War and Diplomacy
From World War I to the War on Terrorism
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War and Diplomacy by Andrew M. Dorman
Book DescriptionAlongside war, there has always been diplomacy; alongside the warlord, the diplomat seeking a nonmilitary solution. Diplomatic efforts have shortened some of our worst wars and exacerbated others. The interaction of war and diplomacy is a theme avidly studied worldwide, considered by political and military strategists, and watched over by all those interested in international affairs. War and Diplomacy uses twentieth- and twenty-first-century case studies to review the evolution of this aspect of conflict prevention or reduction. Its contributors consider not only the changing philosophies of the participants - politicians, diplomats, and the military - but also the outside influences that may have changed the nature, and even the purpose, of peacekeeping and conflict resolution over the past century. As today a military threat can be applied without deploying vast armies and, conversely, can be reduced with pressure from international organizations rather than from an individual warlord, so the public's awareness of military conflict is now heightened by instantaneous broadcasts to worldwide audiences and by loud calls for diplomatic intervention. Regarding media and military affairs, therefore, evidence suggests the metaphoric pen can indeed be mightier than the sword.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781574889437
(229mm x 152mm x 28mm)
Imprint: Potomac Books Inc
Publisher: Potomac Books Inc
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Andrew M. Dorman
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War and Diplomacy, Paperback (January 2008)
Alongside war, there has always been diplomacy; alongside the warlord, the diplomat seeking a nonmilitary solution. Diplomatic efforts have shortened some of our worst wars and exacerbated others.
Changing Face of Military Power, Hardback (March 2002)
This volume brings together eminent scholars in the field of defence studies to assess the changing dynamics of military power. It focuses in particular on the move towards joint service co-operation as a way of minimizing costs and increasing efficiency.
Changing Face of Maritime Power, Hardback (February 1999)» View all books by Andrew M. Dorman
The end of the cold war has affected debates about maritime strategy, doctrine, operations and technology, with an intellectual reconsideration of the theory and practise of maritime power emerging. This volume addresses these themes, bringing together contributions from internationally renowned scholars.
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Author Biography - Andrew M. Dorman
Editors Andrew Dorman and Greg Kennedy lecture at the Joint Services Command Staff College, attached to King's College, University of London. Dr. Dorman's previous books include Military Intervention: From Gunboat Diplomacy to Humanitarian Intervention (with Thomas G. Otte). Dr. Kennedy's works include Incidents and International Relations: People, Power and Politics, edited with Keith Neilson.
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