Military Necessities

Berger, Peter L.
October 1995
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Oct1995, Issue 56, p22
Focuses on the social aspects of British military culture and its relevance to democracy in Western countries. Sentiments in the British military regarding the subject of homosexuality and the Bosnian conflict; Presence of GLBT people in the military; Speculations on the type of military intervention that the interests of Western democracies will call for.


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