The Resource Why we lost : a general's inside account of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, Daniel Bolger., (electronic resource)

Why we lost : a general's inside account of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, Daniel Bolger., (electronic resource)

Label
Why we lost : a general's inside account of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars
Title
Why we lost
Title remainder
a general's inside account of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Bolger.
Title variation
General's inside account of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Over a thirty-five year career, Daniel Bolger rose through the army infantry to become a three-star general, commanding in both theaters of the U.S. campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan. He participated in meetings with top level military and civilian players, where strategy was made and managed. At the same time, he regularly carried a rifle alongside rank-and-file soldiers in combat actions, unusual for a general. Now, as a witness to all levels of military command, Bolger offers a unique assessment of these wars, from 9/11 to the final withdrawal from the region. Writing with hard-won experience and unflinching honesty, Bolger makes the firm case that in Iraq and in Afghanistan, we lost -- but we didn't have to. Intelligence was garbled. Key decision makers were blinded by spreadsheets or theories. And, at the root of our failure, we never really understood our enemy. Why We Lost is a timely, forceful, and compulsively readable account of these wars from a fresh and authoritative perspective
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bolger, Daniel P.
Dewey number
956.7044/3
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS79.76
LC item number
.B653 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
  • Civil-military relations
  • Strategic culture
  • Leadership
Label
Why we lost : a general's inside account of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, Daniel Bolger., (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=E1C74EC9-BC5A-44A8-BDDC-429343A8E6A4
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Publication
Note
"An Eamon Dolan Book."
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Control code
o893077635
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780544438347
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
maps.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E1C74EC9-BC5A-44A8-BDDC-429343A8E6A4
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o893077635
  • (OCoLC)893077635
Label
Why we lost : a general's inside account of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, Daniel Bolger., (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=E1C74EC9-BC5A-44A8-BDDC-429343A8E6A4
Publication
Note
"An Eamon Dolan Book."
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Control code
o893077635
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780544438347
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
maps.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E1C74EC9-BC5A-44A8-BDDC-429343A8E6A4
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o893077635
  • (OCoLC)893077635

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