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Leaders at war

how presidents shape military interventions

by Elizabeth N. Saunders

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political leadership,
  • Presidents,
  • War and emergency powers,
  • Military policy,
  • Politics and war,
  • Intervention (International law),
  • Foreign relations,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementElizabeth N. Saunders
    SeriesCornell studies in security affairs, Cornell studies in security affairs
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK558 .S38 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 302 p.
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26867092M
    ISBN 100801449227
    ISBN 109780801449222
    LC Control Number2010040738
    OCLC/WorldCa666573613

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