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The UN's Role in Nation-Building: From the Congo to Iraq
Abstract : The first volume of this series dealt with the American experience with nation-building, defined therein as the use of armed force in the aftermath of a crisis to promote a transition toExpand
Reexamining Military Acquisition Reform: Are We There Yet?
Abstract : The Department of Defense (DoD) has a long history of seeking improvements in the way it goes about buying new weapon systems. In the past two decades alone, DoD has mounted two distinctExpand
The Civil-Military Gap in the United States
What is the potential for a divergence in views among civilian and military elites (sometimes referred to as the civil-military gap) to undermine military effectiveness? Although a variety ofExpand
Muskets and Pendulums: Benjamin Robins, Leonhard Euler, and the Ballistics Revolution
Ballistics was revolutionized between 1742 and 1753 by Benjamin Robins (1707-51) and Leonhard Euler (1707-83). As one artillery officer wrote in 1789, "Before Robins, who was in gunnery what theExpand
The UN's Role in Nation-Building
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Muskets and Pendulums: Benjamin Robins, Leonhard Euler, and the Ballistics Revolution
Ballistics was revolutionized between 1742 and 1753 by Benjamin Robins (1707-51) and Leonhard Euler (1707-83). As one artillery officer wrote in 1789, "Before Robins, who was in gunnery what theExpand
Negotiate My Boundary
Ausgehend von Le Corbusiers Unites d'Habitation entwickeln die Autoren ein flexibles System, mit Hilfe dessen sie die sozialen und kulturellen Bedingungen in den jeweiligen Entwurfsprozessen optimalExpand
Corporate fields : new office environments by the AA DRL
What will the office look like in the future? How will it operate? These were the questions posed by the Architectural Association's Design Research Lab three years ago. "Corporate Fields is theExpand
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