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Making Sense of Proxy Wars: States, Surrogates & the Use of Force
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Making Sense of Proxy Wars: States, Surrogates & the Use of Force (Hardback)

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Public debate over surrogate forces and proxy warfare has been largely dormant since the end of the Cold War. The conventional wisdom has been that with the end of the U.S.- Soviet rivalry, state sources of support for proxy guerrilla, insurgent, and terrorist organizations dried up, forcing them to look to criminal activity to survive and precipitating the growth of dangerously independent and well-resourced militants, mercenaries, and warlords. But in the few years since 2001, a wide range of issues raised to prominence by wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and elsewhere suggest that armed proxies, and the forces that drive and shape their use, are part of a larger dynamic. From the legacies of the wars in the Balkans, Afghanistan, and Kashmir, to the growth of privatised security and military companies, and to increased reliance on intermediaries of all kinds, these surrogate forces bear further study.



Making Sense of Proxy Wars is the first book to seriously challenge Cold War assumptions about terrorism and proxy warfare, offering an alternative view of armed surrogates-whether they are private armies, indigenous militias, or unwilling victims-as complex, selfinterested actors on the international stage.

History & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsThe Cold WarHistory & PoliticsMilitary HistoryHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentInternational relationsHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical activismTerrorism, armed struggle Publisher: Potomac Books Inc Publication Date: 01/01/2011 ISBN-13: 9781597972307  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Michael A. Innes is a visiting research fellow in the School of Politics and International Studies (POLIS), University of Leeds, and a research and practice associate with the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism (INSCT), Syracuse University. From 2003 to 2009, he was a civilian analyst and advisor with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and served on missions in Bosnia- Herzegovina, Kosovo, and Afghanistan. He is the editor of two books, Denial of Sanctuary: Understanding Terrorist Safe Havens (Praegar, 2007) and Bosnian Security After Dayton: New Perspectives (Routledge, 2006). He lives in the United Kingdom.

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