1 edition of Afghanistan and Iraq found in the catalog.
Afghanistan and Iraq
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee
|LC Classifications||KF27 .A7656 2009g|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 87 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||87|
|LC Control Number||2010478791|
Get this from a library! War in Afghanistan and Iraq. [Janet Souter; Gerry Souter] -- Uses dramatic photographs, detailed illustrations, maps, and easy-to-follow text to tell the story of the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq in an accessible way for young readers, showing how. The Iraq war was not a tragedy. It was more like a crime, compounded by the stupefying incompetence of those who embarked upon a patently illegal preventive war out of .
Veterans' Journeys Home is a vivid portrayal of military life and its aftermath for US troops who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan. Highlighting the challenges US veterans face in today's changing military culture, the book depicts the haunting and visceral memories of returning soldiers, conversations with mental health providers, and offers an alternative approach to healing the Pages: A quick tour of Dragonman's Afghanistan and Iraq war rooms. If you would like a more detailed look you have to come in person and see for yourself. Category.
Bestselling author Francis Fukuyama brings together esteemed academics, political analysts, and practitioners to reflect on the U.S. experience with nation-building, from its historical underpinnings to its modern-day consequences. The United States has sought on repeated occasions to reconstruct states damaged by conflict, from Reconstruction in the South after the Civil War to Japan and /5(2). Of the roughly million service members who have deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq over the past decade, just 16 have received the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest award for valor. It's not an award most aspire to. The criteria for receiving it are incredibly stringent, requiring significant r Author: Paul Szoldra.
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15 Great Books About Iraq, Afghanistan Indispensible From the familiar to the obscure, novelist and military man Jesse Goolsby runs down the poetry, fiction, memoir and Author: Jesse Goolsby. By Chad Rickard was a decorated multi-tour Iraq War veteran with hundreds of combat missions under his belt.
He was a seasoned infantryman and senior Army NCO with a Afghanistan and Iraq book desire to deploy to Afghanistan and join the fight against Taliban and Al Qaeda forces bent on keeping American influence out of the Middle East.
Books shelved as iraq-afghanistan-wars: Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Afghanistan and Iraq book and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10 by Marcus Luttrell.
A 4-star book review. In 'The Fighters,' C.J. Chivers reports on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan by telling the stories of six U.S. servicemen. things to do inside Ways to jazz it. The Forever War is one of the books about the war in Afghanistan and Iraq that gives a detailed account of how America deals with the challenges faced during the wars.
The author was a foreign correspondent for the New York Times, and gives a historical account of Afghanistan and the Taliban as it rose to power in the 90s. Our book Lessons Encountered: Learning from the Long War was produced in response to two questions from General Martin Dempsey, then-Chairman of the Joint Chiefs: what were the costs and benefits of the campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan, and what were the strategic lessons of these campaigns.
The National Defense University’s Institute of National Strategic Studies was tasked to. War Surgery in Afghanistan and Iraq, with a foreword by Bob Woodruff, describes the management of nearly cases of acute comat trauma, conducted in the forward austere operative environment of war in the 21st century.
Presented with vivid surgical photos, the cases encompass the spectrum of trauma that characterizes war today, as well as the medical interventions constantly evolving to treat these /5(27).
Book Description. The recent Afghanistan and Iraq wars were very controversial. The conflicts’ casualties, intractability and the apparent failure of the US and its allies to achieve their objectives mean that many see the wars as failures. This resulted in a loss of confidence in the West of the utility of force as an instrument of state power.
The war news from Afghanistan and Iraq both fascinates and frightens children. Here, in terms they can grasp, is a clear description of the day-to-day experiences of those who are directly involved, from the big issues to the small, everyday details/5.
Top 10 books about the Iraq war Ranging from forensic intelligence reports to biting reportage and searing fiction and memoir, these books lay. This Adelphi book examines the military evolution of the US-led interventions in Afghanistan and Iraq, and their implications for the future character of war.
Launched in the wake of 9/11, the US-led interventions in Afghanistan and Iraq forced painful transformations in Western militaries.
Chivers’s book is the prose equivalent, full of nouns and the simplest, least affected adjectives. It reads the way soldiers and Marines talk, so the profanity comes across as poetry. It. The Fighters by C.J. Chivers is a non-fiction book offering unnerving accounts of soldiers on the ground in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Chivers is a Pulitzer Prizewinning New York Times journalist and former Marine Corps infantry officer/5. David Stanford edits the military blog The Sandbox with Garry Trudeau onpublishing dispatches from soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan, returning troops, and home-front spouses and parents.
Author’s Introduction to the Book. This book is an examination of how we are looking at war. Synopsis: This book details both the war in Afghanistan as well as the war in Iraq by giving geographic information of the two countries, explaining why the wars began, describing what soldiers do on a daily basis, and giving an honest account of what life is like now for native people in both countries.
The book begins with the war in Afghanistan and concludes with the war in Iraq, however. Your next book, Descent into Chaos: The United States and the Failure of Nation Building in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Central Asia by Ahmed Rashid, is also looking at Afghanistan’s international relationships, but this time in the modern day.
Ahmed Rashid is a well-known writer on Afghanistan. His book about the Taliban came to prominence after 9/ This book is about men and women who served in American combat service in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq that followed the terrorist attacks on Septem.
Chivers’ time with Kirby serves as the basis, in part, for his new book, The Fighters, an account of six U.S. servicemen who fought in the Afghanistan and Iraq .This book answers all the important questions that children ask about the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Using dramatic photographs, detailed illustrations, maps and easy-to-follow text, the story of these two conflicts is told in an accessible way for young readersP.  of cover. From Kabul to Baghdad and Back provides insight into the key strategic decisions of the Afghan and Iraq campaigns as the United States attempted to wage both simultaneously against al-Qaeda and its supporting affiliates.
It also evaluates the strategic execution of those military campaigns to identify how well the two operations were conducted in light of their political :