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The folly of war : American foreign policy, 1898-2005

Author: Donald E Schmidt
Publisher: New York : Algora Pub., ©2005.
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Genre/Form: Military history
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald E Schmidt
ISBN: 0875863833 9780875863832 0875863825 9780875863825 0875863841 9780875863849
OCLC Number: 57434173
Description: xi, 370 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface --
ch. 1. A critical review of America's wars --
The changing face of warfare --
America : the exceptional nation --
The American crusade against evil --
The illusion of victory and the aftershocks of war --
Lies, deception and exaggerations --
Leashing and unleashing the dogs of war --
The folly of war --
ch. 2. The Spanish-American War : the great hysteria --
Remember the Maine : to hell with Spain --
Cuba libre : America edges toward intervention --
McKinley concedes war to the Jingoes --
War to free Cuba becomes war to conquer the Philippines --
The folly of war --
ch. 3. World War I : Europe stumbles into war --
Assassination in the Balkans --
Imperialism, armaments and alliances --
Negotiations in July : guns in August --
The folly of war --
ch. 4. World War I: America's first European crusade --
The last voyage of the Lusitania --
Britannia waives the rules --
Neutral in thought : biased in action --
"He kept us out of war" --
He took us into war --
The folly of war --
ch. 5. World War I : the armistice and the treaty --
Slaughter in the trenches --
The armistice : November 11, 1918 --
Wilson's confessional vs. the European buffet --
The Treaty of Versailles : 1919 --
Woodrow Wilson : man of peace man of god --
The war against autocracy --
The folly of war. ch. 6. World War II : the infamy of Pearl Harbor --
Air raid, Pearl Harbor : this is no drill --
"But they knew, they knew, they knew" --
FDR schemes to provoke Japan --
Pearl Harbor war plans and war warnings --
The scramble for China --
The road to war : 1940-1941 --
The back door to war --
The folly of war --
ch. 8. World War II : America's second European crusade --
The revolt of the German generals --
Hitler's foreign policy --
The road to war : Czechoslovakia and Poland --
Isolationism and America First --
Roosevelt maneuvers toward war --
The folly of war --
ch. 8. World War II : a Soviet victory --
Hiroshima and terror bombing --
Unconditional surrender --
Diplomacy by friendship : Roosevelt and Stalin --
Appeasing Joseph Stalin --
The moral issues : the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials --
The folly of war --
ch. 9. The origins of the Cold War : the longest war --
The Cuban missile crisis --
From appeasement to confrontation : 1945-196 --
Churchill and Great Britain : flawed models for America --
The Stalin you never knew --
The Truman Doctrine : "Scaring Hell out of the American people" --
The Soviet espionage threat --
The folly of war. ch. 10. The Korean War : the great reversal --
War breaks out in Korea --
The plight of a divided Korea --
America reverse its Asian policy --
A United Nations "police action" --
Truman, MacArthur and Communist China --
The costs of war --
The folly of war --
ch. 11. The Vietnam War : the great tragedy --
The Gulf of Tonkin incident --
Ho Chi Minh and the view from Hanoi --
Hgo Dinh Diem and the view from Saigon --
Lyndon Johnson and view from America --
Nixon, de-escalation and the end of the war --
The folly of war --
ch. 12. The Persian Gulf War : punishment of aggression --
Iraq invades Kuwait --
The Iraq-Kuwait disputes --
"This will not stand, this aggression against Kuwait" --
Building and buying a coalition --
Desert Shield and Desert Storm --
American-style diplomacy --
The folly of war --
ch. 13. The War on Terror : the contrived war --
Tuesday, September 11, 2001 --
What did we know and when did know it? --
Why do they hate us? ---
Bush goes to Baghdad --
Mushroom clouds, anthrax and terrorists --
Pax Americana : America world hegemony --
Militant idealism deluxe --
The new Conservatives : the Bible Belt and the Borscht Belt --
The folly of war --
ch. 14. Presidential conversation in the West Wing --
Index.
Responsibility: Donald E. Schmidt.
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