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Quagmire of convenience

Johnson, Robert E. B.A.

Quagmire of convenience

the Chechen war and Putin"s presidency

by Johnson, Robert E. B.A.

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Published by Canadian Institute of International Affairs in Toronto, ON .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Putin, Vladimir Vladimirovich, -- 1952-,
  • Chechni︠a︡ (Russia) -- History -- Civil War, 1994-,
  • Russia (Federation) -- Politics and government -- 1991-

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert E. Johnson.
    SeriesBehind the headlines -- vol. 62, no. 4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p.
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21608272M

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21, No. 3, Summer The Making of a Quagmire offers numerous insights into the conflict between the American press and the U.S.

government that began in those years and ultimately played a major role in the war. The book is a valuable introduction to Vietnam in the era of John F. Kennedy and Ngo Dinh by: The Quagmire book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5.

Spoilers ahead for the Series of Quagmire of convenience book Events forming a friendship with the Quagmire siblings at Prufrock Preparatory School Author: Jack O'keeffe. A quagmire in this case means a military involvement that there is no easy way of extricating your troops from.

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UW Mailbox Seattle, WA Fax: () Email: [email protected] Publisher for the University of Washington Member of the Association of University Presses. This is a book about Vietnam, and for straight, readable reportage, it is beyond doubt the best so far: It is also a book about reporting, specifically the difficulties involved in reporting on so confusing and misunderstood a story as Vietnam has been for so long.

Lastly, it is a book about the all-important lessons such a story holds for the American public and their policy makers. quagmire definition: 1. an area of soft, wet ground that you sink into if you try to walk on it: 2.

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Biggs, David. Quagmire: Nation-Building and Nature in the Mekong Delta. Seattle: University of Washington Press, The word “quagmire” in history is used most often to describe what are probably the two most infamous anticolonial wars in the twentieth century: the Algerian War () and the Vietnam War ().[1] When attached to these wars, quagmire.

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While the series Author: Jack O'keeffe. Theory. The quagmire theory comes from David Halberstam's account of the U.S. military policy in Vietnam, The Making of a Quagmire. Halberstam, a New York Times reporter who was stationed in Vietnam during the war, worked closely with a secret North Vietnamese agent, Phạm Xuân stam left Vietnam in and won the Pulitzer Prize for international reporting that year.

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Beyond the Quagmire: New Interpretations of the Vietnam War; Edited by Geoffrey W. Jensen and Matthew M. Stith, University of North Texas Press, Denton, Texas,pages; Book Review written by: Frederick A.

Baillergeon, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.