BEYOND BAGHDAD: POST-MODERN WAR & PEACE
Author: Ralph Peters
Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS, Feb 2005
Peters describes future threats at home & abroad, offers startling insights into today's most pressing issues, & highlights unrecognized global opportunities that lie within our grasp. 8 pages of plates; 6x8 inches, 368 pgs.
In Beyond Baghdad, America's most provocative writer on strategy recounts the liberation of Iraq and analyzes its implications for the future of U.S. military strategy and foreign policy. Author Ralph Peters describes future threats at home and abroad, offers startling insights into today's most pressing issues, and highlights global opportunities that lie, unrecognized, within our grasp. Written in his trademark style--powerful, lively, and accessible--Peters's themes range from the lessons of recent combat experiences to a proposed revolutionary redesign of Washington's international strategy.
Certain to be widely read and heatedly discussed, Beyond Baghdad is destined to become one of the most influential books of the decade.
WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING:
"One of the best military minds of his generation . . . one of the most intellectually gifted American soldiers . . . admirably persuasive." --Newsweek
"Arguably the best thinker and certainly the best writer on international affairs in America today." --The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Ralph Peters is a former military intelligence officer and is regarded as one of the most incisive and outspoken critics of American military policy. Much in demand as a lecturer and consultant, he has written best-selling novels, frequent commentaries for the nation's leading newspapers, and two influential books on strategy, Fighting for the Future (0-8117-0651-6) and Beyond Terror (0-8117-0024-0). His work has been translated into more than a dozen languages, and he appears frequently in the broadcast media.