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Military intervention in Britain

from the Gordon riots to the Gibraltar incident

by Anthony Babington

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil-military relations -- Great Britain -- History.,
  • Law enforcement -- Great Britain -- History.,
  • Riots -- Great Britain -- History.,
  • Great Britain -- History, Military.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementAnthony Babington.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA50 .B23 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 242 p.
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20039269M
    ISBN 100415043743

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    The context of the call for military intervention in Africa The last three years have seen humanitarian organizations calling for military intervention in Bosnia, Somalia, Rwanda and elsewhere. Both relief agencies and human rights organizations have vocally implored the United Nations, or individual Western countries, to dispatch troops to. Military Intervention in Democratic Societies: Law, Policy and Practice in Great Britain and the United States by Rowe, Peter, Whelan, Christopher J. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

      Investment in Blood: the True Cost of Britain’s Afghan War Frank Ledwidge Yale University Press, pp, £ Frank Ledwidge was a “justice adviser” in Britain’s para-colonial administration in Helmand. As well as spending 15 years as a naval reserve officer, he once practised as a barrister – and it shows. In a closely argued book, he produces a devastating indictment of the utter. Here, Dorman introduces Sierra Leone as Blair's second great military adventure after Kosovo and the first he undertook on his own. It is tied to Blair's Chicago speech on the 'Doctrine of the International Community', his move towards humanitarianism and the impact of the Kosovo experience.


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