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Building Militaries in Fragile States : Challenges for the United States.

Author: Mara E Karlin
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017.
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With a rich comparative case-study approach that spans Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, Building Militaries in Fragile States unearths provocative findings that suggest the traditional way of working with foreign militaries needs to be rethought.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Karlin, Mara E.
Building Militaries in Fragile States : Challenges for the United States
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press,c2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mara E Karlin
ISBN: 9780812294132 0812294130
OCLC Number: 1035516266
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (294 p.)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Chapter 1. Understanding the Problem; Chapter 2. Greece: The ""Will to Win"" Was Fruitless Without U.S. Involvement; Chapter 3. South Vietnam: Building a Military ""American Style; Chapter 4. Lebanon I: ""The United States Is Short of Breath"" but Others Are Not; Chapter 5. Lebanon II: ""The Side That Won Was Willing to Kill and Be Killed; Chapter 6. Findings and Implications; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Acknowledgments
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With a rich comparative case-study approach that spans Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, Building Militaries in Fragile States unearths provocative findings that suggest the traditional way of working with foreign militaries needs to be rethought.

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