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Combatant Commands : Origins, Structure, and Engagements (Hardcover)

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Since the end of the Cold War, the U.S. military has focused on breaking down barriers between the different branches, an effort that has become more urgent in the face of the Global War on Terror. Six geographic combatant commands now have responsibility for U.S. defense outreach to the rest of the world.

The first book on the topic, Combatant Commands: Origins, Structure, and Engagements is a unique introduction to the geographic commands that are now at the heart of the U.S. military deployment abroad. The book begins with a description of the six commands?Northern Command, Pacific Command, Central Command, Southern Command, European Command, and Africa Command?explaining how they fit into the current national security establishment. Each command is discussed in depth, including areas of responsibility, subcommands, priorities, threats faced, and engagement institutions.

The history of joint combatant commands is outlined as well, particularly the impact of the Root Reforms of the early 20th century, the push for the 1947 National Security Act, and the 1986 Goldwater-Nichols Military Reform Act. In this way, the evolution of combatant commands becomes a window through which to view changes in the U.S. military. Geographic combatant commands are vital to national security. By understanding how they work, readers will better understand where our military is today and where it may be headed.

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Publisher Praeger Pub Text
Mfg Part# 9780313354328
SKU 211283192
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0313354324
Release Date 12/1/2010
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0257
Publisher Praeger Publishers

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