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    DescriptionTrying to eradicate terrorism is a quixotic quest that does not focus on those responsible for 9/11. Charles Pena argues that America's national security strategy should consist of three central elements: establishing homeland security against further attacks; dismantling the al Qaeda terrorist network; and, enacting a foreign policy that does not attract new al Qaeda terrorists. If we misdiagnose al Qaeda's motivations or focus military efforts on the wrong targets, then we run the risk that the war against al Qaeda will become a broader war against the Islamic world that could last generations. This book includes a foreword by Michael Scheuer, the bestselling author of "Imperial Hubris".


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    Title
    Winning the Un-war
    Subtitle
    A New Strategy for the War on Terrorism
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Charles Pena, Foreword by Michael Scheuer
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 408 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781597970068
    ISBN 10: 1597970069
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27430
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    BIC E4L: POL
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.4
    BIC subject category V2: JPWL, JPS
    Libri: I-PL
    Ingram Subject Code: PL
    B&T General Subject: 650
    BISAC V2.8: POL014000, POL011000
    DC21: 363.320973
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: POL037000
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 1KBB
    DC22: 363.320973
    LC classification: HV6432 .P46 2007
    Thema V1.0: JPS, JPWL
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    15 figures, 2 tables
    Publisher
    Potomac Books Inc
    Imprint name
    Potomac Books Inc
    Publication date
    01 June 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Dulles
    Author Information
    Charles Pena is a senior fellow with the Independent Institute, the Coalition for a Realistic Foreign Policy, and the George Washington University Homeland Security Policy Institute. He is also an adviser on the Straus Military Reform Project and the former director of defense policy studies at the Cato Institute. Pena is the coauthor of Exiting Iraq: Why the U.S. Must End the Military Occupation and Renew the War Against Al Qaeda. He lives in Arlington, Virginia.
    Review quote
    ." . . .thorough and well documented. . . . a level-headed and persuasive analysis of al Qaeda issues and the realities of the war on terrorism. If a reader desires insight into U.S. mistakes on fighting the war on terrorism since 9/11 and ways to fix them, this book comes highly recommended."