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Structuring U.S. forces after the Cold War

Structuring U.S. forces after the Cold War

costs and effects of increased reliance on the reserves.

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Published by Congress of the U.S., Congressional Budget Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Armed Forces -- Appropriations and expenditures.,
    • United States -- Armed Forces -- Reserves.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesStructuring US forces after the Cold War.
      SeriesCBO study.
      ContributionsUnited States. Congressional Budget Office.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA23 .S84 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 81 p. :
      Number of Pages81
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1351471M
      LC Control Number92241580

      native concepts for structuring mission capability packages (MCP ’s) around which future U. S. military forces might be configured. From the very outset of this st udy group’s deliberations, we agreed that the most useful contribution we could make would be to attempt to reach beyond what we saw as the current and commendableFile Size: KB. Raven Rock: The Story of the U.S. Government's Secret Plan to Save Itself--While the Rest of Us Die by Garrett M. Graff is a Simon & Schuster publication. This is a very interesting accounting of how the United States began, during the cold war era, to take intense precautions against the possibility of a nuclear war, that would preserve /5.

      The current Quadrennial Defense Review still calls for structuring U.S. forces to be able to handle two major wars simultaneously. made no sense in the post-Cold War environment in the absence of the former Soviet threat and makes less sense not for the war on terrorism. Military Pork by the Barrel 2/6/ State of the Union at War 1/31/   The Cold War The cold War began after World War II. It started in and ended in The cold war basically was an argument between US, Soviet Union, Germany, china, and Afghanistan. The Cold War was a contest between the USA and the Soviet Union. It led to thousands of nuclear weapons, two universal ideologies in conflict, and two.

      Speaking of free riders, Taiwan has been nestled comfortably against the bosom of the U.S. military since the early stages of the Cold War, when communist forces on mainland China drove the nationalist forces into the sea and onto the island of Taiwan, which was quickly converted into an offshore fortress against : Brandon Christensen. The end of the first Indochina War between France and the Communist forces of the Viet Minh, James Waite notes at the outset, was the “product of global Cold War forces and itself produced.


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