A Quick and Dirty Guide to War: Briefings on Present and Potential Wars

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Quill, 1986 - War - 415 pages
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Outlines current conflicts in the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas, examining each conflict's history, geography, military capabilities, politics, economics, and ethnic factors. Discusses regional and worldwide trends and shows how wars will unfold in the next five to ten yeas. This third edition is updated from the 1991 edition, and explores issues surrounding German unification, and the postwar state of the Persian Gulf. Includes bandw maps and tables. For students, journalists, and general readers. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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The Crusaders Children
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Babies Shekels and Bullets
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James F. Dunnigan has written more than 100 books and articles about warfare and diplomacy. A resident of New York City, he is a military analyst for MSNBC and has been a consultant to the State Department, the CIA, and the Army War College.

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