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Coalitions of Convenience United States Military Interventions after the Cold War

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ISBN-10: 0199753806

ISBN-13: 9780199753802

Edition: 2010

Authors: Sarah E. Kreps

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When the Clinton Administration sent the United States military into Haiti in 1994, it first sought United Nations authorization and assembled a large coalition of allies. With a defense budget 20 times the entire GDP of Haiti, why did the US seek multilateral support when its military could quickly and easily have overpowered the 7,600-soldier Haitian army? The US has enjoyed unrivaled military power after the Cold War and yet in eight out of ten post-Cold War military interventions, it has chosen to use force multilaterally rather than going alone. Why does the US seek allies when, as the case of Haiti so starkly illustrates, it does not appear to need their help? Why in other instances…    
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Book details

List price: $26.49
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/3/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 9.20" wide x 6.10" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Defining Cooperation under Unipolarity
Explaining Cooperation in Post-Cold War Military Interventions
The Gulf War and the New World Order
Haiti: Quid Pro Quo Multilateralism
Afghanistan: The Mission Determines the Coalition
Iraq, the United States, and the �Coalition of the Willing