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Carlisle Barracks

The second oldest continuously active U.S. Army installation (after West Point, New York), located in the town of Carlisle some 30 miles west of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Established in ...

Carlisle Barracks

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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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... Barracks the second oldest continuously active U.S. Army installation (after West Point , New York), located in the town of Carlisle some 30 miles west of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Established in 1757 as an assembly point and logistical base for British and colonial forces in the French and Indian War ( 1754-63 ), Carlisle Barracks served as a logistical base for Gen. George Washington 's army during the Revolutionary War and was the home of the U.S. Army cavalry in the mid 19th century. Burned by Confederate forces in 1863 during the ...

Carlisle Barracks

Carlisle Barracks  

The second oldest continuously active U.S. Army installation (after West Point, New York), located in the town of Carlisle some 30 miles west of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Established in 1757 as ...
Army War College

Army War College  

A postgraduate senior service school at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania. It grants the degree of Master of Strategic Studies.Founded in 1901 in Washington, D.C., by Secretary of War Elihu Root ...
Army War College

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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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...War College a postgraduate senior service school at Carlisle Barracks , Pennsylvania. It grants the degree of Master of Strategic Studies. Founded in 1901 in Washington, D.C., by Secretary of War Elihu Root , it was closed in 1940 and reestablished in 1950 at Fort Leavenworth . It moved to Carlisle Barracks in 1951...

Wright, Joseph Jefferson Burr

Wright, Joseph Jefferson Burr (1801–1878)   Reference library

The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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...the first year of the Civil War , Wright served as the medical director for the Departments of the Ohio and of the Missouri, but he spent most of the conflict as the surgeon at Carlisle Barracks in Pennsylvania. After the war the post became a training center for the Army Hospital Corps, and he became one of its instructors. Wright retired as a colonel in 1876 and died in Carlisle...

Bases, Military: Development of

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The Oxford Companion to American Military History

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...was established, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas ( 1827 ), which later became the site for both the military prison and the Command and General Staff College; and Carlisle Barracks, in Carlisle, Pennsylvania ( 1842 ), site of the Army War College in the twentieth century. When the U.S. Navy was established in 1794 , permanent navy yards were soon created in Boston, Brooklyn, Philadelphia, Washington, and Norfolk, for the construction, repair, and berthing of ships and their preparation for sea duty. Mindful of the political and economic benefits of these bases,...

Bases, U.S. Military, Domestic and Foreign

Bases, U.S. Military, Domestic and Foreign   Reference library

John Whiteclay Chambers and Timothy J. Lynch

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History

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...school; Fort Leavenworth, Kansas ( 1827 ), which later became the site for both the military prison and the Command and General Staff College; and Carlisle Barracks, in Carlisle, Pennsylvania ( 1842 ), site of the Army War College in the twentieth century. After the Naval Act of 1794 provided the equipment, the newly established U.S. Navy erected permanent navy yards in Boston, Brooklyn, Philadelphia, Washington, and Norfolk for the construction, repair, and berthing of ships and their preparation for sea duty. Mindful of the political and economic benefits of...

Counterinsurgency

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The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World (2 ed.)

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...not isolate them from the global community since, in an era of globalization, pariah status spells economic and political disaster. (See also Algerian War of Independence ; National Liberation Movements ; Revolution ; Vietnam War .) Steven Metz , Counterinsurgency (Carlisle Barracks, Pa., 1995). Steven...

Marshall, George C.

Marshall, George C. (1880–1959)   Reference library

Timothy J. Lynch

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History

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...Helped Save Europe . New York: Simon and Schuster, 2007. Brower, Charles F. George C. Marshall: Servant of the American Nation . New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. Husted, Stewart W. , and U.S. Army War College Foundation. George C. Marshall: The Rubrics of Leadership . Carlisle Barracks, Pa.: U.S. Army War College Foundation, 2006. Perry, Mark . Partners in Command: George Marshall and Dwight Eisenhower in War and Peace . New York: Penguin Press, 2008. Timothy J....

Education, Military

Education, Military   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Military History

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...for example—prepare selected mid‐level career officers for service at battalion, brigade, and division level, and equivalent navy and air force echelons. Finally, the three senior service colleges—the Naval War College at Newport, Rhode Island; the Army War College at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania; and the Air War College at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama—prepare selected senior field‐grade officers for the highest command and staff positions. In addition, three joint service colleges—the Armed Forces Staff College in Norfolk, Virginia, and the National...

People's Liberation Army

People's Liberation Army   Reference library

Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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2008
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...Role of the Military.” Graff, David A. , and Robin Higham , eds. A Military History of China . Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, 2002. Scobell, Andrew , and Larry Wortzel , eds. Civil-Military Change in China: Elites, Institutes, and Ideas after the 16th Party Congress . Carlisle Barracks, Pa.: Strategic Studies Institute of the Army War College, 2004. June Teufel...

Women's Movements

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Sherifa Zuhur

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women

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...Feminism 14, no. 1 (2002): 177–208. Zuhur, Sherifa . Iraq, Women's Empowerment, and Public Policy . Carlisle Barracks, Penn.: US Army War College, 2007. Zuhur, Sherifa . “The Mixed Impact of Feminism in Egypt of the 1990s.” Middle East Review of International Affairs (MERIA) 6, no. 1 (2001). Zuhur, Sherifa , ed. Women and Gender in the Islamic World Today . Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003. New edition published in 2008 (Carlisle Barracks, Penn.: US Army War College). Sherifa...

