Before the First Shots Are Fired

Before the First Shots Are Fired

How America Can Win or Lose Off the Battlefield

Book - 2014
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The New York Times bestselling author of The Battle for Peace and retired Four-Star General Tony Zinni examines how America's "military first" view of foreign policy continues to embroil our troops in unwinnable wars.
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014
ISBN: 9781137279385
1137279389
Branch Call Number: 327.73009 Z667B 2014
Characteristics: x, 246 pages ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Koltz, Tony

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Jan 15, 2015

Wars don't always fail on faraway battlefields. They can also fail at home.

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Jan 15, 2015

Candidates for high office will go to bizarre lengths to demonstrate their warrior and foreign crisis credentials.

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Jan 15, 2015

How do you commit the military to missions with limited objectives, limited political will, and limited resources?

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Surprisingly, the nation has gone to war as the Constitution requires, with a formal declaration by Congress, only five times.

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