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  • Reasons Why The North Won The Civil War

    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 Illinois Press, suggest that the North had a stronger and more educated military. Russel (2001), a scholar from George Mason University, suggests that the North began to prosper financially during the Civil War and as a result, they were able to buy and produce more supplies such as weapons, food, clothing, etc. Griffith (1989), a scholar from Yale University, suggests that the North had more effective military strategies than the South. McPherson (1988), a scholar from Oxford University, suggests that Grant ended stalemate by burning the South’s resources until they were forced to surrender. In order to fully understand why the North won the Civil War, you must analyze the North’s and South’s economic capabilities, armies, military strategies, and how Grant ended stalemate and achieved victory. North’s and South’s Military The…

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  • Elements Of Grand Strategy

    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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  • Carl Von Clausewitz's Paradoxical Trinity

    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

    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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  • Military Humanitarian Interactions Analysis

    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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  • Military Industrial Complex Case Study

    1. What is the military Industrial Complex? The Military Industrial Complex term emerged officially during president Dwight D. Eisenhower farewell address when he referred to the relationship among the armament industry, the US army and the US Congress. These political and monetary relationship have evolved through the years and some Analysts believe that the Military Industrial terminology started when the government needed the private industry’s help to build steam ships during the civil…

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  • Castro Foreign Affairs

    comprised of Cuban exiles who will recruit, train, and mobilize a rebel army in Cuba to revolt and support an invasion. The guerrilla force would be deployed to Cuba from Guatemala and Nicaragua. The opposition would use propaganda to spread its message via radio signals. One of the benefits of this option is to not appear to be a U.S. operation, at least initially. They claim the costs are high, but the outcome could be the best of all options. Recommendation. The JCS committee recommends…

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  • Summary Of Drift By Rachel Maddow

    and soldiers were unparalleled to the ideology of the military circa 20th century. In Rachel Maddow’s, Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power, there is a shift of power in the military, creating a perpetual spending and power for the military, mostly under the administration of Ronald Reagan. Maddow uses factual information, personal dialogue between officials within the military in the under the staff of the White House, and stories of popular actors during the time of escalation…

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  • Clausewitz's Paradoxical Trinity

    centuries? I. Thesis: Clausewitz’s paradoxical trinity explains the changes to the character of warfare from the ‘political-ideological French Revolution ’ to the ‘military revolution of the Great War ’ by acknowledging the variable but compelling relationships between: instruments of subordination such as government and policy; the implementation of ‘courage and talent ’ in the ‘realm of probability and chance’ by the military commander and his forces; and the resolve of the people, on…

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  • Army Profession Challenges

    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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