Useful enemies : when waging wars is more important than winning them

Level E A355.027 /758419 Available
Full title: Useful enemies : when waging wars is more important than winning them / David Keen.
Alternative titles: When waging wars is more important than winning them
Main author: Keen, David, 1958-
Format: Book           


Summary: Keen investigates why conflicts are so prevalent and so intractable, even when one side has much greater military resources. He asks who benefits from wars-- whether economically, politically, or psychologically-- and argues that in order to bring them successfully to an end we need to understand the complex vested interests on all sides.
Language: English
Published: New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, 2012.
Classmark: A355.027 /758419
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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9780300162745 (cl : alk. paper)
030016274X (cl : alk. paper)