Off the Press . . .


From Parameters,  Autumn 2007, pp. 134-36.


Allen, Patrick D. Information Operations Planning. Norwood, Mass.: Artech House, 2007. 326 pp. $109.00.

Alvah, Donna. Unofficial Ambassadors: American Military Families Overseas and the Cold War. New York: New York Univ. Press, 2007. 291 pp. $42.00.

Armistead, Leigh, ed. Information Warfare: Separating Hype From Reality. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2007. 176 pp. $48.00 ($24.00 paper).

Babbin, Jed. In the Words of Our Enemies. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, 2007. 274 pp. $24.95.

Bagaric, Mirko, and Julie Clarke. Torture: When the Unthinkable Is Morally Permissible. Albany, N.Y.: SUNY Press, 2007. 114 pp. $53.50 ($17.95 paper).

Beck, Alfred M. Hitler’s Ambivalent Attaché: Lt. Gen. Friedrich Von Boetticher in America, 1933-1941. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2007. 356 pp. $22.95 (paper).

Berdal, Mats, and Spyros Economides, eds. United Nations Interventionism, 1991-2004. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2007. 303 pp. $85.00 ($32.99 paper).

Blaker, James R. Transforming Military Force: The Legacy of Arthur Cebrowski and Network Centric Warfare. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2007. 250 pp. $44.95.

Brooks, Risa A., and Elizabeth A. Stanley, eds. Creating Military Power: The Sources of Military Effectiveness. Palo Alto, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press, 2007. 252 pp. $55.00.

Brough, Michael W., John W. Lango, and Harry van der Linden, eds. Rethinking the Just War Tradition. Albany, N.Y.: SUNY Press, 2006. 266 pp. $89.50 ($29.95 paper).

Callahan, Raymond. Churchill and His Generals. Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2007. 400 pp. $34.95.

Challans, Timothy L. Awakening Warrior: Revolution in the Ethics of Warfare. Albany, N.Y.: SUNY Press, 2007. 228 pp. $74.50 ($24.95 paper).

Coker, Christopher. The Warrior Ethos: Military Culture and the War on Terror. New York: Routledge, 2007. 170 pp. $125.00 ($35.95 paper).

Copper, John F. Playing with Fire: The Looming War with China over Taiwan. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2007. 280 pp. $49.95.

Cragin, Kim, et al. Sharing the Dragon’s Teeth. Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND, 2007. 136 pp. $20.00 (paper).

Dekmejian, R. Hrair. Spectrum of Terror. Washington, D.C.: CQ Press, 2007. 325 pp. $44.95 (paper).

DePue, Mark R. Patrolling Baghdad: A Military Police Company and the War in Iraq. Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2007. 320 pp. $34.95.

Downing, David C. A South Divided: Portraits of Dissent in the Confederacy. Nashville, Tenn.: Cumberland House Publishing, 2007. 240 pp. $22.95.

Durant, Robert F. The Greening of the U.S. Military. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown Univ. Press, 2007. 298 pp. $29.95 (paper).

Eisenhower, John S. D. They Fought at Anzio. Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press, 2007. 320 pp. $34.95.

Farrokh, Kaveh. Shadows in the Desert: Ancient Persia at War. New York: Osprey Publishing, 2007. 320 pp. $29.95.

Forest, James J. F., ed. Countering Terrorism and Insurgency in the 21st Century: International Perspectives (3 Volumes). Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2007. 2,016 pp. $400.00.

Gill, Bates. Rising Star: China’s New Security Diplomacy. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 2007. 267 pp. $28.95.

Gilroy, Curtis, and Cindy Williams, eds. Service to Country: Personnel Policy and the Transformation of Western Militaries. Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press, 2007. 499 pp. $27.00 (paper).

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Goldstein, Donald M., and Katherine V. Dillon, eds. The Pacific War Papers: Japanese Documents of World War II. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2006. 336 pp. $22.95 (paper).

Gray, Colin. War, Peace, and International Relations: An Introduction to Strategic History. New York: Routledge, 2007. 320 pp. $135.00 ($39.95 paper).

Gray, Colin S. Fighting Talk: Forty Maxims on War, Peace, and Strategy. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2007. 208 pp. $39.95.

Grotelueschen, Mark Ethan. The AEF Way of War: The American Army and Combat in World War I. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2007. 388 pp. $75.00.

Hafez, Mohammed M. Suicide Bombers in Iraq: The Strategy and Ideology of Martyrdom. Washington, D.C.: USIP Press, 2007. 240 pp. $17.50 (paper).

Hamilton, Lee, et al. State of the Struggle. Washington, D.C.: Council on Global Terrorism, 2007. 123 pp. $16.95 (paper).

Hamilton, Nigel. Montgomery: D-Day Commander. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2007. 160 pp. $21.95 ($13.95 paper).

Henig, Gerald S., and Eric Niderost. A Nation Transformed: How the Civil War Changed America Forever. Nashville, Tenn.: Cumberland House Publishing, 2007. 496 pp. $18.95 (paper).

Innes, Michael, ed. Denial of Sanctuary: Understanding Terrorist Safe Havens. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2007. 248 pp. $49.95.

Jackson, Brian A., et al. Breaching the Fortress Wall: Understanding Terrorist Efforts to Overcome Defensive Technologies. Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND, 2007. 182 pp. $25.00 (paper).

Jenkins, Sally. The Real All Americans: The Team that Changed a Game, a People, a Nation. New York: Doubleday, 2006. 352 pp. $24.95.

