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PART I: INTRODUCTION The New International Environment US Policies: Origins and Objectives Counterinsurgency and US Adaptation to Fourth Generation War PART II: CASE STUDIES The Philippines: 1898-1901 Vietnam: 1945-73 Bosnia: 1991-95 Afghanistan: 2001 Iraq: 2003 PART III: CONCLUSION The Perils of Intervention.

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ISBN 100230337813, 0230119387
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Bert shows that in most cases, from the Philippines at the turn of the 20th century to Iraq in the early 21st century, the United States had no clear national security interest involved before intervention.

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Intervention: the use of American military force in the post-Cold War world. Contrary to the expectations of some and the hopes of many, the demise of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War did not bring about an era of peace and stability. Wayne Bert, American military intervention in unconventional war: from the Philippines to Iraq Alternative title Book review: American military intervention in unconventional war: from the Philippines to Iraq Author(s) Boutin, J.D.

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The act of military intervention might also involve extended occupation by military forces typically in terms of peacekeeping. The use of military means to influence situations has been used throughout history, typically in response to threats against a country's interests or allies.

Humanitarian military intervention is not an oxymoron but a central policy challenge of our times. What are the conditions for success and failure.

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