Do distinct (national) operational styles of conflict resolution exist?

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This article contains a reply to a previously published paper on the use and abuse of the so-called Dutch approach to counterinsurgency. In addition to commenting on this paper, the article constitutes an argument to initiate more comparative studies in the field of military and strategic studies. Only comparative studies will help to better understand the effectiveness of military force in preventing, containing and solving violent conflicts.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)898-906
JournalJournal of Strategic Studies
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2013


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