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The Cauldron : NATO's campaign in Libya

Author: Rob Weighill; Florence Gaub
Publisher: London : Hurst & Company, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In March 2011, NATO launched a mission hitherto entirely unthinkable: to protect civilians against Libya's ferocious regime, solely from the air. NATO had never operated in North Africa, or without troops on the ground; it also had never had to move as quickly as it did that spring. It took seven months, 25,000 air sorties, 7,000 combat strike missions, 3,100 maritime hailings and nearly 400 boardings for Tripoli to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rob Weighill; Florence Gaub
ISBN: 1849048827 9781849048828
OCLC Number: 1054162970
Description: xii, 388 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Rob Weighill and Florence Gaub.

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Attacking conventional wisdom, Weighill and Gaub argue that NATO's intervention in Libya was soundly conceived and executed.  Read more...

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'A gripping account of the military intervention which exposes how, despite NATO's prompting, the international community failed to plan, build consensus for and deliver a post-conflict, multi-agency Read more...

 
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