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Author Brooks, Rosa, author.

Title How everything became war and the military became everything : tales from the Pentagon / Rosa Brooks.

Edition First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Publication Info. New York : Simon & Schuster, 2016.
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 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  355.033573 BRO    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  355.033573 BRO    DUE 06-26-21
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Description viii, 438 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Tremors -- The new American way of war -- Pirates! -- Wanna go to Gitmo? -- Lawyers with guns -- The full spectrum -- The secret war -- Future warfare -- What's an army for? -- What we've made it -- How we got here -- Putting war into a box -- Taming war -- An optimistic enterprise -- Making war -- Making the state -- Un-making sovereignty -- Making the military -- An age of uncertainty -- Counting the costs -- Car bombs and radioactive sushi -- War everywhere, law nowhere? -- Institutional costs -- Managing war's paradoxes.
Subject United States -- Military policy.
Strategic culture -- United States.
War (International law) -- Philosophy.
Armed Forces -- Operations other than war.
Terrorism -- Prevention -- Government policy -- United States.
Just war doctrine.
National security -- United States.
Militarism -- United States.
United States -- History, Military -- 20th century -- Anecdotes.
United States -- History, Military -- 21st century -- Anecdotes.
ISBN 9781476777863 (hardcover)
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