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From Parameters,  Summer 2008, pp. 133-36.


Alexander, Yonah, and Michael B. Kraft, eds. Evolution of U.S. Counterterrorism Policy (3 Volumes). Westport, Conn: Praeger Publishers, 2008. 1,800 pp. $299.00.

Ambler, Wayne, trans. Xenophon: The Anabasis of Cyrus. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press, 2007. 304 pp. $49.95 ($16.95 paper).

Arquilla, John, and Douglas A. Borer, eds. Information Strategy and Warfare: A Guide to Theory and Practice. New York: Routledge, 2007. 272 pp. $140.00.

Bahnsen, John C., with Wess Roberts. American Warrior: A Combat Memoir of Vietnam. New York: Kensington Publishing, 2007. 492 pp. $24.95 ($16.95 paper).

Baker, Anni. Life in the U.S. Armed Forces: (Not) Just Another Job. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2008. 264 pp. $39.95.

Balkoski, Joseph. From Beachhead to Brittany: The 29th Infantry Division at Brest, August-September 1944. Mechanicsburg, Pa.: Stackpole Books, 2008. 416 pp. $27.95.

Ballard, John R. Triumph of Self-Determination: Operation Stabilize and United Nations Peacemaking in East Timor. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2008. 244 pp. $54.95.

Barrett, Michael B. Operation Albion: The German Conquest of the Baltic Islands. Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press, 2008. 312 pp. $29.95.

Becton, Julius W., Jr. Becton: Autobiography of a Soldier and Public Servant. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2008. 336 pp. $29.95.

Calder, Kent E. Embattled Garrisons: Comparative Base Politics and American Globalism. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press, 2008. 340 pp. $60.00 ($24.95 paper).

Ceruzzi, Paul E. Internet Alley: High Technology in Tysons Corner, 1945-2005. Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press, 2008. 242 pp. $29.95.

Chernus, Ira. Apocalypse Management: Eisenhower and the Discourse of National Insecurity. Palo Alto, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press, 2008. 308 pp. $60.00.

Cordesman, Anthony H. Iraq’s Insurgency and the Road to Civil Conflict (2 Volumes). Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2008. 744 pp. $150.00.

Crager, Kelly E. Hell under the Rising Sun: Texan POWs and the Building of the Burma-Thailand Death Railway. College Station: Texas A&M Univ. Press, 2008. 216 pp. $29.95.

Crawford, Alan Pell. Twilight at Monticello: The Final Years of Thomas Jefferson. New York: Random House, 2007. 322 pp. $27.00.

Diamond, Larry. The Spirit of Democracy: The Struggle to Build Free Societies Throughout the World. New York: Times Books, 2008. 464 pp. $28.00.

Donnelly, Thomas, and Frederick W. Kagan. Ground Truth: The Future of U.S. Land Power. Washington: The American Enterprise Institute Press, 2008. 157 pp. $20.00 (paper).

Durning, Marvin B. World Turned Upside Down: U.S. Naval Intelligence and the Early Cold War Struggle for Germany. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2007. 208 pp. $24.95.

Dwyer, Philip. Napoleon: The Path to Power, 1769-1799. New Haven, Conn.: Yale Univ. Press, 2008. 672 pp. $35.00.

Engel, Jeffrey A., ed. Local Consequences of the Global Cold War. Palo Alto, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press, 2007. 334 pp. $65.00.

Fair, C. Christine. The Madrassah Challenge: Military and Religious Education in Pakistan. Washington: USIP Press, 2008. 180 pp. $14.95 (paper).

Farson, Stuart, Peter Gill, Mark Phythian, and Shlomo Shpiro, eds. PSI Handbook of Global Security and Intelligence: National Approaches (2 volume set). Westport, Conn.: Praeger Security International, 2008. 700 pp. $225.00.

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Flanagan, Stephen J. and James A. Schear, eds. Strategic Challenges: America’s Global Security Agenda. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2008. 432 pp. $65.00 ($35.00 paper).

