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Israel's wars of attrition : attrition challenges to democratic states

Author: Avi Kober
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Series: Middle eastern military studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book analyzes the way Israel has coped with nine wars of attrition from the 1950s to the recent Second Lebanon War (2006), questioning the belief that Western democracy cannot sustain prolonged wars of attrition.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kober, Avi.
Israel's wars of attrition.
Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, ©2009
(DLC) 2009003489
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Avi Kober
ISBN: 9780203874066 0203874064
OCLC Number: 449187165
Notes: Title from PDF title page (viewed Oct. 5, 2009).
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Attrition in modern and post-modern war --
Israeli attrition aversion and the emergence of Israeli attrition conception --
The operational aspect : the role played by offense and defense --
Societal staying power --
Economic sustainability --
Fighting with one hand tied behind the back : bridging morality and effectiveness --
Beyond staying power : escalation, deterrence, and war outcomes.
Series Title: Middle eastern military studies.
Responsibility: Avi Kober.

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