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Author Madej, Marek.

Title Western Military Interventions after the Cold War : Evaluating the Wars of the West
Published Milton : Routledge, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (291 pages)
Series Cass Military Studies
Cass military studies.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of illustrations; Notes on contributors; Introduction; General concept and purpose of the study; Structure of the book; Notes; References; 1 The Gulf: the first Western war after the Cold War; 1 Strategic context; 1.1 The sources of the armed conflict in the Gulf; 1.2 Kuwait's strategic importance for the West; 1.3 International response to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait; 2 Motives, justifications and aims of the Western involvement; 2.1 The declared motives; 2.2 Verification of official Western interests and motives
2.2 Motives, justifications and aims of the Western involvement2.2.1 The declared and actual motives; 2.2.2 The aims of the intervention; 2.2.3 The coherence of the West's position on intervention and international reaction; 2.3 The course of the intervention; 2.4 Legal aspects; 2.4.1 The legal basis and institutional dimension of the intervention; 2.4.2 NATO's involvement in the context of international humanitarian law (IHL); 2.5 Public attitudes towards the intervention; 2.6 The outcome; Notes; References; 3 Kosovo: the first war for human rights; 3.1 Strategic context
2.3 The aims of the intervention in the Persian Gulf2.4 The coherence of the West's position and international community; 3 The course of the intervention; 4 Legal aspects; 5 Public attitudes towards the intervention; 6 The outcome; Notes; References; UNSC resolutions; 2 Bosnia-Herzegovina: the West in the service of the UN; 2.1 Strategic context; 2.1.1 The situation in Bosnia-Herzegovina before the intervention; 2.1.2 Bosnia-Herzegovina's strategic relevance for the West; 2.1.3 Initial international response to the Bosnian conflict
3.1.1 The sources and nature of the conflict and the situation in Kosovo right before the intervention3.1.2 Kosovo's strategic importance for the West; 3.1.3 International response to the developments in Kosovo and attitudes towards the idea of a military intervention; 3.2 Motives, justification and aims of the Western involvement; 3.2.1 Declared motives and justification of the intervention; 3.2.2 Aims of the intervention; 3.2.3 The coherence of the Western position on the intervention and the international community's opinion of its legitimacy; 3.3 The course of the intervention
3.4 Legal aspects3.4.1 The legal basis and the institutional dimension of the intervention; 3.4.2 The engagement in Kosovo in the context of international humanitarian law (IHL); 3.5 Public attitudes towards the intervention; 3.6 The outcome; Notes; References; 4 Afghanistan: the longest war, the greatest fiasco?; 4.1 Strategic context; 4.1.1 The situation in Afghanistan before the intervention; 4.1.2 International reaction to the 9/11 attacks; 4.2 Motives, justifications and aims of the Western involvement; 4.2.1 The declared and actual motives behind the intervention
Notes 4.2.2 The aims of the intervention
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Military history, Modern -- 20th century.
Military history, Modern -- 21st century.
Military history, Modern.
Form Electronic book
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