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From Parameters,  Autumn 2006, pp. 150-52.

American Council on Education. 2006 Guide to the Evaluation of Educational Experiences in the Armed Services. 3 vols. Washington: American Council on Education, 2006. 2428 pp. $115.00 (paper).

Arreguín-Toft, Ivan. How the Weak Win Wars: A Theory of Asymmetric Conflict. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2006. 257 pp. $75.00 ($29.99 paper).

Brinsfield, John Wesley, Jr. The Spirit Divided: Memoirs of Civil War Chaplains - The Confederacy. Macon, Ga.: Mercer Univ. Press, 2006. 316 pp. $19.00 (paper).

Bruneau, Thomas C., and Scott D. Tollefson. Who Guards the Guardians and How: Democratic Civil-Military Relations. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press, 2006. 336 pp. $50.00.

Burrell, Robert S. The Ghosts of Iwo Jima. College Station: Texas A&M Univ. Press, 2006. 280 pp. $29.95.

Busch, Briton Cooper. Bunker Hill to Bastogne: Elite Forces and American Society. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2006. 320 pp. $29.95.

Carroll, James. House of War: The Pentagon and the Disastrous Rise of American Power. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2006. 704 pp. $30.00.

Clawson, Patrick, and Michael Rubin. Eternal Iran: Continuity and Chaos. New York: Palgrave, 2005. 203 pp. $75.00 ($24.95 paper).

Cooke, Alistair. The American Home Front: 1941-1942. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2006. 327 pp. $24.00.

Cordesman, Anthony H. Iraqi Security Forces: A Strategy for Success. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2005. 440 pp. $49.95.

Cordesman, Anthony H., and Nawaf Obaid. National Security in Saudi Arabia: Threats, Responses, and Challenges. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2005. 472 pp. $54.95.

Cosmas, Graham A. MACV: The Joint Command in the Years of Escalation, 1962-1967. Washington: Center of Military History, 2006. 524 pp. $53.00 ($50.00 paper).

d’Arcy, Michael, et al. Protecting the Homeland 2006/2007. Washington: Brookings Institution Press, 2006. 212 pp. $22.95 (paper).

Eberly, Donald J., and Reuven Gal. Service Without Guns. Morrisville, N.C.: Lulu Enterprises, 2006. 196 pp. $13.70 (paper).

Fawcett, Bill. How to Lose a Battle: Foolish Plans and Great Military Blunders. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2006. 325 pp. $13.95 (paper).

Fischbach, Michael R. The Peace Process and Palestinian Refugee Claims: Addressing Claims for Property Compensation and Restitution. Washington: USIP, 2006. 160 pp. $14.95 (paper).

Foerstel, Herbert N. Killing the Messenger: Journalists at Risk in Modern Warfare. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2006. 176 pp. $39.95.

Forest, James J. F., and Matthew V. Sousa. Oil and Terrorism in the New Gulf: Framing U.S. Energy and Security Policies for the Gulf of Guinea. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2006. 346 pp. $75.00.

Fukuyama, Francis. America at the Crossroads: Democracy, Power, and the Neoconservative Legacy. New Haven, Conn.: Yale Univ. Press, 2006. 240 pp. $25.00.

Galbraith, Peter W. The End of Iraq: How American Incompetence Created a War Without End. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2006. 260 pp. $26.00.


Gray, Colin S. Strategy and History: Essays on Theory and Practice. New York: Routledge, 2006. 248 pp. $135.00 ($37.95 paper).

Grayling, A. C. Among the Dead Cities: The History and Moral Legacy of the WWII Bombing of Civilians in Germany and Japan. New York: Walker and Company, 2006. 384 pp. $25.95.

Hafez, Mohammed M. Manufacturing Human Bombs: The Making of Palestinian Suicide Bombers. Washington: USIP Press, 2006. 144 pp. $12.50 (paper).

Hashim, Ahmed S. Insurgency and Counter-Insurgency in Iraq. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press, 2006. 482 pp. $29.95.

Hoffman, Peter J., and Thomas G. Weiss. Sword & Salve: Confronting New Wars and Humanitarian Crises. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2006. 272 pp. $75.00 ($28.95 paper).

Hofmann, George F. Through Mobility We Conquer: The Mechanization of U.S. Cavalry. Lexington: Univ. Press of Kentucky, 2006. 600 pp. $45.00.

Hubbard, Douglass H., Jr. Special Agent, Vietnam: A Naval Intelligence Memoir. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2006. 288 pp. $26.95.

Ignatius, Paul R. On Board: My Life in the Navy, Government, and Business. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2006. 320 pp. $29.95.

Joffe, Josef. Überpower: The Imperial Temptation of America. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2006. 256 pp. $24.95.

Kagan, Kimberly. The Eye of Command. Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Press, 2006. 271 pp. $70.00 ($24.95 paper).

Kane, Thomas M. Theoretical Roots of US Foreign Policy: Machiavelli and American Unilateralism. New York: Routledge, 2006. 208 pp. $120.00.

Kay, Sean. Global Security in the Twenty-First Century: The Quest for Power and the Search for Peace. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2006. 398 pp. $85.00 ($34.95 paper).

