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  • Lavi: The United States, Israel, and a Controversial Fighter Jet
    Views : 319
    Pages : 450

    by: John W Golan

    Publisher: pPotomac Books

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    2016-01-01

    ISBN-10: 1612347223

    ISBN-13: 9781612347226

    Language: English

  • Victory at Any Cost: The Genius of Viet Nam's Gen. Vo Nguyen Giap (The Warriors)
    Views : 365
    Pages : 424

    by: Cecil B Currey

    Publisher: pPotomac Books

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    2005-04-01

    ISBN-10: 1574887424

    ISBN-13: 9781574887426

    Language: English

  • Fit for the Presidency?: Winners, Losers, What-Ifs, and Also-Rans
    Views : 172
    Pages : 400

    by: Seymour Morris Jr.

    Publisher: pPotomac Books

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    On the theory that experience is the best predictor of future performance, Morris (Supreme Commander: MacArthur’s Triumph in Japan, 2014, etc.) examines and evaluates, as any hiring committee might, the resumes of 15 men, all past applicants for the job of president.

    To judge the fitness for the Oval Office of figures as towe ... more

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    2017-01-01

    ISBN-10: 1612348505

    ISBN-13: 9781612348506

    Language: English

  • Loving and Leaving Washington: Reflections on Public Service
    Views : 251
    Pages : 304

    by: John Yochelson

    Publisher: pPotomac Books

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    A dedicated public servant recounts his bicoastal career working in European security, economic policy, education, and other arenas.

    Born to Yiddish-speaking immigrants in Buffalo, Yochelson, the founder and president of Building Engineering and Science Talent, was 17 when he heard John F. Kennedy’s 1961 inaugural exhortation to ... more

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    2016-08-01

    ISBN-10: 1612348246

    ISBN-13: 9781612348247

    Language: English

  • Amiable Scoundrel: Simon Cameron, Lincoln's Scandalous Secretary of War
    Views : 336
    Pages : 384

    by: Paul Kahan

    Publisher: pPotomac Books

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    Biography of a politician whose name “has become synonymous with corruption and graft during the Civil War.”

    Historians agree that Abraham Lincoln chose his Cabinet well, and they also agree on the single exception: Simon Cameron (1799-1889), the Pennsylvania political boss appointed secretary of war but dismissed after a year for ... more

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    2016-07-01

    ISBN-10: 1612348149

    ISBN-13: 9781612348148

    Language: English

  • Harry and Arthur: Truman, Vandenberg, and the Partnership That Created the Free World
    Views : 173
    Pages : 336

    by: Lawrence J. Haas

    Publisher: pPotomac Books

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    A sharply drawn contrast study of the twin engines behind America’s post–World War II vision in foreign policy.

    In this precise presentation, American Foreign Policy Council senior fellow Haas (Sound the Trumpet: The United States and Human Rights Promotion, 2012, etc.) delineates how the enactment of the four extraor ... more

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    2016-04-01

    ISBN-10: 1612348122

    ISBN-13: 9781612348124

    Language: English

  • Selling War: A Critical Look at the Military's PR Machine
    Views : 187
    Pages : 384

    by: Steven J. Alvarez

    Publisher: pPotomac Books

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    In his debut, a former public affairs officer reflects on the U.S. Army’s failed information war in Iraq.

    Tasked with informing the world about the training, equipping, and mentoring of nascent Iraqi security forces, Alvarez spent most of his yearlong mobilization battling the chain of command and the entrenched mentality of fello ... more

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    2016-03-01

    ISBN-10: 161234772X

    ISBN-13: 9781612347721

    Language: English