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This volume represents the fruits of a conference held at the U.S. Army War College in September 2005 on the theme of "Chinese Crisis Management." One of the major debates that emerged among participants was whether all the case studies under examination constituted crises in the eyes of China's leaders. The consensus was that not all of those incidents were perceived as crises. As a result the rubric of "decision making under stress" was adopted as presenters revised their papers for publication.
Scobell, Wortzel, China, Asia-Pacific
Andrew Scobell Dr. and Larry M. Wortzel Dr.,
Chinese National Security: Decisionmaking Under Stress ( US Army War College Press, 2005),