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Published: 01 June 2020

264 Pages | 1 b/w line drawing; 3 tables

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190096595

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In the Shadow of International Law

Secrecy and Regime Change in the Postwar World

Michael Poznansky

  • Uncovers the surprising role secrecy has played in maintaining the postwar international order
  • Challenges recent debates about whether the liberal order ever really existed and how constraining it was, with major implications for scholarship and policy
  • Offers the first systematic account of the relationship between international law and covert regime change
  • Brings social science methodology to bear on the study of covert action and bridges the gap between security and intelligence studies