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Proxy warfare

Author: Andrew Mumford
Publisher: Cambridge, UK : Polity, 2013.
Series: War and conflict in the modern world.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An analysis of the dynamics of proxy warfare from the Cold War through to the War on Terror, this book investigates issues relating to the rise of China, as well as the Arab Spring.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mumford, Andrew, 1983-
Proxy warfare
(OCoLC)851084292
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Mumford
ISBN: 9780745678818 0745678815
OCLC Number: 861200260
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 141 pages).
Contents: The rise of proxy wars --
What is proxy war? --
Why does proxy war appeal? --
Who engages in proxy war? --
How are proxy wars fought? --
The future of proxy war --
The continuing appeal of proxy war.
Series Title: War and conflict in the modern world.
Responsibility: Andrew Mumford.

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Proxy wars represent a perennial strand in the history of conflict. The appeal of warfare on the cheap has proved an irresistible strategic allure for nations through the centuries. However,  Read more...

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