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Clausewitz and America : strategic thought and practice from Vietnam to Iraq

Author: Stuart Kinross
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Series: Cass series--strategy and history, 23.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Carl von Clausewitz's thought played a part in the process of military reform and the transition in US policy that took place after the Vietnam War. This book demonstrates how Clausewitzian thought  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kinross, Stuart.
Clausewitz and America.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2008
(OCoLC)70173302
Named Person: Carl von Clausewitz; Carl von Clausewitz
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Kinross
ISBN: 9780203089125 020308912X
OCLC Number: 501073071
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 303 pages).
Contents: 1. Clausewitz's theory of war --
2. The development of American strategic thought and practice --
3. The legacy of Vietnam --
4. The renaissance of American strategic thought --
5. American strategic thought under Reagan --
6. The Gulf War --
7. The problem of low-intensity conflict from Vietnam to Panama --
8. Strategy and policy during the 1990s --
9. American strategy and policy in the age of terror --
10. Iraq : invasion and insurgency.
Series Title: Cass series--strategy and history, 23.
Responsibility: Stuart Kinross.

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