Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power - Chapters 7-8 Summary & Analysis

Rachel Maddow
This Study Guide consists of approximately 22 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Drift.
This section contains 963 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power Study Guide

Chapters 7-8 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 7, Doing More with Less (Hassle). Providing for soldiers and their families became expensive. Daycare costs alone became a problem. To fix this, the military began to look to outside resources. They thought that bringing in private companies to handle the problems might help them save money. This led to the first use of private contractors. When the military set up camp in Bosnia, it was private contractors who handled the construction of housing, the care of laundry, and food service. The soldiers were happy with this situation, but the contractors were inflating their bills to get more out of the government. It turned out that maintenance people working for private companies would replace parts that did not need replacing in order to make more money for the company or equipment cost would be inflated due to the cost...

(read more from the Chapters 7-8 Summary)

This section contains 963 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook