By: Mumford, Andrew.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.WCMW - War and Conflict in the Modern World: Publisher: Oxford : Wiley, 2013Description: 1 online resource (153 p.).ISBN: 9780745678818.Subject(s): Low-intensity conflicts (Military science) | Proxy war | War -- History -- 20th century | War -- History -- 21st centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Proxy WarfareDDC classification: 355.02 LOC classification: D431 -- .M864 2013ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction The Rise of Proxy Wars; 1 What is Proxy War?; 2 Why Does Proxy War Appeal?; 3 Who Engages in Proxy War?; 4 How are Proxy Wars Fought?; 5 The Future of Proxy War; Conclusion The Continuing Appeal of Proxy Warfare; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Proxy wars represent a perennial strand in the history of conflict. The appeal of 'warfare on the cheap' has proved an irresistible strategic allure for nations through the centuries. However, proxy wars remain a missing link in contemporary war and security studies. In this timely book Andrew Mumford sheds new light on the dynamics and lineage of proxy warfare from the Cold War to the War on Terror, whilst developing a cogent conceptual framework to explain their appeal. <br /> <br /> Tracing the political and strategic development of proxy wars throughout the last century, they emerge as a d
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