The US Military: A Basic Introduction

1st Edition

Judith Hicks Stiehm

Published January 9, 2012
Reference - 144 Pages
ISBN 9780415782159 - CAT# Y113302
Series: Cass Military Studies

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This book provides a basic guide to the US military and will raise questions for further discussion by students and other curious readers.

The US Military provides an accessible starting-point for those with a limited knowledge of this institution. Covering a wide range of subject matter, and ending with an extensive list of suggested resources to aid individual study and research, the text is divided into the following chapters:

  • The A, B, Cs
  • Strategy and Doctrine
  • The Military in Action
  • Weapons and Capabilities
  • The Budget

This book will be of great interest to students of the US military, US politics, defense studies, and war and conflict studies, and will also be of relevance to journalists, NGO staff and diplomats.


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