Lifting the Fog of Peace: How American's Learned to Fight Modern War

Lifting the Fog of Peace: How American's Learned to Fight Modern War

By: Janine Davidson (author)Paperback

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"Lifting the Fog of Peace" puts the U.S. military s frustrating experiences in Iraq into context and reveals how the military was able to turn the tide during the so-called surge in 20078. "Lifting the Fog of Peace" is a captivating study of an agile and adaptive military evolving through the chaos of the post-9/11 world. In what is certain to be regarded as the definitive analysis of the reshaping of American combat power in the face of a complex and uncertain future, Dr. Janine Davidson firmly establishes herself as a rising intellectual star in government and politics. A thoroughly captivating study of organizational learning and adaptationa must read for leaders in every field. LTG William B. Caldwell IV, Commanding General, NATO Training MissionAfghanistan "In Lifting the Fog of Peace, " Dr. Janine Davidson explains how the American military has adapted itself to succeed in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq that are the most likely future face of combat. The book is informed by her experience of these wars in the Department of Defense, where she now plays a critical role in continuing the process of learning that has so visibly marked the military s performance in today s wars. Highly recommended. John A. Nagl, President, Center for a New American Security . . . a must read on the E-Ring of the Pentagon and in security studies programs across the nation. Joseph J. Collins, Professor, National War College, and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Stability Operations"

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Janine Davidson is Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Plans. She has served as Director of the Department of Defense's Stability Operations Capabilities. Blog: http: //ricks.foreignpolicy.com/

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/09/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780472034826
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780472034826
  • weight: 456
  • ISBN10: 0472034820

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