The counterproductive consequences of America's vicarious wars

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Abstract

In seeking to confront various security threats while simultaneously evading associated military and political costs, America has come to rely on the vicarious warfighting approaches of delegation, danger-proofing and darkness. Thomas Waldman shows in a new CSP journal article that the results are not promising. Security is not a commodity that can be bought on the cheap.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationContemporary Security Policy
Publication statusPublished - 5 Dec 2017

Keywords

  • US MILITARY
  • STRATEGY
  • War on Terror

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