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Landpower Employment & Sustainment Studies
- Added July 01, 1997
- Type: Book
- Two Perspectives on Interventions and Humanitarian Operations. Authored by Dr. David Tucker, AMB Robert B. Oakley. Edited by Dr. Earl H. Tilford, Jr..
- Ambassador Robert B. Oakley, who served as Special Envoy to Somalia provides an honest and compelling look at that controversial operation. In the second paper, Dr. David Tucker dissects the arguments to develop criteria which might be used for and against engagement in humanitarian operations in an attempt to guide U.S. policymakers. Ambassador Oakley and Dr. Tucker both agree that the United States, as a great power, will be engaged in intervention operations of all kinds all over the world.
- Added April 01, 1997
- Type: Book
- The Future Roles of U.S. Military Power and Their Implications. Authored by Dr. William T. Johnsen.
- Only after the future roles of the U.S. military have been determined can the Department of Defense turn to the other important issues posed by Congress. Dr. William T. Johnsen concludes that the U.S. military will continue to perform its traditional roles: deterrence, reassurance, compellence, and support to the nation. The method and manner of carrying out those roles, however, will change.