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Democracies and Small Wars / Edition 1

Democracies and Small Wars / Edition 1

by Efraim Inbar
     
 

ISBN-10: 0714684236

ISBN-13: 9780714684239

Pub. Date: 08/30/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

By their nature, democracies clearly have greater constraints than autocratic regimes on their freedom of action as they have to meet constitutional, legal and moral criteria in their use of force. This collection analyses a number of case studies showing how democracies have won small wars.

Overview

By their nature, democracies clearly have greater constraints than autocratic regimes on their freedom of action as they have to meet constitutional, legal and moral criteria in their use of force. This collection analyses a number of case studies showing how democracies have won small wars.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714684239
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/30/2003
Series:
BESA Studies in International Security
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributorsvi
Introductionvii
Part IDemocracies and Small Wars in Comparative Perspective
1.Western Democracies in Low Intensity Conflict: Some Postmodern Aspects3
2.Why do they Quarrel? Civil-Military Tensions in LIC Situations21
3.Democracies, Limited War and Psychological Operations41
4.Trends in Low Intensity Ethnic Conflict in Democratic States in the Post-Cold War Era: A Large N Study54
Part IICase Studies
5.The American Way of War in the Twenty-first Century73
6.The Indian Way in Counterinsurgency85
7.Winning a Low Intensity Conflict: Drawing Lessons from the Turkish Case101
8.Greek Democracy on Trial: From Insurgency to Civil War, 1943-49122
9.Fatal Choices: Israel's Policy of Targeted Killing138
10.Exploiting Democracy: The IRA's Tactical Cease-Fire159
11.Between Bullets and Ballots: The Palestinians and Israeli Democracy171
Abstracts187
Index193

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