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Modern War and the Utility of Force : Challenges, Methods and Strategy.

Author: Isabelle Duyvesteyn; Jan Angstrom
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2010.
Series: Cass military studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Investigates the use and utility of military force in modern war.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Isabelle Duyvesteyn; Jan Angstrom
ISBN: 9780203851463 0203851463 128258636X 9781282586369
OCLC Number: 630537683
Description: 1 online resource (305 pages).
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Contributors; Foreword; Preface and acknowledgements; 1 War, what is it good for?; 2 From victory to success: The changing mission of Western armed forces; 3 The international private security company: A unique and useful actor?; 4 Great expectations: The use of armed force to combat terrorism; 5 Why does peacekeeping succeed or fail?: Peacekeeping in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Sierra Leone; 6 Exploring the utility of armed force in peace operations: German and British approaches in northern Afghanistan. 7 Counterinsurgency doctrine: The US experience8 No simple formula: The use of military force in counterinsurgency; 9 Adapting to counterinsurgency: The US Army in Iraq, July 2004December 2006; 10 Inviting the Leviathan: External forces, war and state-building in Afghanistan; 11 Between reluctance and necessity: The utility of military force in humanitarian and development operations; 12 War, what it is good for ; Index.
Series Title: Cass military studies.

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Investigates the use and utility of military force in modern war.

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