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The Resource Perilous options : special operations as an instrument of U.S. foreign policy, Lucien S. Vandenbroucke

Perilous options : special operations as an instrument of U.S. foreign policy, Lucien S. Vandenbroucke

Label
Perilous options : special operations as an instrument of U.S. foreign policy
Title
Perilous options
Title remainder
special operations as an instrument of U.S. foreign policy
Statement of responsibility
Lucien S. Vandenbroucke
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This study explores why military operations conducted by the USA in recent years to achieve key foreign policy objectives have failed. It includes reports, based extensively on primary material, of the Bay of Pigs, the Sontay raid, the Mayaguez operation and the Iran hostage rescue attempt
Member of
Cataloging source
MT4IT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Vandenbroucke, Lucien S
Dewey number
973.92
Index
index present
LC call number
E840.4
LC item number
.V36 1993eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Special operations (Military science)
  • Special forces (Military science)
  • United States
  • United States
  • HISTORY
  • Diplomatic relations
  • Special forces (Military science)
  • Special operations (Military science)
  • United States
  • Krijgsmacht
  • Buitenlandse politiek
Label
Perilous options : special operations as an instrument of U.S. foreign policy, Lucien S. Vandenbroucke
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Patterns of Failure; 2. Plotting against Castro; 3. Debacle at the Beachhead; 4. Raid to an Empty Camp; 5. Last Fiasco in Indochina; 6. There Are No Snakes on Koh Tang; 7. Hostages of the Ayatollah; 8. The Helicopters That Couldn't; 9. Why We Failed; NOTES; SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
252541626
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 257 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781601296351
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)252541626
Label
Perilous options : special operations as an instrument of U.S. foreign policy, Lucien S. Vandenbroucke
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Patterns of Failure; 2. Plotting against Castro; 3. Debacle at the Beachhead; 4. Raid to an Empty Camp; 5. Last Fiasco in Indochina; 6. There Are No Snakes on Koh Tang; 7. Hostages of the Ayatollah; 8. The Helicopters That Couldn't; 9. Why We Failed; NOTES; SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
252541626
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 257 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781601296351
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)252541626

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