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The world in conflict : understanding the world's troublespots / John Andrews.
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Author: Andrews, John, 1946-
Publication year: 2017
Format: Book
Publisher: London : Economist, 2017.
ISBN: 9781788160032 (pbk.) :
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Originally published: 2015.
In the last decade, the USA and its allies have invaded Afghanistan; Russia has sent troops into Ukraine; Britain and France helped topple a regime in Libya; the militant group Islamic State (IS) has emerged in the Middle East; and across West Africa, the quest for precious minerals has both financed and caused conflicts. Other conflicts are less bloody, but still dangerous - the nervous stand-off between India and Pakistan in Kashmir, for instance, or the continuing stalemate between nuclear-armed, totalitarian North Korea and capitalist, democratic South Korea. Can we be truly confident that these arguments will not lead to armed conflict - whether by design or by human error? In 'The World in Conflict', John Andrews tackles head-on the reasons why global conflict is an ever-present in our lives.
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320 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm

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