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Author Adams, Thomas K.

Title The Army after next : the first postindustrial army / Thomas K. Adams
Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger Security International, [2006]
©2006

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Description vi, 327 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Preface -- Introduction -- The roots of revolution -- The information Army -- Vision and transformation -- Army transformation -- Digits at war -- The War with Iraq -- Aftermath -- The next Army -- The digital Army -- The real Army After Next
Summary "The Army after Next is the only available book-length examination of the way the U.S. Army and Department of Defense have tried to create the capabilities promised by the high-tech Revolution in Military Affairs. Of more immediate concern, it is also the only in-depth account of the effect RMA and transformation concepts had on the American operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. Many of the problems in both Iraq and Afghanistan, Adams argues, arose from the DoD's implacable desire to implement RMA-driven transformation concepts - whether they were appropriate or not. What we need to do, he maintains, is to fight the war we have, not the war we want."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject United States. Army -- Reorganization -- History -- 21st century.
United States. Army -- Reorganization -- History -- 20th century.
Military doctrine -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Military doctrine -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
United States -- Military policy.
LC no. 2006021062
ISBN 027598107X alkaline paper