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Clausewitz and America : strategic thought and practice from Vietnam to Iraq

Author: Stuart Kinross
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2008.
Series: Cass series--strategy and history, 23.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Carl von Clausewitz's thought played a part in the process of military reform and the transition in US policy that took place after the Vietnam War. This book demonstrates how Clausewitzian thought  Read more...

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Named Person: Carl von Clausewitz; Carl von Clausewitz; Carl von Clausewitz; Carl{von Clausewitz
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Kinross
ISBN: 9780415380232 0415380235 9780203089125 020308912X
OCLC Number: 70173302
Description: ix, 301 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Clausewitz's theory of war --
The development of American strategic thought and practice --
The legacy of Vietnam --
The renaissance of American strategic thought --
American strategic thought under Reagan --
The Gulf War --
The problem of low-intensity conflict from Vietnam to Panama --
Strategy and policy during the 1990s --
American strategy and policy in the age of terror --
Iraq --
invasion and insurgency.
Series Title: Cass series--strategy and history, 23.
Responsibility: Stuart Kinross.

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