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LIST OF TABLES

LIST OF FIGURES

PREFACE. ASYMMETRIC CONFLICTS—AN EQUATION WITH MANY UNKNOWNS

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

CHAPTER 1. ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE ASYMMETRIC CONFLICT CONCEPT

Postwar Peace: From Total War to Asymmetric Conflicts

Critical Approaches to the Concept of Asymmetric Conflict

Defining Asymmetric Conflict

Developing an Analytical Model of Asymmetric Conflict

CHAPTER 2. IDENTIFYING THE ASYMMETRY FACTOR IN ARMED CONFLICTS

Data Sources and Methods of Analysis

Identifying Asymmetry in the Structural and Dynamic Characteristics of Armed Conflicts

Impact of the Asymmetry Factor on Conflicts Involving the Great Powers

Conclusions

CHAPTER 3. THE DISSOLUTION OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE AND ASYMMETRIC CONFLICTS IN DEPENDENCIES

The Dissolution of the British Empire

Asymmetric Armed Conflicts Accompanying the Colonies’ Struggle for Independence

Factors in the British Political Defeat in Asymmetric Conflicts in Its Colonies

Conclusions

CHAPTER 4. THE US WAR IN IRAQ, 2003–2011

The War’s Objectives and Legitimation of the War’s Cause

Course of the War and the Evolution of Strategies

The War’s Outcomes

Discussion of the War’s Outcome in the United States

Conclusions

CONCLUSION. ANALYZING ASYMMETRIC CONFLICTS USING THE MODEL

APPENDIX. LIST OF ARMED CONFLICTS FROM THE COSIMO DATABASE USED IN THE STUDY

NOTES

INDEX

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Additional Information

ISBN
9781421428512
Related ISBN
9781421429120
MARC Record
OCLC
1049800492
Pages
ix-x
Launched on MUSE
2018-08-29
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
Creative Commons
CC-BY-NC-ND
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