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Published: 15 January 2019

696 Pages | 27 maps

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190906962

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Armies of Sand

The Past, Present, and Future of Arab Military Effectiveness

Kenneth M. Pollack

  • Provides a powerful explanation of the ineffectiveness of Arab militaries over the last half-century
  • Compares Arab military performance with many other non-superpower combatants over the course of the last 75 years to establish his case
  • Considers how the social and cultural changes that are currently transforming the Arab world may impact Arab military effectiveness going forward

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