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Paths of dissent : soldiers speak out against America's misguided wars / Andrew Bacevich and Daniel A. Sjursen, editors.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250870179
  • ISBN: 1250870178
  • Physical Description: x, 290 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company, 2022.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Introduction: Reflections on military dissent / Andrew Bacevich -- As American as it gets / Erik Edstrom -- How I got my humanity back from the Army / Joy Damiani -- A fresh purpose / Dan Berschinski -- Going public with the truth / Daniel L. Davis -- What good is dissent? / Roy Scranton -- When grunts complain / Buddhika Jayamaha -- The accountability-avoidance two-step / Jason Dempsey -- From the Rust Belt to Mesopotamia / Vincent Emanuele -- Candor and intolerance / Paul Yingling -- A sailor's story / Jonathan W. Hutto Sr. -- Reclaiming my morality / Matthew P. Hoh -- Truth, lies, and propaganda / Kevin Tillman -- Gian Gentile -- My good war / Gil Barndollar -- From soldier to witness / Elliott Woods -- Conclusion: The price of free pizza / Andrew Bacevich.
Summary, etc.:
Fifteen original essays from American veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan offer first-hand perspectives on what made America's post-9/11 wars such costly and misguided exercises in futility, documenting how the world's self-proclaimed greatest military powerwent so badly astray.
Subject: War > Moral and ethical aspects > United States.
Military ethics > United States.
Dissenters > United States.
War on Terrorism, 2001-2009 > Moral and ethical aspects.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 > Moral and ethical aspects > United States.
Afghan War, 2001-2021 > Moral and ethical aspects > United States.
Veterans' writings, American.
Genre: Essays.

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