War & Destiny

War & Destiny

How the Bush Revolution in Foreign and Military Affairs Redefined American Power

Book - 2005
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Baker & Taylor
Discusses the consequences of the Bush doctrine and the United States military policy from waging the War on Terrorism and the Iraq War.

Univ of Nebraska
Throughout time, major wars have defined historical epochs and charted the rise and decline of great powers. The U.S. global "war on terror," with Iraq as the Bush administration's chosen centerpiece, is almost certainly destined to do the same. Indeed, the Bush doctrine for conducting the war on terror and the Iraqi Freedom campaign are likely to prove benchmarks in U.S. history precisely because of the many orthodoxies and traditions the administration has purposely challenged. At the same time, fundamental flaws have already appeared in many tenets underlying the Bush transformation of foreign and military affairs. So contends award-winning journalist James Kitfield. As with his critically acclaimedProdigal Soldiers, the story of how America arrived at this fateful crossroads is a narrative full of drama and personal anecdote, rich in context and detail.War and Destiny is based on interviews with the key players and on Kitfield's personal observation of major events. Like his first book, it may well become the chronicle of a critical period in American history.


Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, c2005
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781574889598
1574889591
Characteristics: xiv, 386 p. : map ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: War and destiny

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