The Iraq War

When we narrow down to Karl Rove, he was portrayed as bearing responsibility as the senior advisor to the former United States president. The former white house chief of staff has born the rath of anti-war activists. He has been accused of lying on the potent of the Iraq war on America. Many have refused to belief that the Iraq war was not driven by individuals within the Bush administration. The Iraq war is therefore an example of how the aspect or factors of individuals in government shape foreign policy and undertakes actions that end up accelerating a country towards war. The personalit ...

Myths of World War II

There have been a substantial number of myths about the World War II. Weinberg highlights some of the myths attached to the countries, individual leaders and the combat of the war. This paper summarizes the myths and subsequently critiques some of the ideas highlighted in this article and the author’s work in general. General Review of the Article. The author makes an effort to allude to some of the myths related to the World War II. For example, there is a myth that the victory of the Allies was a direct result of the superiority in human and material resources. A notion argued from the fa ...

Wars in the Next Decade

A war is usually a result of conflicts that cannot be solved in a peaceful manner. The difference between former and modern wars is in its methods and techniques. Such wars as cyber wars, ethnic conflicts, involving issues of nationalism and religion, the escalation of Civil War in the international system have become more sophisticated kinds of confrontation, which are likely to take place globally during next decades. Many scholars consider that cyber warfare is a global problem that affects individuals, corporations, and governments. Ethnic and religious conflicts have become a permanent re ...

World War Memorials in Washington D.C.

Each war has devastating and destroying consequences for the entire nation. Wars are not easy to survive, and are hard to recall and to talk about, especially for those people who have lived during that difficult time. Thankful to the soldiers and war veterans we live now in a free and successful country. We all owe our veterans and the least we can do for them is to remember their act of bravery and to know and respect the history of that times. A simple word of thanks to the veteran or the family member for his or her sacrifice, participation in the social programs for veterans or simply vis ...

World War II and British Fashion

Fashion is a fickle thing that undergoes changes under the influence of many factors such as politics, economics, situation in the country and in the world, culture, science, and the development of new technologies. The concept “fashion” means a process of changes in the style of clothes and image of a person. Looking at the styles of clothes of people, it is possible to reveal their social status, moral values prevailing in the society, and their cultural background. Through fashion, one can reflect all the achievements of the mankind, its progress, and regress. Nobody denies the fact that ...

War Powers Resolution Act

The War Powers Resolution Act was enacted in 1973 to bring under control the ability of the president to involve U.S. Armed Forces in military engagements or wars. According to the Act, the president has to consult and seek approval from the Congress before engaging American forces in foreign hostilities. According to Grimmett (2010), the War Powers Resolution Act was enacted to prevent future presidents of the United States from engaging the Armed Forces in wars similar to the Vietnam War that resulted in extremely negative effects for the United States. It was further argued that a president ...

War between the USA and the Soviet Union

The historians reported that the Cold War was one of the main political issues of the 20th century. Though, there is no a unique agreement considering the exact time when the Cold War began. The confrontation between the USA and the Soviet Union started after the establishment of the communist regime after the Soviet Bolshevik Revolution in 1917. There was a threat of spreading the communist regime all over the globe. That was the main reason for the confrontation between two superpowers: the USA and the Soviet Union (Martin et al., 2007). That confrontation was strengthened in 1947 after the ...

The World War II and the World War I Memorial

Each war has devastating and destroying consequences for the entire nation. Wars are not easy to survive, and are hard to recall and to talk about, especially for those people who have lived during that difficult time. Thankful to the soldiers and war veterans we live now in a free and successful country. We all owe our veterans and the least we can do for them is to remember their act of bravery and to know and respect the history of that times. A simple word of thanks to the veteran or the family member for his or her sacrifice, participation in the social programs for veterans or simply vis ...

The War in Afghanistan

Afghanistan in the past three years has witnessed a spike in insurgent attacks. Taliban and Al Qaeda forces have evolved their tactics to use asymmetric strategies that strike at the weaknesses of conventional military forces. NATO is a vital member of the allied forces that are engaged in combat operations against Taliban forces. This report calls for enhancing the role of the military alliance in the region. NATO must use innovative military tactics through an assessment of the military situation. It should win the hearts and minds of the local population that is terrorized or coerced into s ...

The Vietnam War

American history is often punctuated by many wars. Even at the global front, war was the order of the day in the past five decades. Without delving much on history, perhaps the only relevant wars to mention are the First and the Second World Wars. This is because they preceded the War in Vietnam and may have informed the latter. Fought between 1939 and 1945, World War II may have set the ground for Vietnam. Having realized the effects of war, nations came together to form the United Nations Organization, a platform that would henceforth provide frameworks for the international co-operation and ...