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Author Ballard, John R., 1957-

Title From storm to freedom : America's long war with Iraq / John R. Ballard

Publ Info Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, [2010]
2010
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 RWU Main Library  DS79.724.U6 B354 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xxvii, 321 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-308) and index
Contents Prelude : American military power in the post-Vietnam era, 1975-1989 -- The decision to go to war -- The Iraqi context -- Desert Shield : the line in the sand -- Desert Storm : the 1991 Gulf War campaign -- Interregnum : Iraq and UN sanctions during the 1990s -- Turning back to war -- Iraqi freedom : execution of the initial thrust -- The lost year of the Coalition Provisional Authority -- The Casey strategy, from Fallujah to Tal Afar : 2004-2006 -- 2006 : decent into chaos -- The protection strategy and the 2007 Baghdad surge -- The Iraqis take control -- A final assessment : the impact of the long war with Iraq
LC subject Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- United States
Iraq War, 2003-2011
United States -- Foreign relations -- Iraq
Iraq -- Foreign relations -- United States
Link Online version: Ballard, John R., 1957- From storm to freedom. Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, c2010 (OCoLC)745697051
ISBN 9781591140184 (hc : acid-free paper)
1591140188