"War" Essays and Research Papers

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  • Wars

    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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  • John Goldstein: Winning the War on War

    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

    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

    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

    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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  • The Roots of War

    Barbara Ehrenreich‚ an essayist and investigative journalist‚ wrote “The Roots of War” in hopes of showing the act of war as a kind of living parasite on human societies. Through several modes of development and logical and emotional appeals‚ Ehrenreich states her main claim while forming an effective and persuasive essay by using credible resources to support her claims. Ehrenreich’s logical reasoning is based on war throughout recorded history. She states that one can “find a predilection for warfare

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  • Inevitability of War

    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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  • There Will Always Be Wars

    “There will always be wars” Some people would agree with the statement because people will always have a difference of opinion. One person will always believe he or she is right in what they think‚ there will always be that one person who doesn’t want to just believe that he or she could be wrong‚ it’s basic human nature to fight over things such as; race‚ religion‚ land and wealth etc. As long as that continues in the world there will always be wars. For example “The conflict in Northern Ireland

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  • Price Wars

    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

    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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