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By Tom Clancy, Frederick M. Franks

In his excellent, bestselling novels, Tom Clancy has explored the main well timed army and safeguard problems with our iteration. Now he's taking readers deep into the operational artwork of battle with this insightful examine one of many maximum American army triumphs on the grounds that global warfare II: the Gulf conflict.

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Although few opinion leaders expected defeat, many offered pessimistic assessments of the potential costs of a ground offensive against Iraq. ”40 39 Testimony in December 1990 before the House Armed Services Committee displayed a representative range of casualty estimates by well-informed military observers. Col. Trevor N. Depuy reported that his computer simulation of different ground offensive scenarios predicted total American casualties ranging from 6,000 to 18,000, with 1,000–3,000 fatalities.

All this occurred despite the eclipse of traditional warrior culture following the First World War. This remarkable transformation, which defied all linear predictions based upon the trends of the 1930s, underscores the role that leading statesmen played in redefining Americans’ conceptions of national security and reigniting their will to preserve it. The most impressive collection of American statesmen since the Founding Fathers led the Great Transformation. By the late 1930s Franklin Roosevelt concluded that for the United States to assume leadership internationally the American people’s vision of their place in the world needed to be transformed.

For a debunking of the myth of the “CNN effect” in the Somalian case, see Larson, Casualties and Consensus, pp. 45–46, 71. See also Mueller, “The Common Sense,” pp. 83–85. 47 Steven Kull and I. M. : Brookings Institution Press, 1999), pp. 104–8; Tucker, “Fighting Barbarians,” p. 76; Burk, “Public Support for Peacekeeping in Lebanon and Somalia,” pp. 53–78. 65 AMERICA THE VULNERABLE coverage, Richard Sobel debunks the myth of a fundamentally weak American public will regarding the Bosnian conflict.

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