New PDF release: Armed Groups and the Balance of Power: The International

By Anthony Vinci

ISBN-10: 0415466229

ISBN-13: 9780415466226

ISBN-10: 0415590671

ISBN-13: 9780415590679

This new booklet offers a framework for knowing the diplomacy of armed teams, together with terrorist agencies, insurgencies and warlords, which play an more and more important role within the overseas system.


Specifically, the publication argues that such teams could be understood as playing the stability of strength with states and different armed teams, as they're empirically sovereign non-state actors which are influenced via the pursuit of strength and exist as a part of an anarchic, self-help method. This greatly new procedure bargains a renewed conceptualization of Neorealism, and offers new insights into debates approximately sovereignty, non-state actors, new wars, counterterrorism, and counterinsurgency. The strategy is illustrated via case stories on Somali warlords, the safety advanced among the Lord’s Resistance military (LRA), Sudanese People’s Liberation military (SPLA), Sudan and Uganda, in addition to Al Qaeda. The ebook offers insights into such matters as how non-state actors may be built-in into structural theories of diplomacy, and likewise bargains pragmatic methodologies for the international coverage or army practitioner, equivalent to tips to top deter terrorists.

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