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When elites fight: elites and the politics of U.S.military interventions in internal conflicts

  title={When elites fight: elites and the politics of U.S.military interventions in internal conflicts},
  author={Luca Tardelli},
Military intervention in internal conflicts represents a recurrent practice in international history. This thesis provides a theoretical framework for the study of the political and sociological processes that lead political elites to militarily intervene in internal conflicts. Following the renewed interest in political elites both in Sociology and International Relations, the thesis draws on Elite Theory to address the dual nature of political elites as both domestic and international actors… Expand
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