Download e-book for kindle: Armed Groups and the Balance of Power: The International by Anthony Vinci

By Anthony Vinci

ISBN-10: 0415466229

ISBN-13: 9780415466226

ISBN-10: 0415590671

ISBN-13: 9780415590679

This new publication presents a framework for figuring out 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 booklet argues that such teams might be understood as enjoying the stability of energy with states and different armed teams, as they're empirically sovereign non-state actors which are stimulated by means of the pursuit of energy and exist as a part of an anarchic, self-help procedure. This notably new strategy deals a renewed conceptualization of Neorealism, and gives new insights into debates approximately sovereignty, non-state actors, new wars, counterterrorism, and counterinsurgency. The technique is illustrated via case reviews on Somali warlords, the safety complicated among the Lord’s Resistance military (LRA), Sudanese People’s Liberation military (SPLA), Sudan and Uganda, in addition to Al Qaeda. The booklet offers insights into such matters as how non-state actors will be built-in into structural theories of diplomacy, and likewise bargains pragmatic methodologies for the overseas coverage or army practitioner, equivalent to the best way to most sensible deter terrorists.

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