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Outsourced empire : how militias, mercenaries, and contractors support US statecraft

Author: Andrew Thomson
Publisher: London : Pluto Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The full picture of the impact of paramilitary insurgencies across the globe.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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(OCoLC)962436025
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Thomson
ISBN: 9781786802620 1786802627 9781786802637 1786802635
OCLC Number: 1040585995
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Contents: Cover; Contents; Abbreviations and Acronyms; Introduction; 1. US Imperial Statecraft and Para-Institutional Forces; 2. Covert Regime Change in the Early Cold War: ""Power Moves Involved in the Overthrow of an Unfriendly Government; 3. Counterinsurgent Statecraft: Militias, Mercenaries, and Contractors; 4. Reagan, Low-Intensity Conflict, and the Expansion of Para-Institutional Statecraft; 5. Continuity After the Cold War and the Consolidation of Para-Institutional Complexes; 6. The War on Terror, Irregular Warfare, and the Global Projection of Force; Conclusions; Notes; Index
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'A very important and timely contribution' -- Jasmin Hristov, University of British Colombia, author of Paramilitarism and Neoliberalism (Pluto, 2016) 'Existing works which seek to explain US foreign Read more...

 
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