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Defense or delusion? : America's military in the 1980s / by Thomas H. Etzold.


1st ed.. New York : Harper and Row, [1982] .
ISBN 9780060380113, 006038011X

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Subjects Armed Forces.
États-Unis -- Forces armées.
États-Unis -- Politique militaire.
Military policy.
Militärpolitik.
USA.
United States -- Armed Forces.
United States -- Military policy.
United States.
Description x, 259 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1982]
©1982
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This mildly critical overview of U.S. military capabilities and future defense needs is presented here with competence and balance. It is probably useful for the general audience for which it is apparently intended. Those more steeped in defense issues will find little that is new in detail or analysis. - Robert E. Osgood, foreignaffairs.com
Contents Acknowledgements -- The problem : military malaise -- The environment : limits on American power -- The people : loving the military and leaving it -- The weapons : technological dreams, strategic visions, organizational rituals -- The nuclear issues : more bang, more bucks -- The conventional issues : politics and preparedness -- The prescription : measured military renewal.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7597543
(OCoLC)ocm07597543
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WorldCat Identities Etzold, Thomas H.
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