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Lessons for a long war : how America can win on new battlefields

Author: Thomas Donnelly; Frederick W Kagan
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : AEI Press, 2010.
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Military officials and national security experts analyze the American experience in Iraq and Afghanistan in the first decade of the twenty-first century, discussing the necessity of decentralizing command, the importance of airpower in counterinsurgency warfare, the role of public opinion in influencing military policy, and other topics.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Donnelly; Frederick W Kagan
ISBN: 9780844743295 0844743291 0844742848 9780844742847
OCLC Number: 318421296
Description: vi, 169 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Domestic politics and the long war / Peter D. Feaver --
Renegotiating the civil-military bargain after 9/11 / Mackubin Thomas Owens --
Centralization vs. decentralization : preparing for and practicing mission command in counterinsurgency operations / H.R. McMaster --
The Air Force and twenty-first-century conflicts : dysfunctional or dynamic? / Charles J. Dunlap, Jr. --
Strategy, counterinsurgency, and the Army / Robert Killebrew.
Responsibility: Thomas Donnelly and Frederick W. Kagan, editors.

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