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Justifying America's Wars : the Conduct and Practice of US Military Intervention.

Author: Nicholas Kerton-Johnson
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2010.
Series: Contemporary Security Studies
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Focuses on the justifications for, and practice of, war by the US since 1990, and examines four case studies: the Gulf War, Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq. The author undertakes an examination of presidential speeches and public documents from this period to determine the focal points on which the respective presidents based their rhetoric for war.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Kerton-Johnson, Nicholas.
Justifying America's Wars : The Conduct and Practice of US Military Intervention.
Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Kerton-Johnson
ISBN: 9780203861677 0203861671 1282782274 9781282782273
OCLC Number: 664551620
Description: 1 online resource (208 pages).
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; 2 Setting the context: Intervention and norms in international society; 3 The Gulf War; 4 The Kosovo intervention; 5 The intervention in Afghanistan; 6 The Iraq War; 7 Conclusion; Afterword: President Obama's discourse on Iran; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Contemporary Security Studies

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Focuses on the justifications for, and practice of, war by the US since 1990, and examines four case studies: the Gulf War, Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq. The author undertakes an examination of presidential speeches and public documents from this period to determine the focal points on which the respective presidents based their rhetoric for war.

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