Policing Wars

On Military Intervention in the Twenty-First Century

  • Caroline Holmqvist

Part of the Rethinking Political Violence Series book series (RPV)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Caroline Holmqvist
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  4. Caroline Holmqvist
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  8. Back Matter
    Pages 140-176

About this book


Holmqvist presents an original account of the relationship between war and policing in the twenty first century. This interdisciplinary study of contemporary Western strategic thinking reveals how, why, and with what consequences, the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq became seen as policing wars.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Caroline Holmqvist
    • 1
  1. 1.Swedish National Defence CollegeStockholmSweden

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