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Kirtland Community College Library UA 23 .U86 2016 30775305527088 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780737775662
  • ISBN: 0737775661
  • ISBN: 9780737775679
  • ISBN: 073777567X
  • Physical Description: print
    210 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Farmington Hills, Mich. : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-198) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Chapter 1: Should the US military budget be reduced? The US military budget should be reduced / Scott Rasmussen ; The US military budget should be increased / Diem Nguyen Salmon ; Sequestration: the way to cut defense waste / Jon Basil Utley ; Sequestration is a poor way to approach US military cuts / Cindy Williams ; Defense spending cuts will destroy jobs / National Association of Manufacturers ; Defense spending is a terrible way to try to create jobs / Robert B. Reich -- Chapter 2. In what conflicts should the United States intervene? The United States should adopt an interventionist military policy / Gary Grappo ; The United States should adopt a policy of military restraint / Peter Dizikes ; The United States should intervene in Ukraine / Jorge Benitez ; U.S. should stay out of the Russo-Ukrainian quarrel: why the conflict in Ukraine isn't America's business, Part I / Doug Bandow ; America must destroy ISIS / Robert W. Merry ; The United States should not intervene in Iraq / Ivan Eland ; Limited airstrikes against ISIS a bad idea / Daniel L. Byman -- Chapter 3: What are US military personnel issues? The United States should reinstate the draft / Thom Serafin ; Women should be allowed in combat roles / Cheryl Pellerin ; Do we need women in combat? / Patrick J. Buchanan ; Don't Ask, Don't Tell repeal has been a success for the military and for gay rights / Lisa Daniel ; For transgender service members, honesty can end career / Ernesto LondoƱo -- Chapter 4: How is the United States caring for its veterans? Veterans in the United States receive high-quality care / Phillip Longman ; The US veteran health care system is overwhelmed and failing / Associated Press ; Post-traumatic stress disorder is underdiagnosed / Mary Susan Littlepage ; Public stereotypes that all veterans have PTSD are harmful / Sally Satel and Richard J. McNally.
Summary, etc.: "This title addresses controversies related to the US military including: Should the US military budget be reduced? In what conflicts should the United States intervene? What are US military personnel issues? How is the United States caring for its veterans?" -- from publisher's website.
Subject: United States Military policy
United States Armed Forces
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