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Transforming the Discourse of Civil-Military Interaction in Humanitarian Environments

Vandra Harris

in Rethinking Humanitarian Intervention in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474423816
eISBN:
9781474435314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423816.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

In offering insight to the limits and considerations needed when undertaking an intervention, Vandra Harris in Chapter Twelve: Who is the Force Multiplier? Transient Military Insertion and Enduring ... More


CSDP in Bosnia: from stabilisation to integration

Ana E. Juncos

in EU foreign and security policy in Bosnia: The politics of coherence and effectiveness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719082405
eISBN:
9781781705735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082405.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 6 illustrates the dynamic engagement of the European Union (EU) in Bosnia since 2002 with the launch of several initiatives: the EU Special Representative (EUSR), the EU Police Mission (EUPM) ... More


Normal Dishonesty

William J. Rust

in Before the Quagmire: American Intervention in Laos, 1954-1961

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813135786
eISBN:
9780813136844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813135786.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As in previous Lao elections, the U.S. provides overt and covert assistance to anti-Communists, but Lao-army fraud in the April 1960 election was transparent and its favorable results for ... More


Havana and Moscow: Conflicting Strategies

Piero Gleijeses

in Visions of Freedom: Havana, Washington, Pretoria, and the Struggle for Southern Africa, 1976-1991

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469609683
eISBN:
9781469612515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469609683.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter describes how the Soviet military mission in Angola had grown to approximately 1,500 people by the mid-1980s. As in the late 1970s, most of the Soviet military personnel served as ... More


UN Security Council Resolutions as a Legal Framework for Multinational Military Operations

Pia Hesse

in The 'Legal Pluriverse' Surrounding Multinational Military Operations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198842965
eISBN:
9780191878855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842965.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The chapter examines UN Security Council resolutions as a legal framework for multinational military operations. The author argues that obligations that derive from Security Council mandates may put ... More


Casualty Sensitivity and Political-Military Relations

Yagil Levy

in Israel's Death Hierarchy: Casualty Aversion in a Militarized Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814753347
eISBN:
9780814753354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814753347.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the impact of casualty sensitivity on the balance of power between civilians and the military in Israel. It begins with an overview of civilian control of the Israel Defense ... More


Full-Dress Talks: The American-British Conversations-1 Conference, January–March 1941

William T. Johnsen

in The Origins of the Grand Alliance: Anglo-American Military Collaboration from the Panay Incident to Pearl Harbor

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813168333
eISBN:
9780813168340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168333.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter addresses the first full-fledged, formal staff talks between U.S. and British military staffs. The narrative outlines the detailed negotiations that resulted in an agreed coalition grand ... More


Women in the U.S. Military: The Evolution of Gender Norms and Military Requirements

Michelle Sandhoff and Mady Wechsler Segal

in The Modern American Military

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199895946
eISBN:
9780190252663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199895946.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Though service in the military traditionally has been a masculine endeavor, women have played important roles in the military throughout history. In the United States, women have participated in ... More


Waging War, Planning Peace: U.S. Noncombat Operations and Major Wars

Aaron Rapport

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453588
eISBN:
9780801455643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453588.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

As the U.S. experience in Iraq following the 2003 invasion made abundantly clear, failure to plan properly for risks associated with post-conflict stabilization and reconstruction can have a ... More


: Engineering War

Earl J. Hess

in Field Armies & Fortifications in the Civil War: The Eastern Campaigns, 1861-1864

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829318
eISBN:
9781469611778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807829318.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses the role of the Corps of Engineers in the Civil War, with emphasis on the construction of fortifications for the Army of the Potomac and the Army of Northern Virginia. It ... More


Prologue

Denis Smyth

in Deathly Deception: The Real Story of Operation Mincemeat

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199605989
eISBN:
9780191804625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199605989.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the top secret mission carried out by Lieutenant N. L. A. (‘Bill’) Jewell, commander of His Majesty's submarine Seraph, in April 1943. Jewell and trusted officers released a ... More


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