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Environmental Security: A DoD Partnership for Peace

Author: Dr Kent Hughes Butts International environmental issues can lead to instability and conflict that threaten U.S. security interests and may result in the commitment of U.S. forces. Chronic, unresolved environmental issues threaten stability in such critical regions as the former Soviet Union, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. Recognizing this, the Department of …

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Meeting the Challenges of Regional Security

Author: Honorable Leonard Sullivan The Honorable Leonard Sullivan, a former Assistant Secretary of Defense, maintains that the disorder in the post-cold war world must be addressed in radically new and innovative ways. Old alliances, structured for containment, will not be adequate in a world where the challenges may be more appropriately addressed by police forces …

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The Military-News Media Relationship: Thinking Forward

Author: Dr Rod Lyon, COL Charles W Ricks, Prof William T Tow Over the course of the next six months, the Strategic Studies Institute will examine the impact of the media’s technological advances on strategic and operational level planning and policymaking, first in an overseas theater, and subsequently on decisions made at the national level. …

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Domestic Missions for the Armed Forces

Author: Senator Sam Nunn During the summer of 1992, Senator Sam Nunn, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, initiated legislation to enhance civilian and military cooperative efforts in meeting critical domestic needs. In a speech before the Senate Armed Services Committee, he called for a major reexamination of the roles and missions of the …

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Nuclear Pakistan and Nuclear India: Stable Deterrent or Proliferation Challenge?

Author: Dr George H Quester Nuclear proliferation, a security issue which has transcended the cold war, has been, and is, particularly troublesome in South Asia. There, India and Pakistan, neighbors with unresolved disputes since they were granted independence at the end of World War II, are believed to have nuclear weapons (although the leaders of …

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