Schools, Postgraduate Service

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The Oxford Companion to American Military History

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...From 1919 to 1940 , the Army War College formed the professional officers who held the most senior army commands in World War II. Classes were again suspended in 1940 , but the army's senior service college was reestablished at Fort Leavenworth in 1950 and moved to Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, the following year. Since 1950 , the Army War College curriculum has focused on the study of national military policy and has become a center for strategic studies, the development of ground warfare doctrine, and international peacekeeping . U.S. Navy. For...

Women's Movements

Women's Movements   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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2009
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...Egyptian Feminist. Translated by Margot Badran . London, 1986. Zuhur, Sherifa . “ Empowering Women or Dislodging Sectarianism? Civil Marriage in Lebanon. ” Yale Journal of Law and Feminism 14, no. 1 (2002). Zuhur, Sherifa . Iraq, Women's Empowerment, and Public Policy . Carlisle Barracks, Pa., and Jerusalem, 2007. Zuhur, Sherifa . “ The Mixed Impact of Feminism in Egypt of the 1990s. ” Middle East Review of International Affairs (MERIA) 6, no. 1 (2001). Zuhur, Sherifa . Qirāʿāt qadāyā al-marʿah fī misr (Readings of the Woman Question in Egypt). Qirāʿāt...

Boko Haram and the Global War on Terror

Boko Haram and the Global War on Terror   Reference library

Abimbola O. Adesoji

The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Politics

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2020
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...and Kaduna, the Catholic Chapel in Bayero University, Kano, and a cattle market in Yobe state; the December 2, 2013 , coordinated attacks on the Nigerian Air Force base and military barracks in Maiduguri by about 200 insurgents dressed in military uniform and armed with rocket launchers, explosives, and assault rifles; the December 20, 2013 , attack on military barracks outside Bama town by several hundred fighters resulting in the death of many soldiers, their wives, and children; the April 14, 2014 , bomb blast in Nyanya District of Abuja, killing...

Teaching Intelligence in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada

Teaching Intelligence in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada   Reference library

William C. Spracher

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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2017
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...incisive look at how war games can be used to enhance the teaching of intelligence, see Jonathan Lockwood’s “Wargaming and Intelligence Education,” published in 1998 by the then JMIC as a Discussion Paper. NDIC regularly sends its MSSI students to the Army War College at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania and to the Naval War College at Newport, Rhode Island to play the roles of intelligence officers in simulations developed for students of those SSCs. In the Spring 1999 issue of NDU’s Joint Force Quarterly , then NDIC President Denis Clift published an...

Intelligence in War

Intelligence in War   Reference library

John Ferris

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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2017
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... (2004) Beyond Fire and Movement: Command, Control and Information in the German Blitzgrieg, The Journal of Strategic Studies 27 (2) (June), 324–44. Clerk, D.J. (2006) The Vital Role of Intelligence in Counterinsurgency Operations . Pennsylvania: US Army War College, Carlisle Barracks. Coates, J. (1992) Suppressing Insurgency: An Analysis of the Malayan Emergency, 1948–1954 . Boulder: Westview Press. Corum, J. (1999) Luftwaffe: Creating the Operational Air War, 1918–1940 . Kansas: Kansas State University Press. Cox, S. (1989) A Comparative Analysis...

South American Southern Cone

South American Southern Cone   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Human Rights

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2009
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...Pion-Berlin, David . “ The National Security Doctrine, Military Threat Perception, and the ‘Dirty War’ in Argentina. ” Comparative Political Studies 21, no. 3 (1987): 382–407. Selcher, Wayne A. The National Security Doctrine and Policies of the Brazilian Government . Carlisle Barracks, Pa.: Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 1977. Skidmore, Thomas E. The Politics of Military Rule in Brazil: 1964–85 . New York: Oxford University Press, 1988. Sondrol, Paul C. “Power Play in Paraguay: The Rise and Fall of General Stroessner.” In Pew Case...

Revolutions in Warfare

Revolutions in Warfare   Reference library

Emily O. Goldman

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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2017
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.... Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Metz, S. (2006) America’s Defense Transformation: A Conceptual and Political History. Defence Studies 6 (1), 1–25. Metz, S. , and Kievit, J. (1995) Strategy and the Revolution in Military Affairs: From Theory to Practice . Carlisle Barracks: US Army War College Strategic Studies Institute. Mitchell, P.T. (2006) Network Centric Warfare: Coalition Operations in the Age of US Military Primacy , Adelphi Paper no. 46 (385). London: International Institute for Strategic Studies. Murray, W. , and Millett, A.R. (eds...

The Sahel: Regional Politics and Dynamics

The Sahel: Regional Politics and Dynamics   Reference library

Sebastian Elischer

The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Politics

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2020
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Social sciences, Politics
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...Studies Quarterly , 51 (2), 481–503. Kang, A. (2015). Bargaining for women’s rights: Activism in an aspiring Muslim democracy . Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Keita, K. (1998). Conflict and conflict resolution in the Sahel: The Tuareg insurgency in Mali . Carlisle Barracks, PA: U.S. Army War College. Lecocq, B. (2012). The haij from West Africa from a global historical perspective. African Diaspora , 5 (2), 187–214. Lemarchand, R. (1981). Chad: The roots of chaos. Current History , 80 (470), 414–438. Levitsky, S. , & Way, L. (2010). ...

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