The Resource Choosing your battles : American civil-military relations and the use of force ; with a new afterword, by the authors Peter D. Feaver and Christopher Gelpi, (electronic resource)

Choosing your battles : American civil-military relations and the use of force ; with a new afterword, by the authors Peter D. Feaver and Christopher Gelpi, (electronic resource)

Label
Choosing your battles : American civil-military relations and the use of force ; with a new afterword
Title
Choosing your battles
Title remainder
American civil-military relations and the use of force ; with a new afterword
Statement of responsibility
by the authors Peter D. Feaver and Christopher Gelpi
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Contributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
America's debate over whether and how to invade Iraq clustered into civilian versus military camps. Top military officials appeared reluctant to use force, the most hawkish voices in government were civilians who had not served in uniform, and everyone was worried that the American public would not tolerate casualties in war. This book shows that this civilian-military argument--which has characterized earlier debates over Bosnia, Somalia, and Kosovo--is typical, not exceptional. Indeed, the underlying pattern has shaped U.S. foreign policy at least since 1816. The new afterword by Peter Feav
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Feaver, Peter
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JK330
LC item number
.F434 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • ebrary
  • Gelpi, Christopher
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civil-military relations
  • War and emergency powers
  • United States
  • Political Science
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Civil-military relations
  • War and emergency powers
  • Militär
  • Zivilbevölkerung
  • Öffentliche Meinung
  • Militär
  • Zivilbevölkerung
  • Öffentliche Meinung
  • United States
  • USA
Label
Choosing your battles : American civil-military relations and the use of force ; with a new afterword, by the authors Peter D. Feaver and Christopher Gelpi, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First paperback printing
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-228) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The civil-military opinion gap over the use of force -- The impact of elite veterans on American decisions to use force -- Casualty sensitivity and civil-military relations -- Exploring the determination of casualty sensitivity
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 250 pages)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781400841455
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/cttx482
System control number
  • (OCoLC)759398156
  • (OCoLC)ocn759398156
Label
Choosing your battles : American civil-military relations and the use of force ; with a new afterword, by the authors Peter D. Feaver and Christopher Gelpi, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
First paperback printing
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-228) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The civil-military opinion gap over the use of force -- The impact of elite veterans on American decisions to use force -- Casualty sensitivity and civil-military relations -- Exploring the determination of casualty sensitivity
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 250 pages)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781400841455
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/cttx482
System control number
  • (OCoLC)759398156
  • (OCoLC)ocn759398156

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