The Resource Before the first shots are fired : how America can win or lose off the battlefield, General Tony Zinni and Tony Koltz, (electronic resource)

Before the first shots are fired : how America can win or lose off the battlefield, General Tony Zinni and Tony Koltz, (electronic resource)

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Before the first shots are fired : how America can win or lose off the battlefield
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Before the first shots are fired
Title remainder
how America can win or lose off the battlefield
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General Tony Zinni and Tony Koltz
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eng
Summary
For the better part of the last half century, the United States has been the world's police, claiming to defend ideologies, allies, and our national security through brute force. But is military action always the most appropriate response? Drawing on his vast experience, retired four-star general Tony Zinni argues that we have a lot of work to do to make the process of going to war-or not-more clear-eyed and ultimately successful. He examines the relationship between the executive and the military; the challenges of working with the UN, coalition forces, and NATO; and the difficult choices that need to be made to create tomorrow's military. Among his provocative points:Virtually every recent American military operation follows a disconnected series of actions that lead to outcomes we never foresaw or intended.We need to assign accountability for the political decisions that can make or break a mission.Words and ideas are as important to victory in today's conflicts as bullets.From the Oval Office to the battlefield, Before the First Shots Are Fired is a hard-hitting analysis of the history of America's use of military action and a spirited call for change
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Midwest
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Zinni, Anthony C
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other
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Read by Johnny Heller
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  • Koltz, Tony
  • Heller, Johnny
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  • Strategic culture
  • Militarism
  • Peace
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
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adult
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Before the first shots are fired : how America can win or lose off the battlefield, General Tony Zinni and Tony Koltz, (electronic resource)
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MWT11214615
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 24 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781494527297
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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digital.
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MWT11214615
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sound
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digital recording
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Before the first shots are fired : how America can win or lose off the battlefield, General Tony Zinni and Tony Koltz, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
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not applicable
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unknown
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MWT11214615
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  • not applicable
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Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 24 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781494527297
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11214615
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
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digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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