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Surgical management of aberrant sentinel lymph node drainage in cutaneous melanoma.
BACKGROUND Sentinel lymph node (SLN) mapping by lymphoscintigraphy has changed the surgical management of regional lymph node metastases for melanoma. SLNs lying outside of traditional nodal basinsExpand
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Waiting for Balancing: Why the World Is Not Pushing Back
Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, many observers predicted a rise in balancing against the United States. More recently, the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 has generated renewed warningsExpand
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The End of MAD? The Nuclear Dimension of U.S. Primacy
For nearly half a century, the world's most powerful nuclear-armed states have been locked in a condition of mutual assured destruction. Since the end of the Cold War, however, the nuclear balanceExpand
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The New Era of Counterforce: Technological Change and the Future of Nuclear Deterrence
Nuclear deterrence rests on the survivability of nuclear arsenals. For much of the nuclear age, “counterforce” disarming attacks—those aimed at eliminating an opponent's nuclear forces—were nearlyExpand
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War and the Engineers: The Primacy of Politics over Technology
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The Psychology of Nuclear Proliferation: Identity, Emotions, and Foreign Policy
  • K. Lieber
  • Political Science
  • The Journal of Politics
  • 1 February 2007
gions should and should not be global players. It does not claim to be a theological work, but refreshingly it does “take religion seriously from the viewpoint of religious practitioners” (8). And itExpand
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New Era of Nuclear Weapons, Deterrence, and Conflict
Military/War and warfare; Military/Defense policy and doctrine; Weapons and weapon systems/Nuclear and radiological weapons; Politics and government/International relations
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The New History of World War I and What It Means for International Relations Theory
  • K. Lieber
  • Political Science
  • International Security
  • 28 September 2007
World War I looms large in international relations theory. The core concepts of defensive realismthe security dilemma, spiral model, and offense-defense balancewere largely inspired by this singleExpand
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Grasping the Technological Peace: The Offense-Defense Balance and International Security
  • K. Lieber
  • Political Science
  • International Security
  • 1 July 2000
Offense-defense theory argues that international conoict and war are more likely when offensive military operations have the advantage over defensive operations, whereas cooperation and peace areExpand
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The Rise of U.S. Nuclear Primacy
FOR ALMOST half a century, the world's most powerful nuclear states have been locked in a military stalemate known as mutual assured destruction (MAD). By the early 196os, the nuclear arsenals oftheExpand
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