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  • ISBN: 9780275963927
  • ISBN10: 0275963926

Marching Through Chaos the Descent of Armies in Theory and Practice

by John A. English

  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Greenwood Pub Group
  • Publish date: 05/01/1998
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Description: In spite of the outcome of the Cold War, English argues persuasively here that the nuclear defensive posture adopted by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was inherently flawed. "Victory" in the Cold War, moreover, seems to have increased the attractiveness of this potentially dangerous model. In fact, NATO's attempts to replace conventional armies with nuclear technology represented a misreading of history inasmuch as war has always been more of a social than technological phenomenon. From his succinct survey of the growth and operations of field armies from medieval times to the Gulf War, English concludes that the legitimately constituted conventional army of the nation-state still remains the best instrument for bringing some semblance of order to the destructive chaos of war.
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