AcknowledgmentsIntroduction1. The Nuclear Revolution, 1945-19602. Flexible Response, 1961-19753. Technology and the War in Vietnam, 1963-19754. Winning the Cold War, 1976-19905. The Gulf War and the Post-Cold War Era, 1991-20016. The Global War on Terrorism, 2001-20057. Technology and the American Way of WarNotesIndex
Thomas G. Mahnken is a professor of strategy at the U.S. Naval War College and a visiting fellow at the Merrill Center for Strategic Studies at The Johns Hopkins University's Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). Formerly, he served as the deputy assistant secretary of defense for policy planning.