War Termination as a Civil-Military Bargain

Soldiers, Statesmen, and the Politics of Protracted Armed Conflict

  • Authors
  • Shawn T. Cochran

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Shawn T. Cochran
    Pages 1-16
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    Pages 71-93
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    Pages 95-113
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    Pages 115-135
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  8. Back Matter
    Pages 147-220

About this book


War termination reflects a civil-military bargain and affects relevant decisions made by political leaders. For the leader embroiled in protracted war, this risk dictates whether he or she will commit more resources to the fight or else cut the state's losses and get out.


Protracted War Small War Asymmetric War War Termination Civil-Military Relations Blame Attribution Political Narrative Agency Theory Scapegoating Neo-Institutionalism Armed conflict conflict Institution Israel

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