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The Resource Blowtorch : Robert Komer, Vietnam, and American Cold War strategy, by Frank Leith Jones

Blowtorch : Robert Komer, Vietnam, and American Cold War strategy, by Frank Leith Jones

Label
Blowtorch : Robert Komer, Vietnam, and American Cold War strategy
Title
Blowtorch
Title remainder
Robert Komer, Vietnam, and American Cold War strategy
Statement of responsibility
by Frank Leith Jones
Title variation
Robert Komer, Vietnam, and American Cold War strategy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
History has not been kind to Robert Komer, a casualty of bad historical analysis and inaccurate information. A Cold War national security policy and strategy adviser to three presidents, Komer was one of the most influential national security professionals of the era. The book begins with a review of his early life that helped shape his worldview. It then examines Komer's influence as a National Security Council staff member during the Kennedy administration, where he helped set its activist course regarding the Third World. Upon Kennedy's death, Lyndon Johnson named Komer his?point ma
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jones, Frank Leith
Dewey number
355.0092
Index
index present
LC call number
UA23
LC item number
.J645 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Komer, Robert
  • United States
  • National Security Council (U.S.)
  • United States
  • National security
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • United States
  • Intelligence officers
  • United States
  • Cold War
  • Komer, Robert
  • National Security Council (U.S.)
  • United States
  • United States
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Armed Forces
  • Employees
  • Intelligence officers
  • Military policy
  • National security
  • Vietnam
  • United States
Label
Blowtorch : Robert Komer, Vietnam, and American Cold War strategy, by Frank Leith Jones
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Toward the New Frontier -- A man of proper ambition -- Pragmatic new frontiersman -- Komer's war -- "Our India enterprise" -- Lyndon Johnson's man -- Pacification czar -- A new thrust to pacification -- In country -- Taking off -- The year of the monkey -- The old fox gets fired -- Revival and departure -- A new transatlantic bargain -- Pentagon policymaker -- The sin of unilateralism -- The wisdom of hindsight: Vietnam reassessed -- Conclusion
Control code
841172548
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612512297
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
d3ab3a49-84ca-4c85-9426-cec096428c74
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)841172548
Label
Blowtorch : Robert Komer, Vietnam, and American Cold War strategy, by Frank Leith Jones
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Toward the New Frontier -- A man of proper ambition -- Pragmatic new frontiersman -- Komer's war -- "Our India enterprise" -- Lyndon Johnson's man -- Pacification czar -- A new thrust to pacification -- In country -- Taking off -- The year of the monkey -- The old fox gets fired -- Revival and departure -- A new transatlantic bargain -- Pentagon policymaker -- The sin of unilateralism -- The wisdom of hindsight: Vietnam reassessed -- Conclusion
Control code
841172548
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612512297
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
d3ab3a49-84ca-4c85-9426-cec096428c74
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)841172548

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