NATO's Empty Victory: A Postmortem on the Balkan War
by Ted Galen Carpenter, Barbara Conry
Publisher: Cato Institute 2000
Number of pages: 208
This book is a searing indictment of the policies pursued by the United States and its allies. It also warns of the likely consequences -- including prospects for more Kosovo-style interventions -- if those policies are not repudiated.
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by C. W. C. Oman - Oxford
Oman provides an excellent, well-researched look at the arms, tactics, and strategies of various medieval armies. He covers the rise of the era of heavy cavalry, and describes how it was replaced by the English longbow and the Swiss pikeman.
Some battles were turning points, not only in war, but in history itself, and we still talk about them today. You may have heard of marathons, Gettysburg, or someone who has met his or her Waterloo. The battles below changed the course of history.
by Gordon D. Gayle
On 15 September 1944, five battalions of the 1st Marine Division's 1st, 5th, and 7th Marines, lumbered across 600-800 yards of coral reef fringing smoking, reportedly smashed Peleliu in the Palau Island group and toward five selected landing beaches.
by Lawrence A. Kuznar, Allison Astorino-Courtois, Sarah Canna - Air University Press
The essays in this volume examine the concept of intent in defense, security, and foreign-policy contexts. They provide operational and academic perspectives on measuring the intent of adversaries, including nation-states and nonstate actors.