The Resource The mission : waging war and keeping peace with America's military, Dana Priest

The mission : waging war and keeping peace with America's military, Dana Priest

Label
The mission : waging war and keeping peace with America's military
Title
The mission
Title remainder
waging war and keeping peace with America's military
Statement of responsibility
Dana Priest
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An account of America's growing dependence on its military to manage world affairs describes the cultural clashes experienced by the nation's generals, soldiers, and Green Berets in eighteen different countries
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Priest, Dana
Dewey number
355/.00973/0905
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
UA23
LC item number
.P688 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • World politics
  • Armed Forces
  • Armed Forces
  • World politics
  • United States
  • Buitenlandse politiek
  • Militairen
  • Militärpolitik
  • Weltpolitik
  • USA
  • Militärpolitik
  • Weltpolitik
  • USA
Label
The mission : waging war and keeping peace with America's military, Dana Priest
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Pax Americana -- A different kind of world -- The rise of the American military -- The commanders. The CinCs : proconsuls to the empire -- The royal CinCdoms of the Persian Gulf -- The invisible front line of Central Asia -- The special forces. Inside the wire with special forces -- A-teams in Afghanistan -- Below the radar in Nigeria -- Gambling with Green Berets in Colombia -- The Indonesian handshake -- The CinC and his soldiers in Kosovo. Force trumps diplomacy in the Balkans -- Waging peace in Kosovo -- Drita's Kosovo -- Ellerbe's 82nd Airborne Division -- Vitina and the new Mafia -- Dishonoring Merita -- Vitina, one year later -- Afterword : the mission
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (429 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036541212
Label
The mission : waging war and keeping peace with America's military, Dana Priest
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Pax Americana -- A different kind of world -- The rise of the American military -- The commanders. The CinCs : proconsuls to the empire -- The royal CinCdoms of the Persian Gulf -- The invisible front line of Central Asia -- The special forces. Inside the wire with special forces -- A-teams in Afghanistan -- Below the radar in Nigeria -- Gambling with Green Berets in Colombia -- The Indonesian handshake -- The CinC and his soldiers in Kosovo. Force trumps diplomacy in the Balkans -- Waging peace in Kosovo -- Drita's Kosovo -- Ellerbe's 82nd Airborne Division -- Vitina and the new Mafia -- Dishonoring Merita -- Vitina, one year later -- Afterword : the mission
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (429 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036541212

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