Gideon Rose: A Look at How Wars End

May 2011
Military History;May2011, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p16
An interview with author Gideon Rose is presented. He considers the obsessive concentration of some military and political leaders on the military and coercive aspects of war as one of the reasons why postwar planning is often ignored. He mentions how policy makers are influenced by lessons brought by previous wars. He also discusses the challenges associated with war exit strategy development.


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