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Understanding Modern Warfare
Introduction 1. Strategy 2. Land warfare 3. Naval warfare 4. Air and space warfare 5. Irregular warfare 6. Weapons of mass destruction.
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'Every Car or Moving Object Gone'. The ECOMOG Intervention in Liberia
This article examines the ECOMOG intervention in Liberia in terms of its usefulness as a model for future African peacekeeping operations. Whilst the holding of elections in 1997 and the subsequentExpand
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Northern Ireland and the British Approach to Counter-Insurgency
approach to counter-insurgency (COIN). These consistencies consist of two linked themes: the political nature of counter-insurgency; and the discriminatory use of military power. The former of theseExpand
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‘All Innovation Leads to Hellfire’: Military Reform and the Ottoman Empire in the Eighteenth Century
Abstract The debates on the pace, scope and nature of Ottoman military reform tend to be dominated by domestic and/or cultural explanations. Issues of military competition and efficiency, embodied inExpand
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The study and theory of strategy
Key themes • Strategy is neither war nor politics, and thus requires its own intellectual tradition. • Strategy requires serious study removed from moral, political, operational and intellectualExpand
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The Ukraine Conflict and the Problems of War Termination
ABSTRACT The war in the east of Ukraine is now in its sixth year, and despite the cost-benefit logic for both sides of securing a peace, the chances of terminating this conflict remain remote. UsingExpand
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Hybrid War: The Perfect Enemy
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Greece, Turkey and Anns control
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Borneo 1963-66: Counter-insurgency Operations and War Termination
If they are examined at all, British counter-insurgency operations in Borneo from 1963-66 tend to be viewed as an overwhelming and, indeed, an almost inevitable success. This is a misleading and, inExpand
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