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The Iraq War and the State of the U.S. Military

Michael E. O'Hanlon (ed.)

in Balance Sheet: The Iraq War and U.S. National Security

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760133
eISBN:
9780804772044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760133.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the impact of the Iraq War on the U.S. military. It suggests that the war negatively affected the state of American military readiness in terms of equipment, personnel, and ... More


Defense Budgeting and Resource Allocation

Michael E. O’Hanlon

in Defense 101: Understanding the Military of Today and Tomorrow

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754470
eISBN:
9781501754500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754470.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter dissects the US defense budget, as well as various matters in the broader field of defense economics. It provides methodologies for understanding how different defense strategies and ... More


‘How Are You to Succeed without Causing Losses’? 1 Doctrine and Organization, 1919–1939

David French

in Raising Churchill’s Army: The British Army and the War against Germany 1919-1945

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246304
eISBN:
9780191697562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246304.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter examines the doctrine and organization of the British Army during the period from 1919 to 1939. During this period, the General Staff's doctrinal thinking relied on the notion that when ... More


Ambiguity and Gendered Practices

Mariane C. Ferme

in The Underneath of Things: Violence, History, and the Everyday in Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225428
eISBN:
9780520925717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225428.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores gendered practices in Sierra Leone, focusing on shifting meanings of objects such as stools and hammocks within the articulation of a Mende social space. It analyzes the ... More


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