Military Occupations in the Age of Self-Determination: The History Neocons Neglected

Military Occupations in the Age of Self-Determination: The History Neocons Neglected

by James Gannon

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313353826
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/30/2008
Series: Praeger Security International Series
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

James Gannon is a journalist who spent twenty years as a writer, producer, and director at NBC News. He produced documentaries in the early 1980s that won several awards. In retirement, he wrote Stealing Secrets, Telling Lies: How Spies and Codebreakers Helped Shape the Twentieth Century (2001).

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction The Perils of Occupation

Chapter 1 Iraq: The Height of Folly

Chapter 2 Zionism: Violent Return Home

Chapter 3 Algeria: Savagery Unchained

Chapter 4 Malaya and Kenya: Dying Gasps of Empire

Chapter 5 Vietnam: Selective Terrorism

Chapter 6 Lebanon: Double Defeat of the West

Chapter 7 Palestine: Occupation and Intifadas

Chapter 8 Afghanistan: The Soviet Vietnam

Chapter 9 Iraq: A Thousand Cuts

Afterword: The Limits of Power

Notes

Bibliography

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