Fleming, Bruce. Bill the Goat’s Adult Refresher Guide to Writing. Lanham, Md.: Univ. Press of America, 2008. 154 pp. $20.00 (paper).

Ford, Nancy Gentile. The Great War and America: Civil-Military Relations During World War I. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Security International, 2008. 240 pp. $49.95.

Fotion, Nicholas. War and Ethics: A New Just War Theory. New York: Continuum International Publishing, 2008. 192 pp. $90.00 ($16.95 paper).

Fotion, Nicholas, Boris Kashnikov, and Joanne K. Lekea. Terrorism: The New World Disorder. New York: Continuum International Publishing, 2008. 208 pp. $90.00 ($16.95 paper).

Fuller, Graham E. The New Turkish Republic: Turkey as a Pivotal State in the Muslim World. Washington: USIP Press, 2008. 160 pp. $14.95 (paper).

George, Roger Z., and James B. Bruce, eds. Analyzing Intelligence: Origins, Obstacles, and Innovations. Washington: Georgetown Univ. Press, 2008. 340 pp. $29.95 (paper).

Goodman, Michael S. Spying on the Nuclear Bear: Anglo-American Intelligence and the Soviet Bomb. Palo Alto, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press, 2007. 295 pp. $50.00.

Grenier, John. The Far Reaches of Empire: War in Nova Scotia, 1710-1760. Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 2008. 288 pp. $34.95.

Henk, Dan. The Botswana Defense Force in the Struggle for an African Environment. New York: Palgrave, 2007. 219 pp. $74.95.

Holmes, Kim R. Liberty’s Best Hope: American Leadership for the 21st Century. Washington: The Heritage Foundation, 2008. 192 pp. $12.95 (paper).

Jarymowycz, Roman. Cavalry from Hoof to Track: War, Technology, and History. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2008. 316 pp. $49.95.

Jersey, Stanley Coleman. Hell’s Islands: The Untold Story of Guadalcanal. Denton: Univ. of North Texas Press, 2008. 536 pp. $35.00.

Jordan, Don, and Michael Walsh. White Cargo: The Forgotten History of Britain’s White Slaves in America. New York: New York Univ. Press, 2008. 320 pp. $18.95 (paper).

Kott, Alexander, ed. Battle of Cognition: The Future Information-Rich Warfare and the Mind of the Commander. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2008. 272 pp. $59.95.

Krammer, Arnold. Prisoners of War: A Reference Handbook. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2008. 216 pp. $55.00.

Krohn, Charles A. The Lost Battalion of TET: Breakout of the 2/12th Cavalry at Hue. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2008. 208 pp. $23.95.

Kurtzer, Daniel, and Scott B. Lasensky. Negotiating Arab-Israeli Peace: American Leadership in the Middle East. Washington: USIP Press, 2008. 210 pp. $16.50 (paper).

Lee, Dong Sun. Power Shifts, Strategy, and War: Declining States and International Conflict. New York: Routledge, 2007. 224 pp. $140.00.

Lennon, Alexander T. J., ed. The Epicenter of Crisis: The New Middle East. Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press, 2008. 284 pp. $25.00 (paper).

Linnan, David K., ed. Enemy Combatants, Terrorism, and Armed Conflict Law: A Guide to the Issues. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2008. 424 pp. $85.00.

Lonsdale, David J. Alexander the Great: Lessons in Strategy. New York: Routledge, 2007. 240 pp. $140.00.

Maloney, Sean M. Enduring the Freedom: A Rogue Historian in Afghanistan. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2005. 320 pp. $27.50 ($18.95 paper).

McKenney, Janice E. The Organizational History of Field Artillery, 1775-2003. Washington: US Army Center of Military History, 2007. 394 pp. $44.00 ($42.00 paper).

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Medeiros, Evan S. Reluctant Restraint: The Evolution of China’s Nonproliferation Policies and Practices, 1980-2004. Palo Alto, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press, 2007. 358 pp. $65.00.

