Britain and the Yemen civil war, 1962-1965 : ministers, mercenaries and mandarins : foreign policy and the limits of covert action

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Full title: Britain and the Yemen civil war, 1962-1965 : ministers, mercenaries and mandarins : foreign policy and the limits of covert action / Clive Jones.
Main author: Jones, Clive, 1965-
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : themes and issues
  • 1. Britain and the Yemen Civil War : prelude to intervention
  • 2. The legacy of Yemeni irredentism : the debate over recognition of the YAR
  • 3. Between Whitehall and the White House : Anglo-American relations
  • 4. A constrained response : the limits of covert action
  • 5. The mercenary operations : British subterfuge and the French connection
  • 6. 'A very British affair' : the guerilla campaign, October 1963-September 1964
  • 7. 'Plus ca change, plus la meme chose' : the labour government, Aden, and the Yemen Civil War
  • 8. 'From the jaws of victory' : the political defeat of Britain in south Arabia
  • Conclusion : political conviction and the BMO.