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The Resource America's role in nation-building : from Germany to Iraq, James Dobbins [and others]

America's role in nation-building : from Germany to Iraq, James Dobbins [and others]

Label
America's role in nation-building : from Germany to Iraq
Title
America's role in nation-building
Title remainder
from Germany to Iraq
Statement of responsibility
James Dobbins [and others]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The post-World War II occupations of Germany and Japan set standards for postconflict nation-building that have not since been matched. Only in recent years has the United States has felt the need to participate in similar transformations, but it is now facing one of the most challenging prospects since the 1940s: Iraq. The authors review seven case studies--Germany, Japan, Somalia, Haiti, Bosnia, Kosovo, and Afghanistan--and seek lessons about what worked well and what did not. Then, they examine the Iraq situation in light of these lessons. Success in Iraq will require an extensive commitment of financial, military, and political resources for a long time. The United States cannot afford to contemplate early exit strategies and cannot afford to leave the job half completed
Member of
Cataloging source
MERUC
Dewey number
327.73/009/045
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E840
LC item number
.A6215 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Dobbins, James
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Intervention (International law)
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Diplomatic relations
  • Intervention (International law)
  • Military policy
  • United States
Label
America's role in nation-building : from Germany to Iraq, James Dobbins [and others]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-242)
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
Germany -- Japan -- Somalia -- Haiti -- Bosnia -- Kosovo -- Afghanistan -- Lessons learned -- Iraq
Control code
559080774
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxv, 244 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780833034861
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
ebl197452
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)559080774
Label
America's role in nation-building : from Germany to Iraq, James Dobbins [and others]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-242)
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
Germany -- Japan -- Somalia -- Haiti -- Bosnia -- Kosovo -- Afghanistan -- Lessons learned -- Iraq
Control code
559080774
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxv, 244 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780833034861
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
ebl197452
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)559080774

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