Ow does the secretary of defense embody or understand military force and foreign policy from the perspectives of the interests of the United States.

Subject: Political Science International Security Politics





Please write a book review of Charles A. Stavenson s book: Sec Def. SECFEF: The Nearly Impossible Job of Secretar y of Defense; Washington D.C: Potomac Books, 2006.

Provide a critique of the book along with discussing its major premised and ideas. How does the secretary of defense embody or understand military force and foreign policy from the perspectives of the interests of the United States. Be analytical in your views and comments. The review should not exceed six double spaced pages.



Professors Comments on How to Write a Book Review:



1. The Main or Central idea and how soon it is presented

2. The tables of content and its arrangement of the subjects

3. Other hypotheses or premises entered by the authors

4. The examples provided to support the main thesis of the book

5. The kind of discussion found in the book

- The opposite views



6. Does the author reach a conclusion?

7. Agreement or Disagreement with the book

- sources of weakness and strength by the author and in the discussions

- can you discover something wrong.

8. The Use of Quotations