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US defense politics : the origins of security policy

Author: Harvey M Sapolsky; Eugene Gholz; Caitlin Talmadge
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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This textbook provides an accessible overview of US defense politics. This edition has been fully updated and revised, with a new chapter on intelligence and new material on unmanned drones, women in the military, the Tea Party, and other key issues.
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Sapolsky, Harvey M.
US defense politics.
Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2014
(DLC) 2013023829
(OCoLC)849641664
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harvey M Sapolsky; Eugene Gholz; Caitlin Talmadge
ISBN: 9781135104382 1135104387 9780203073612 0203073614
OCLC Number: 864899699
Description: 1 online resource (1 online resourc (xvi, 230 pages))
Contents: Enduring questions, changing politics --
America's security strategy --
Organizing for defense --
Managing defense --
Who fights America's wars? --
Service politics --
The political economy of defense --
The weapons acquisition process --
Congress, special interests, and presidents --
Gaining intelligence --
Homeland security --
Preparing for the next war.
Responsibility: Harvey M. Sapolsky, Eugene Gholz and Caitlin Talmadge.

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