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Author Waltz, Michael G., author.

Title Warrior diplomat : a green beret's battles from Washington to Afghanistan / Michael G. Waltz.

Publication Info. [Dulles, VA] : Potomac Books, [2014]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Freeport PL Adult Non-Fiction - FPLY-13  958.1047 WAL    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  958.1047 WAL    AVAILABLE
Description xxi, 376 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : black and white illustrations, black and white maps ; 24 cm
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Contents State of the war : office of the Secretary of Defense -- Arabs, Afghans, and Americans : the war of ideas -- The Tagab Valley : patrolling to ambush -- The clinic in Achin : development dilemmas -- The road to Musa Qala : the Taliban are back -- The French in Maruf : a pawn in a diplomatic game -- Operation Perth : war by consensus -- Back to Washington : the Pentagon and the White House -- The Mangal tribe : protecting people we can't access -- The elder in Khost : risk aversion and the cost of inaction -- Night raid : the catch-and-release detention system -- Blackbeard rising : the Afghan National Army Commandos -- On the border with Pakistan : the rocket's red glare -- The tribes of Chamkani : the community defense initiative -- Washington again : wishing the problem away.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Waltz, Michael G.
Afghan War, 2001- -- Personal narratives, American.
Special forces (Military science) -- United States.
National security -- United States.
Special forces (Military science) -- Afghanistan.
Operation Perth, 2006.
Civil defense -- Afghanistan.
United States -- Military policy -- 21st century.
United States -- Armed Forces.
Added Author Bergen, Peter L., 1962- writer of foreword.
Added Title Green beret's battles from Washington to Afghanistan
ISBN 1612346316

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