Includes bibliographical references (p. -509) and index
1. Introduction -- 2. The Anatomy of Risk: What Is Risk and How Is It Framed? -- 3. The Formation of Risk Judgments and Risk Preferences: A Sociocognitive Approach -- 4. Foreign Military Intervention: National Capabilities and Constraints -- 5. The International Milieu and Foreign Military Intervention: When and How Much Does the Milieu Matter? -- 6. Foreign Military Interventions with Low to Moderate Risks: Grenada, Panama, and Czechoslovakia -- 7. High-Risk Foreign Military Interventions: Vietnam and Lebanon -- 8. Conclusions and Implications.