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Brutality in an Age of Human RightsActivism and Counterinsurgency at the End of the British Empire

Brutality in an Age of Human Rights: Activism and Counterinsurgency at the End of the British Empire

Brian Drohan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714658
eISBN:
9781501714672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714658.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This study seeks to bring international histories of human rights into closer dialogue with military histories of insurgent movements and counterinsurgency warfare. Both military historians and ... More

Dying to LearnWartime Lessons from the Western Front

Dying to Learn: Wartime Lessons from the Western Front

Michael A. Hunzeker

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501758454
eISBN:
9781501758478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501758454.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book develops a novel theory to explain how wartime militaries learn. It focuses on the Western Front, which witnessed three great-power armies struggle to cope with deadlock throughout the ... More

The Power to DivideWedge Strategies in Great Power Competition

The Power to Divide: Wedge Strategies in Great Power Competition

Timothy W. Crawford

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754715
eISBN:
9781501754739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754715.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book examines the use of wedge strategies, a form of divisive statecraft designed to isolate adversaries from allies and potential supporters to gain key advantages. With a multidimensional ... More

Secession and the Sovereignty GameStrategy and Tactics for Aspiring Nations

Secession and the Sovereignty Game: Strategy and Tactics for Aspiring Nations

Ryan D. Griffiths

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754746
eISBN:
9781501754760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754746.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book offers a comprehensive strategic theory for how secessionist movements attempt to win independence. Combining original data analysis, fieldwork, interviews with secessionist leaders, and ... More

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