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Deterrence

  • By: Patrick M. Morgan
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Deterrence, the use of a punitive threat to keep someone from taking an unwanted action, is an important feature of international security matters, including security management by organizations like the UN Security Council and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). ...

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