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Understanding the War on Terror (Foreign Affairs Books)

Editors: , Editor, Foreign Affairs and Peter G. Peterson Chair, and James F. Hoge Jr.

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Publisher Foreign Affairs

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Price $19.95 hardcover

436 pages
ISBN 0876093470


On the morning of September 11, 2001, the United States awoke to find itself at war. If that much was clear, many other things were not—including the identity and nature of the enemy, the location of the battleground, and the strategy and tactics necessary for victory. This collection brings today's most authoritative thinking to bear on these and other issues at the heart of the nation's preeminent security challenge.

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"There is no better introduction to [this] war—its origins, its perplexities, and its main battles—than this book."
Eliot A. Cohen, Director of the Philip Merrill Center for Strategic Studies at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies

"This collection brings together in one place all of the seminal works on the 'global war on terror'... Indispensable."
Kenneth Pollack, Director of Research at the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution

Read the Foreign Policy Association review.

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