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Bureaucracy at war

R. W. Komer

Bureaucracy at war

U.S. performance in the Vietnam conflict

by R. W. Komer

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- United States,
    • Bureaucracy -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      StatementRobert W. Komer ; foreword by William E. Colby.
      SeriesWestview special studies in national security and defense policy
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS558 .K66 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 174 p. ;
      Number of Pages174
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2541409M
      ISBN 100813302374
      LC Control Number85022718

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      Max Weber () was one of the most prolific and influential sociologists of the twentieth century. This classic collection draws together his key papers. This 3/5(2).   Both books ask disturbing questions about how and why the U.S. has waged a decade-long war in which U.S. goals are murky, U.S. allies are often corrupt and unreliable and the .


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