Off the Press. . .

From Parameters,  Summer 2005, pp. 174-76.

Anderson, Charles R. Day of Lightning, Years of Scorn: Walter C. Short and the Attack on Pearl Harbor. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2005. 264 pp. $34.95.

Anderson, Fred, and Andrew Cayton. The Dominion of War: Empire and Liberty in North America 1500-2000. New York: Viking Press, 2005. 544 pp. $27.95.

Arnold, David Christopher. Spying from Space: Constructing America’s Satellite Command and Control Systems. College Station: Texas A&M Univ. Press, 2005. 232 pp. $48.00.

Belkin, Aaron. United We Stand? Divide-and-Conquer Politics and the Logic of International Hostility. Albany, N.Y.: SUNY Press, 2005. 161 pp. $60.00.

Bicksler, Barbara A., Curtis L. Gilroy, and John T. Warner, eds. The All-Volunteer Force: Thirty Years of Service. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2004. 352 pp. $55.00 ($27.00 paper).

Black, Edwin. Banking on Baghdad: Inside Iraq’s 7,000-Year History of War, Profit, and Conflict. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons, 2004. 471 pp. $27.95.

Borch, Fred, and Daniel Martinez. Kimmel, Short, and Pearl Harbor: The Final Report Revealed. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2005. 230 pp. $25.95.

Brown, Michael E., et al., eds. New Global Dangers: Changing Dimensions of International Security. Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press, 2005. 552 pp. $28.00 (paper).

Brown, Michael E., et al., eds. Offense, Defense, and War. Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press, 2005. 444 pp. $27.00 (paper).

Byerly, Carol R. Fever of War: The Influenza Epidemic in the U.S. Army During World War I. New York: New York Univ. Press, 2005. 250 pp. $65.00 ($21.00 paper).

Conroy, Jason, with Ron Martz. Heavy Metal: A Tank Company’s Battle to Baghdad. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2005. 288 pp. $26.95.

Delattre, Lucas. A Spy at the Heart of the Third Reich: The Extraordinary Story of Fritz Kolbe, America’s Most Important Spy in World War II. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2005. 208 pp. $24.00.

Dobbins, James, et al. The UN’s Role in Nation-Building: From the Congo to Iraq. Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND, 2005. 350 pp. $35.00 (paper).

Feldman, Noah. What We Owe Iraq: War and the Ethics of Nation Building. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press, 2004. 200 pp. $19.95.

Feuer, A. B. “Packs On!” Memoirs of the 10th Mountain Division. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2004. 200 pp. $84.95.

Fisher, Louis. Military Tribunals and Presidential Power: American Revolution to the War on Terrorism. Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2005. 272 pp. $35.00 ($16.95 paper).

Foley, Robert T. German Strategy and the Path to Verdun: Erich von Falkenhayn and the Development of Attrition, 1870-1916. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2005. 301 pp. $70.00.

Gailey, Harry A. MacArthur’s Victory: The War in New Guinea, 1943-1944. New York: Presidio Press, 2004. 304 pp. $14.95 (paper).

Glantz, David M. Colossus Reborn: The Red Army at War, 1941-1943. Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2005. 816 pp. $39.95.

Gole, Henry G. Soldiering: Observations from Korea, Vietnam, and Safe Places. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2005. 288 pp. $27.50.

Hammes, Thomas X. The Sling and the Stone: On War in the 21st Century. Osceola, Wis.: Zenith Press, 2004. 336 pp. $24.95.

Hanson, Neil. The Confident Hope of a Miracle: The True History of the Spanish Armada. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005. 576 pp. $35.00.

Herspring, Dale R. The Pentagon and the Presidency: Civil-Military Relations from FDR to George W. Bush. Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2005. 384 pp. $45.00.

Hook, Steven W. U.S. Foreign Policy: The Paradox of World Power. Washington: CQ Press, 2004. 394 pp. $54.95 (paper).


Khalsas, Sundri. Forecasting Terrorism: Indicators and Proven Analytic Techniques. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield, 2004. 120 pp. $25.00 (paper).

Kinni, Theodore, and Donna Kinni. No Substitute for Victory: Lessons in Strategy and Leadership from General Douglas MacArthur. Old Tappen, N.J.: Pearson Education, 2005. 266 pp. $27.95.

Kraay, Hendrik, and Thomas L. Whigham, eds. I Die with My Country: Perspectives on the Paraguayan War, 1864-1870. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press, 2005. 258 pp. $69.95.

Lee, David. Beachhead Assault: The Story of the Royal Navy Commandos in World War II. Mechanicsburg, Pa.: Stackpole Books, 2004. 356 pp. $34.95.

Levi, Michael A., and Michael E. O’Hanlon. The Future of Arms Control. Washington: Brookings Institution Press, 2004. 190 pp. $44.95 ($18.95 paper).

