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A US history of not conducting cyber attacks.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. Jul2022, Vol. 78 Issue 4, p208-213. 6p.

Abstract:There were numerous occasions when the US military considered conducting cyber attacks but refrained from doing so, but these have been largely overlooked as sources of insight. Six cases that we do know about – mostly from journalistic reporting – rev...

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Space for stories: legislative narratives and the establishment of the US Space Force.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Policy Sciences. Sep2022, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p509-553. 45p. 4 Diagrams, 11 Charts, 9 Graphs.

Abstract:In June 2018, President Trump directed the development of a sixth branch of the US Armed Forces—the Space Force—whose primary mission is to enhance the space operations of the USA and its allies. In this paper, we utilize the Narrative Policy Framework...

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Can Stimulating Demand Drive Costs Down? World War II as a Natural Experiment.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Economic History. Sep2022, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p727-764. 38p.

Abstract:U.S. military production during World War II increased at an impressive rate and led to large declines in unit costs. However, the literature has focused on elucidating detailed mechanisms behind this relationship, using small datasets on specific prod...

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Sure, deter China—but manage risk with North Korea, too.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. Mar2022, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p73-77. 5p.

Abstract:The United States is undertaking a significant reassessment of its military posture in the Indo-Pacific, largely with deterrence of China in mind. At the same time, the United States is coping with the consequences of the still-new nuclear deterrence r...

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One if by invasion, two if by coercion: US military capacity to protect Taiwan from China.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. Mar2022, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p65-72. 8p. 1 Map.

Abstract:A conflict between Taiwan and China might involve a full-scale invasion, or a more limited coercion campaign in which China seeks to cause Taiwan enough pain to cause it to change its behavior. If the United States chooses to intervene in such a confli...

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How do veterans view gun policies? Evidence from the Guns in American Life Survey.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Social Science Quarterly (Wiley-Blackwell). May2022, Vol. 103 Issue 3, p752-768. 17p. 2 Charts.

Abstract:Objective: Do veterans of the U.S. armed forces, a population with unique knowledge of and experience with guns, have distinctive views of gun control policies? While veterans are commonly assumed to be conservatives and Republicans, an emerging body o...

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Space Force: Fact or fiction?

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. Jan 2022, Vol. 78 Issue 1, p22-25. 4p.

Abstract:Space Force, the newest service branch in the US military, will focus on American national security interests in the increasingly important and complex domain of space. While it is often associated with former President Donald Trump and is the butt of ...

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Meeting the US Military's Manpower Challenges.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Parameters: U.S. Army War College. Autumn2022, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p97-108. 12p.

Abstract:Concerns raised over the impact of changing demographics, domestic polarization, and the return of near-peer competition on US military manpower challenges are overstated. Drawing on open-source materials and interviews, this article discusses factors ...

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"Autonomous weapons" as a geopolitical signifier in a national power play: analysing AI imaginaries in Chinese and US military policies.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):European Journal of Futures Research. 9/2/2022, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p1-18. 18p.

Abstract:"Autonomous weapon systems" (AWS) have been subject to intense discussions for years. Numerous political, academic and legal actors are debating their consequences, with many calling for strict regulation or even a global ban. Surprisingly, it often re...

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The US military's malaria research in Kenya and the geopolitics of global health.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers. Sep2022, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p756-769. 14p.

Abstract:The US Army Medical Research Directorate – Africa, also known as the "Walter Reed Project," is at the forefront of the US military's malaria research and surveillance practices. Since its establishment in Kenya in 1970, the Walter Reed Project's resear...

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