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In the nearly two decades since the Nixon administration decided to withraw U.S. armed forces from Vietnam and to end their dependence on conscription, America's military institution has undergone substantial changes. Binkin and Kaufmann address a central question amongst all these changes: How has greater reliance on Army reserves affected the nation's ability to protect its security?

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The central question raised by the authors in this book is: how has greater reliance on Army reserves affected the nation's ability to protect its security interests?
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In the nearly two decades since the Nixon administration decided to withdraw U.S. armed forces from Vietnam and to end their dependence on conscription, America's military institution has undergone substantial changes. One of the most pronounced has been the increased reliance on Army reserve components, which today shoulder unprecedented responsibilities for protecting the nation's security. It raises the central question Binkin and Kaufmann address: How has greater reliance on Army reserves affected the nation's ability to protect its security interests?

Product Details

ISBN:
9780815709794
With:
Kaufmann, William W.
Author:
Kaufmann, William W.
Author:
Binkin, Martin
Publisher:
Brookings Institution Press
Location:
Washington, D.C. :
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military Science
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Military - United States
Subject:
Public Affairs & Administration
Subject:
Army
Subject:
United States National Guard.
Subject:
United States - Reserves
Subject:
Science Reference-Technology
Series:
Studies in Defense Policy
Series Volume:
8
Publication Date:
19890531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
174
Dimensions:
9.02x6.01x.42 in. .54 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , In the nearly two decades since the Nixon administration decided to withdraw U.S. armed forces from Vietnam and to end their dependence on conscription, America's military institution has undergone substantial changes. One of the most pronounced has been the increased reliance on Army reserve components, which today shoulder unprecedented responsibilities for protecting the nation's security. It raises the central question Binkin and Kaufmann address: How has greater reliance on Army reserves affected the nation's ability to protect its security interests?
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