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↓ The Best America's War for the Greater Middle East: A Military History ↑ Kindle By Andrew J Bacevich ❮ ↓ The Best America's War for the Greater Middle East: A Military History ↑ Kindle By Andrew J Bacevich ❮ LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD A searing reassessment of U.S military policy in the Middle East over the past four decades from retired army colonel and New York Times bestselling author Andrew J Bacevich, with a new afterword by the author From the end of World War II until 1980, virtually no American soldiers were killed in action while serving in the Greater Middle East Since 1990, virtually no American soldiers have been killed in action anywhere else What caused this shift Andrew J Bacevich, one of the countrys most respected voices on foreign affairs, offers an incisive critical history of this ongoing military enterprisenow than thirty years old and with no end in sight During the 1980s, Bacevich argues, a great transition occurred As the Cold War wound down, the United States initiated a new conflicta War for the Greater Middle Eastthat continues to the present day The long twilight struggle with the Soviet Union had involved only occasional and sporadic fighting But as this new war unfolded, hostilities became persistent From the Balkans and East Africa to the Persian Gulf and Central Asia, U.S forces embarked upon a seemingly endless series of campaigns across the Islamic world Few achieved anything remotely like conclusive success Instead, actions undertaken with expectations of promoting peace and stability produced just the opposite As a consequence, phrases like permanent war and open ended war have become part of everyday discourse Connecting the dots in a way no other historian has done before, Bacevich weaves a compelling narrative out of episodes as varied as the Beirut bombing of 1983, the Mogadishu firefight of 1993, the invasion of Iraq in 2003, and the rise of ISIS in the present decade Understanding what Americas costly military exertions have wrought requires seeing these seemingly discrete events as parts of a single war It also requires identifying the errors of judgment made by political leaders in both parties and by senior military officers who share responsibility for what has become a monumental march to folly This Bacevich unflinchingly does A twenty year army veteran who served in Vietnam, Andrew J Bacevich brings the full weight of his expertise to this vitally important subject Americas War for the Greater Middle East is a bracing after action report from the front lines of history It will fundamentally change the way we view Americas engagement in the worlds most volatile region Praise for Americas War for the Greater Middle EastBacevich is thought provoking, profane and fearless His call for Americans to rethink their nations militarized approach to the Middle East is incisive, urgent and essential TheNew York Times Book Review Bacevichs magnum opus a deft and rhythmic polemic aimed at Americas failures in the Middle East from the end of Jimmy Carters presidency to the present.Robert D Kaplan, The Wall Street JournalA critical review of American policy and military involvement Those familiar with Bacevichs work will recognize the clarity of expression, the devastating directness and the coruscating wit that characterize the writing of one of the most articulate and incisive living critics of American foreign policy The Washington Post A monumental new work The Huffington Post An unparalleled historical tour de force certain to affect the formation of future U.S foreign policy.Lieutenant General Paul K Van Riper, U.S Marine Corps Ret. 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    • America's War for the Greater Middle East: A Military History
    • 1.2
    • 29
    • Kindle
    • 480 pages
    • 0553393952
    • Andrew J Bacevich
    • English
    • 10 September 2017

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