By James M. Volo
From the Colonial interval on, conflict has unavoidably divided U.S. society into pro-war and antiwar factions, and few topics have confirmed so polarizing or long-lasting as a nexus of public discourse. within the contest over conflict and peace, uninformed ideals were conflated with uncontested truths via either side, fueling an absence of bipartisanship in overseas coverage that has been normal because the nation's earliest days.A heritage of conflict Resistance in the United States delineates basically the culture of battle competition within the usa. It examines the army, arrangements for struggle, and war's justifiable prosecution, in addition to pacifism, valid resistance to conflict, and the precise and loose workout of civil liberties. This thought-provoking quantity deals an research of the explanations for clash between peoples, the prosecution of conflict between international locations, and the improvement of conflict resistance events. It additionally explores the position of the media in forming public opinion and that of the courts in protecting—or limiting—civil liberties.
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AP Photo) misapprehension that the antiwar movement found its birth rather than its maturity during the era of the Vietnam War. Notes 1. George C. S. Foreign Relations Since 1776 (New York: Oxford University Press, 2008), 15. 2. S. F. Sanger and D. Hays, The Olive Branch of Peace and Good Will to Men: The Antiwar History of the Brethren and Mennonites, the People of the South during the Civil War, 1861–1865 (Elgin, IL: Brethren Publishing House, 1907), 190. 3. Anthony H. Cordesman and William D.
18. htm (accessed October 2008). 19. DeBenedetti, 23. 20. DeBenedetti, 24–25. 21. Bill Kaufman, Ain’t My America: The Long, Noble History of Antiwar Conservatism and Middle-American Anti-Imperialism (New York: Henry Holt, 2008), 8. This page intentionally left blank Chapter 2 To Learn the Ways of War The Lord . . wanted to teach the men in Israel who had never been in battle before to learn the ways of war. —Judges 3:1–2 War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling, which thinks that nothing is worth war, is much worse.
C. S. Army received aid from an unlikely source, that is, former cavalry ofﬁcer George S. Patton. Not until August 1918 did any major Allied operation of World War I coordinating armor, artillery, infantry, and air reconnaissance take place. Nonetheless, it was German theorist Heinz Guderian who developed the tactical use of tanks in large formations and combined them with air power into the blitzkrieg that made the operations of other nations look like child’s play two decades later. The concepts of warfare in the air, visualized as early as the 18th century, became a reality during World War I with the introduction of dirigibles, ﬁghter planes, and ﬁxedwing bombers.
A History of War Resistance in America by James M. Volo