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    The Roman Empire faced many issues in its final years. Some of the problems included sanitation, military shortages, and economy issues. Sanitation was a big problem because sickness and plagues sprang up from consuming contaminated water, sewage bacteria, or rodent issues. (Alchin, "Reasons why the Roman Empire fell") Another problem is the military, during Rome’s decline, it was tough to recruit soldiers and harder to provide resources for its heavy armies. Economy was also a big problem for the Romans because they needed funding for their armies, building sewers, aqueducts, arenas, and financially support their welfare system; but not enough money was there when necessary. Ultimately Rome fell but the solutions to these problems were…

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    priorities, political climate and military goals of a nation can only better my ability to inform both subordinates and superiors. For instance, Germany is a nation that has shown great influence within the geopolitical arena. By providing cultural awareness on Germany to a professional audience, the United States Army is better served in ensuring mission accomplishment. Germany is a greatly evolving country who place a strong priority on staying socially progressive on many issues.…

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    Reasons for North’s Victory in the Civil War Economic Capabilities, Lee’s and Grant’s Military Strategies, and the North and South Armies Many studies have been conducted by scholars to determine why the North won the Civil War. Many scholars believe that it has to do with the North’s efficient military strategies; however, there are more factors that contribute to the North’s victory. Hattaway and Jones (2001), scholars from the University of…

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    Elements Of Grand Strategy

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    Spread of the cultural ideas and principles has historically, been the main ingredient. However, when China has firstly faced powerful outsiders it had to adopt to the new realities. Today, Сhinese grand strategy is to protect its sovereignty, the need to take advantage from their geographical position and economic capabilities. There are two opposing opinions in the discussion of the Chinese grand strategy. There are academics who believe that the grand strategy of China will aggressively…

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    Clausewitz’s paradoxical trinity Prussian military general and theorist Carl von Clausewitz provided a clear perspective on the character and nature of war through his paradoxical trinity. Clausewitz suggests that war is a timeless paradoxical trinity made up of hatred, violence and enmity; chance and probability, and subordination to rational policy. He suggested that violence is a blind natural force; chance and probability allows the creative spirit to roam; and the subordination as an…

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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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    James N. Dertouzos, Steven Garber (2003). Is Military Advertising Effective: An Estimation Methodology and Applications to Recruiting in the 1980s and 90s. National Defense Research Institute. The authors of this study assessed the cost and advantages of military recruiting advertising in the years of 1980s and 90s, the purpose of which is to evaluate profits and disadvantages of the operation, addressing four main issues: The effectiveness of military advertising in increasing enlistments. The…

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    1. “Lischer introduces three types of military-humanitarian interactions: “humanitarian soldiers,” “aid workers as government agents,” and “humanitarian placebo.” What are the key features of these three types of militarized aid? What are their potential implications for aid organizations and their intended beneficiaries?” “Humanitarian soldiers”- Involving the military in the provision of aid can grow stability and help make allies with other countries. It can also strengthen government…

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    Many Latin American countries have historically shown recurring involvements of the military forces in both domestic and foreign affairs. Virtually all nations of the continent have witnessed at some point a dynamic engagement of the military in matters of state. In this sense the armed forces systematically embarked upon political and economic operations, adopting diverse positions in different spheres of actions: in many occasions they saw their commitment as fundamental in order to save the…

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    Two military soldiers in Afghanistan are stuck in a cave, hiding from the enemy. Just as they are starting to give up hope, a small RedBot® catches one of the soldiers’ eyes. It was carrying a plate of food and water for them. It also beeped a message in Morse code to tell the soldiers they were safe. They survived because the RedBot® saved them. This RedBot® has a life-changing service with many social, economic, and political implications. The RedBot®’s service is to help soldiers in the…

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