Winning Modern Wars: Iraq, Terrorism And The American Empire

Winning Modern Wars: Iraq, Terrorism And The American Empire By Wesley K. Clark, Winning Modern Wars Iraq Terrorism And The American Empire General Wesley K Clark s Waging Modern War a Washington Post bestseller examined his experience directing the NATO led war in Kosovo As Clark saw it the Kosovo war limited in scope measured in eff
  • Title: Winning Modern Wars: Iraq, Terrorism And The American Empire
  • Author: Wesley K. Clark
  • ISBN: 9781586482770
  • Page: 357
  • Format: Paperback
  • Winning Modern Wars: Iraq, Terrorism And The American Empire By Wesley K. Clark, General Wesley K Clark s Waging Modern War, a Washington Post bestseller, examined his experience directing the NATO led war in Kosovo As Clark saw it, the Kosovo war limited in scope, measured in effect, extraordinarily complex in execution, waged with an uneven coalition, with instantaneous media coverage, and with a duration measured in days and not years would serveGeneral Wesley K Clark s Waging Modern War, a Washington Post bestseller, examined his experience directing the NATO led war in Kosovo As Clark saw it, the Kosovo war limited in scope, measured in effect, extraordinarily complex in execution, waged with an uneven coalition, with instantaneous media coverage, and with a duration measured in days and not years would serve as a model for contemporary war He has been proven right In Winning Modern Wars, he writes about how the issues and principles discussed in his earlier book were evident in Afghanistan and Iraq, and will apply wherever the war on terrorism may take us next, providing a frank and revealing analysis of the gains, risks, and shortfalls of America s current approach and offering informed alternatives What Clark, an admired military analyst on CNN and one of the most decorated and influential officers of his generation, has to say on our national plans and tactics and the lessons of empire is invaluable, reminding us that as we celebrate our successes, we must also tend to their consequences.
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    1. Wesley K. Clark

      Wesley Kanne Clark, Sr KBE is a retired general of the United States Army Graduating as valedictorian of his class at West Point, he was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship to the University of Oxford where he obtained a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, and later graduated from the Command and General Staff College with a master s degree in military science He spent 34 years in the Army and the Department of Defense, receiving many military decorations, several honorary knighthoods, and a Presidential Medal of Freedom.Clark commanded Operation Allied Force in the Kosovo War during his term as the Supreme Allied Commander Europe of NATO from 1997 to 2000.Clark joined the 2004 race for the Democratic Party presidential nomination as a candidate on September 17, 2003, but withdrew from the primary race on February 11, 2004, after winning the Oklahoma state primary, endorsing and campaigning for the eventual Democratic nominee, John Kerry Clark currently leads a political action committee WesPAC which was formed after the 2004 primaries, and used it to support numerous Democratic Party candidates in the 2006 midterm elections Clark was considered a potential candidate for the Democratic nomination in 2008, but, on September 15, 2007, endorsed Senator Hillary Clinton After Clinton dropped out of the Presidential race, Clark endorsed the then presumptive Democratic nominee, Barack Obama Clark currently serves as the co chairman of Growth Energy, an ethanol lobbying group.

    687 thoughts on “Winning Modern Wars: Iraq, Terrorism And The American Empire”

    1. This was a perspective of war like it is a game of chess This piece moves here in order to attack stop this piece, etc Human lives are treated as units of force instead of as individuals with families and desires of their own But that is a fact of war The generals move the pieces, the pieces are very much human, but have signed up to be part of a larger mechanism that disrobes them of their humanity I know this book is not intended to talk about the human loss of life during war, but after readi [...]


    2. Written in the summer of 03 thus before the insurgency in Iraq , this visionnary book shows how the military, albeit in his mind the very best in the world, cannot alone win a modern war, any than the brass section alone can execute a symphony.The letter perfect conjunction of intelligence, air and ground forces in Iraq has delivered victory without success because the rest diplomacy, consensus, administration, reconstruction and other civilian needs educators, police, judges, doctors, engineer [...]


    3. Winning Modern Wars by General Wesley Clark was written at the nadir of his political run for office and despite being an attempt to outlay a political platform provides useful insight into the war in Iraq While remaining very complimentary to the dedication and professionalism of the American Armed Forces it is evident that great armies alone do not win modern wars This book outlines the various military strategies used to win the initial ground war in Iraq but showed the flaw when American mil [...]


    4. I respect Gen Clark and wanted this book to be better than what it was He makes some relevant points, but they are not completely proven Sadly, a great general even with help can t make a great pilicy book.






    5. Wasn t as good as his book Waging Modern War but it was nevertheless an interesting look and a well written account in particular about how the second Iraq War s ground and air war was waged.


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