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Lifting the Fog of Peace: How Americans Learned to Fight Modern War

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Lifting the Fog of Peace puts the U.S. military’s frustrating experiences in Iraq into context and reveals how the military was able to turn the tide during the so-called surge in 2007–8.

Lifting the Fog of Peace is a captivating study of an agile and adaptive military evolving through the chaos of the post-9/11 world. In what is certain to be regarded as the definitive an
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Paperback, 256 pages
Published August 29th 2011 by University of Michigan Press (first published September 3rd 2010)
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Aug 20, 2014 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this book, but was unclear of who the audience should be. It seemed to be written for the general public, but only defense professionals would likely read her book. Davidson does a nice job describing the Army's ability to successfully learn and implement change through doctrine. However, there are cases where learning goes wrong and leads to debacles such as Effects Based Operations...I would have liked to have seen her discuss those failed efforts.
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