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Author Simpson, Emile.
Title War from the ground up : twenty-first-century combat as politics / Emile Simpson.
Publication Info. New York : Columbia University Press, c2012.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 3  355.4 S    IN LIBRARY
Description x, 285 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Series Crises in world politics
Crises in world politics.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The language of war -- Clausewitzian war and contemporary conflict -- Globalisation and contemporary conflict -- Strategic dialogue and political choice -- Liberal powers and strategic dialogue -- Pragmatism and operational thought -- British strategy in the Borneo confrontation 1962-6 -- Strategic narrative -- Ethos, vision and confidence in strategic narrative -- Conclusion: Contemporary strategic thought.
Subject Strategy.
Politics and war.
Afghan War, 2001-2021 -- Political aspects.
Afghanistan -- Politics and government -- 2001-
Counterinsurgency -- Political aspects -- Case studies.
Counterinsurgency -- Afghanistan.
Insurgency -- Case studies.
World politics -- 21st century.
War (Philosophy)
Added Title Twenty-first-century combat as politics
ISBN 9780231704069 (alk. paper)
0231704062 (alk. paper)