June 1940
Journal of the American Military Institute;1940, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p67
Academic Journal
The article presents an examination of the relationship between a country's economy and its level of military preparedness and explores the need to study warfare at the scholarly level. The author also discusses the impact that certain factors, such as fear, have on a country's desire to increase its military power. Additionally, the author shows that countries that are performing well financially might feel secure enough to not invest in the military. The author argues that in order to preserve a country's best interests it is necessary to study war academically.


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