Mallik, Amitav. Technology and Security in the 21st Century: A Demand-Side Perspective. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2004. 151 pp. $19.95 (paper).

Martin, Bradley K. Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader: North Korea and the Kim Dynasty. New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2004. 880 pp. $29.95.

Maslowski, Peter, and Don Winslow. Looking for a Hero: Staff Sergeant Joe Ronnie Hooper and the Vietnam War. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press, 2005. 688 pp. $29.95.

McCormack, Gavan. Target North Korea: Pushing North Korea to the Brink of Nuclear Catastrophe. New York: Nation Books, 2004. 248 pp. $13.95 (paper).

Menon Raja, ed. Weapons of Mass Destruction: Options for India. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications, 2004. 278 pp. $64.95.

Miller, Donald L. D-Days in the Pacific: Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Saipan, Iwo Jima, Okinawa. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2005. 426 pp. $15.00 (paper).

Munkler, Herfried. The New Wars. Cambridge, U.K.: Polity Press, 2004. 180 pp. $59.95 ($19.95 paper).

Naylor, Sean. Not a Good Day to Die: The Untold Story of Operation Anaconda. New York: Penguin Putnam, 2005. 320 pp. $25.95.

Noland, Marcus. Korea after Kim Jong-il. Washington: International Institute for Economics, 2004. 100 pp. $20.00.

Paul, Christopher. Reporters on the Battlefield: The Embedded Press System in Historical Context. Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND, 2005. 174 pp. $20.00 (paper).

Rabasa, Angel M., et al. The Muslim World after 9/11. Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND, 2004. 564 pp. $55.00 ($40.00 paper).

Rieff, David. At the Point of a Gun: Democratic Dreams and Armed Intervention. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2005. 270 pp. $24.00.

Romberg, Alan D. Rein In at the Brink of the Precipice: American Policy Toward Taiwan and U.S.-PRC Relations. Washington: The Henry L. Stimson Center, 2003. 245 pp. $20.00.

Schneller, Robert J., Jr. Breaking the Color Barrier: The U.S. Naval Academy’s First Black Midshipmen and the Struggle for Racial Equality. New York: New York Univ. Press, 2005. 331 pp. $34.00.

Seidler, Franz W., and Dieter Zeigert. Hitler’s Secret Headquarters: The Führer’s Wartime Bases from the Invasion of France to the Berlin Bunker. Mechanicsburg, Pa.: Stackpole Books, 2004. 256 pp. $39.95.

Sharp, Gene. Waging Nonviolent Struggle: 20th Century Practice and 21st Century Potential. Boston: Extending Horizons Books, 2005. 608 pp. $24.95 ($14.95 paper).

Sheehan, Michael. International Security: An Analytical Survey. Boulder, Colo.: Lynne Rienner, 2005. 201 pp. $49.95 ($19.95 paper).

Skiba, Katherine M. Sister in the Band of Brothers: Embedded with the 101st Airborne in Iraq. Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2005. 320 pp. $29.95.

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. SIPRI Yearbook 2004: Armaments, Disarmament, and International Security. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2004. 859 pp. $150.00.

Talbott, Strobe. Engaging India: Diplomacy, Democracy, and the Bomb. Washington: Brookings Institution Press, 2004. 268 pp. $27.95.

Taylor, Frederick. Dresden: Tuesday, February 13, 1945. New York: HarperCollins, 2004. 544 pp. $26.95 ($15.95 paper).


Timm, Uwe. In My Brother’s Shadow: A Life and Death in the SS. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2005. 151 pp. $18.00.

Turner, Michael A. Why Secret Intelligence Fails. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2005. 240 pp. $26.95.

Ungvary, Krizstian. The Siege of Budapest: 100 Days in World War II. New Haven, Conn.: Yale Univ. Press, 2005. 496 pp. $35.00.

Venter, Al J. Iran’s Nuclear Option: Tehran’s Quest for the Atom Bomb. Havertown, Pa.: Casemate, 2005. 470 pp. $29.95.

Whitlock, Flint. Given Up For Dead: American GI’s in the Nazi Concentration Camp at Berga. New York: Westview Press, 2005. 320 pp. $26.00.

Wilson, Theodore A. America and World War II: Critical Issues. Dubuque, Ia.: Kendall/Hunt, 2004. 499 pp. $55.00 (paper).

Zacharias, Karen Spears. Hero Mama: A Daughter Remembers the Father She Lost in Vietnam—and the Mother Who Held Her Family Together. New York: William Morrow, 2005. 367 pp. $24.95.

Ziegler, Mano. Hitler’s Jet Plane: The ME 262 Story. Mechanicsburg, Pa.: Stackpole Books, 2005. 240 pp. $34.95.

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