The New Western Way of War: Risk-Transfer War and its Crisis in Iraq / Edition 1

The New Western Way of War: Risk-Transfer War and its Crisis in Iraq / Edition 1

by Martin Shaw
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0745634117

ISBN-13: 9780745634111

Pub. Date: 06/06/2005

Publisher: Wiley

In this new work, Martin Shaw charts the development of a new warfare, after Vietnam, through the Falklands, the Gulf, Kosovo and Afghanistan, and argues that, in Iraq and the War on Terror, the USA has consistently flouted the key rules that enabled Western states to fight these earlier wars successfully.

Overview

In this new work, Martin Shaw charts the development of a new warfare, after Vietnam, through the Falklands, the Gulf, Kosovo and Afghanistan, and argues that, in Iraq and the War on Terror, the USA has consistently flouted the key rules that enabled Western states to fight these earlier wars successfully.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745634111
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/06/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
164
Product dimensions:
0.50(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

Table of Contents

  • List of Tables
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1. The New Western Way of War from Vietnam to Iraq
  • Chapter 2. Theories of the New Western Way of War
  • A Western way of war
  • Chapter 3. The Global Surveillance Mode of Warfare
  • Chapter 4. Rules of Risk-Transfer War
  • Chapter 5. Iraq: Risk Economy of a War
  • Chapter 6. A Way of War in Crisis
  • Postscript
  • Notes
  • References and Bibliography
  • Index

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