Breena E. Coates

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The goal for the year at the United States Army War College (USAWC) is to prepare our students to be strategic leaders or to serve as effective advisers to the senior leadership of our military and this Nation. Accordingly, we help students gain an appreciation of the context and processes of strategic decision making. In the summer of 2005, then-Secretary(More)
The USA Patriot Act (2001) has the laudable mission of providing national security and stability. Yet many see this hastily crafted legislation as raining down collateral damage upon individual rights that are protected by the 1 st , 4 th , 5 th , 6 th and 14 th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution. It has also been seen as providing for expansion of(More)
The new tools of e-government have begun to address and diffuse the weaknesses of government service delivery in the 21 st century. The state of California among other states has a strategic vision to add to its orderly, stable structures of bureaucracy, the virtues of speed, cost-effectiveness, and quality and quantity of response to citizens that(More)
(1993) posited that future global politics and conflicts would center on clashes between civilizations. Indeed, his prophetic words were realized in 2001 when individuals from a radical Islamic movement were willing to kill themselves and thousands of other innocent people in just such a clash of cultures and ideologies (Van Otten, 2005). The U.S. military(More)
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