Post Tagged with: "Army"

The Chickenhawk Argument

The Chickenhawk Argument

Concern with the chickenhawk syndrome aims to reclaim a cluster of concerns. Although its moral impulse is clear, its institutional implications are less clear.

China, India and the New Class

China, India and the New Class

POL 210 has a new class. In order to spark early discussion with students, a report was used which described how Chinese soldiers inside Indian territory had proclaimed the area to be Chinese land.

The Syrian Army and the Coming Winter War

The Syrian Army and the Coming Winter War

Assad and the Syrian military are bound together in their fate. Preserving Assad’s power is crucial to keep the armed forces in safe employment – a lifestyle that could scarcely be an option under a new government.

The Human Terrain System in Northeast Baghdad: The View From The Team Level

The Human Terrain System in Northeast Baghdad: The View From The Team Level

Rather than debating the ethics of social science in military operations, this article provides an inside account of the Human Terrain concept in a culturally complex area: northeast Baghdad.

Casting Long Strategic Shadows

Casting Long Strategic Shadows

As American foreign policy begins to represent a crusade, surely it is time to reconsider the strategic shadows that the post-Cold War foreign policy initiatives have cast.

Rethinking Air/Sea Battle Before It Is Too Late

Rethinking Air/Sea Battle Before It Is Too Late

Instead of dying, the Air/Sea Battle concept has done nothing but pick up steam. The biggest problem with it is that it forces China to feel like enemy number one. Hopefully, they won’t start acting like enemy number one.

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