TITLE

How to predict the future

PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Military History;Apr2007, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the importance for the U.S. Armed Forces to learn from the military history to avoid committing the same mistakes. It mentions a unit operated by the U.S. Army named the Center for Army Lessons Learned at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. It commends the collaboration between the Army and the Marine Corps to write a manual on counterinsurgency that draws on lessons from history.
ACCESSION #
24415976

 

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