AuthorRid, Thomas, 1975-
TitleWar and media operations [electronic resource] : the U.S. military and the press from Vietnam to Iraq / Thomas Rid
Imprint New York, N.Y. : Routledge, 2007
Connect tohttp://marc.crcnetbase.com/isbn/9780203964521
Descript 240 p

CONTENT

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


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 Electronic books.