New World Strategy: A Military Policy for America's Future

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Simon and Schuster, Nov 9, 1995 - History - 270 pages
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"In this collection of essays, Colonel Summers brings to the disorder and confusion of the post-Cold War world his usual common sense and many keen insights....[He] is particularly impressive in examining the (uniquely) American way of war -- and in analyzing the dagers to our democracy in times, such as these, in which we appear adrift."
-- James Schlesinger, Former Secretary of Defense and Director of the CIA
  

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Summers's two previous books, On Strategy (Presidio Pr., 1984) and On Strategy II (LJ 2/92), established his reputation as a respected military thinker. This four-part "series of lectures" is not as ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
13
Part II
83
WARFIGHTING DOCTRINES
101
REORGANIZATION FOR COMBAT
122
COMBAT OPERATIONS
143
DANGERS TO DEMOCRACY
190
Part IV
205
NOTES ON SOURCES
235
BIBLIOGRAPHY
255
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Colonel Harry G. Summers, Jr. (Ret.), is a syndicated columnist for the Los Angeles Times. He frequently appeared as a television commentator during the Gulf War and is the author of On Strategy: A Critical Analysis of the Vietnam War and On Strategy II: A Critical Analysis of the Gulf War. He lives in Bowie, Maryland.

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