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The Resource America's needless wars : cautionary tales of US involvement in the Philippines, Vietnam, and Iraq, David R. Contosta

America's needless wars : cautionary tales of US involvement in the Philippines, Vietnam, and Iraq, David R. Contosta

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America's needless wars : cautionary tales of US involvement in the Philippines, Vietnam, and Iraq
Title
America's needless wars
Title remainder
cautionary tales of US involvement in the Philippines, Vietnam, and Iraq
Statement of responsibility
David R. Contosta
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A skeptical appraisal of U.S. military intervention in the Philippines, Vietnam, and Iraq, highlighting a common pattern of poor intelligence gathering, nationalistic hubris, and political pressures, which led to these unsuccessful foreign adventures"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
355.020973
Index
index present
LC call number
UA23
LC item number
.C672135 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
America's needless wars : cautionary tales of US involvement in the Philippines, Vietnam, and Iraq, David R. Contosta
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-189) 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 -- Cuban prologue -- Conquering the Philippines -- Cold War prelude -- The Vietnam deception -- The defeated giant -- Unraveling Iraq -- The revelations of history
Control code
1725613
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
206 pages
Isbn
9781633882898
Lccn
2016036641
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1725613
  • (Sirsi) 1725613
  • (OCoLC)953597971
Label
America's needless wars : cautionary tales of US involvement in the Philippines, Vietnam, and Iraq, David R. Contosta
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-189) 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 -- Cuban prologue -- Conquering the Philippines -- Cold War prelude -- The Vietnam deception -- The defeated giant -- Unraveling Iraq -- The revelations of history
Control code
1725613
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
206 pages
Isbn
9781633882898
Lccn
2016036641
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1725613
  • (Sirsi) 1725613
  • (OCoLC)953597971

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