US global military deployments, 1950–2020*

  title={US global military deployments, 1950–2020*},
  author={Michael A Allen and Michael E Flynn and Carla Martinez Machain},
  journal={Conflict Management and Peace Science},
  pages={351 - 370}
Recent research has shown the importance of studying military deployments and their effects on a wide range of social, political, and economic outcomes. In particular, it has demonstrated how the US has shaped the international system through the largest, and most enduring, military footprint in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. However, data on US military deployments have been limited in scope and are often difficult to access, making it harder for researchers to use them more widely… 
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