Military deterrence in history: a pilot cross-historical survey

State University of New York Press Albany Published In Pages: ??
By Naroll, Raoul, Bullough, Vern L. , Naroll, Frada


"Diplomatic policies of the sort here studied have had little if any effect on war frequency among the conflicts we studied. Announcements of intention--warnings by aggressor states--were, if anything, associated with longer or more frequent wars" (333)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Point-biserial correlationPartially supportedabove .10not supportedOne-tailed


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Diplomatic PoliciesUNKNOWNExternal Relations
War FrequencyUNKNOWNInstigation Of War