Encyclopedia of United States National Security

Encyclopedia of United States National Security

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With over 750 entries, the Encyclopedia of United States National Security is the first single, concise reference source to provide accurate and informative answers to the many challenging questions of how, why, when, and where national security has evolved. In addition to presenting historical facts and analyses, this two-volume encyclopedia is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to some of the more complicated and abstract questions concerning world politics and national security. A thoroughly interdisciplinary work, this encyclopedia views national security from historical, economic, political, and technological perspectives.In 1985, the DEW Line system was replaced by the North Warning System, and many of the original DEW Line sites were abandoned. By 2008, the ... Two to three fire teams make up a squad, and two to four squads (30 to 40 soldiers) make up a platoon. Platoons are ... There are typically two to five companies in a battalion and three to five battalions (1, 500 to 3, 500 troops) in a brigade. Each divisionanbsp;...

Title:Encyclopedia of United States National Security
Author:Richard J. Samuels
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2005-12-21


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