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7 - Proxy War

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  22 April 2020

Jack Holland
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University of Leeds
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This chapter explores the foreign policy discourse of the old Anglosphere coalition during the fourth phase of the crisis and civil war in Syria, following the military intervention of Russia, in support of Assad. First, the chapter considers the Anglosphere response to the Russian intervention. Second, it analyses how the intervention influenced the discursive war of position in the Anglosphere. Third, it explores the impact of Donald Trump’s election in the United States, including his administration’s relationship with Russia, the unexpected decision to bomb Assad’s forces and the new discursive opportunities his presidency afforded.

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Selling War and Peace
Syria and the Anglosphere
, pp. 197 - 229
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2020

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  • Proxy War
  • Jack Holland, University of Leeds
  • Book: Selling War and Peace
  • Online publication: 22 April 2020
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108774314.008
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  • Proxy War
  • Jack Holland, University of Leeds
  • Book: Selling War and Peace
  • Online publication: 22 April 2020
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108774314.008
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  • Proxy War
  • Jack Holland, University of Leeds
  • Book: Selling War and Peace
  • Online publication: 22 April 2020
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108774314.008
Available formats
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