American allies in times of war : the great asymmetry

The author focuses on military cooperation between the United States and its allies in times of war and asks: why are allies so unpredictable? The book shows that alliance demands related to military cooperation cannot always be fulfilled by democratic allies due to domestic political constraints. A...

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Main Author: Von Hlatky, Stefanie
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2014, 2014
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The author focuses on military cooperation between the United States and its allies in times of war and asks: why are allies so unpredictable? The book shows that alliance demands related to military cooperation cannot always be fulfilled by democratic allies due to domestic political constraints. Additionally concerns over military feasibility can further constrain governments in committing resources to war
Physical Description:1 online resource illustrations (black and white)
ISBN:9780191756207