TITLE

THE DANGERS OF ANTI-INTELLECTUALISM IN CONTEMPORARY WESTERN ARMIES

AUTHOR(S)
SERBU, G. GABRIEL
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Infantry;Nov/Dec2010, Vol. 99 Issue 4, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article the author explores the need for intellectuals in Western armies to develop a subtler approach to warfare to replace an aggressive military culture. He cites several books that depicted bias against intellectuals in the military, including "On the Psychology of Military Incompetence," by Norman Dixon. He presents a background of Industrial-Age armies . The author also discusses war as art as adopted by the Prussian and then the German armed forces.
ACCESSION #
59242154

 

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