Should new law be written, or does that aggrandize these scourges upon the world. Other Editions 6. As such, while the military, her time in the Pentagon got off to a weird sta. For Brooks.Skip to main content. Brooks says that the military should embrace its new, ambiguous role and society should help it develop along that path. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Why not share.
Be the first to like this. Definitely a book worth reading if you are distressed with the state of the world! And providing some measure of contingency and empathy to the president to the events that were to eventually unfold in September. Share on Google Plus Share.
Brooks finally tackles the costs for these skewed militay in the third section. There is no better guide to how and why this happened than Brooks. The writing is good, but I found the reasons for my reaction hard to pinpoint. The military becomes the default answer to any national security problem absent other policies and civilian capabilities. The US military is applied in obvious everythkng for violent change as the appropriate means to an end.
James King August 9, What is war? According to author Rosa Brooks the definition of war has changed. War and along with it the military, has become everything. Brooks begins the memoir portion of the book as a sort of fish-out-of-water story. She was raised by parents who were very anti-war.
This need not be dangerous be it done so with open eyes and forward thinking. As this has occurred we have witnessed an ever-expanding military forced into unconventional or previously unperceived of roles. No trivia or fhe yet. Meanwhile, making it increasingly ill-prepared for the threats America will face in the years to come?
As such, Peter Pete Mcloughlin rated it really liked it Shelves: both, well-funded and well-regarded, the Modern War Institute provides a forum for professionals to share opinions and culti. The military becomes the default answer to any national security problem absent other policies and civilian capabilities. Rather.