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Choice of force : special operations for Canada

Author: David M Last; Bernd Horn; Queen's University (Kingston, Ont.). School of Policy Studies.
Publisher: Montreal : Published for the School of Policy Studies, Queen's University by McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Essay : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Top-ranking military officers and historians consider the future role of Special Forces.

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Choice of force.
Montreal : Published for the School of Policy Studies, Queen's University by McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)581126467
Online version:
Choice of force.
Montreal : Published for the School of Policy Studies, Queen's University by McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607748288
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David M Last; Bernd Horn; Queen's University (Kingston, Ont.). School of Policy Studies.
ISBN: 155339044X 9781553390442 1553390458 9781553390459
OCLC Number: 57207616
Notes: Limited edition of 100 hardcover, and 800 paperback copies.
Description: xiv, 311 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Future security environments : implications for Canadian special operations / Michael A. Hennessy, Bernd Horn and David Last --
ch. 2. Loose cannons in cyberspace : society and psychological change / Nicole Schwartz-Morgan --
ch. 3. Guarding the Canada-United States border : the need to challenge tradition / T. S. Hataley --
ch. 4. The ethnic demography advantage : Canada's force multiplier / Christian Leuprecht --
ch. 5. Canada and international private security companies : issues and challenges for special operations capabilities / Christopher Spearin --
ch. 6. International law and special operations / Susan Breau --
ch. 7. Political leadership for special operations / Stephanie Mullen --
ch. 8. Elite opinion about special operations / David Last and Hugh Thorburn --
ch. 9. National security decision-making / David Last and Glen Milne Ch. 10. Special operations forces in Kosovo and Afghanistan / Sean M. Maloney --
ch. 11. Information operations in support of special operations / Sylvain P. Leblanc and G. Scott Knight --
ch. 12. Special operations and post-conflict stability : civil affairs and direct action / David Last and Michelle Malenfant --
ch. 13. Orbital asset or overhead menace? : space power and special operations / Andrew B. Godefroy --
ch. 14. Special operations forces and technology : tradition, innovation, and implications for Canada / Jason S. Ridler --
ch. 15. Selection and preparation of team members for special operations / Tom Dececchi and Bernadette Dececchi --
ch. 16. NATO doctrine and Canadian special operations / Benjamin Zyla --
ch. 17. US special operations forces, transformation, and implications for Canadian doctrine / James D. Kiras --
ch. 18. Choice of force : special operations for Canada? / David Last, Tim Lannan and Jamie Green.
Responsibility: edited by David Last and Bernd Horn.

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