As the subtitle makes clear, this densely written book compares four wars, starting with World War II, and attempts to explain why the "strategic architecture," the author's term for the combinatio
“accomplishes a challenging goal of tying all of these conflicts together into a coherent narrative . . .”
Such is the molten hot fury of Syria’s now almost seven-year conflict, that it seems hard to think back to how things were before.
“Twilight Warriors is a textbook on the modern world’s gravest infliction.”
“The real war will never get in the books.” J.
“Volumes such as this one can help inform and shape the debate that will hopefully move beyond partisan fallout and examine these wars more methodically.”
“Victor Davis Hanson has written another good book for a wide variety of audiences.”
“. . . much would have been different in the Afghanistan war if the Bush administration had not decided to go to war in Iraq at the same time.”
“No other writer has moved me as much as Benjamin Busch has in writing about war. No other writer has created such a moment of grace . . .
“Colonel Russell’s cleanly constructed narrative is so exact—down to names, places, dates, and events— that it must have come directly from his unit’s combat journals and personnel rosters,