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Winning modern wars

Iraq, terrorism, and the American empire

by Wesley K. Clark

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Published by PublicAffairs in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Iraq War, 2003-,
    • War on Terrorism, 2001-,
    • Imperialism,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 2001-,
    • United States -- Military policy

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementWesley K. Clark.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS79.76 .C58 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 218 p. :
      Number of Pages218
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3691410M
      ISBN 101586482181
      LC Control Number2003062342

      In Winning Modern Wars, General Wesley Clark writes about how the issues and principles discussed in his earlier book were evident in Afghanistan, Iraq, and wherever the war on terrorism has taken us or may take us next, providing a frank and revealing analysis of the gains, risks, and shortfalls of America's current approach and offering.   This Pulitzer-Prize winning book is a masterpiece of military history. Delivering an account of the first month of World War I in , Tuchman tells not just a war story, but an event that would upend the modern world.

      Retired General Wesley Clark's follow up to his insightful, detailed memoir of NATO's victorious Kosovo campaign begins as a concise analysis of the military invasion/occupation of Iraq and wends its way to a troubling yet ultimately hopeful examination of America at an unprecedented domestic, economic, and geopolitical crossroads/5().   And even more surprising: It’s when the US became a superpower and created the best-trained, strongest military the world has ever seen, around , that the US stopped winning wars.

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