A Review Essay of The Big Stick: The Limits of Soft Power and the Necessity of Military Force by Eliot Cohen (New York: Basic Books, 2016) & War by Other Means: Geoeconomics and Statecraft by Robert D. Blackwill and Jennifer M. Harris (Boston: Harvard University Press, 2016)

12 Pages Posted: 26 Apr 2017 Last revised: 10 Jun 2017

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Christopher J. Coyne

George Mason University - Department of Economics

Date Written: April 25, 2017

Abstract

This essay is a joint review of Eliot Cohen's, The Big Stick, and Robert Blackwill & Jennifer Harris', War by Other Means.

Keywords: Book Review, International Relations, Military Armaments, Economic Armaments

JEL Classification: H10, H40, H56

Suggested Citation

Coyne, Christopher J., A Review Essay of The Big Stick: The Limits of Soft Power and the Necessity of Military Force by Eliot Cohen (New York: Basic Books, 2016) & War by Other Means: Geoeconomics and Statecraft by Robert D. Blackwill and Jennifer M. Harris (Boston: Harvard University Press, 2016) (April 25, 2017). GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 17-19. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2958429 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2958429

Christopher J. Coyne (Contact Author)

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