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I would like to express my gratitude to everyone who helped me with the journey that is researching and writing a book. First and foremost, I want to say thank you to my wife, Julie, and son, Will, for all the absent Sundays, ~missed trips, and other times away. I cannot tell you how much your patience and support meant on what was most assuredly a marathon and not a...
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The post–World War II era provided the backdrop for the opening scene in the drama that was and is the U.S. engagement with counterinsurgency, counterguerrilla warfare, low-intensity conflict, and the politics of small wars. It was the U.S. involvement in Vietnam, the largest, and until recently, longest, of the counterinsurgency operations led and largely conducted by U.S. forces that began...
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The Bush Administration came into office...
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The 2008 presidential campaign included vigorous debate over the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Democratic Party and their standard bearer, Barack Obama focused on drawing a distinction between the “war of choice” in Iraq and the “war of necessity” in Afghanistan. In drawing this distinction, Obama argued that Bush and the Republicans had under resourced the “good...
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