History of War

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Author: Anthony King Publisher: Cambridge University Press Price: £19.99

In the wake of troubled campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq, it can and has been argued that decision-making in Western armed forces is facing a crisis. This is reflected in the fact that military leaders have been subjected to intense and sustained

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