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The heart of war : on power, conflict and obligation in the twenty-first century / Gwyn Prins.

Author/Creator:
Prins, Gwyn., author.
Publication:
London : Routledge, 2002.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (337 p.)
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Subjects:
Human rights.
Humanitarian intervention.
Security, International.
Strategy.
World politics -- 1989-.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Military forces are now confronted, not only with the non-conventional threats of terrorism, but with the moral dilemmas of humanitarian intervention and human rights. This is a controversial look at the changing face of war and the role of the military in the 21st century.
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of illustrations; Foreword; Preface; Introduction; Our intimate relationships with war; War, peace and the future of history; Cold Wars: the phantom menace: Part I?; The outside and the inside of civil and uncivil war; A brief (and critical) encounter with academic security studies; Rights, duty and the uses of force; Intervention in contention; Strategic raiding; Command in the new era; The nuclear issue in the new era; Some pointers towards thinking about the nuclear issue in the new century; Conclusion; Notes; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0-415-36961-4
1-280-20225-4
0-203-30214-1
1-134-20185-0
OCLC:
54491519
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203302149 doi