U.S. Army War College Guide to National Security Policy and Strategy

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J. Boone Bartholomees
DIANE Publishing, 2001

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Page 240 - Council is to advise the President with respect to the integration of domestic, foreign, and military policies relating to the national security...
Page 203 - TO ENSURE by the acceptance of principles and the institution of methods, that armed force shall not be used, save in the common interest...
Page 32 - Government implies the power of making laws. It is essential to the idea of a law, that it be attended with a sanction; or, in other words, a penalty or punishment for disobedience. If there be no penalty annexed to disobedience, the resolutions or commands which pretend to be laws will, in fact, amount to nothing more than advice or recommendation.
Page 203 - Nothing in the present Charter shall impair the inherent right of individual or collective self-defense if an armed attack occurs against a Member of the United Nations, until the Security Council has taken measures necessary to maintain international peace and security.
Page 77 - The Cult of the Offensive and the Origins of the First World War,
Page 230 - Chief, to take all necessary measures to repel any armed attack against the forces of the United States and to prevent further aggression.
Page 64 - Russell F. Weigley, The American Way of War: A History of United States Military Strategy and Policy (New York: Macmillan, 1973), 382-86. As Hastings observes, "fear of being outflanked and cut off became an obsession in many units. 'Bugout fever,' the urge to withdraw precipitately in the face of the slightest threat from the flank, was ... a serious problem.
Page 83 - Clausewitz insisted that, the first, the supreme, the most far-reaching act of judgment that the statesman and commander have to make is to establish . . . the kind of war on which they are embarking; neither mistaking it for, nor trying to turn it into, something that is alien to its nature.
Page 4 - The American and French Revolutions at the end of the eighteenth century added two new dimensions to the modern state.
Page 46 - Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field, Article 51 of the 1949 Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked members of Armed Forces at Sea...

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