The American military in the twenty-firstcentury

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in association with the Henry L. Stimson Center in New York .

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  • United States -- Military policy.,
  • United States -- Armed Forces -- Organization.

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Other titlesAmerican military in the 21st century.
StatementBarry M. Blechman ... [et al.].
ContributionsBlechman, Barry M.
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LC ClassificationsUA23
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 498 p. ;
Number of Pages498
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Open LibraryOL21258942M
ISBN 100312103697

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