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  • Chinese Military Culture Essay

    China 's Military History and Culture Introduction The history of China was shaped by armed conflicts and wars. Especially, China’s military history can be dated back to 2200 BC and divided into the following periods that are before 1911, the period of the Republic of China and the People 's Liberation Army (PLA) (Graff & Higham, 2012). Noteworthy, most of the imperial dynasties in China were established from successful battles. However, the great peasant rebellion and the collapse of the central republic marked the periods of dynasty decline. A prominent place in Chinese political thought was always occupied with the questions of military institutions and strategy. In addition, repeated defeats at the hands of the Western powers made China add efforts on modernization in the 19th and 20th Centuries. (Graff & Higham, 2012) On the other hand, military thinking and strategies were affected by culture, and the Chinese military culture…

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  • Guerilla Tactics And The Siege Of Khe Sanh

    Whether you are pro-war or anti-war, many lives were affected by the Vietnam War. There’s no doubt the Vietnam War will forever be a known as a debatable war. I continually find the inside information intriguing; to view a personal perspective expands your mentality to accept various viewpoints. Obviously, being directly involved in the war is honorable. Several elements of the war were fascinating, although; what I found extremely appealing were the Guerilla Tactics and The Siege of Khe Sanh.…

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  • Douglas Macarthur's Impact On Japan

    “He had a way of touching your elbow or shoulder, upping his chin with a slight jerk and crowding into his eye such a warmth of blessing… he made you feel you’d contributed a boon to the whole human race” (“Douglas MacArthur” 1). MacArthur came from a background of a strict military upbringing. His father and grandfather were both generals and being raised on a military base MacArthur was destined to be a part of the United States military. His life was shaped and structured, but he had a…

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  • How Does Kim Jong Un Affect North Korea

    his father 's fourth son. North Korea has one of the strictest discipline policies in the world, going against Kim Jong Un or disrespecting him could have possibly outcomes of you ending up in Jail, most likely having to serve out as a prisoner for a long period of time or even getting the death sentence. Even with an oppressed society, that is very visible to others revolution seems as if it will never come to North Korea because the North Korean keeps everyone in line through fear tactics.…

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  • Chinese Military Intelligence

    of thought regarding this practice. One is being able to operate independently give the PLA the ability to make decisions without having to confer with other agencies which allows for a more rapid response. On the other hand, without having an alternate agency working in concert, such as the CIA and the military, the room for error increases due to a lack of checks and balances. Another major different between the Chinese and the United States is the manner in which information is collected.…

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  • China Air Force Research Paper

    Today’s China is different from the past. It already has better army, navy, air force and weapons. For example, in the World War 2 , many countries had their own tank, battleship, aircraft and aircraft carry,but China only could borrow them from another country which already had such advanced technology. In China, they joined the war without any advanced machines. Nowadays, China is different from the rest, they already have their own army, navy and air force. They can make their own tank,…

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  • China's Liberation Army

    In the recent years China has risen to become one of the largest growing world powers of the developing world. Their massive economy helped them achieve colossal strides in developing and maintaining their intense industrialization of their country. However, in recent events China has shifted some focus away from their economy to their military forces. Building up and modernizing its military might with intent on securing their interests abroad and domestically. In this paper I plan to discuss…

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  • Emma Goldman's Patriotism: A Menace To Liberty

    named Emma Goldman produced a speech in 1908 called “Patriotism: A Menace to Liberty” within it she analyzes what patriotism actually means. Inside the speech an important quote in which she alludes to America becoming the most powerful nation in the world, and eventually planting her iron foot on the necks of all other nations (Voices of A People’s History pg. 271 ). In the essay to follow I will analyze, and explain the meaning behind this. I will also take a deeper look at if what she…

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  • Moderate Antiwar Activism Analysis

    time to exercise that right than in the current situation considering the irresponsible move by our government to send troops to Vietnam. Imagine what the world would be like if we all remained silent about these issues of national interest. Ours would be a sad story because there is enough evidence from the past on what happened to our country when the crowds chose to remain silent. In this regard, I wish to express my support for moderate antiwar activism. Change does not come without…

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  • Analysis Of The Film Platoon

    "My conscious won 't let me go shoot … some poor, hungry people in the mud for big powerful America. And shoot them for what? They never called me nigger; they never lynched me.” Antagonistic, yet honest words from World Boxing Champion Muhammed Ali at his refusal to be enlisted in the U.S Army in 1967. Unlike the previous World Wars that were unquestioned as to America’s involvement; the Vietnam war, even from its onset is one that has held a contentious point of division among many in…

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