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Foreign Powers and Intervention in Armed Conflicts

Aysegul Aydin


Intervention in armed conflicts is full of riddles that await attention from scholars and policymakers. This book argues that rethinking intervention—redefining what it is and why foreign powers take an interest in others' conflicts—is of critical importance to understanding how conflicts evolve over time with the entry and exit of external actors. It does this by building a new model of intervention that crosses the traditional boundaries between economics, international relations theory, and security studies, and places the economic interests and domestic political institutions of external s ... More

Keywords: foreign powers, intervention, armed conflicts, external actors, interstate conflicts, civil wars, international relations, security, diplomatic intervention, military intervention

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780804782814
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804782814.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Aysegul Aydin, author