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Kalb, Marvin L
The road to war : presidential commitments honored and betrayed / Marvin Kalb
Alternate Title Presidential commitments honored and betrayed
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2013
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E840.4 .K36 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject United States -- Military policy -- History -- 20th century
United States -- Military relations -- Korea (South)
Korea (South) -- Military relations -- United States
United States -- Military relations -- Vietnam (Republic)
Vietnam (Republic) -- Military relations -- United States
United States -- Military relations -- Israel
Israel -- Military relations -- United States
Subject(s) Presidents -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Political leadership -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Physical Description x, 287 pages ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-260) and index
Contents Truman's war in Korea -- The hatching of an American "commitment" -- Eisenhower: "My God, we must not lose Asia!" -- Kennedy: the coup that failed -- Johnson: "Let us continue" -- Nixon: "There is no way to win this war" -- One way or the other: getting out, finally -- "Honorable exit" or "decent interval" -- The Israel model: unprecedented and unpredictable -- Where are they now?

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