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This monograph is a case study analysis of three recent urban operations. The three cases examined—Panama in 1989, Somalia in 1992–1993, and Chechnya in 1994–1996—capture the range of political constraints that military forces must operate under in urban environments.

Table of Contents

  • Preface

  • Figures

  • Tables

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgements

    Acknowledgments

  • Abbreviations

  • Chapter One

    Introduction

  • Chapter Two

    Case Studies

  • Chapter Three

    Cross-Case Analysis

  • Chapter Four

    Conclusions

  • Bibliography

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