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The long war : CENTCOM, grand strategy, and global security

Author: John Morrissey
Publisher: Athens, Georgia : University of Georgia Press, [2017]
Series: Geographies of justice and social transformation, 34.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Morrissey explores CENTCOM's Cold War origins and evolution, before addressing key elements of the command's grand strategy, including its interventionary rationales and use of the law in war.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Morrissey
ISBN: 9780820351049 0820351040 9780820351056 0820351059
OCLC Number: 960276341
Description: xv, 147 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: "Shaping the central region for the 21st century": CENTCOM's long war --
CENTCOM activates: Cold War geopolitics and global ambition --
Envisioning the Middle East: new imperial regimes of truth --
Posturing for global security: territory, lawfare, and biopolitics --
Military-economic securitization: closing the neoliberal gap --
No endgame: the long war for global security.
Series Title: Geographies of justice and social transformation, 34.
Responsibility: John Morrissey.

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