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Author Chivvis, Christopher
Title Toppling Qaddafi : Libya and the limits of liberal intervention / Christopher S. Chivvis, RAND Corporation
Imprint New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2014
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 人文社會聯圖  DT236 .C44 2014    AVAILABLE    30660020139361
Descript xviii, 249 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-244) and index
Machine generated contents note: 1. Libya and the light footprint; 2. Precipitous crisis; 3. The pivots of war; 4. Crippling Qaddafi and infighting over NATO; 5. Stalemate; 6. Grinding away; 7. Sudden success; 8. The impact of the war and its implications
"Toppling Qaddafi is a carefully researched, highly readable look at the role of the United States and NATO in Libya's war of liberation and its lessons for future military interventions. Based on extensive interviews within the US government, this book recounts the story of how the United States and its European allies went to war against Muammar Qaddafi in 2011, why they won the war, and what the implications for NATO, Europe, and Libya will be. This was a war that few saw coming, and many worried would go badly awry, but in the end the Qaddafi regime fell and a new era in Libya's history dawned. Whether this is the kind of intervention that can be repeated, however, remains an open question - as does Libya's future and that of its neighbors"-- Provided by publisher
Subject Libya -- History -- Civil War, 2011- -- Participation, American
Libya -- History -- Civil War, 2011- -- Participation, European
North Atlantic Treaty Organization -- Armed Forces -- Libya
Military assistance, American -- Libya
Military assistance, European -- Libya
Regime change -- Libya
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