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Author Lebovic, James H., author.

Title The limits of U.S. military capability : lessons from Vietnam and Iraq / James H. Lebovic.

Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (310 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Leveraging the adversary's forces: the wars in Vietnam and Iraq -- Leveraging the adversary's support base: states, populations, and societies -- Leveraging the adversary's leaders: the balance of resolve and US exhaustion -- Leveraging host governments: the challenges of institution-building -- Conclusions: Vietnam and Iraq, Afghanistan, and the future.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Local Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject United States. Armed Forces -- Combat sustainability.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975.
Iraq War, 2003-2011.
Military readiness -- Case studies.
Military planning -- United States -- Case studies.
Asymmetric warfare -- Case studies.
United States -- Military policy.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Operational readiness.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780801894725 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0801894727 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780801897504 (e-book)