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Strategy of the Americas

Fleming MacLiesh

Strategy of the Americas

by Fleming MacLiesh

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Published by Duell, Sloan and Pearce in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • America
    • Subjects:
    • Raw materials.,
    • America -- Defenses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Fleming MacLiesh and Cushman Reynolds.
      ContributionsReynolds, Cushman. joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA21 .M3 1941
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 247 p.
      Number of Pages247
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6415996M
      LC Control Number41006457
      OCLC/WorldCa1378132

      Military strategy and tactics are essential to the conduct of warfare. Broadly stated, strategy is the planning, coordination, and general direction of military operations to meet overall political and military objectives. Tactics implement strategy by short-term decisions on the movement of troops and employment of weapons on the field of battle. The Post-American World is a non-fiction book by American journalist Fareed Zakaria. It was published in hardcover and audiobook formats in early May and became available in paperback in early May ; the Updated and Expanded Release followed in In the book, Zakaria argues that, thanks to the actions of the United States in Author: Fareed Zakaria.

      Less than a year after the United States entered the Second World War, Nicholas Spykman wrote a book that placed the war effort in the broader context of the s global balance of power. In America's Strategy in World Politics, Spykman examined world politics from a realist geopolitical perspective. The United States, he explained, was fighting for its very survival as an .   To get a better understanding of the events of the Revolutionary War, it is helpful to evaluate the strategies of the Continental army and the British army in the war and how they both planned to win.. The battles and events that took place were often strategically planned with the hopes of gaining more control over a region, getting access to supplies and outmaneuvering .

      The National Security Strategy (NSS) is a document prepared periodically by the executive branch of the government of the United States for Congress. It outlines the major national security concerns of the United States and how the administration plans to deal with them. The legal foundation for the document is spelled out in the Goldwater-Nichols Act. Find books like Strategy: A History from the world’s largest community of readers. Magisterial account of the ideas and the figures who have forged the American Empire. Clears out the mumbo jumbo and muddled thinking underlying too many strategies and provides a clear way to create and implement a powerful action-oriented strategy for.


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The book jacket cover says it’s “A sweeping and insightful grand strategic overview of the American Revolution, highlighting Washington’s role in /5(10).

Written by an eminent military historian, American Strategy in World War II explores this fascinating subject with rare perception and depth. Attention is focused on grand strategy, focused at the highest level of outlook and by: The plan for the Americas as described by Admiral Stavridis is based on promoting of American values and democracy, to tackle extremist change agents.

The most interesting is the part where the author explains strategic military planning and offers analogy with jellyfish, and lessons organizations can learn from its functioning with regards to sensing and communication of strategic Cited by: 8.

Told in the style of The 48 Laws of Power, Leach’s compelling and inspiring book examines Geronimo’s leadership approach and the timeless strategies, decisions, and personal qualities that made him a success.

Raised in an unforgiving landscape, Geronimo and his band faced enemies better armed, better equipped, and more numerous than they were/5(99). America book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Synopsis The United States is destroying itself from the inside /5. The only gripe I have about the book is that the discussion of American strategy in a nuclear world got into too much detail of budgets and bureaucracy. Also, the discussion of Vietnam is weak, but that can be excused since he did not have the advantage of highsight (the book being published in ).Cited by: The essays in this volume present contending perspectives on the future of U.S.

grand strategy. U.S. policy options include primacy, cooperative security, selective engagement, and. Strategy is Strategy of the Americas book big book that doesnt really seem to say much.

It certainly is a grand sweep through history - from Sun Tzu, the Greeks, and the Bible all the way up to the current day. Lawrences military analysis is pretty solid (more for the anicent stuff than the modern), but when he tries to extrapolate into social movements and business strategy stuff in the second 4/5().

The book gives lots of examples of strategies in battle that used Liddel Hart's "indirect" strategy as the basis for overwhelming victories. He starts in the 5th century BC and moves right up to the Second World War and includes additions and appendices covering one Israeli Arab war and guerilla warfare/5.

The book argues that the primary weakness of the United States in military matters is that the US views revolution in military thought solely in terms of technology. The book further argues that to the US, military doctrine evolves because new technology allows new capabilities.

In it is a distillation of hundreds of books and conversations, thousands of articles, and tens of thousands of images we have gone through in our attempt to pierce the veil of lies in which we were all born into.

It is a story of how the elite captured the American nation and then the world, how we fight back, and how to rebuild anew. This book examines the strategies pursued by the Colonies and the other combatants in the American War for Independence, placing the conflict in its proper global context.

Many do not realize the extent to which the colonial rebellion against British rule escalated into a global : Donald Stoker, Kenneth J.

Hagan, Michael T. McMaster. In this vivid history Piers Mackesy views the American Revolution from the standpoint of the British government and the British military leaders as they attempted to execute an overseas war of great complexity.

Their tactical response to the American Revolution is now comprehensible, seen as part of a grand imperial by: He is a global phenomenon perhaps the most widely read voice on foreign policy on the planet." -The New York Times Book Review.

An immediate national bestseller, Hegemony or Survival demonstrates how, for more than half a century the United States has been pursuing a grand imperial strategy with the aim of staking out the globe.

Our leaders have shown Cited by: To do so America needs a refreshed national strategy. The Congress can play a key role in crafting a coherent strategy with bipartisan support.

Doing so requires us to look beyond events currently consuming the executive branch. There is an urgent need to stop reacting to each immediate vexing issue in isolation. This book examines the strategies pursued by the Colonies and the other combatants in the American War for Independence, placing the conflict in its proper global context.

Many do not realize the. In America's Strategy in World Politics, Spykman examined world politics from a realist geopolitical perspective. The United States, he explained, was fighting for its very survival as Less than a year after the United States entered the Second World War, Nicholas Spykman wrote a book that placed the war effort in the broader context of the /5.

Contending perspectives on the future of US grand strategy. More than a decade has passed since the end of the Cold War, but the United States has yet to reach a consensus on a coherent approach to the international use of American power.

The essays in this volume present contending perspectives on the future of U.S. grand strategy. U.S. policy options include.

Book number 3 is Lawrence Freedman’s Strategy: A History, which is, as its name suggests, the history of strategy from earliest times. He lays out quite nicely how complex and convoluted that history is.

The term ‘strategy’ dates from the Greco-Roman period but then it doesn’t come back into vogue until the 18th century or so. Used books. Giving used books new life is what we do best. From classics to self-help, cookbooks, children's books and more.

Find a great selection at unbeatable prices. STRATEGIC THEORY FOR THE 21st CENTURY: THE LITTLE BOOK ON BIG STRATEGY Harry R. Yarger February This publication is a work of the United States Government as defined in Ti United States Code, section As such, it is in the public domain, and under the provisions of Ti United States Code, Sectionit may not be Cited by: Chomsky's main argument in Hegemony or Survival is that the socio-economic elite who control the United States have pursued an "Imperial Grand Strategy" since the end of World War II to maintain global hegemony through military, political, and economic : Noam Chomsky.Consistent with that predisposition was the American concept of security, based on a view of America as a continental island.

American strategy focused on sheltering its shores and was thus narrowly national in scope, with little thought given to interna.