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Who wins? : predicting strategic success and failure in armed conflict

Author: Patricia L Sullivan, Ph. D.
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
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Patricia L. Sullivan argues that the key to understanding strategic success in war lies in the nature of the political objectives states pursue through the use of military force.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print:
Sullivan, Patricia L.
Who wins?
2012
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia L Sullivan, Ph. D.
ISBN: 9780199950294 0199950296
OCLC Number: 939847477
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Chapter 1: Introduction ; Chapter 2: Strength and Resolve in the Armed Conflicts We Observe ; Chapter 3: War Aims and War Outcomes ; Chapter 4. Testing the Argument ; Chapter 5. Interstate Dispute Outcomes, 1919-2001 ; Chapter 6. Military Interventions by Powerful States: At What Price Victory? ; Chapter 7: Conclusion ; Appendix to Chapter 4 ; Appendix to Chapter 6 ; Notes ; Bibilography ; Index
Responsibility: Patricia Sullivan.
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