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Blair's successful war : British military intervention in Sierra Leone

Author: Andrew M Dorman
Publisher: Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2009.
Series: Military strategy and operational art.
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Andrew Dorman introduces Sierra Leone as Blair's second great military adventure after Kosovo and the first he undertook on his own. The book links Blair's move toward humanitarianism with the rise of cosmopolitan militaries and the increasing involvement of Western forces in humanitarian operations and their impact on the international system, and will prove to be a key reader on the topic.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Dorman, Andrew M., 1966-
Blair's successful war.
Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2009
(DLC) 2009031070
(OCoLC)429227336
Named Person: Tony Blair; Tony Blair
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew M Dorman
ISBN: 9780754691693 0754691691
OCLC Number: 609853012
Description: 1 online resource (x, 159 pages).
Contents: Blair and the use of military force --
Background history : from the creation of Sierra Leone to the end of Civil War --
Lomé Peace Agreement and UNAMSIL --
the UN Peacekeeping Mission --
Evacuation, May 2000 --
Saving UNAMSIL and confronting the RUF --
Operation Barras --
the hostage rescue --
The defeat of the RUF --
Impact of the operation.
Series Title: Military strategy and operational art.
Responsibility: Andrew M. Dorman.
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