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From Parameters, Summer 2003, pp. 146-48.

Bacevich, Andrew J., and Efraim Inbar, eds. The Gulf War of 1991 Reconsidered. Portland, Ore.: Frank Cass Publishers, 2003. 186 pp. $59.50 ($26.50 paper).

Barnett, Roger W. Asymmetrical Warfare: Today’s Challenge to U.S. Military Power. Dulles, Va.: Brassey’s, 2003. 176 pp. $39.95 ($24.95 paper).

Belkin, Aaron, and Geoffrey Bateman, eds. Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell: Debating the Gay Ban in the Military. Boulder, Colo.: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2003. 201 pp. $18.95 (paper).

Bradford, James C. Atlas of American Military History. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2003. 256 pp. $50.00.

Brower, Jennifer, and Peter Chalk. The Global Threat of New and Reemerging Infectious Diseases: Reconciling U.S. National Security and Public Health Policy. Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND, 2003. 140 pp. $20.00 (paper).

Bunker, Robert J., ed. Non-State Threats and Future Wars. Portland, Ore.: Frank Cass Publishers, 2002. 208 pp. $59.50 ($26.50 paper).

Chasdi, Richard J. Tapestry of Terror: A Portrait of Middle East Terrorism, 1994-1999. Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books, 2002. 512 pp. $80.00 ($27.95 paper).

Cimbala, Stephen J. Military Persuasion in War and Policy: The Power of Soft. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2002. 280 pp. $66.95.

Corbett, John. West Dickens Avenue: A Marine at Khe Sanh. New York: Ballantine Books, 2003. 205 pp. $24.95.

Crawford, Michael J., ed. The Naval War of 1812: A Documentary History. Washington: Naval Historical Center, 2002. 920 pp. $70.00.

Davis, Paul K., and Brian Michael Jenkins. Deterrence & Influence in Counterterrorism: A Component in the War on al Qaeda. Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND, 2002. 86 pp. $20.00 (paper).

Doubler, Michael D. Civilian in Peace, Soldier in War: The Army National Guard, 1636-2000. Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2003. 488 pp. $17.95 (paper).

Doubler, Michael D., and John W. Listman, Jr. The National Guard: An Illustrated History of America’s Citizen-Soldiers. Dulles, Va.: Brassey’s, 2003. 192 pp. $29.95.

Flanagan, E. M., Jr. Airborne: A Combat History of American Airborne Forces. New York: Ballantine Books, 2003. 452 pp. $27.95.

French, David, and Brian Holden Reid, eds. The British General Staff: Reform and Innovation, 1890-1939. Portland, Ore.: ISBS, 2003. 246 pp. $59.50.

Galland, Adolf, Josef Kammhuber, Willi Messerschmitt, et al. Fighting the Bombers: The Luftwaffe’s Struggle Against the Allied Bomber Offensive. London: Greenhill Books, 2003. 256 pp. $34.95.

Gole, Henry G. The Road to Rainbow: Army Planning for Global War, 1934-1940. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2002. 256 pp. $34.95.

Griess, Thomas E., ed. The West Point Military History Series: The American Civil War. Garden City Park, N.Y.: Square One Publishers, 2002. 272 pp. $21.95 (paper).

Griess, Thomas E., ed. The West Point Military History Series: West Point Atlas for the American Civil War. Garden City Park, N.Y.: Square One Publishers, 2002. 124 pp. $26.95 (paper).

Hooper, Jim. Bloodsong: First Hand Accounts of a Modern Private Army in Action: Angola 1993-1995. North Pomfret, Vt.: Trafalgar Square Publishing, 2003. 240 pp. $35.00.

Hutton, Alfred. The Sword and the Centuries. London: Greenhill Books, 2003. 400 pp. $18.95 (paper).

Jeffers, H. Paul. In the Rough Rider’s Shadow: The Story of a War Hero, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. New York: Ballantine Books, 2003. 205 pp. $14.95 (paper).

Keneally, Thomas. Abraham Lincoln: A Penguin Life. New York: Viking Press, 2003. 192 pp. $19.95.

Kindsvatter, Peter S. American Soldiers: Ground Combat in the World Wars, Korea, and Vietnam. Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2003. 480 pp. $34.95.


Knell, Hermann. To Destroy a City: Strategic Bombing and its Human Consequences in World War II. Cambridge, Mass.:     Da Capo Press, 2003. 368 pp. $37.50.

Kurspahic, Kemal. Prime Time Crime: Balkan Media in War and Peace. Washington: USIP Press, 2003. 288 pp. $42.50 ($19.95 paper).

Lennon, Alexander T. J., ed. Contemporary Nuclear Debates: Missile Defense, Arms Control, and Arms Races in the Twenty-First Century. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2003. 332 pp. $24.95 (paper).

Lennon, Alexander T. J., ed. What Does the World Want from America? International Perspectives on U.S. Foreign Policy. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2003. 209 pp. $22.95 (paper).

