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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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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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New Century, Old Thinking: The Dangers of the Perceptual Gap in U.S.-China Relations

Author: COL Susan M Puska The author provides an examination of the reciprocal relations between China and the United States over the past century and a half. She articulates the theme that cycles of misperception have characterized the relationship. If this past is prologue, then potential conflict looms darkly over future U.S.-China interactions. The first …

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“Enhancing” the Australian-U.S. Defense Relationship: A Guide to U.S. Policy

Author: Dr Thomas-Durell Young Notwithstanding the end of U.S. basing in the Philippines, a revised defense framework with Japan, and starts and stops in Chinese-American military contacts, U.S. security relationships in the Pacific have enjoyed remarkable continuity since the end of the Cold War. The United States has promoted, thus far successfully, its role as …

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