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Iraq & the evolution of American strategy

Author: Steven Metz
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Iraq and the Evolution of American Strategy examines the ways in which the Gulf War, the WMD standoff, the Iraq War, and the ongoing occupation have driven broader changes in U.S. national security policy and military strategy."--Jacket.
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Metz, Steven, 1956-
Iraq & the evolution of American strategy.
Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, ©2008
(OCoLC)680565765
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Metz
ISBN: 9781597971966 1597971960
OCLC Number: 185032449
Description: xxvi, 262 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1. Ascent of an enemy --
2. The test of battle --
3. Transformation and containment --
4. Terrorism and force --
5. Decision and triumph --
6. Counterinsurgency --
Conclusion.
Other Titles: Iraq and the evolution of American strategy
Responsibility: Steven Metz.
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Today the U.S. military is more nimble, mobile, and focused on rapid responses against smaller powers than ever before. One could argue that the Gulf War and the postwar standoff with Saddam Hussein  Read more...

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