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Britain and the Yemen civil war, 1962-1965 : ministers, mercenaries and mandarins : foreign policy and the limits of covert action

Author: Clive Jones
Publisher: Brighton ; Portland, Or. : Sussex Academic Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study makes extensive use of primary sources to produce a detailed account of British involvement in the Yemen Civil War and how the experience shaped British foreign policy.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jones, Clive, 1965-
Britain and the Yemen civil war, 1962-1965.
Brighton ; Portland, Or. : Sussex Academic Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)607494532
Online version:
Jones, Clive, 1965-
Britain and the Yemen civil war, 1962-1965.
Brighton ; Portland, Or. : Sussex Academic Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)607842766
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Clive Jones
ISBN: 1903900239 9781903900239
OCLC Number: 54066312
Description: ix, 273 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Britain and the Yemen civil war : prelude to intervention --
The legacy of Yemeni irredentism : the debate over recognition of the YAR --
Between Whitehall and the White House : Anglo-American relations --
A constrained response : the limits of covert action --
The mercenary operations : British subterfuge and the French connection --
A very British affair : the Guerilla Campaign, October 1963-September 1965 [i.e. 1964] --
"Plus c̦a change, plus la même chose" : the Labour government, Aden, and the Yemen civil war --
From the jaws of victory : the political defeat of Britain in South Arabia.
Responsibility: Clive Jones.
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