Military Crisis Management: U.S. Intervention in the Dominican Republic, 1965 (Contributions to the Study of World Literature)

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Military Crisis Management: U.S. Intervention in the Dominican Republic, 1965 (Contributions to the Study of World Literature)

This account of the 1965 Dominican intervention is a case study in U.S. crisis management. Herbert Schoonmaker analyzes the role and management of U.S. military forces in the Dominican crisis. Like other Cold War interventions, the Dominican intervention demonstrated the use of rapidly reacting, joint military forces to achieve limited political objectives. It also represents a good vehicle for analyzing U.S. civilian-military relationships during this kind of military operation.

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