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Rumsfeld's wars : the arrogance of power

Auteur : Dale R Herspring
Éditeur: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©2008.
Collection: Modern war studies.
Édition/format:   Livre imprimé : Biographie : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
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Not since Robert McNamara has a secretary of defense been so hated by the military and derided by the public, yet played such a critical role in national security policy - with such disastrous results." "Now Dale Herspring, a political conservative and lifelong Republican, offers a nonpartisan assessment of Rumsfeld's impact on the U.S. military establishment from 2001 to 2006, focusing especially on the Iraq War -  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme: Biography
History
Personne nommée: Donald Rumsfeld; Donald Rumsfeld; Donald Rumsfeld; Donald Rumsfeld; Donald Rumsfeld; Donald Rumsfeld
Type d’ouvrage: Biographie, Ressource Internet
Type de document: Livre, Ressource Internet
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs: Dale R Herspring
ISBN: 9780700615872 0700615873
Numéro OCLC: 180756977
Description: xxiv, 247 pages ; 25 cm.
Contenu: The new administration and military transformation --
Rumsfeld pushes transformation --
Rumsfeld, reform, and Shinseki --
Rumsfeld's war in Afghanistan and preparations for Iraq --
Finding a reason to overthrow Saddam : the die is cast --
The invasion of Iraq --
Winning the war, losing the peace --
Rumsfeld is fired.
Titre de collection: Modern war studies.
Responsabilité: Dale R. Herspring.
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Donald Rumsfeld was a natural for secretary of defense, he was smart, he worked hard, and he was skeptical of the status quo in military affairs and dedicated to high-tech innovations. This work  Lire la suite...

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