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American Military Intervention in Unconventional War [electronic resource].

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780230119383Publication details: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.ISBN:
  • 9780230337817
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: American Military Intervention in Unconventional WarDDC classification:
  • 355.02 355.02180973
LOC classification:
  • U163 .B375 2011
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Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Tables; Preface; I: Introduction; 1 The New International Environment; 2 American Policies: Origins and Objectives; 3 Counterinsurgency and US Adaptation to Fourth Generation War; II: Case Studies; 4 The Philippines-1898-1902; 5 Vietnam-1945-1973; 6 Bosnia-1991-1995; 7 Afghanistan-2001-Present; 8 Iraq-2003-2010; III: Conclusion; 9 The Perils of Intervention; Notes; References and Further Reading; Index
Summary: A study of the major U.S. military interventions in unconventional war, this book looks at four wars that occurred while the U.S. was a superpower in the post-war WW II period and one in the Philippines in 1898. It critiques the case for intervention on the most vital grounds, security, and the effectiveness of implementation of the intervention.
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Cover; Contents; List of Tables; Preface; I: Introduction; 1 The New International Environment; 2 American Policies: Origins and Objectives; 3 Counterinsurgency and US Adaptation to Fourth Generation War; II: Case Studies; 4 The Philippines-1898-1902; 5 Vietnam-1945-1973; 6 Bosnia-1991-1995; 7 Afghanistan-2001-Present; 8 Iraq-2003-2010; III: Conclusion; 9 The Perils of Intervention; Notes; References and Further Reading; Index

A study of the major U.S. military interventions in unconventional war, this book looks at four wars that occurred while the U.S. was a superpower in the post-war WW II period and one in the Philippines in 1898. It critiques the case for intervention on the most vital grounds, security, and the effectiveness of implementation of the intervention.