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Alternative Governance Structures in Megacities: Threats or Opportunities?

Author: Ms Diane E Chido The U.S. military recognizes that it will be required to engage in dense urban areas in the near future, whether under combat, stabilization, or disaster response conditions. The military also recognizes that it is not prepared to effectively operate within such complex terrain and populations. Alternative governance structures, which can …

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Soldiers in Cities: Military Operations on Urban Terrain

Author: Dr Michael Desch In the past half-century, the classic military conflict of armies maneuvering in the field has been replaced by conflicts that center on, rather than avoid, heavily populated areas. Modern military conflict more frequently is not just a fight to control villages or cities, but a variation on the timeless wish to …

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