Global conflicts have become increasingly more complex, and often, external nations choose to intervene. However, interventions can often be indirect in the form of proxy actors. Why do states choose to use third parties to intervene in other nationโ€™s civil wars and political conflicts? Doug Becker discusses the phenomenon of proxy warfare with Andrew Mumford.

Andrew Mumford is an Associate Professor in Politics and International Relations at the University of Nottingham. Mumford is an expert in the historical and contemporary political management of warfare and is the author ofย Counterinsurgency Wars and the Anglo-American Alliance: The Special Relationship on the Rocks.

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