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    How the Weak Win Wars: A Theory of Asymmetric Conflict Author(s): Ivan Arreguín-Toft Source: International Security‚ Vol. 26‚ No. 1 (Summer‚ 2001)‚ pp. 93-128 Published by: The MIT Press Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3092079 . Accessed: 08/08/2013 11:12 Your use of the JSTOR archive indicates your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions of Use‚ available at . http://www.jstor.org/page/info/about/policies/terms.jsp . JSTOR is a not-for-profit service that helps scholars‚ researchers‚ and

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    Goldstein: Winning the War on War In Winning the War on War‚ Joseph Goldstein argues that warfare is on the decline and growing less intensely than in previous eras. He also focuses on the correlation between the rise of international institutions and organizations structured around peacekeeping to the decrease of huge interstate wars. Goldstein assesses how organizations such as the UN and other NGO’s that focus primarily on peacekeeping and peacebuilding have influenced wars both positively and

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    War fighting

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    The book here in discussion is “War Fighting”. The main and over all purpose for this book is to explain and give examples of fighting wars. The book consists of the chapters‚ the first “Nature of War”. In this chapter the writer had many different topics‚ The Evolution of War‚ Violence and Danger‚ The Human Dimension‚ Uncertainty‚ and the definition of war just to name a few. The Definition of war is; War is a violent clash of interests between or among organized groups characterized by the use

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    War in Necessary

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    ago‚ Machiavelli asked us‚ "do the ends justify the means?" That statement (or question) can be used to assess nearly any action. So‚ was it morally valid for the United States to drop the atomic bombs on Japan in 1945? It was a quick way to end a war‚ and it saved the lives of soldiers on both sides. Also‚ it taught us to fear nuclear power‚ as the first thing it was used for was to destroy (obliterate) two cities‚ and to kill over 200‚000 people. Next‚ it helped to spped up research on the topic

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    War Is Futile

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    Prompt: “War is futile” Discuss in relation to Owen’s poems (Ducle and Anthem for Doomed Youth). Wilfred Owen once wrote‚ “All a poet can do today is warn. That is why the true Poets must be truthful.” Owen’s poetry on war can be described as a passionate outrage over the horrors of war and pity for the young soldiers sacrificed in it. By combining gruesome images‚ effective similes and a range of other poetic techniques Owen evokes an appalling picture that war is futile because soldiers were

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    Inevitability of War

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    An Exigency of Caliber “All war is a symptom of man’s failure as a thinking animal.” (Steinbeck) On March 20th‚ 2003 I took this picture as my convoy crossed the breach into Iraq.  We were the first Marines to lead the march up to Baghdad. I returned with a heavy conscience and apprehension for our future causing me to bury most feelings involving this subject. But current events in our country’s global affairs have given me the courage to revisit my past experiences and explore the foundations

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    Price Wars

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    Price Wars in the Wireless Market 1. Who are the key players in this industry? The key players in the wireless industry are Verizon Wireless‚ AT&T‚ Sprint‚ and T-Mobile. With these four companies controlling 90% of the market‚ there are no other ‘key players’ in the industry. U.S. Cellular is not quite a ‘key player’‚ however they do hold approximately 2.4% of the customer nationwide and must be in the overall picture. In addition‚ the data suggests that

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    Principle of War

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    PRINCIPLES OF WAR 1. Selection and maintenance of the aim It is imperative not to take the first step without considering the last Clausewitz was actually defining what is called the ‘end state’. Jomini also believed that the end state had to be stated in unambiguous political objectives‚ so that clear campaign objectives could be compiled. This requirement remains as relevant today as it was then.  Selection and maintenance of the aim are often referred to as the Master Principle. A single

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    effects of war

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    study is to find out the effects of war on a soldier financial decision making process. Militarism has countless costs‚ from lives lost in armed conflict to environmental degradation to damage to the physical mental and emotional of the troops involved. The study focuses on the challenges faced by soldiers during their financial decision process. This is particularly after war and what can be the possible solution to this problem. According to the international law‚ war is an armed conflict between two

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    War Is Necessary

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    If war is necessary‚ it is a necessary evil. Its evil is sometimes concealed for a time by its glamour and excitement but when war is seen in its reality‚ there is a little glory about it. At its best‚ it is hideous calamity. It brings in awful loss of life. In recent great wars‚ millions of men‚ women and children were killed‚ many died of diseases‚ famines and untold sufferings. A war generally sweeps away the strongest and best men of a country and leaves the aged‚ the weak and the unfit to carry

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