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The Resource American military intervention in unconventional war : from the Philippines to Iraq, Wayne Bert, (electronic resource)

American military intervention in unconventional war : from the Philippines to Iraq, Wayne Bert, (electronic resource)

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American military intervention in unconventional war : from the Philippines to Iraq
Title
American military intervention in unconventional war
Title remainder
from the Philippines to Iraq
Statement of responsibility
Wayne Bert
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eng
Summary
"This book is a study of the major US military interventions in unconventional war, four occurring while the US 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. An introductory section analyzes recent changes in the international system, and a summary of U.S. strategy, response, and policy, provide a framework for analysis. The detailed case studies allow a cost-benefit evaluation of the advisability and success of historical US interventions in the type of war the US is most likely to encounter in the future. The outcomes of past decisions to intervene are, on balance, not encouraging"--
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American military intervention in unconventional war : from the Philippines to Iraq, Wayne Bert, (electronic resource)
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American military intervention in unconventional war : from the Philippines to Iraq, Wayne Bert, (electronic resource)
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Machine generated contents note: -- Part I: Introduction * The New International Environment * U.S. Policies: Origins and Objectives * Counterinsurgency and US Adaptation to Fourth Generation War * Part II: Case Studies * The Philippines: 1898-1901 * Vietnam: 1945-73 * Bosnia: 1991-95 * Afghanistan: 2001- * Iraq: 2003- * Part III: Conclusion * The Perils of Intervention
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 266 p.
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electronic
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Electronic reproduction.
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