Success and Failure in Limited War : Information and Strategy in the Korean, Vietnam, Persian Gulf, and Iraq Wars
By: Bakich, Spencer D.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (344 p.).ISBN: 9780226107851.Subject(s): Iraq War, 2003-2011 | Korean War, 1950-1953 | Persian Gulf War, 1991 | United States -- History, Military -- 20th century | United States -- History, Military -- 21st century | Vietnam War, 1961-1975Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Success and Failure in Limited War : Information and Strategy in the Korean, Vietnam, Persian Gulf, and Iraq WarsDDC classification: 355.00973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Chapter One: Information Institutions and Strategy in War; Chapter Two: Explaining Strategic Performance in Limited Warfare; Chapter Three: Military and Diplomatic Defeat in the Korean War; Chapter Four: The Vietnam War, Little Consolation; Chapter Five: Military and Diplomatic Success in the Persian Gulf War; Chapter Six: Iraq - Win the Battle, Lose the War; Chapter Seven: Information Institutions Matter!; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Common and destructive, limited wars are significant international events that pose a number of challenges to the states involved beyond simple victory or defeat. Chief among these challenges is the risk of escalation-be it in the scale, scope, cost, or duration of the conflict. In this book, Spencer D. Bakich investigates a crucial and heretofore ignored factor in determining the nature and direction of limited war: information institutions.Traditional assessments of wartime strategy focus on the relationship between the military and civilians, but Bakich argues that we must take into account
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