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Published on: August 12, 2015
The Revisionists
The Case for Deterrence by Denial

Russia’s and China’s new focus on “limited war” capabilities is challenging America’s traditional methods of deterrence by punishment. To deal with this problem, the United States needs to strengthen its frontline allies’ ability to deter by denial.

A. Wess Mitchell is president of the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA), a foreign-policy institute dedicated to East-Central Europe with offices in Washington and Warsaw.
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