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A New Take on General MacArthur’s Warning to JFK to Avoid a Land War in Asia
October 05, 2018
A New Take on General MacArthur’s Warning to JFK to Avoid a Land War in Asia
“Anyone wanting to commit ground troops to Asia should have his head examined," Kennedy wrote of MacArthur's advice.
A New Take on General MacArthur’s Warning to JFK to Avoid a Land War in Asia
Is it Time for South Korea to Regain Wartime Operational Control?
October 20, 2017
Is it Time for South Korea to Regain Wartime Operational Control?
President Moon’s recent remarks sparked fierce debate on retrieving South Korea’s wartime operational control from the United States.
Is it Time for South Korea to Regain Wartime Operational Control?
MacArthur, Corregidor, and the Battle for the Philippines
April 13, 2017
MacArthur, Corregidor, and the Battle for the Philippines
MacArthur's famous return to the Philippines hinged on retaking "the Rock."
MacArthur, Corregidor, and the Battle for the Philippines
Why the Korean War Remained Limited
October 04, 2016
Why the Korean War Remained Limited
How do states evaluate their commitments during wartime?
Why the Korean War Remained Limited
What If the United States had Used the Bomb in Korea?
January 05, 2016
What If the United States had Used the Bomb in Korea?
Cooler heads prevailed in the end, but nuclear use was a real possibility in the Korean War.
What If the United States had Used the Bomb in Korea?
After Incheon: Containment or Liberation?
September 27, 2015
After Incheon: Containment or Liberation?
The famous landing and its aftermath helped guide U.S. foreign policy doctrine in the postwar period.
After Incheon: Containment or Liberation?
September 2, 1945: When Japan Surrendered
September 02, 2015
September 2, 1945: When Japan Surrendered
Imperial Japan's demise led to the emergence of the country we know today.
September 2, 1945: When Japan Surrendered
The Kennan-MacArthur Meeting and the Future of Japan
March 17, 2015
The Kennan-MacArthur Meeting and the Future of Japan
A meeting by two 20th century giants had profound implications for Occupied Japan.
The Kennan-MacArthur Meeting and the Future of Japan
Douglas MacArthur and the Pivot to Asia
February 22, 2015
Douglas MacArthur and the Pivot to Asia
The controversial general would have applauded the U.S. commitment to the Asia-Pacific.
Douglas MacArthur and the Pivot to Asia
How Leaders Transform Organizations
January 14, 2014
How Leaders Transform Organizations
In sports as in war, a good leader can bring change to big organizations and culture overnight.
How Leaders Transform Organizations
Samar and Leyte in US Military History
November 21, 2013
Samar and Leyte in US Military History
The U.S. military leads the foreign aid effort in Samar and Leyte, not without some historical echoes.
Samar and Leyte in US Military History
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