Miles, Rosalind, and Robin Cross. Hell Hath No Fury: True Stories of Women at War from Antiquity to Iraq. New York: Three Rivers Press, 2008. 416 pp. $14.95 (paper).

Miller, Edward G. Nothing Less Than Full Victory: Americans at War in Europe, 1944-1945. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2007. 368 pp. $32.95.

Ottaway, Marina, and Julia Choucair-Vizoso, eds. Beyond the Fašade: Political Reform in the Arab World. Washington: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2008. 304 pp. $22.95 (paper).

Payne, Stanley G. Franco and Hitler: Spain, Germany, and World War II. New Haven, Conn.: Yale Univ. Press, 2008. 336 pp. $30.00.

Pearlman, Michael D. Truman and MacArthur: Policy, Politics, and the Hunger for Honor and Renown. Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press, 2008. 376 pp. $29.95.

Rochlin, James F. Social Forces and the Revolution in Military Affairs: The Cases of Colombia and Mexico. New York: Palgrave, 2007. 240 pp. $79.95.

Sageman, Marc. Leaderless Jihad: Terror Networks in the Twenty-First Century. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 2008. 176 pp. $24.95.

Samet, Elizabeth D. Soldier’s Heart: Reading Literature through Peace and War at West Point. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2007. 272 pp. $23.00.

Scholey, Pete. Who Dares Wins: Special Forces Heroes of the SAS. New York: Osprey Publishing, 2008. 288 pp. $24.95.

Sheldon, Sara. The Few. The Proud.: Women Marines in Harm’s Way. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2008. 200 pp. $49.95.

Sinno, Abdulkader H. Organizations at War in Afghanistan and Beyond. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press, 2007. 352 pp. $39.95.

Slim, Hugo. Killing Civilians: Method, Madness and Morality in War. New York: Columbia Univ. Press, 2008. 300 pp. $29.95.

Sloan, Elinor. Military Transformation and Modern Warfare: A Reference Handbook. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Security International, 2008. 200 pp. $55.00.

Stoker, Donald. Military Advising and Assistance: From Mercenaries to Privatization, 1815-2007. New York: Routledge, 2007. 288 pp. $140.00.

Stuart, Douglas T. Creating the National Security State: A History of the Law that Transformed America. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press, 2008. 344 pp. $35.00.

Suri, Jeremi. Henry Kissinger and the American Century. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press, 2007. 368 pp. $27.95.

Talbott, Strobe. The Great Experiment: The Story of Ancient Empires, Modern States, and the Quest for a Global Nation. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2008. 496 pp. $30.00.

Tzu, Sun. The Art of War—Spirituality for Conflict: Annotated and Explained. Woodstock, Vt.: SkyLight Paths Publishing, 2008. 256 pp. $16.99 (paper).

Wachman, Alan M. Why Taiwan? Geostrategic Rationales for China’s Territorial Integrity. Palo Alto, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press, 2007. 272 pp. $65.00 ($24.95 paper).

Watson, Cynthia A. Nation-Building and Stability Operations: A Reference Handbook. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2008. 172 pp. $55.00.

Wayne, Martin I. China’s War on Terrorism: Counter-insurgency, Politics and Internal Security. New York: Routledge, 2007. 208 pp. $140.00.

Weinberg, Leonard, ed. Democratic Responses to Terrorism. New York: Routledge, 2007. 192 pp. $125.00 ($29.95 paper).

Wolfe, Wojtek Mackiewicz. Winning the War of Words: Selling the War on Terror from Afghanistan to Iraq. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2008. 168 pp. $75.00.

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Wright, Robert K., Jr., and John T. Greenwood. Airborne Forces at War: From Parachute Test Platoon to the 21st Century. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2007. 227 pp. $39.95.

Yeide, Harry. Steeds of Steel: A History of American Mechanized Cavalry in World War II. Minneapolis, Minn.: Zenith Press, 2008. 320 pp. $27.95.

Yoshihara, Toshi, and James R. Holmes, eds. Asia Looks Seaward: Power and Maritime Strategy. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2008. 250 pp. $49.95.


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