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Book Reviews

Book review: The Shadow World

In The Shadow World Andrew Feinstein, assisted by Paul Holden and Barnaby Pace, tries to portray the global defence industry as uniquely corrupt, venal and greedy.
   

Book review: Victory among people

To mangle Clausewitz somewhat, the theory of war is simple, but the practice can be very hard. This also applies to counterinsurgency, the dominant form of armed conflict since the end of the old War.
   

Book review: Erich von Manstein – Hitler's Master Strategist

Many consider German Field Marshal Erich von Manstein (born von Lewinski) the greatest operational genius, if not the best strategist, of World War Two. But was he also a war criminal and lucky to escape the gallows?
   

Book review: Anderkant Cuito

As far as I can determine, there is not yet an English translation of Anderkant Cuito – 'n Reisverhaal van die Grensoorlog. The book therefore sadly, for now, guard itself against reading.
   

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