Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Democracy by Force: US Military Intervention in the Post-Cold War World” as Want to Read:
Democracy by Force: US Military Intervention in the Post-Cold War World
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Democracy by Force: US Military Intervention in the Post-Cold War World

2.88  ·  Rating Details ·  8 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Since the end of the Cold War the United States has intervened militarily in a number of civil conflicts around the world, with varying degrees of success. This book examines four US-sponsored interventions (Panama, Somalia, Haiti and Bosnia), focusing on the vital nation-building efforts which have followed military action. The book seeks to provide a greater ...more
Paperback, 236 pages
Published October 9th 2012 by Cambridge University Press (first published December 8th 1995)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Democracy by Force, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Democracy by Force

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-26)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Shad
Mar 18, 2012 Shad rated it liked it
This was an interesting look at military intervention and nation building, particularly since it was published pre-9/11. The author addresses Panama, Haiti, Somalia and Haiti, looking at the motivations, justifications and especially the processes used and the cooperation or lack thereof between various entities and agencies.
Mike
Democracy by Force examines four incidents of U.S. military intervention since the end of the Cold War and the aftermath of each, focusing mostly on planning and execution, as opposed to the strictly military elements. In the fashion of such books, there are six chapters: an introduction, a conclusion and one chapter each for the case studies of Panama, Somalia, Haiti and Bosnia.

At issue here are questions of national sovereignty, the relative abilities of countries to receive democracy by force
...more
Greg
Greg rated it it was ok
Aug 12, 2014
Kevin
Kevin rated it liked it
Nov 17, 2010
Adam
Adam rated it liked it
Sep 29, 2012
Mark
Mark rated it liked it
Sep 13, 2009
Erin
Erin rated it liked it
May 22, 2013
Sam Snideman
Sam Snideman rated it liked it
May 18, 2010
Leah
Leah marked it as to-read
Feb 23, 2010
David
David added it
May 14, 2011
Galen Wiley
Galen Wiley marked it as to-read
Sep 14, 2011
Michael Strode
Michael Strode marked it as to-read
Sep 19, 2011
Nalin
Nalin is currently reading it
May 15, 2012
Josepha
Josepha marked it as to-read
Jul 22, 2012
Likhitha
Likhitha marked it as to-read
Jun 24, 2013
abuzade
abuzade marked it as to-read
May 15, 2014
Laureen Stadle
Laureen Stadle marked it as to-read
Jul 11, 2014
Joshua
Joshua added it
Aug 21, 2014
Renan Virginio
Renan Virginio marked it as to-read
Jun 18, 2015
Lucy Benson
Lucy Benson marked it as to-read
Jul 12, 2015
Lora
Lora added it
Mar 07, 2016
Nicole
Nicole marked it as to-read
Mar 10, 2016
Evan
Evan marked it as to-read
May 28, 2016
Lima Rodrigo
Lima Rodrigo marked it as to-read
Oct 13, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book