Finding the Target: The Transformation of American Military Policy

Finding the Target: The Transformation of American Military Policy

by Frederick Kagan
     
 

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In Finding the Target, Frederick Kagan describes the three basic transformations within the U.S. military since Vietnam. The issue of transformation leads Kagan to Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld's vision of a new military; the conduct of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars; and the disconnect between grand strategic visions such as the Bush Doctrine's idea of

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In Finding the Target, Frederick Kagan describes the three basic transformations within the U.S. military since Vietnam. The issue of transformation leads Kagan to Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld's vision of a new military; the conduct of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars; and the disconnect between grand strategic visions such as the Bush Doctrine's idea of preemption and the under funding of military force structures that are supposed to achieve such goals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594032042
Publisher:
Encounter Books
Publication date:
10/25/2007
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
1,346,989
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.30(d)

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