Kenney, Michael. From Pablo to Osama: Trafficking and Terrorist Networks, Government Bureaucracies, and Competitive Adaptation. University Park: Penn State Univ. Press, 2007. 312 pp. $45.00.

Larson, Eric V., and Bogdan Savych. Misfortunes of War: Press and Public Reactions to Civilian Deaths in Wartime. Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND, 2007. 298 pp. $30.00 (paper).

Lawrence, Mark Atwood. Assuming the Burden: Europe and the American Commitment to War in Vietnam. Berkeley, Calif.: Univ. of California Press, 2007. 371 pp. $34.95 ($21.95 (paper).

Le Tissier, Tony. Patton’s Pawns: The 94th US Infantry Division at the Siegfried Line. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press, 2007. 400 pp. $34.95.

Lewis, Jeffrey. The Minimum Means of Reprisal: China’s Search for Security in the Nuclear Age. Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press, 2007. 262 pp. $23.00 (paper).

Lindley, Dan. Promoting Peace with Information. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press, 2007. 296 pp. $35.00.

Liotta, P. H. Gaia’s Revenge: Climate Change and Humanity’s Loss. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2007. 208 pp. $49.95.

Litvin, Nikolai. 800 Days on the Eastern Front: A Russian Soldier Remembers World War II. Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2007. 200 pp. $24.95.

Mann, James. The China Fantasy: How Our Leaders Explain Away Chinese Repression. New York: Viking Press, 2007. 144 pp. $19.95.

May, Ernest R., and Philip D. Zelikow, eds. Dealing with Dictators: Dilemmas of U.S. Diplomacy and Intelligence Analysis, 1945-1990. Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press, 2007. 232 pp. $27.00 (paper).

McNaughton, James C. Nisei Linguists: Japanese Americans in the Military Intelligence Service During World War II. Washington, D.C.: US Army Center of Military History, 2007. 514 pp. $29.00 (paper).

Mitcham, Samuel W., Jr. Rommel’s Desert Commanders: The Men Who Served the Desert Fox, North Africa, 1941-1942. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2007. 248 pp. $39.95.

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Mowle, Thomas, ed. Hope Is Not a Plan: The War in Iraq from Inside the Green Zone. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2007. 192 pp. $49.95.

Musharraf, Pervez. In the Line of Fire: A Memoir. New York: The Free Press, 2006. 354 pp. $28.00.

Nolan, John. The Run-Up to the Punch Bowl: A Memoir of the Korean War, 1951. Philadelphia, Pa.: Xlibris Corporation, 2006. 297 pp. $28.79 ($18.69 paper).

Norton, Augustus Richard. Hezbollah. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press, 2005. 200 pp. $16.95.

Obryn’ba, Nikolai I. Red Partisan: The Memoir of a Soviet Resistance Fighter on the Eastern Front. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2007. 256 pp. $26.95.

Olsen, John Andreas. John Warden and the Renaissance of American Air Power. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2007. 360 pp. $32.95.

Papas, Phillip. That Ever Loyal Island: Staten Island and the American Revolution. New York: New York Univ. Press, 2007. 186 pp. $45.00.

Philbrick, Nathaniel. Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War. New York: Viking Press, 2006. 480 pp. $29.95 ($16.00 paper).

Pilat, Joseph F., ed. Atoms for Peace: A Future After Fifty Years. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2007. 364 pp. $55.00 ($25.00 paper).

Pryor, Elizabeth Brown. Reading the Man: A Portrait of Robert E. Lee Through His Private Letters. New York: Viking Press, 2007. 688 pp. $29.95.

Rabasa, Angel, et al. Building Moderate Muslim Networks. Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND, 2007. 216 pp. $30.00 (paper).

Record, Jeffrey. Beating Goliath: Why Insurgencies Win. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2007. 192 pp. $24.95.

Richards, Peter Judson. Extraordinary Justice: Military Tribunals in Historical and International Context. New York: New York Univ. Press, 2007. 266 pp. $45.00.

Rid, Thomas. War and Media Operations: The US Military and the Press From Vietnam to Iraq. New York: Routledge, 2006. 226 pp. $120.00.

Slaughter, Anne-Marie. The Idea That is America: Keeping Faith With Our Values in a Dangerous World. New York: Basic Books, 2007. 254 pp. $25.95.

Smith, Larry. The Few and the Proud: Marine Corps Drill Instructors in Their Own Words. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2007. 325 pp. $16.95 (paper).

Sullivan, John F. Gatekeeper: Memoirs of a CIA Polygraph Examiner. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2007. 292 pp. $27.95.

Thompson, Roger. Lessons Not Learned: The U.S. Navy’s Status Quo Culture. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2007. 272 pp. $34.95.

Tucker, Spencer C. Blue & Gray Navies: The Civil War Afloat. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2006. 464 pp. $34.95.

U.S. Department of Defense. The Armed Forces Officer. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2007. 192 pp. $24.95 ($14.95 paper).

Vogel, Steve. The Pentagon: A History. New York: Random House, 2007. 630 pp. $32.95.

Webber, Philip E. Zoar in the Civil War. Kent, Ohio: The Kent State Univ. Press, 2007. 144 pp. $18.95 (paper).

Winton, Harold R. Corps Commanders of the Bulge: Six American Generals and Victory in the Ardennes. Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2007. 506 pp. $39.95.

Wise, Harold Lee. Inside The Danger Zone: The U.S. Military in the Persian Gulf, 1987-1988. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2007. 288 pp. $36.95.

Yup, Paik Sun. From Pusan to Panmunjom: Wartime Memoirs of the Republic of Korea’s First Four-Star General. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2007. 288 pp. $8.95 (paper).


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