Drone Command

Drone Command

Book - 2015
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"When China stakes a dubious claim in the hotly disputed waters of the East China Sea, the prime minister of Japan threatens to dispatch the country's naval assets and tear up its antiwar constitution unless the Americans forcefully intervene. The war-weary Americans are reluctant to confront the powerful Chinese navy directly, but if the Japanese provoke a military conflict with their historic enemy, treaty obligations would draw the United States into the fight. In order to deescalate the first foreign policy crisis of his administration, U.S. president Lane dispatches Troy Pearce and his team to Tokyo to defuse the situation. What they find is a quagmire of hawkish politicians, nationalistic fervor, special interests with their own hidden agendas, and possibly the greatest military threat that America has ever faced."--Amazon.com.
Publisher: New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, [2015]
ISBN: 9780399173981
0399173986
Branch Call Number: FIC MADEN, MIKE
Characteristics: 331 pages ; 24 cm

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