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NATO in Afghanistan : fighting together, fighting alone

Author: David P Auerswald; Stephen M Saideman
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2014] ©2014
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"Modern warfare is almost always multilateral to one degree or another, requiring countries to cooperate as allies or coalition partners. Yet as the war in Afghanistan has made abundantly clear, multilateral cooperation is neither straightforward nor guaranteed. Countries differ significantly in what they are willing to do and how and where they are willing to do it. Some refuse to participate in dangerous or  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David P Auerswald; Stephen M Saideman
ISBN: 9780691159386 0691159386 1400848679 9781400848676
OCLC Number: 857743759
Description: xvi, 260 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: NATO at war : in Afghanistan and at home? --
NATO and the primacy of national decisions in multilateral interventions --
Explaining national behavior in multilateral interventions --
Presidents in charge : the United States, France, and Poland --
Single-party parliamentary governments : the British and Canadians --
Coalition governments in combat --
Does membership matter? Examining the outsiders : Australia and New Zealand --
Extending the argument : Libya and Operation Unified Protector --
Implications for policy and theory.
Responsibility: David P. Auerswald, Stephen M. Saideman.
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