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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
"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.


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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