Warmaking and American Democracy: The Struggle over Military Strategy, 1700 to the Present
Bendel, Thomas R., Naval War College Review
Pearlman, Michael D. Warmaking and American Democracy: The Struggle over Military Strategy, 1700 to the Present. Lawrence: Univ. of Kansas, 1999. 393pp. $45
Warmaking-the pursuit of political objectives by military meansineluctably involves trade-offs not only in determining appropriate goals but also in determining the means by which they may be best pursued. While recent military action in Kosovo highlights the truth of this statement, the struggle to achieve a coherent military policy is not simply a contemporary problem for this nation. In this work, Michael D. Pearlman, a historian and associate professor at the U.S. Army's Command and General Staff College, traces this …
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Publication information: Article title: Warmaking and American Democracy: The Struggle over Military Strategy, 1700 to the Present. Contributors: Bendel, Thomas R. - Author. Journal title: Naval War College Review. Volume: 53. Issue: 2 Publication date: Spring 2000. Page number: 227+. © Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Naval War College Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
This material is protected by copyright and, with the exception of fair use, may not be further copied, distributed or transmitted in any form or by any means.