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Terror and consent : the wars for the twenty-first century

Author: Philip Bobbitt
Publisher: London : Allen Lane, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bobbitt has been a senior foreign policy and security adviser in both Republican and Democrat administrations and is the originator of the intriguing concept of the 'market state'. In this book he turns his attention to the subject of the 'war against an abstraction'.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bobbitt, Philip.
Terror and consent.
London : Allen Lane, 2008
(OCoLC)760860976
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Bobbitt
ISBN: 9780713997842 0713997842 1846140633 9781846140631
OCLC Number: 228668337
Description: 672 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The new masque of terrorism --
The market state : arming terror --
Warfare against civilians --
Victory without parades --
The constitutional relationship between rights and powers --
Intelligence, information, and knowledge --
The strategic relationship between ends and means --
Terrorism : supply and demand --
The illusion of an American strategic doctrine --
Danse macabre : hegemony, empire, sovereignty --
Scenario planning --
The triage of terror.
Responsibility: by Philip Bobbitt.

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Argues that we need to reforge links that societies have made between law and strategy to realize how the evolution of modern states has produced a globally networked terrorism that changes as fast  Read more...

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