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Humanitarian Intervention and International Relations

Jennifer M. Welsh (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199267217
eISBN:
9780191601118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267219.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The issue of humanitarian intervention has generated one of the most heated debates in international relations over the past decade, for both theorists and practitioners. At its heart is the alleged ... More


Soviet New Thinking and the Withdrawal from Afghanistan

Beth A. Fischer

in The Myth of Triumphalism: Rethinking President Reagan's Cold War Legacy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178172
eISBN:
9780813178189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178172.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Triumphalists make no effort to understand why the Soviets disarmed, reformed, and collapsed. They simply assume the Reagan administration caused these policy changes. Chapters 4 and 5 correct this ... More


Germany, Pacifism and Peace Enforcement

Anja Dalgaard-Nielsen

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072680
eISBN:
9781781701386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072680.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book is about the transformation of Germany's security and defence policy in the time between the 1991 Gulf War and the 2003 war against Iraq. It traces and explains the reaction of Europe's ... More


Theater Leadership Adaptation in Iraq and Afghanistan

David Barno and Nora Bensahel

in Adaptation under Fire: How Militaries Change in Wartime

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190672058
eISBN:
9780190937348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672058.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the role of leadership adaptability at the theater level during the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. It focuses on two stark cases of failure that had severe strategic ... More


Doctrinal Adaptation in Iraq and Afghanistan

David Barno and Nora Bensahel

in Adaptation under Fire: How Militaries Change in Wartime

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190672058
eISBN:
9780190937348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672058.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the role of doctrinal adaptability during the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. The US Army’s conventional doctrine of AirLand Battle developed after the Vietnam War rejected ... More


Technological Adaptation in Iraq and Afghanistan

David Barno and Nora Bensahel

in Adaptation under Fire: How Militaries Change in Wartime

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190672058
eISBN:
9780190937348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672058.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the role of technological adaptability during the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. At the tactical level, it examines how soldiers in Iraq developed “hillbilly armor” to try to ... More


Theorising Media: Power, Form and Subjectivity

John Corner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082603
eISBN:
9781781703182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082603.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores how issues of power, form and subjectivity feature at the core of all serious thinking about the media, including appreciations of their creativity as well as anxiety about the ... More


Tactical Leadership Adaptation in Iraq and Afghanistan

David Barno and Nora Bensahel

in Adaptation under Fire: How Militaries Change in Wartime

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190672058
eISBN:
9780190937348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672058.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the role of leadership adaptability at the tactical level during the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. It examines how Colonel Sean MacFarland and his US Army brigade successfully ... More


Adaptation under Fire: How Militaries Change in Wartime

David Barno and Nora Bensahel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190672058
eISBN:
9780190937348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672058.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Adaptation under Fire looks at the essential importance of military adaptation in winning wars. Every military must prepare for future wars despite inevitably having little confidence about the ... More


Introduction: Why Military Adaptation?

David Barno and Nora Bensahel

in Adaptation under Fire: How Militaries Change in Wartime

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190672058
eISBN:
9780190937348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672058.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The US military plans and thinks incessantly about wars and conflict—yet, like many organizations, it inevitably fails to foresee what comes next. That means that it must be able to successfully ... More


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