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.
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
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