War and Decision LP

Inside the Pentagon at the Dawn of the War on Terrorism
  • 544 Pages
  • 3.97 MB
  • English
Biography & Autobiography, Biography / Autobiography, Biography/Autobiography, Political, Biography & Autobiography / Poli
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL9952003M
ISBN 100061145998
ISBN 139780061145995

In War and Decision, former Pentagon policy chief Douglas J. Feith puts readers in the room with President Bush, Vice President Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, Colin Powell, Condoleezza Rice, and others as they considered how to prevent another 9/Drawing on thousands of previously undisclosed written sources, Feith offers the first inside view of these events as they by: One thing you will not find in War and Decision- but find plenty of in Bob Woodward's books for instance- are footnotes attributed to "anonymous senior officials." Two of Feith's points (am Doug Feith, the former Undersecretary of Defense, thankfully avoids what a lot of the Iraq War genre authors do- attempt to prove why they are right and the /5.

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Douglas Feith talked about his book War and Decision: Inside the Pentagon at the Dawn of the War on Terrorism, published by the book Feith, who was under secretary of defense for policy.

A few days ago I had an opportunity to discuss the pithy but engagingly written book War and Decision with its author, Douglas Feith.

The book is lengthy -- with endnotes it runs to pages. If War and Decision is a study of leadership, his lack of introspection undermines it—or reflects the difficulty of Feith's tenure.

Nevertheless, Feith's study is much needed. Prior to his tome's publication, descriptions of Iraq war planning were like the proverbial blind men's description of the elephant. With its blend of vivid narrative, frank analysis, and elegant writing, War and Decision is like no other book on the Iraq war.

It will interest those who have been troubled by conflicting accounts of the planning of the war, frustrated by the lack of firsthand insight into the decision-making process, or skeptical of conventional wisdom about /5(2). His books range from Lessons for a Long War (AEI Press, ), coauthored with Thomas Donnelly, to The End of the Old Order: Napoleon and Europe, (Da Capo, ).

He has a Ph.D. War and Decision-Making. Instructor: Dr. Frederick Kagan, AEI Dates: JuneDescription: This course will examine the nature and conduct of military will consider the.

Wohlstetter with amazing sang froid sorts out memoirs, private papers, interviews and transcripts (Washington hearings, War Crime Trials, etc.), then illuminates unflaggingly the Honolulu Intelligence organization, the Army and Navy MAGIC code, the East-West diplomatic muddle, Yamamoto's plan, the elements of surprise attack and accidental war.

"This is a lucid, beautifully-written, informative and provocative book. It presents the modern science of choice and decision persuasively."—Thomas Schelling, University of Maryland "War and Human Nature holds the potential to open an entirely new area of insight into war.

It will provide a new way of thinking about the collapse of armies. The "law of war" is the "customary and treaty law applicable to the conduct of warfare on land and to relationships between belligerents and neutral states." (FMpara. On April 2,President Woodrow Wilson asks Congress to send U.S.

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Matthijs Jolles at the University of Chicago during World War II—not today's standard translation, but. The book should be of great significance for lawyers, politicians, and military officers.

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War and Decision will be a treasure trove for the historians—when the current passions have finally cooled." All useful; should point out book's website is real.

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A good read of this /5(10). Woodward gives an open, honest, unbiased, and very detailed account of the aspects of the Obama administration's investigation and decision-making process into the Afghan war and the extension of that war into Pakistan.

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Feith The vindication of a public figure engulfed in controversy doesn't get more dramatic than that of the former undersecretary of defense, Douglas Feith. (New York Sun, 2/12/07)Of all the players in the planning and evolution of the Bush Administration's war on terrorism, few were more.

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