Kinzer, Stephen. Overthrow: America’s Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq. New York: Times Books, 2006. 400 pp. $27.50.

Kirkpatrick, Charles E. “Ruck it Up!” The Post-Cold War Transformation of V Corps, 1990-2001. Washington: Center of Military History, 2006. 657 pp. $73.00 (paper).

Kux, Dennis. India-Pakistan Negotiations: Is Past Still Prologue? Washington: USIP Press, 2006. 104 pp. $12.50 (paper).

Leebaert, Derek. To Dare and to Conquer: Special Operations and the Destiny of Nations, from Achilles to Al Qaeda. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2006. 674 pp. $29.95.

Machoian, Ronald G. William Harding Carter and the American Army: A Soldier’s Story. Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 2006. 388 pp. $34.95.

Mandelbaum, Michael. The Case for Goliath: How America Acts as the World’s Government in the 21st Century. New York: Public Affairs, 2006. 296 pp. $26.00.

Meara, William R. Contra Cross: Insurgency and Tyranny in Central America, 1979-1989. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2006. 192 pp. $26.95.

Merridale, Catherine. Ivan’s War: Life and Death in the Red Army, 1939-1945. New York: Metropolitan Books, 2006. 480 pp. $30.00.

Morris, Rob. Untold Valor: Forgotten Stories of American Bomber Crews Over Europe in World War II. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2006. 304 pp. $19.95 (paper).


Murray, Williamson, and Richard Hart Sinnreich, eds. The Past as Prologue: The Importance of History to the Military Profession. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2006. 287 pp. $75.00 ($23.99 paper).

Nashel, Jonathan. Edward Lansdale’s Cold War. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press, 2005. 320 pp. $80.00 ($24.95 paper).

Neillands, Robin. The Dieppe Raid: The Story of the Disastrous 1942 Expedition. Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press, 2006. 292 pp. $35.00.

Nolan, Keith. House to House: Playing the Enemy’s Game in Saigon, May 1968. St. Paul, Minn.: Zenith Press, 2006. 368 pp. $24.95.

Orend, Brian. The Morality of War. Orchard Park, N.Y.: Broadview, 2006. 285 pp. $27.95 (paper).

Parkinson, James W., and Lee Benson. Soldier Slaves: Abandoned by the White House, Courts, and Congress. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2006. 288 pp. $28.95.

Payne, Stanley G. The Collapse of the Spanish Republic, 1933-1936: Origins of the Civil War. New Haven, Conn.: Yale Univ. Press, 2006. 432 pp. $40.00.

Peña, Charles. Winning the Un-War: A New Strategy for the War on Terrorism. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2006. 272 pp. $27.95.

Peri, Yoram. Generals in the Cabinet Room: How the Military Shapes Israeli Policy. Washington: USIP Press, 2006. 336 pp. $19.95 (paper).

Phillips, Michael M. The Gift of Valor: A War Story. New York: Broadway Books, 2005. 256 pp. $19.95 ($12.95 paper).

Richelson, Jeffrey T. Spying on the Bomb: American Nuclear Intelligence from Nazi Germany to Iran and North Korea. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2006. 608 pp. $34.95.

Robinson, Paul. Military Honour and the Conduct of War: From Ancient Greece to Iraq. New York: Routledge, 2006. 218 pp. $120.00.

Rosenstiel, Werner H. Von. Hitler’s Soldier in the U.S. Army: An Unlikely Memoir of WWII. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006. 320 pp. $22.50 (paper).

Rothstein, Hy S. Afghanistan and the Troubled Future of Unconventional Warfare. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2006. 224 pp. $26.95.

Seib, Philip. Broadcasts from the Blitz: How Edward R. Murrow Helped Lead America into War. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2006. 230 pp. $24.95.

Shaara, Jeff. Civil War Battlefields: Discovering America’s Hallowed Ground. New York: Ballantine Books, 2006. 288 pp. $18.95 (paper).

Shively, John C. The Last Lieutenant: A Foxhole View of the Epic Battle for Iwo Jima. Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press, 2006. 128 pp. $27.95.

Showalter, Dennis E., ed. Forging the Shield: Eisenhower and National Security for the 21st Century. Chicago: Imprint Publications, 2005. 235 pp. $24.95 (paper).

Shultz, Richard H., Jr., and Andrea J. Dew. Insurgents, Terrorists, and Militias: The Warriors of Contemporary Combat. New York: Columbia Univ. Press, 2006. 328 pp. $29.50.

Strachan, Hew, ed. Big Wars and Small Wars: The British Army and the Lessons of War in the 20th Century. New York: Routledge, 2006. 186 pp. $113.00.

Vernon, Alex. “Behind Bayonets”: The Civil War in Northern Ohio. Kent, Ohio: Kent State Univ. Press, 2006. 125 pp. $35.00.

Vernon, Alex. Most Succinctly Bred. Kent, Ohio: Kent State Univ. Press, 2006. 100 pp. $16.95.

Worley, D. Robert. Shaping U.S. Military Forces: Revolution or Relevance in a Post-Cold War World. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2006. 312 pp. $49.95.

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