Dereliction Of Duty

Author: H. R. McMaster
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062031181
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Dereliction Of Duty covers the story in strong narrative fashion, focusing on a fascinating cast of characters: President Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara, General Maxwell Taylor, McGeorge Bundy and other top aides who deliberately deceived ...

The War Against The Working Class

Author: Will Podmore
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1503531104
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See H. R. McMaster, Dereliction of duty: Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara, the
Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the lies that led to Vietnam, HarperCollins, 1997, p. 36.
See H. R. McMaster, Dereliction of duty: Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara, the
Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the lies that led to Vietnam, HarperCollins, 1997, p. 37.
See H. R. McMaster, Dereliction of duty: Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara, the
Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the lies that led to Vietnam, HarperCollins, 1997, p. 37.

The Vietnam War Reexamined

Author: Michael G. Kort
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108547982
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This in turn meant that he was only prepared to commit forces to Vietnam
sufficient to keep the Saigon regime from losing the war. These priorities were
reinforced by the low opinion of America's military leaders Johnson, a man with
no military experience, shared with Kennedy and McNamara. McMaster ... 8 H. R.
McMaster, Dereliction of Duty: Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara, the Joint
Chiefs of Staff, and the Lies That Led to Vietnam (New York: Harper Collins, 1997
), 63–65, ...

Routledge Handbook Of Military Ethics

Author: George Lucas
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317801768
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... General Shinseki to tell their versions of military events directly to Congress
when so requested, bypassing both the Service Chiefs and the Chairman of the
Joint Chiefs of Staff. McClatchy Newspapers (September 21, 2007): 5. www.
taiwannews.com.tw/etn/news_content.php?id=525664. Bob Woodward, State of
Denial (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2007). 10. H. R. McMaster, Dereliction of
Duty: Johnson, McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Lies That Led to
Vietnam (New ...

The Myth Of Inevitable Us Defeat In Vietnam

Author: Dale Walton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136339809
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A convincing alternative to the Buzzanco view on the relationship between
civilian and military policymakers in the Johnson administration is offered in H.R.
McMaster, Dereliction of Duty: Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara, the Joint
Chiefs of Staff, and the Lies that Led to Vietnam (New York: HarperCollins, 1997).
“Paper Prepared by the National Security Council Working Group, 21 November
1964, FRUS, 1966–1968, pp. 1:916-29. As the FRUS editors explain in a footnote
, this ...

The History Of American Foreign Policy From 1895

Author: Jerald A Combs
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317456416
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Other books that argue that the war could and should have been won are H.R.
McMaster, Dereliction of Duty: Johnson, McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and
the Lies That Led to Vietnam (1997); Norman Podhoretz, Why We Were in
Vietnam (1982); Timothy J. Lomperis, The War Everyone Lost—and Won:
America's Intervention in Viet Nam's Twin Struggles (1984) and From the
People's War to People's Rule: Insurgency, Intervention, and the Lessons of
Vietnam (1996).

The Columbia Guide To The Vietnam War

Author: David L. Anderson
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231114936
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Choosing War: The Lost Chance for Peace and the Escalation of War in Vietnam.
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999. This multiarchival work indicts
Lyndon Johnson for choosing war when, according to Logevall's research, a
negotiated settlement was possible. The author speculates that, if Kennedy had
lived, he would have made a different choice. McMaster, H. R. Dereliction of Duty:
Johnson, McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Lies That Led to Vietnam.

A Patriot S History Of The United States

Author: Larry Schweikart
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698173635
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... 1971); Robert McNamara, The Essence of Security (New York: Prager, 1968);
William W. Kaufman, The McNamara Strategy (New York: Harper & Row, 1964);
Larry Schweikart, “Robert McNamara,” in Larry Schweikart, ed., The
Encyclopedia of American Business History and Biography: Banking and
Finance Since 1913 (New York: Facts on File, 1990), 251–67. H. R. McMaster,
Dereliction of Duty: Johnson, McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Lies
That Led to Vietnam (New ...

Encyclopedia Of War And American Society

Author: Peter Karsten
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0761930973
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Robert McNamara saw the perils of both escalation and disengagement in
Vietnam (albeit incompletely) and sought to maneuver between them. In so doing
, he crafted an unworkable policy that failed disastrously; thus, he remains a
target for criticism of the Vietnam War from both ends of the ideological spectrum.
Bibliography McMaster, H. R. Dereliction of Duty: Lyndon Johnson, Robert
McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Lies That Led to Vietnam. New York:
Harper Collins, ...

Intelligence And U S Foreign Policy

Author: Paul R. Pillar
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231527802
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... Vietnam Policymakers: Three Episodes 1962– 1968 (Washington, D.C.: CIA
History Staff, 1998), 56. See, for example, a report in November 1964 by
Assistant Secretary of State William Bundy and Assistant Secretary of Defense
John McNaughton in the Pentagon Papers, 3:657, and a memorandum by
McNaughton in March 1965, quoted in H. R. McMaster, Dereliction of Duty:
Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Lies That
Led to Vietnam (New York: ...