Military Review

Professional military journal (English, Spanish and Portuguese).

Articles from Vol. 91, No. 4, July/August

15 MINUTES: General Curtis LeMay and the Countdown to Nuclear Annihilation
15 MINUTES: General Curtis LeMay and the Countdown to Nuclear Annihilation, L. Douglas Kenney, St. Martin's Press, New York, 2011, 352 pages, $26.99.15 Minutes is a remarkably readable account of the complexities that confronted General Curtis LeMay...
GOOD BOSS, BAD BOSS: How to Be the Best . . . and Learn from the Worst
GOOD BOSS, BAD BOSS: How to Be the Best . . . and Learn from the Worst, Robert I. Sutton, Ph.D., Business Plus Hachette Book Group, Boston, MA, 2010, 252 Pages, $23.99.Good Boss, Bad Boss is a necessary read for anyone who has ever suffered through a...
GULAG BOSS: A Soviet Memoir
GULAG BOSS: A Soviet Memoir, Fyodor Vasilevich Mochulsky, translated by Deborah Kaple, Oxford University Press, New York, 2010, 272 pages, $29.95.While much has been written about and by the victims of the gulags, very little has surfaced concerning...
HOW TERRORISM ENDS: Understanding the Decline and Demise of Terrorist Campaigns
HOW TERRORISM ENDS: Understanding the Decline and Demise of Terrorist Campaigns, Audrey Kurth Cronin, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2009, 206 pages, $29.95.How Terrorism Ends lays out the intellectual framework and crucial points that lead...
IMMORTAL: A Military History of Iran and Its Armed Forces
IMMORTAL: A Military History of Iran and its Armed Forces, Steven R. Ward, Georgetown University Press, Georgetown, Washington, DC, 2009, 380 pages, $29.95.The title of Immortal refers to soldiers who were known for their military prowess and their loyalty,...
In Bed with an Elephant: Personal Observations on Coalition Operations in the Contemporary Operating Environment
"...to develop a closer relationship between individual English and Americans, and a better understanding between the military forces of the United States and the United Kingdom, in order to contribute in large measure to the preservation of world peace."The...
KILL OR CAPTURE: How a Special Operations Task Force Took Down a Notorious Al Qaeda Terrorist
KILL OR CAPTURE: How a Special Operations Task Force Took Down a Notorious Al Qaeda Terrorist, Matthew Alexander, St. Martin's Press, NY, 2011, 292 pages, $25.99.Contrary to myth, most U.S. military detention facilities did not resort to brutal interrogation...
NONPROLIFERATION NORMS: Why States Choose Nuclear Restraint
NONPROLIFERATION NORMS: Why States Choose Nuclear Restraint, Maria Rost Rublee, University of Georgia Press, Athens, GA, 2009, 297 pages, $22.95.Nonproliferation Norms is a theoretical and analytical study in nuclear decision making, using social psychology...
NO SURE VICTORY: Measuring U.S. Army Effectiveness and Progress in the Vietnam War
NO SURE VICTORY: Measuring U.S. Army Effectiveness and Progress in the Vietnam War, Gregory A. Daddis, Oxford University Press, Oxford and New York, 2011, 334 pages, $34.95.Measuring effectiveness over time is a challenging problem, particularly when...
SECURITY IN MEXICO: Implications for U.S. Policy Options
SECURITY IN MEXICO: Implications for U.S. Policy Options, Agnes G. Schaefer, Benjamin Bahney, K. Jack Riley, RAND Corporation, 2009, 78 pages, $29.50.The U.S.-Mexico bilateral relationship is among America's most important. The problem is how to manage...
SOFT SPOTS: A Marine's Memoir of Combat and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
SOFT SPOTS: A Marine's Memoir of Combat and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Clint Van Winkle, St. Martin's Press, New York, 2009, 213 pages, $14.99.While some war memoirs resemble classical paintings filled with scenes of heroic triumphs, Clint Van Winkle's...
TEARS IN THE DARKNESS, the Story of the Bataan Death March and Its Aftermath
TEARS IN THE DARKNESS, The Story of the Bataan Death March and Its Aftermath, Michael and Elizabeth M. Norman, Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, New York, 2009, 464 pages, $30.00.The story of the Bataan Death march has been told many times before, but never...
The Age of Airpower
THE AGE OF AIRPOWER, Martin van Creveld, PublicAffairs, New York, 2011, 484 pages, $35.00.Authority on military history and strategy Martin van Creveld's latest book, The Age of Airpower is compelling and insightful, yet immensely readable. The volume...
"The B-17"
You can talk of your planes and talk of them long,Discuss all their points, both the weak and the strong,You can argue with passion and calmly assess,Demerits and merits each plane may possess.Pile figures on fact and statistics relate,Or a personal...
THE THREE CIRCLES OF WAR: Understanding the Dynamics of Conflict in Iraq
THE THREE CIRCLES OF WAR: Understanding the Dynamics of Conflict in Iraq, Edited by Heather S. Gregg, Hy S. Rothstein, and John Arquilla, Potomac Books, Washington, DC, 2010, 259 pages, $60.00.An intriguing read, The Three Circles of War: Understanding...
What Is Old Is New: Countering IEDs by Disrupting the Weapon Supply
IN THE COUNTERINSURGENCY battlefields in Iraq, Afghanistan, the Philippines, and elsewhere, one key enabler for insurgent operations is the weapons cache. Finding the enemy's weapons stores is a cause for excitement in a unit; unit S-2 shops often make...
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