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Decapitation and targeted killing

Decapitation and targeted killing  

Antulio J. Echevarria II

in Military Strategy: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2017
Published Online: 
Feb 2017
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199340132.003.0006
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The military strategies of decapitation and targeted killing derive from dislocation and attrition, respectively. Decapitation is the attempt to paralyze or destroy a group by removing its ... More
8. The final phase, 1980–90

8. The final phase, 1980–90  

Robert McMahon

in The Cold War: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2003
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775413
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192801784.003.0008
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chapter
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9780192801784
The 1980s saw the greatest changes to world politics since the 1940s, with the end of the Cold War. ‘The final phase, 1980–90’ covers the last years of the Cold War, assessing the impact of ... More
5. “We have friends all over the world”: the Cultural Revolution’s global context

5. “We have friends all over the world”: the Cultural Revolution’s global context  

Richard Curt Kraus

in The Cultural Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365814
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199740550.003.0005
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chapter
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9780199740550
‘“We have friends all over the world”: the Cultural Revolution's global context’ puts the Revolution in a global context. China symbolized resistance to imperialism, and supported other ... More
7. Reform, change, and prospects for the future

7. Reform, change, and prospects for the future  

Charles O. Jones

in The American Presidency: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2016
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Jul 2016
eISBN: 
9780190458232
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190458201.003.0007
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780190458201
The presidency is regarded by many to be the most powerful branch in the separated system. Of the three branches, Congress is most prone to propose reforms as it competes with the ... More
4. A global Cold War, 1950–8

4. A global Cold War, 1950–8  

Robert McMahon

in The Cold War: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2003
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775413
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192801784.003.0004
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chapter
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9780192801784
‘A global Cold War, 1950–8’ examines how the Cold War evolved into a more global and prolonged conflict. In Europe, both sides strengthened and solidified their positions, as exemplified by ... More
The Cold War: A Very Short Introduction

The Cold War: A Very Short Introduction  

Robert J. McMahon

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2003
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775413
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192801784.001.0001
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book
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9780192801784
The Cold War: A Very Short Introduction argues that the massive disorder and economic ruin following the Second World War inevitably predetermined the scope and intensity of ... More
5. From confrontation to detente, 1958–68

5. From confrontation to detente, 1958–68  

Robert McMahon

in The Cold War: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2003
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775413
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192801784.003.0005
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chapter
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9780192801784
In the late 1950s, the Cold War entered perhaps its most perilous phase, with the danger of nuclear war at its most intense. ‘From confrontation to détente, 1958–68’ charts the course of ... More
5. Superpower

5. Superpower  

Andrew Preston

in American Foreign Relations: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2019
Published Online: 
Apr 2019
eISBN: 
9780190946036
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199899395.003.0005
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199899395
The modern era was the American century, but it was also very much the communist century. Between them, the United States and the Soviet Union held the fate of the world in their hands. If ... More

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