## The strategy of conflict |

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Many of these

, rationality, knowledge, control, or freedom of choice. ... See, for

Schelling, "American Foreign Assistance," World Politics (July 1955), PP. 6i4-iS.

Many of these

**examples**involve some denial of the value of skill, resourcefulness, rationality, knowledge, control, or freedom of choice. ... See, for

**example**, T. C.Schelling, "American Foreign Assistance," World Politics (July 1955), PP. 6i4-iS.

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In bargains that involve numerical magnitudes, for

strong magnetism in mathematical simplicity. A trivial illustration is the tendency

for the outcomes to be expressed in "round numbers"; the salesman who works ...

In bargains that involve numerical magnitudes, for

**example**, there seems to be astrong magnetism in mathematical simplicity. A trivial illustration is the tendency

for the outcomes to be expressed in "round numbers"; the salesman who works ...

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For an

of saying that the players may divide a set of rewards if they can reach agreement

on an exhaustive division, let us say that the players may divide a set of rewards

...

For an

**example**, consider the following variant of the cooperative game. Insteadof saying that the players may divide a set of rewards if they can reach agreement

on an exhaustive division, let us say that the players may divide a set of rewards

...

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### Contents

The Retarded Science of International Strategy | 3 |

An Essay on Bargaining | 21 |

? Bargaining Communication and Limited War | 53 |

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