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34 See Tom Englehardt, The End of Victory Culture: Cold War America and the Disillusionment of a Generation (New York: Basic Books, 1995); Aaron L. Friedberg, “Why Didn’t the United States Become a Garrison State,” International Security, Spring 1992, pp. 109–42; Aaron L. : Princeton University Press, 2000); Michael J. Hogan, A Cross of Iron: Harry S. Truman and the Origins of the National Security State, 1945–1954 (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998); Michael S. : Yale University Press, 1995); Stephen J.
Truman and the Origins of the National Security State, 1945–1954 (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998); Michael S. : Yale University Press, 1995); Stephen J. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991). 60 Costless Wars American public support during the “limited wars” in Korea and Vietnam deserves special attention. With images of the Second World War still fresh, Americans approached these conflicts with grim realism, not the romance of the first decades of the twentieth century. Nevertheless, based upon their significant sacrifices in these secondary theaters of the Cold War—including nearly one hundred thousand combat deaths—it is hard to argue that Americans displayed a debilitating sensitivity to casualties.
S. military operations in urban areas: “Do the job fast. ” Peters, “The Future of Armored Warfare,” p. 59. S. Army Training and Doctrine Command’s Army After Next Project, the adversary planned his campaign (set in the year 2021) with precisely this intent. Before American forces could deploy in theater, enemy forces seized strategic urban areas, dug in, and then called for a cease-fire and negotiations.
America the Vulnerable : Our Military Problems and How to Fix Them by John F. Lehman, Harvey Sicherman