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My enemy's enemy : proxy warfare in international politics

Author: Geraint Hughes
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Sussex Academic Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using examples from post-1945 history and focusing on three case studies (the Afghan war 1978-1989, Lebanon 1975-1990 and Angola 1975-1991), Geraint Hughes offers terminology intended to clarify understanding of proxy warfare, as well as a framework for understanding why states seek to use proxies in order to fulfil strategic objectives.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geraint Hughes
ISBN: 9781845194499 1845194497
OCLC Number: 662402506
Description: vii, 241 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The characteristics and causes of proxy warfare --
The consequences of proxy warfare --
Angola, 1974-1991 --
Lebanon, 1975-1990 --
Afghanistan, 1978-1992 --
Conclusions --
Glossary --
Map sources.
Responsibility: Geraint Hughes.

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"This wide ranging and impeccably researched study provides a much-needed degree of analytical insight into the understudied and frequently covert phenomena of proxy war. Geraint Hughes has written Read more...

 
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