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By Scott Wolford

ISBN-10: 1107100658

ISBN-13: 9781107100657

ISBN-10: 1107496705

ISBN-13: 9781107496705

army coalitions are ubiquitous. the U.S. builds them on a regular basis, but they're linked to the most important, so much harmful, and consequential wars in historical past. whilst do states construct them, and what companions do they opt for? Are coalitions a recipe for warfare, or can they facilitate peace? eventually, while do coalitions impact the growth of clash past its unique individuals? The Politics of army Coalitions introduces newly gathered info designed to reply to those very questions, displaying that coalitions - dear to construct yet appealing from an army point of view - are quite often extra (if occasionally much less) than the sum in their components, every now and then encouraging warfare whereas discouraging it at others, from time to time touching off wider wars whereas at others retaining their pursuits remoted. the mix of recent information, new formal theories, and new quantitative research may be of curiosity to students, scholars, and policymakers alike.

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