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

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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           


Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Resource wars
  • Aiding resource wars?
  • Vietnam: useful enemies and useless allies
  • Afghanistan
  • The political functions of war
  • Wars within wars
  • The politics of permanent emergency
  • Case study of a permanent emergency: the United States
  • Shame and the psychological functions of violence
  • Conclusion.