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Advice to war presidents

a remedial course in statecraft

by Angelo Codevilla

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War (Philosophy),
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Philosophy,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 21st century,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAngelo M. Codevilla.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJZ1480 .C64 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 316 p. ;
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19288152M
    ISBN 100465004830
    ISBN 109780465004836
    LC Control Number2008035933
    OCLC/WorldCa191926103

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