Proxy Warfare

Proxy Warfare

by Andrew Mumford

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780745651194
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 07/01/2013
Series: War and Conflict in the Modern World Series
Pages: 180
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Andrew Mumford is Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at the University of Nottingham

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements viii

Introduction: The Rise of Proxy Wars 1

1: What is Proxy War? 11

2: Why Does Proxy War Appeal? 30

3: Who Engages in Proxy War? 45

4: How Are Proxy Wars Fought? 61

5: The Future of Proxy War 76

Conclusion: The Continuing Appeal of Proxy Warfare 97

Notes 113

Bibliography 129

Index 140

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"Proxy Warfare offers a compelling survey of likely explanations for why states and non-state actors use other parties to influence the course and outcomes of civil and international disputes. By separating the concept of proxy warfare from traditional understandings of third-party intervention in conflict, Mumford makes an important contribution to our understanding of war and international relations."
James J. Wirtz, U.S. Naval Postgraduate School

"An original and important contribution to our understanding of contemporary conflict and the shape of future wars."
Caroline Kennedy, University of Hull

"This crucial book brings much-needed conceptual clarification, historical depth and empirically-grounded analysis to the phenomenon of proxy warfare, which will undoubtedly become an increasingly employed, yet potentially pernicious, tool of indirect intervention in local conflicts around the globe."
Sergio Catignani, Strategy & Security Institute, Exeter University

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