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The Mission

Waging War and Keeping Peace with America's Military

The Mission( )
Author: Priest, Dana
ISBN:978-0-393-01024-4
Publication Date:Mar 2003
Publisher:W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
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Book Description:

Four-star generals who lead the military during wartime reign like proconsuls abroad in peacetime. Secretive Green Berets trained to hunt down terrorists are assigned to seduce ruthless authoritarian regimes. Pimply young soldiers taught to seize airstrips instead play mayor, detective, and social worker in a gung-ho but ill-fated attempt to rebuild a nation after the fighting stops. The Mission is a boots-on-the-ground account of America's growing dependence on our...
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Book Details
Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / World / General
History / Military / United States
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.6 x 24.1 x 3.5 cm
Book Weight:0.738 Kilograms



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