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The wrong war : grit, strategy, and the way out of Afghanistan

Author: Francis J West
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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From one of America's most renowned war correspondents comes the definitive account of the Afghanistan war, a damning policy assessment, and a compelling and controversial way forward.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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West, Francis J.
Wrong war.
New York : Random House, ©2011
(DLC) 2010043107
(OCoLC)659766251
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Francis J West
ISBN: 9781588369321 1588369323 1299075894 9781299075894
OCLC Number: 711001832
Description: 1 online resource : color illustrations, maps
Contents: Sisyphus: pacifying the capillary valleys --
They always held the high ground --
Battalion 1-32 returns: the counterinsurgency effect --
Flesh and blood --
Finest stand --
The bravest warrior --
1,500-mile sanctuary --
A profession, not a creed --
How to clear a district --
Limits of success --
Circular strategy --
Professionals' war --
Setback --
Petraeus takes command --
What is good enough? --
The way out.
Responsibility: Bing West.

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From one of America's most renowned war correspondents comes the definitive account of the Afghanistan war, a damning policy assessment, and a compelling and controversial way forward.

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