Military Strategy & The War on Terror

(Books on these topics compiled by D. N. Anderson since 9/11/2001)

 

The underlined authors are a subset of these books selected to provide a good background on warfighting for those with limited reading time. Placing your cursor over the authors name will display the reason this book was chosen. For a brief synopsis of selected books, hold your mouse over the linked titles. To purchase the book from Amazon.com®, click on the linked titles.

 

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Books

Author Title

Published

1

Bennett, William J.

Why We Fight: Moral Clarity & the War on Terrorism

2003

2

Bodansky, Yossef

The Secret History of the Iraq War

2004

3

Clarke,Richard A.

Against All Enemies: Inside America's War on Terror

2004

4

Coram, Robert

Boyd: The Fighter Pilot Who Changed the Art of War

2002

5

Coughlin, Jack; Casey Kuhlman & Donald A. Davis

Shooter: The Autobiography of the Top-Ranked Marine Sniper

2005

6

Dolan, David

Israel in Crisis

2001

7

Emerson, Steven

American Jihad: The terrorists living among us

2002

8

Evans, Mike The Final Move Beyond Iraq: The Final Solution While the World Sleeps 2007

9

Fick, Nathaniel

One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer

2005

10

Hammond, Grant T.

The Mind of War: John Boyd and American Security

2001

11

Jonas, George

Vengeance: The True story of an Israeli Counter-Terrorist Team

1984

12

Kagan, Frederick W.

Finding the Target: The Transformation of American Military Policy

2006

13

Ledeen, Michael

Freedom Betrayed

1996

14

Miniter, Richard

Shadow War: The Untold Story of How Bush is Winning the War on Terror

2004

15

Miniter, Richard

Disinformation: 22 Media Myths That Undermine the War on Terror

2005

16

Mylroie, Laurie

Study of Revenge: 1st WTC Attack & Saddam's War vs America

2001

17

Peters, Ralph

New Glory: Expanding America's Global Supremacy

2005

18

Williams, Buzz

Spare Parts: A Marine Reservist's Journey from Campus to Combat in 38 Days

2004

19

Zinsmeister, Karl

Boots on the Ground: A Month with the 82nd Airborne in the Battle for Iraq

2003

  Revised 27 February 2008