Accession Number : ADA326522

Title :   Military Involvement in Humanitarian Assistance Operations, Is It a Distractor to or, in Our Strategic Interests?

Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL STRATEGIC STUDIES INST CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s) : Boles, Vincent E.

PDF Url : ADA326522

Report Date : 07 APR 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 30

Abstract : The nation cannot undertake a National Security Strategy of 'Engagement and Enlargement' without continued participation in humanitarian assistance operations. This paper will demonstrate how the military's participation is supportive of the National Security Strategy and the historical tradition of military participation.

Descriptors :   *MILITARY ASSISTANCE, MILITARY OPERATIONS, MILITARY STRATEGY, NATIONAL SECURITY, MISSIONS, PEACEKEEPING.

Subject Categories : Defense Systems
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE