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History of US Military

How well prepared was the US to project power beyond its borders in 1898?

The History of the military of United States can be regarded as a group of armed forces which is striving to beat the odd against the terrorism. However, if the history is examined closely, it will be found that the troops had to fight brutally and tirelessly in order to take the hold of the area. 1898can be regardedas an important year that scored the feat of conquering Cuba and Philippines. Prior to this year the US military forces were reserved to theneighboring. In year 1898, the military forces marched toward the area of CubaandPhilippines and affected the Spanish war which can be regarded to have an important impact on the history of the world. The United States had officially settled critical monetary and social vicinity in Cuba by 1898, and the insurgence undermined that venture. The American intercession and occupation succeeded in not just hindering and adjusting the Cuban autonomy development, however used military power, monetary pressure, and paternalistic states of mind to substitute American for Spanish administration in Cuba[1]. In this manner, the United States protected its monetary speculation, as well as the fundamental social request of Spanish imperialism. The United States contributed huge labor and cash to reconstruct a crushed Cuba, and expected appreciation and security consequently. They applied the power important to accomplish those objectives, while safeguarding conventional pioneer imbalances and harvesting colossal money related prizes. This approach reflected the hold of the US military forces beyond its borders and this hold is strengthened by the time. However one can say that, the approach of influencing power beyond the borders is not a recent decisions rather US military forces have the history reflecting the adaptation of the same approach in the past[2].

What challenges did the US army face waging expeditionary warfare at the turn of the 20th Century? Do these same challenges remain today?

In the past, US military have faced numerous challenges that reflect the strength of the troop and ambition of the forces. First of all, the unavailability of the basic human needs can be regarded as the major problem which was faced by the military forces of US. Fund for the ministry were notextensive in that time as they are now and this fact negatively affect thecirculation and access of the supplies. Furthermore lack of efficient and modern weaponscanalso be regarded as a significant problem that was faced in the past byUS military.It also negatively affected the performance of the troops and creates a slow pace setup that negatively affects the motivation level of the forces. In addition to this, scarred relation with other nations can also beregarded as a significant problem that limited the involvement of the troops over a broader field of area. These problems are close to being vanished as United States can be regarded as one of the most powerful countryand the military forces have access to necessities including an extravagant budge on periodic basis.[3]The described problems are also solved with continuously increasing power and influence of the United States and it can be said that problems are not faced by military forces anymore.

 

 

References

Holsti, O. R. (2012). A widening gap between the US military and civilian society? Some evidence, 1976-96.

Lewis, A. R. (2014). The American Culture of War: A History of US Military Force from World War II to Operation Enduring Freedom. Routledge.

Takaki, R. (2012). A different mirror: A history of multicultural America (Revised Edition). eBookIt. com.

[1]Lewis, A. R. (2014). The American Culture of War: A History of US Military Force from World War II to Operation Enduring Freedom. Routledge.

 

[2]Takaki, R. (2012). A different mirror: A history of multicultural America (Revised Edition). eBookIt. com.

 

[3]Holsti, O. R. (2012). A widening gap between the US military and civilian society? Some evidence, 1976-96.

 

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