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Author Rid, Thomas, 1975-

Title War and media operations : the U.S. military and the press from Vietnam to Iraq / Thomas Rid
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 226 pages) : illustrations
Series Cass military studies
Cass military studies.
Contents Introduction -- The military as a learning organization -- Perspectives on military learning -- A model of strategic innovation -- The history of media operations -- Disastrous public affairs : Vietnam -- Restrictive public affairs : Grenada, Panama, and the Persian Gulf -- Experimental public affairs : Somalia, the Balkans, and Afghanistan -- A case study of strategic innovation -- Retrieving past experiences? -- Strategic public affairs : Iraq -- Discussion and outlook -- The friendly learning loop -- The adversarial learning loop
Summary This is the first academic analysis of the role of embedded media in the 2003 Iraq War, providing a concise history of US military public affairs management since Vietnam
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-222) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Armed Forces and mass media -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Armed Forces and mass media -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Public relations -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Public relations -- History -- 21st century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203964527 (electronic bk.)
9780203964521 (electronic bk.)