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Schelling, Game Theory and Vietnam: The perils of a punitive negotiation strategy

November 26, 2010

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“This dark side of Tom Schelling is also the dark side of social science – the brash assumption that neat theories not only reflect the real world, but can change it as well, and in ways that can be precisely measured.  And it’s a legacy that can be detected all too clearly in the U.S.’s […]