When war is likely to break out, most civilized countries try to make it appear they are not the aggressor, but rather the innocent victim. In that role, the country is more likely to garner support from its populace and the rest of the world. Any number of maneuverings can be used to push the opposition into attacking first. That has happened in a number of wars in which the United States has become involved and those wars are the subject matter of this book. A brief synopsis of each of those wars is presented so the reader can comprehend the context and become reasonably well-informed.
Invitations to War
Synopsis of US Wars with insight into details of the beginnings of War
About the Author
After being educated in economics at Yale University, David Ritchey served five years as an officer in the U.S. Navy, including a year in Vietnam. Back in civilian life, he initially became a businessman as he had been trained but, suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, he dropped out, got a divorce, moved to a remote old stone farmhouse... Read More
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