Lieven, Anatol, and Dmitri Trenin, eds. Ambivalent Neighbors: The EU, NATO and the Price of Membership. Washington: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2003. 352 pp. $45.00 ($24.95 paper).

Lindsay-Poland, John. Emperors in the Jungle: The Hidden History of the U.S. in Panama. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press, 2003. 280 pp. $18.95 (paper).

Long, William J., and Peter Brecke. War and Reconciliation: Reason and Emotion in Conflict Resolution. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2003. 235 pp. $57.00 ($22.95 paper).

Manwaring, Max G., ed. Environmental Security and Global Stability: Problems and Responses. Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books, 2002. 210 pp. $65.00.

Millett, Allan R. Their War for Korea: American, Asian, and European Combatants and Civilians, 1945-53. Dulles, Va.: Brassey’s, 2002. 311 pp. $25.95.

Murtha, John P., with John Plashal. From Vietnam to 9/11: On the Front Lines of National Security. University Park, Pa.: Penn State Univ. Press, 2003. 244 pp. $29.95.

Nagl, John A. Counterinsurgency Lessons from Malaya and Vietnam: Learning to Eat Soup with a Knife. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2002. 272 pp. $67.95.

Nayar, Baldev Raj, and T. V. Paul. India in the World Order: Searching for Major-Power Status. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2003. 291 pp. $60.00 ($22.00 paper).

Newell, Clayton R. The United States Army: A Historical Dictionary. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2002. 360 pp. $85.00.

O’Brien, Francis A. Battling For Saipan. New York: Ballantine Books, 2003. 370 pp. $17.95 (paper).

O’Meara, Andy, Jr. Only the Dead Came Home: Vietnam’s Hidden Casualties. Oakland, Ore.: Elderberry Press, 2003. 182 pp. $19.95 (paper).

O’Sullivan, Meghan L. Shrewd Sanctions: Statecraft and State Sponsors of Terrorism. Washington: Brookings Institution Press, 2003. 424 pp. $49.95 ($19.95 paper).

Pyle, Richard, and Horst Faas. Lost over Laos: A True Story of Tragedy, Mystery, and Friendship. Cambridge, Mass.: Da Capo Press, 2003. 276 pp. $27.50.

Rose, Susan. Medieval Naval Warfare, 1000-1500. New York: Routledge, 2002. 160 pp. $80.00 ($24.95 paper).

Rubin, Barnett R. Blood on the Doorstep: The Politics of Preventive Action. New York: Century Foundation/ Council on Foreign Relations, dist. by Brookings Institution Press, 2002. $46.95 ($18.95 paper.)

Sauers, Richard A. Gettysburg: The Meade-Sickles Controversy. Dulles, Va.: Brassey’s, 2003. 240 pp. $24.95.

Scales, Robert H. Yellow Smoke: The Future of Land Warfare for America’s Military. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2003. 208 pp. $24.95.

Schivelbusch, Wolfgang. The Culture of Defeat: On National Trauma, Mourning, and Recovery. New York: Metropolitan Books, 2003. 416 pp. $27.50.

Showalter, Dennis E., ed. Future Wars: Coalition Operations in Global Strategy. Chicago: Imprint Publications, 2002. 184 pp. $22.95 (paper).

Skaggs, David Curtis. Thomas Macdonough: Master of Command in the Early U.S. Navy. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2003. 296 pp. $36.95.

Smyser, W. R. How Germans Negotiate: Logical Goals, Practical Solutions. Washington: USIP Press, 2003. 268 pp. $37.50 ($17.50 paper).


Sokolsky, Richard D., ed. The United States and the Persian Gulf: Reshaping Security Strategy for the Post-Containment Era. Washington: National Defense Univ. Press, 2003. 160 pp. $15.00 (paper).

Steed, Brian. Armed Conflict: The Lessons of Modern Warfare. New York: Ballantine Books, 2003. 286 pp. $17.95 (paper).

Webb, Willard J. The Joint Chiefs of Staff and the War in Vietnam: 1969-1970. Washington: Joint Chiefs of Staff, 2002. 380 pp. $46.00.

Wenger, Andreas, and Doron Zimmermann. International Relations: From the Cold War to the Globalized World. Boulder, Colo.: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2003. 405 pp. $59.95 ($22.50 paper).

Wilkinson, Frederick. Those Entrusted with Arms: A History of the Police, Post, Customs and Private Use of Weapons in Britain. London: Greenhill Books, 2002. 304 pp. $44.95.

Winnifrith, T. J. Badlands-Borderlands: A History of Southern Albania/Northern Epirus. Dulles, Va.: Duckworth Publishing, 2002. 216 pp. $28.95.

Zimmermann, Warren. First Great Triumph: How Five Americans Made their Country a World Power. Basking Ridge, N.J.: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2002. 576 pp. $30.00.

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