A Review Essay of H. R. McMaster's "Dereliction of Duty"
James J. Wirtz reviews H.R. McMaster's "Dereliction of Duty", which argues that the Joint Chiefs of Staff failed to devise an effective strategy in Vietnam. He questions McMaster's claim that the Joint Chiefs quickly recognized that U.S. forces had only limited prospects for success in Southeast Asia and failed to inform the Johnson administration about their reservations concerning American military intervention in Southeast Asia.
Assessing Futures Intelligence: Looking Back on Global Trends 2025, James J. Wirtz and ROGER Z. GEORGE
From Quills to Tweets: How America Communicates about War and Revolution, Andrea J. Dew, Marc A. Genest and S.C.M. Paine Reviewed by James J. Wirtz
The Logic of American Nuclear Strategy: Why Strategic Superiority Matters, Matthew Kroenig Reviewed by James J. Wirtz
The Politics of Weapons Inspections: Assessing WMD Monitoring and Verification Regimes, Nathan E. Busch and Joseph F. Pilat Reviewed by James J. Wirtz
The Statebuilder's Dilemma: On the Limits of Foreign Intervention, David A. Lake Reviewed by James J. Wirtzmore by this author
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