Military Misfortunes: The Anatomy of Failure in War

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Rejecting accepted theories for unexpected military disasters, the authors brilliantly analyze disasters of great magnitude. They assert that military misfortune turns not on individual or collective failure but is rooted in the nature of the complex interconnections between men, systems, and organizations.

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Eliot Cohen is Professor and Director of Strategic Studies at Johns Hopkins University, a former Assistant Professor of Government at Harvard University and Visiting Associate Professor of Strategy at the U.S. Naval War College. He is the author of MILITARY MISFORTUNES (Random House).

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