War Books is a weekly MWI series, in which we ask interesting guests—practitioners, experts, or experienced students of war—to list five books that have shaped the way they understand war, warfare, and strategy. Mark Mazzetti, The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth The Way of the Knife illuminates the evolution in this post-9/11 era of how America fights its wars, where it fights them, and who does the fighting. This shift has dramatic consequences: 2016 was the first year in which deaths among special operations forces outnumbered...Read More
Author: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
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