Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group
The Field of Fight

The Field of Fight

How We Can Win the Global War Against Radical Islam and Its Allies

Lt. General Michael T. Flynn and Michael Ledeen

St. Martin's Griffin

READ AN EXCERPT →

BUY THE BOOK

Trade Paperback

The Instant New York Times Bestseller.

A war is being waged against us by radical Islamists, and, as current events demonstrate, they are only getting stronger. Al-Qaeda has morphed into a much more dangerous, menacing threat: ISIS. Boko Haram, Hamas, and other groups continue to foment violence around the world. The Field of Fight succinctly lays out why we have failed to stop terrorist groups from growing, and what we must do to stop them. For if you understand your enemies, it’s much easier to defeat them—and right now, Flynn argues, we do not understand them.
A call to action that is sensible, informed, and original, The Field of Fight offers a plan that combines creative and strategic solutions with political engagement and effective military action; a plan not only to “manage” the problem, or to participate in perpetual conflict, but to win.

EXCERPT


Introduction


 


In late 2005, U.S. Special Forces fighters attacked an al Qaeda safe house in central Iraq, in an operation called Objective Rivergate. We believed an important leadership meeting was taking...

Reviews

Praise for The Field of Fight

"General Flynn's The Field of Fight is as good an introduction to the long war we are in as any I have read. It is also a sobering and indeed frightening indictment of the intellectual dishonesty which has blocked our leaders from winning this war." --Newt Gingrich

"The Field of Fight is a book worth reading by anyone concerned about the future security of America. It is both an engaging personal memoir by a great American soldier and military intelligence officer, General Mike Flynn, and a strategic plan by General Flynn of how to win the global war against radical Islam and its big power supporters. The leaders of the next American administration would benefit from reading The Field of Fight." --Senator Joseph Lieberman

"The Field of Fight is a must-read for all Americans, especially military and law enforcement. It is a seminal book in the global war against radical Islam! Where are the fatwas from Mecca and Medina?!" --Lt. General (Retired) Tom McInerny, former Deputy Chief of Staff, United States Air Force

"If you wish to understand the terrorist attacks sweeping the world, there's no better place to start than The Field of Fight." --National Review

Reviews from Goodreads

About the author

Lt. General Michael T. Flynn and Michael Ledeen

Lt. General (Ret.) Michael T. Flynn has served as the Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency and the Senior Military Intelligence Officer in the Department of Defense. He also founded the Flynn Intel Group, a commercial, government, and international consulting firm. He lives in Virginia.

Michael Ledeen is the author of War Against the Terror Masters and The Iranian Time Bomb. He spent twenty years at the American Enterprise Institute where he held the Freedom Scholar chair, and now holds a chair at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. He lives in Maryland.

Lieutenant General (Ret.) Michael T. Flynn

DIA Public Affairs

Michael Ledeen

Foundation for Defense of Democracies

From the Publisher

St. Martin's Griffin

Latest on Facebook

LATEST ON TWITTER