War and Politics

by Bernard Brodie

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A major statement on the relations between military affairs and statecraft by the dean of American civilian strategists. A thought-provoking and original look at WHY humans fight. The author puts war in its international political context as he examines the history of wars Ñ World Wars I and II, Korea, and Vietnam and looks at the changing attitudes toward war, theories on its causes, "vital interests," nuclear weapons, and the true nature of strategy. Trade .

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