Download PDF by Richard Kugler: A Search for Strategic Wisdom: Guiding the Twists and Turns

By Richard Kugler

ISBN-10: 1537238523

ISBN-13: 9781537238524

Forging nationwide protection concepts is likely one of the most vital and tough demanding situations that the U.S. govt faces. during this landmark ebook, Dr. Richard Kugler addresses the U.S. music checklist during this area over the last century. for every president, from Theodore Roosevelt to Barack Obama, he asks no matter if U.S. key judgements have been clever or unwise. Kugler reaches a troubling end: even if the USA has usually acted correctly, too frequently it has acted unwisely in ways in which have had destructive, unexpected effects.

Kugler starts off via reviewing U.S. process throughout the many years overlaying WWI and WWII. He then devotes 5 chapters to the chilly warfare from the overdue Nineteen Forties to the Nineteen Eighties. He bargains 4 lengthy chapters at the smooth age, protecting Presidents George H. W. Bush, invoice Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama. alongside the best way he offers huge element in regards to the thoughts of those 4 presidents—their successes and their blunders. the result's an in-depth portrayal of those years that exceeds different approach books. The booklet presents broad and significant documentation in notes, bibliography, and index.

This booklet bargains readers a great chance to benefit approximately U.S. nationwide safety technique and the way to judge it.

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