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Dimensions of Western Military Intervention - Colin McInnes

Dimensions of Western Military Intervention

By: Colin McInnes (Editor), Nicholas J. Wheeler (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st February 2002
ISBN: 9780714682488
Number Of Pages: 208

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Military intervention has emerged as one of the greatest challenges facing the West. This book explores how the West has reacted to this challenge. In particular it examines the question of how military power has and might be used to help protect those elsewhere who are in danger. It looks at how force is used, the limits on the use of force, and how monitoring and verification of ceasefires can be effectively implemented to stop force being used. It also examines the political context in which force is used, including the West's intolerance for casualities, the role of the media and the gender dimensions of intervention.

Prefacep. ix
Introduction: The Political and Moral Limits of Western Military Intervention to Protect Civilians in Dangerp. 1
Fatal Attraction? Air Power and the Westp. 28
The RMA and Intervention: A Sceptical Viewp. 52
Implications of the Weinberger Doctrine for American Military Intervention in a Post-Desert Storm Agep. 66
Missing the Story: The Media and the Rwandan Genocidep. 91
The Doctrine Gap: The Enduring Problem of Contemporary Peace Support Operations Thinkingp. 107
Fighting For Freetown: British Military Intervention in Sierra Leonep. 140
The Role of Monitoring and Verificationp. 169
Bosnia and Kosovo: Interpreting the Gender Dimensions of International Interventionp. 183
Abstractsp. 196
Notes on Contributorsp. 200
Indexp. 201
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ISBN: 9780714682488
ISBN-10: 0714682489
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 1st February 2002
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1