomb from its origins to the present state of global affairs: nine nations possessing nuclear weapons capabilities with others racing to join them, leaving the world held in a delicate balance that could be shattered by an act of terrorism, failed diplomacy, or a simple accident. The film makes a compelling case for worldwide nuclear disarmanent; an issue more topical than ever with the world's leaders working to revive this goal in the present day."--Container
Remaking foreign policy : the organizational connection by Graham T Allison( Book )

8 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World at risk : the report of the Commission on the Prevention of WMD Proliferation and Terrorism by Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism (U.S.)( )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the Commission's findings on the efficacy of current government policies and programs in preventing the proliferation of terrorism and weapons of mass destruction and recommends ways to address problem areas
Fateful visions : avoiding nuclear catastrophe( Book )

6 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Realizing human rights : moving from inspiration to impact by Samantha Power( Book )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the dawn of a new era, this book brings together leading activists, policy-makers and critics to reflect upon fifty years of attempts to improve respect for human rights. Authors include President Jimmy Carter, who helped inject human rights concerns into US policy; Wei Jingsheng, who struggled to do so in China; Louis Henkin, the modern "father" of international law, and Richard Goldstone, the former chief prosecutor for the Yugoslav and Rwandan war crimes tribunals. A half-century since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights the time is right to assess how policies and actions effect the realization of human rights and to point to new directions and challenges that lie ahead. A must have for everyone in the human rights community and the broader foreign policy community as well as the reader who is increasingly aware of the visibility of human rights concerns on the public stage
Windows of opportunity : from cold war to peaceful competition in U.S.-Soviet relations by Joint Working Group on Western Cooperation in the Soviet Transformation to Democracy and the Market Economy( Book )

16 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prepared by the Joint Working Group on Western Cooperation in the Soviet Transformation to Democracy and the Market Economy."Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Strengthening Democratic Institutions Project, U.S.A.""Center for Economic and Political Research (EPCENTER), USSR."
Avoiding nuclear anarchy : containing the threat of loose Russian nuclear weapons and fissile material( Book )

14 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the most open society on a shrinking planet, the United States has no reliable defense against smuggled weapons fashioned from black-market materials by a determined state or terrorist group. Avoiding Nuclear Anarchy highlights the fact that the only way to combat the threat is by preventing nuclear leakage in the first place. Its message is both timely and urgent: it outlines the new nuclear danger and details how to reshape U.S. national security policy to deal with these dangers
Governance of nuclear power( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confronting the specter of nuclear terrorism by Graham T Allison( Book )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The authors in this volume agree with these leaders' judgment: nuclear terrorism represents today's gravest national security challenge. In the pages that follow, fourteen scholars, scientists, and practitioners consider how best to confront and combat this danger. Their articles address this challenge from all azimuths: from the strategic to tactical, from the ideological to technical, and from the historical to contemporary"--Page 7
Nonlethal Weapons and Capabilities : Report of an Independent Task Force Sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations by Richard L Garwin( Book )

17 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Integrating nonlethal weapons (NLW) more widely into the U.S. Army and Marine Corps could have reduced damage, saved lives, and helped limit the widespread looting and sabotage that occurred after the cessation of major conflict in Iraq. So argues this report of a Council-sponsored independent Task Force led by Dr. Graham T. Allison, director of the Belfer Center for science and international affairs at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government, General Paul X. Kelley, USMC (ret.), former commandant of the Marine Corps, and former military officers, business executives, academics, diplomats, and congressional staff. Incorporating NLW capabilities into the equipment, training, and doctrine of the armed services could substantially improve U.S. effectiveness in conflict, postconflict, and homeland defense. The Task Force report concludes that equipping U.S.-trained and -supported local forces in Afghanistan and Iraq with NLW would help reinforce authority and be more acceptable to local populations than conventionally armed troops. Nonlethal weapons have not received the priority they merit at the Pentagon. To expand the role of NLW, the report argues, the secretary of defense should create an office sufficiently funded to serve as the single focal point for all NLW activity. The existing Joint Nonlethal Weapons Directorate has a budget for fiscal year 2004 of $43.4 million--up from an annual $22 million or so for the past seven years--the report urges a sevenfold increase in funding, to $300 million annually, which is still less than $1 of every $1,000 spent on defense. A breakdown of expenses is included in the report. The report also advocates a four-pronged approach to further integrate nonlethal capabilities into the U.S. armed services: expand NLW deployment more widely in the Marine Corps and the Army infantry and ensure that the Navy and the Air Force have such capabilities adapted for their force-protection missions; extend the range of NLW payloads to 100 meters through precision delivery and fusing systems; complete development of the NLW system that can turn back an advancing adversary from hundreds of meters away by heating the skin of an individual without permanent injury; and advance the development of concepts such as the advanced tactical laser--which shows promise for use against equipment--along with the advent of nonlethal payloads that home in on a laser spot."--Publisher's website
The Greek paradox : promise vs. performance( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a bridge between the East and West, a pole of stability in the Balkans, and a Mediterranean crossroads, Greece could play a significant role in the post-Cold War world. But Greece's performance in domestic and international policy falls short of this promise. The essays in The Greek Paradox look at some of the reasons for this gap and suggest possible political and economic reforms. The contributors shed light on nation-building, political and economic development, modernization, and NATO and Balkan politics
Nuclear proliferation : risk and responsibility : a report to the Trilateral Commission( Book )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om den globale udfordring i forbindelse med spredning af kernevåben; her tænkes især på Iran og Nordkorea
The crisis with Russia( )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sharing international responsibilities among the trilateral countries : report of the Trilateral Task Force on Sharing Global Responsibilities to the Trilateral Commission by Nobuhiko Ushiba( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and German and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Nuclear terrorism : the ultimate preventable catastrophe
Nuclear terrorism : the ultimate preventable catastropheHawks, doves, and owls : an agenda for avoiding nuclear warRethinking America's security : beyond Cold War to new world orderWorld at risk : the report of the Commission on the Prevention of WMD Proliferation and TerrorismRealizing human rights : moving from inspiration to impactAvoiding nuclear anarchy : containing the threat of loose Russian nuclear weapons and fissile materialConfronting the specter of nuclear terrorismNonlethal Weapons and Capabilities : Report of an Independent Task Force Sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations
Alternative Names
Allison G.T.

Allison Graham

Allison, Graham 1940-

Allison Graham T.

Allison, Graham T 1940-

Allison Graham Tillett

Allison, Graham Tillett 1940-

Allison, Graham Tillett Jr

Graham Allison

Graham Allison Amerikaans politicoloog

Graham Allison politicien et scientifique américain

Graham T. Allison politólogo estadounidense

Graham T. Allison yhdysvaltalainen poliitikko

Tillett Allison Graham

Tillett Allison, Graham 1940-

Аллисон Грэм

Аллисон Грэм Т.

Грехам Аллісон

Грэхам Аллисон

جراهام تى اليسون

غراهام تي أليسون عالم سياسة من الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية

گراهام تی. آلیسون

앨리슨, 그래엄

앨리슨, 그래엄 1940-

앨리슨, 그레이엄 1940-

アリソン, グラハム

アリソン, グレアム

アリソン, グレアム・T.

アリソングレアム T.



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