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Constructing Allied Cooperation: Diplomacy, Payments, and Power in Multilateral Military Coalitions

Marina E Henke


How do states overcome problems of collective action in the face of human atrocities, terrorism and the threat of weapons of mass destruction? How does international burden-sharing in this context look like? This book addresses these questions. It demonstrates that coalitions do not emerge naturally; rather, pivotal states deliberately build them. They develop operational plans and bargain suitable third parties into the coalition. Pulling apart the strategy behind multilateral military coalition-building, the book looks at the ramifications and side effects as well. Via these ties, pivotal st ... More

Keywords: collective action, coalitions, cooperation, multilateral operations, multilateral intervention, international agreements, international security, multilateral military coalition, diplomatic networks

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781501739699
Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.7591/cornell/9781501739699.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Marina E Henke, author
Northwestern University