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Armed state building : confronting state failure, 1898-2012

Author: Paul D Miller
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, [2013]
Series: Cornell studies in security affairs.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Since 1898, the United States and the United Nations have deployed military force more than three dozen times in attempts to rebuild failed states. Currently there are more state-building campaigns in progress than at any time in the past century--including Afghanistan, Bosnia, Kosovo, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Haiti, Sudan, Liberia, Cote d'Ivoire, and Lebanon--and the number of candidate nations for such  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul D Miller
ISBN: 9780801451492 0801451493
OCLC Number: 830030354
Description: viii, 256 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The myth of sequencing --
Statehood --
State failure --
Statebuilding --
Strategies of statebuilding --
Case studies.
Series Title: Cornell studies in security affairs.
Responsibility: Paul D. Miller.

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Paul D. Miller brings his decade in the U.S. military, intelligence community, and policy worlds to bear on the question of what causes armed, international state-building campaigns by liberal powers  Read more...

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