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The Resource Choosing your battles : American civil-military relations and the use of force ; with a new afterword, by the authors Peter D. Feaver and Christopher Gelpi

Choosing your battles : American civil-military relations and the use of force ; with a new afterword, by the authors Peter D. Feaver and Christopher Gelpi

Label
Choosing your battles : American civil-military relations and the use of force ; with a new afterword
Title
Choosing your battles
Title remainder
American civil-military relations and the use of force ; with a new afterword
Statement of responsibility
by the authors Peter D. Feaver and Christopher Gelpi
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
America's debate over whether and how to invade Iraq clustered into civilian versus military camps. Top military officials appeared reluctant to use force, the most hawkish voices in government were civilians who had not served in uniform, and everyone was worried that the American public would not tolerate casualties in war. This book shows that this civilian-military argument--which has characterized earlier debates over Bosnia, Somalia, and Kosovo--is typical, not exceptional. Indeed, the underlying pattern has shaped U.S. foreign policy at least since 1816. The new afterword by Peter Feav
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Feaver, Peter
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gelpi, Christopher
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civil-military relations
  • War and emergency powers
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Civil-military relations
  • War and emergency powers
  • United States
  • Militär
  • Zivilbevölkerung
  • Öffentliche Meinung
  • Politique étrangère
  • Prise de décision
  • Relations civilo-militaires
  • Intervention militaire
  • États-Unis
  • Relations pouvoir civil-pouvoir militaire
  • Pouvoirs exceptionnels
  • USA
Label
Choosing your battles : American civil-military relations and the use of force ; with a new afterword, by the authors Peter D. Feaver and Christopher Gelpi
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-228) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The civil-military opinion gap over the use of force -- The impact of elite veterans on American decisions to use force -- Casualty sensitivity and civil-military relations -- Exploring the determination of casualty sensitivity
Control code
ocn759398156
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 250 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400841455
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttx482
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)759398156
Label
Choosing your battles : American civil-military relations and the use of force ; with a new afterword, by the authors Peter D. Feaver and Christopher Gelpi
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-228) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The civil-military opinion gap over the use of force -- The impact of elite veterans on American decisions to use force -- Casualty sensitivity and civil-military relations -- Exploring the determination of casualty sensitivity
Control code
ocn759398156
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 250 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400841455
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttx482
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)759398156

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