The American Way of War

The American Way of War

In this authoritative and controversial study, Russel F. Weigley traces the emergence of a characteristic American way of war - in which the object of military strategy has come to mean total destruction of the enemy, first of his armed forces, often of the whole fabric of his society.

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Challenging several longstanding notions about the American way of war, this book examines US strategic and operational practice from 1775 to 2014. It surveys a
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The creator of TomDispatch takes a scalpel to the American urge to dominate the globe.
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Perspectives on the American Way of War examines salient cases of American experience in irregular warfare, focusing upon the post-World War II era. This book a
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A new investigation into how the advent of precision-guided munitions affects the likelihood of US policy makers to use force. As such, this is an inquiry into
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This book explores the cultural history and future prospects of the so-called ‘new American way of war’. In recent decades, American military culture has be
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