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Mr. Geraint Hughes is a lecturer with the Defence Studies Department, King’s College London, and has taught at the Joint Services Command and Staff College, Shrivenham, United Kingdom, since July 2005. He served with the Territorial Army between June 1999 and April 2005, and was deployed on an operational tour with British forces in Southeastern Iraq between May and November 2004. His research interests include contemporary land warfare, the use of the military in counterterrorism and counterinsurgency, and proxy war. His second book, My Enemy’s Enemy: Proxy Warfare in International Politics, is due to be published by Sussex Academic Press in 2012.
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Authored by Dr. Geraint Hughes.
The Military’s Role in Counterterrorism examines the roles which armed forces have been required to perform by democratic governments involved in combating terrorism, and the problems which can occur as a consequence. It also describes the conditions necessary for successful military engagements against terrorist groups.