Describes the author’s childhood relocation from France to the U.S., where as a naturalized citizen he joined the military and served multiple tours in Afghanistan before he was wounded while protecting his patrol from a suicide bomber.
Biography & Autobiography
The experiences of a Kenya-born English lad in the fight against the terrorism of the Mau-Mau Rebellion.
Inside secure command centers, military officials make life and death decisions– but the Pentagon also offers food courts, banks, drugstores, florists, and chocolate shops. It is rather symbolic of the way that the U.S. military has become our one-stop-shopping solution to global problems. Brooks traces this seismic shift in how America wages war, and provides…