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From the New York Times bestselling author of In The Heart of the Sea and Mayflower comes a surprising account of the middle years of the American Revolution, and the tragic relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold. "May be one of the greatest what-if books of the age--a volume...
Selling War recounts how the U.S. military lost the information war in Iraq by engaging the wrong audiences, that is, the Western media, ignoring Iraqi citizens and the wider Arab population, and playing mere lip service to the directive: "put an Iraqi face on everything."
By Wenke Apt
This book examines whether demographic change, and the challenges that will likely come along with it, will constrain Germany's military capacity. It offers an insight into the interaction between demographic trends and international security.
An expert explains why the security needs of the twenty-first century require a transformation of the defense industry of the twentieth century.
By Tim Kane
Shaping the debate on how to save the military from itself. The first part recognizes what the military has done well in attracting and developing leadership talent. The book then examines the causes and consequences of the modern military's stifling personnel system and offers solutions for attracting and retaining top...
A compelling, new and highly accessible account of one of the most high-profile and influential miscarriages of justice in French history: The Dreyfus Affair
The first and only book to focus entirely on the selection and performance of American army generals in both major theaters Europe and the Pacific of World War II. Chronicles and critiques the background, character, achievements, and failures of the more than three dozen general officers chosen for top combat...
This book provides data on the main policies guiding military mobilization and structures. It addresses the gender, racial, and political forces that shaped these policies.