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From Parameters,  Spring 2005, pp. 151-52.


Alterman, Eric. When Presidents Lie: A History of Official Deception and Its Consequences. New York: Viking Press, 2004. 448 pp. $27.95.

American Council on Education. 2004 Guide to the Evaluation of Educational Experiences in the Armed Services (3 Volume Set). Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Publishing, 2004. $115.00 (paper).

Benbow, Tim. The Magic Bullet? Understanding the Revolution in Military Affairs. Dulles, Va.: Brassey’s, 2004. 222 pp. $36.95.

Betros, Lance, ed. West Point: Two Centuries and Beyond. Abilene, Tex.: McWhiney Foundation Press, 2004. 624 pp. $29.95.

Bluhm, Raymond K., Jr. U.S. Army: A Complete History. Arlington, Va.: The Army Historical Foundation, 2004. 960 pp. $75.00.

Chapman, Bert. Researching National Security and Intelligence Policy. Washington: CQ Press, 2004. 452 pp. $125.00.

Cherkashin, Victor, with Gregory Feifer. Spy Handler: Memoir of a KGB Officer—The True Story of the Man Who Recruited Robert Hanssen and Aldrich Ames. New York: Basic Books, 2005. 352 pp. $26.00.

Cutler, Richard W. Counterspy: Memoirs of a Counterintelligence Officer in World War II and the Cold War. Dulles, Va.: Brassey’s, 2004. 208 pp. $25.95.

Fischer, David Hackett. Liberty and Freedom: A Visual History of America’s Founding Ideas. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2004. 704 pp. $50.00.

Frankel, Max. High Noon in the Cold War: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Cuban Missile Crisis. New York: Ballantine Books, 2004. 224 pp. $23.95.

Giri, D. V. High-Power Electromagnetic Radiators: Nonlethal Weapons and Other Applications. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Univ. Press, 2004. 198 pp. $79.95.

Gould, David, and James B. Kennedy, eds. Memoirs of a Dutch Mudsill: The “War Memories” of John Henry Otto, Captain, Company D, 21st Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Kent, Ohio: The Kent State Univ. Press: 2004. 400 pp. $39.00.

Grabo, Cynthia M. Anticipating Surprise: Analysis for Strategic Warning. Lanham, Md.: Univ. Press of America, 2004. 184 pp. $28.00 (paper).

Green, Bob. Fraternity: A Journey in Search of Five Presidents. New York: Crown Publishing Group, 2004. 304 pp. $24.00.

Griehl, Manfred. Luftwaffe Over America: The Secret Plans to Bomb the United States in World War II. Mechanicsburg, Pa.: Stackpole Books, 2004. 256 pp. $34.95.

Hamrick, S.J. Deceiving the Deceivers: Kim Philby, Donald Maclean, and Guy Burgess. New Haven, Conn.: Yale Univ. Press, 2004. 288 pp. $29.99.

Hodgson, Godfrey. More Equal than Others: America from Nixon to the New Century. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press, 2004. 384 pp. $29.95.

Koithara, Verghese. Crafting Peace in Kashmir: Through a Realist Lens. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications, 2004. 315 pp. $24.95.

Kumaraswamy, P. R. Security Beyond Survival: Essays for K. Subrahmanyam. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications, 2004. 281 pp. $49.95.

Lathrop, Charles E. The Literary Spy: The Ultimate Source for Quotations on Espionage & Intelligence. New Haven, Conn.: Yale Univ. Press, 2004. 478 pp. $39.95.

Lewis, Jon E., ed. The Mammoth Book of Special Forces: Thirty Missions of Ultimate Danger Behind Enemy Lines, from WWII to Afghanistan and the Iraq War. New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2004. 498 pp. $12.95 (paper).

Lukas, Richard C., ed. Forgotten Survivors: Polish Christians Remember the Nazi Occupation. Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2004. 220 pp. $29.95.

Mannes, Aaron. Profiles in Terror: The Guide to Middle East Terrorist Organizations. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2004. 382 pp. $29.95.

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Matlock, Jack. Reagan and Gorbachev: How the Cold War Ended. New York: Random House, 2004. 384 pp. $27.95.

Matsumoto, Gary. Vaccine A: The Covert Government Experiment that’s Killing Our Soldiers and Why GI’s Are Only the First Victims. New York: Basic Books, 2004. 362 pp. $25.00.

Mayhew, E. R. The Reconstruction of Warriors: Archibald McIndoe, the Royal Air Force and the Guinea Pig Club. Mechanicsburg, Pa.: Stackpole Books, 2004. 236 pp. $34.95.

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Palmer, Greg, and Mark S. Zaid, eds. The GI’s Rabbi: World War II Letters of David Max Eichhorn. Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2004. 312 pp. $29.95.

Paterson, Lawrence. Hitler’s Grey Wolves: U-Boats in the Indian Ocean. Mechanicsburg, Pa.: Stackpole Books, 2004. 288 pp. $34.95.

Perry, James M. Touched with Fire: Five Presidents and the Civil War Battles that Made Them. New York: Public Affairs, 2005. 335 pp. $16.00 (paper).

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Schlesinger, Arthur M., Jr. War and the American Presidency. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2004. 160 pp. $23.95.

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Tucker, Richard P., and Edmund Russell, eds. Natural Enemy, Natural Ally: Toward an Environmental History of War. Corvallis: Oregon State Univ. Press, 2004. 288 pp. $29.95 (paper).

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Webb, James. Born Fighting: How the Scots-Irish Shaped America. New York: Broadway Books, 2004. 384 pp. $25.95.

Wheeler, Winslow T. The Wastrels of Defense: How Congress Sabotages U.S. Security. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2004. 304 pp. $28.95.

Woolley, Monty. Cleanse Their Souls: Peace-Keeping in Bosnia’s Civil War, 1992-1993. South Yorkshire, Eng.: Pen & Sword Military, 2004. 232 pp. $60.00.


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