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The United States and Latin America: Shaping an Elusive Future

Author: Dr Donald E Schulz The demise of the Cold War has produced not an “End of History” but a “New World Disorder,” which may well become more tumultuous in the decades ahead. Thus, it is crucial at this turn of the millennium to reconsider the prospects for regional security, the challenges that both new …

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America’s Army in Transition: Preparing for War in the Precision Age

Author: Maj Gen Robert H Scales The following two articles were written during and immediately after the war in Kosovo. The first is an adaptation of an earlier work written after a trip to Asia in 1998. In that essay, I suggested that foreign militaries were beginning to perceive our fixation on a firepower-centered way …

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Security and Civil-Military Relations in the New World Disorder: The Use of Armed Forces in the Americas

Editor: Dr Max G Manwaring In December 1998, the U.S. Army War College joined with the Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army and the George Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University to cosponsor a conference entitled “The Use of Land Forces in the Americas.” It was held on December …

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Traditional Military Thinking and the Defensive Strategy of China

Author: LTG Li Jijun, Dr Earl H Tilford Jr On July 15, 1997, the U.S. Army War College hosted a delegation from the Chinese Academy of Military Science. During the delegation’s visit, Academy representatives and members of the U.S. Army War College faculty engaged in discussions ranging from professional military education to national security and …

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