TITLE

Our new old enemies

AUTHOR(S)
Peters, Ralph
PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
Parameters: U.S. Army War College;Summer99, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explores the evolution of the definition of `traditional' enemies of the government. Need to understand the minds and souls of violent men; Need for the military to study and mankind and its role in the creation of weapons; Role of religion in understanding man's desires and impulses; Need for a creation story to explain man's origin.
ACCESSION #
1994442

 

Related Articles

  • The Six Most Influential Weapons in History. McNab, Chris // MHQ: Quarterly Journal of Military History;Winter2012, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p13 

    The article lists the six most influential weapons in the history of warfare as compiled by the author of the article including the bow, the cannon, and atomic weapons.

  • Military technology. Sillery, Bob; Kai Wu // Popular Science;Jun97, Vol. 250 Issue 6, p13 

    Presents a pictorial look at features on military technology that appeared in `Popular Science' magazine. The first automatic machine gun; The Sea Shadow, for experimenting with seagoing stealth; The M1A1 Abrams tank; The use of gas masks; Digital field gear; Paratroops; Night Vision Imaging...

  • How to be a `cheap hawk'. O'Hanlon, Michael // Brookings Review;Summer95, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p32 

    Discusses the proposals of President Bill Clinton to modify the United States' approach to regional warfare, to revamp traditional naval and Marine forward presence operations and to recast deployment of nuclear warheads. Projected savings; Move toward a strategy of rapid responsiveness;...

  • ISRAELI & PALESTINIAN MILITARY REPORT.  // New York Times Upfront (Teacher's Edition);5/6/2002, Vol. 134 Issue 14, p10 

    Presents a comparison between the military power of Israel and Palestine. List of Palestinian troops; Weapons of each country; Benefits received by the Israeli from the U.S.; Number of United States Reserves on the military force of Israel.

  • Non-Lethal Weaponry: From Tactical to Strategic Applications. Herbert, Dennis B. // JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly;Spring99, Issue 21, p87 

    Discusses the evolution of non-lethal weaponry. Emergence of a class of non-lethal technology that will have more direct applications on the operational and strategic levels; Integration of non-lethal weaponry into United States operational planning during the Marine Corps' 1995 evacuation of...

  • Planners seek to exploit U.S. technology lead. Fulghum, David A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/17/1994, Vol. 140 Issue 3, p51 

    Reports on the efforts by military planners in determining how the American lead in military technology can be used to prevent a war or how it can be won quickly with the least loss of life. Assessment of the strengths and the weaknesses shown in Desert Shield and Desert Storm in 1991; Areas of...

  • Smart Weapon Systems Concepts. Weatherley, David // Military Technology;Feb2002, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p42 

    Focuses on the factors that influence the development of the smart weapon systems concepts. Influence of warfare doctrine; Technology trends in modern weapon systems; Design of weapon systems.

  • Finding the Target.  // Weapons: Designing the Tools of War;2000, preceding p7 

    An introduction to the book "Weapons: Designing the Tools of War 2000" is presented.

  • CBRN Terrorism: How Real is the Threat?  // Military Technology;Aug2002, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p8 

    Focuses on the threat of chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear weapons. Acquisition of chemical and biological (CB) agents; Difficulty in the dissemination of CB agents; Cost in generating nuclear weapons. INSETS: Classification of Biological Weapons;Classification of Chemical...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sign out of this library

Other Topics