The Resource From storm to freedom : America's long war with Iraq, John R. Ballard

From storm to freedom : America's long war with Iraq, John R. Ballard

Label
From storm to freedom : America's long war with Iraq
Title
From storm to freedom
Title remainder
America's long war with Iraq
Statement of responsibility
John R. Ballard
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Covering both Operation Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom as two campaigns within a single, if discontinuous, conflict, this book analyzes the strategic interaction between Iraq and the United States from 1990 to 2010 and the key operational decisions that determined the course of the war. The author's assessment of the long war against Iraq includes misunderstandings between government leaders in Iraq and the United States that led initially to war, ineffective UN sanctions, inefficient efforts by the Clinton administration, and uncoordinated actions by the Bush administration that the
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
956.7044
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS79.724.U6
LC item number
B354 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
From storm to freedom : America's long war with Iraq, John R. Ballard
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-308) and index
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  • net
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
Prelude : American military power in the post-Vietnam era, 1975-1989 -- The decision to go to war -- The Iraqi context -- Desert Shield : the line in the sand -- Desert Storm : the 1991 Gulf War campaign -- Interregnum : Iraq and UN sanctions during the 1990s -- Turning back to war -- Iraqi freedom : execution of the initial thrust -- The lost year of the Coalition Provisional Authority -- The Casey strategy, from Fallujah to Tal Afar : 2004-2006 -- 2006 : decent into chaos -- The protection strategy and the 2007 Baghdad surge -- The Iraqis take control -- A final assessment : the impact of the long war with Iraq
Control code
ocn704517235
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvii, 321 pages, [8] pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612510057
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
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d1fe65fd-4130-429e-a77e-0175f9e29cca
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b3575994x
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)704517235
  • pebcs1612510051
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

Library Locations

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