Lifting the Fog of Peace

Lifting the Fog of Peace

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Lifting the Fog of Peace puts the U.S. militarya€™s frustrating experiences in Iraq into context and reveals how the military was able to turn the tide during the so-called surge in 2007a€“8. a€œLifting the Fog of Peace is a captivating study of an agile and adaptive military evolving through the chaos of the post-9/11 world. In what is certain to be regarded as the definitive analysis of the reshaping of American combat power in the face of a complex and uncertain future, Dr. Janine Davidson firmly establishes herself as a rising intellectual star in government and politics. A thoroughly captivating study of organizational learning and adaptationa€”a a€˜must reada€™ for leaders in every field.a€ a€”LTG William B. Caldwell IV, Commanding General, NATO Training Missiona€”Afghanistan a€œIn Lifting the Fog of Peace, Dr. Janine Davidson explains how the American military has adapted itself to succeed in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq that are the most likely future face of combat. The book is informed by her experience of these wars in the Department of Defense, where she now plays a critical role in continuing the process of learning that has so visibly marked the militarya€™s performance in todaya€™s wars. Highly recommended.a€ a€”John A. Nagl, President, Center for a New American Security a€œ. . . a a€˜must reada€™ on the E-Ring of the Pentagon and in security studies programs across the nation.a€ a€”Joseph J. Collins, Professor, National War College, and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Stability Operations... 38a€“41; Marine Corpsa#39; view of Army operations in, 47 planning, programming, budgeting, and execution (PPBE) cycle, Pentagona#39;s, 11a€“12, ... lectures on lessons learned in Haiti by 1927 at, 47a€“48; Lejeunea#39;s promotion of schools at, 52; Small Wars Manual written at, 45, 194. ... See also aftersmall wars: AirLand Battle Doctrine and, Sherman, William Tecumseh, 32a€“34, 41 240 a€c Index.

Title:Lifting the Fog of Peace
Author:Janine Davidson
Publisher:University of Michigan Press - 2011-08-29


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