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    “The supremacy of the civil over the military is fundamental to the American system of government, and is wholeheartedly accepted by every officer and soldier in the military establishment.” General MacArthur wrote these words in his book Reminiscences, after he had been relieved from his command in Korea in 1951. Military subordination in civil-military relations would be uncontested in contemporary scholarly discussions, if his statement would have a perpetual validity. Civilian control of the military is the attempt of societies to find a solution to a paradox: Armed forces are created as masters of violence to protect the society against foreign threats, but because of its capacity for violence, this institution can likewise overthrow…

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    Supreme Command Analysis

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    The normal theory of civil-military relations contends that politicians should declare a military operation’s objective and then step aside leaving the business of war to the military. In his book, “Supreme Command,” Eliot Cohen deviates from this normalcy theory by arguing that active statesmen make the best wartime leaders, pushing their military subordinates to succeed where they might have failed if left on their own. According to Cohen civilian intervention at both strategic and operational…

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    Two Hands on the Sword: Civil-Military Relations From the outset, U.S. civil-military relations have constituted an agreement between the American people, the civilian government, and the armed forces. According to Frank G. Hoffman (2008), it is the civil hand that determines when to draw the sword from its scabbard and provides the policy to guide its use. Hoffman further explains that it is the military that sharpens the sword and wields it in combat (2008). Given this relationship, it is…

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    Trust – An Argumentative Essay on Civilian-Military Relations The history of civilian-military relations is riddled with developments that are both positive and negative in nature. However, one has to determine whether these instances have left a progressive relationship as an overarching theme of trust as it continues to change among the social landscape in our modern-day American society. The Armed Forces Journal “The Silent Crisis” explains that there is indeed a problem between civilian and…

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    teachers and one student, when you want a teacher row to be deleted if it’s a corresponding row is deleted in the student table. if cascade is not being use then an error will be raised for the referential integrity. What is a referential integrity? It is a property of a data which requires every value of one attribute of a table to exist as a value of another attribute in a different table. Referential integrity is a database that makes sure that the relationships between the tables remain…

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    The Army Profession and Challenges in the Civilian-Military Relations The United States Army is arguably the most powerful Army in the world. Its endurance from the Cold War era to current unconventional conflicts of the modern day has proven its resiliency. The United States Army is undoubtedly a profession, and the leaders in the United States Army have critical and important role, ADRP1 defined and described the Army Profession and the Army Ethic as “Army Profession – A unique vocation of…

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    Stewardship of the Army Profession and Civilian-Military Relations There are five core characteristics that compose the Army profession; trust, honorable service, military expertise, stewardship, and esprit de corps (Army Doctrine Reference Publication (ADRP) 1, The Army Profession, 2015, p. 6-1). While all are critical to maintaining a healthy Army, stewardship, as described in ADRP 1 chapter 6, is the central tenant I believe keeps the other four alive. Stewardship is the act of taking care…

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    This way they would not need to copy the user data, and the database structure becomes tidier. There are many ways for Database normalisation to minimise data redundancy by not repeating the same groups in single tables, having all items in a table that is related to the primary key and a separate table for related information. Normalization can help create attributes that don’t repeat data and relationships between tables. We can avoid data redundancy by organising and producing unique fields…

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    A database object in a relational database is a data structure used to either store or reference data. The most common object that people interact with is the table. Other objects are indexes, stored procedures, sequences, views and many more. When a database object is created, a new object type cannot be created because all the various object types created are restricted by the very nature, or source code, of the relational database model being used, such as Oracle, SQL Server or Access. What…

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    Military Intervention

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    A military intervention is seen as a set of tools and forms coercion of the conflicting parties to preserve or establish peace between them with the use of special forces, equipped with by means of armed struggle. The essence of military intervention lies in the effectiveness of violent impact on the conflicting parties. The effect of coercion of conflicting parties to establish peace with the military element is achieved by the application or threat of material damage, thus limiting their…

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