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Waging war, planning peace : U.S. noncombat operations and major wars

Author: Aaron Rapport
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2015.
Series: Cornell studies in security affairs.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As the U.S. experience in Iraq following the 2003 invasion made abundantly clear, failure to plan properly for risks associated with post-conflict stabilization and reconstruction can have a devastating impact on the overall success of a military mission. This book investigates how U.S. presidents and their senior advisers have managed vital noncombat activities while the nation is in the midst of fighting or  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Rapport, Aaron.
Waging War, Planning Peace : U.S. Noncombat Operations and Major Wars.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, ©1900
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Aaron Rapport
ISBN: 9780801455643 0801455642
OCLC Number: 905902789
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments ""; ""List of Abbreviations""; ""Introduction: Ambitious Aims and Meager Plans""; ""1. Strategic Assessment and Noncombat Operations""; ""2. The Occupation of Germany""; ""3. “Phase IV� and the Invasion of Iraq""; ""4. An Occupation That Never Was: Korea, 1950�1951 ""; ""5. State Building during Escalation in Vietnam""; ""Conclusion: Reviewing Theoretical and Policy Implications""; ""Notes""; ""Index""
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