1. Factors impacting
US preparedness prior to 1941
USA joined world war II in December 1941, most Americans including the former
President Roosevelt were not eager to join the global military conflict.
However, the move was inevitable and Roosevelt began preparations in 1940 amid
the great depression. He pushed for the Congress to approve the very first
peacetime military draft in America, that would require around 17 million men
of ages 21 to 35 registered. He pledged to help any North, central, or South
American nation under attack and ordered the Navy to attack German submarines
on the East Coast upon seeing them. Furthermore, he traded old U.S Navy
destroyers to England in return for leases on English military bases in the
Caribbean. He also pushed for Congress to approve the Lend-Lease Act allowing
him to trade, give, lease, or sell military hardware to countries that would
protect the USA.
2. Executive Order
executive order 9981 was directed by President Truman on 26th July 1948 to
eradicate racial discrimination in US Armed Forces. The order would result in
the termination of segregation, which had become rampant in the services. The
critical thing was that the president through the order declared that all
people in the armed services should be treated with equality and given same
opportunities regardless of their religion, race, national origin or color.
Truman also ordered for the establishment of a special advisory committee in
the national military to oversee the equality of treatment in the military. The
committee would consist of seven members chosen by the president and would
continue to exist until the president terminates it by executive order.
3. New Look and
New Look refers to the US national security policy in the Eisenhower’s
administration. The New Look indicated concern by Eisenhower to balance
America’s Cold War military commitments with its financial resources. On the
other hand, Flexible Response was John F. Kennedy’s defense strategy to address
the skepticism of the New Look and its policies by his administration.
4. Intentions of US
involvement in Vietnam
Vietnam war (known today as the American war) was the longest war in United
States history up until the Afghanistan war surpassed it. The United States
became involved in the war to help stop communist domination in Vietnam and
other areas of the world. The French had appealed to the United States for
assistance in terminating communist influence during the early 1950’s when the
cold war was at its peak. The American government having perceived Vietnam as
another Korea intervened in the only war they would lose since it failed to
achieve military victory and North Vietnam took over South Vietnam. The Vietnam
war was divisive in Europe, America, and Australia among other areas. The topic
remains controversial and still affects military and political decisions to
date since the loss was attributed to politics.
Eisenhower and Nixon Doctrines
US presidential doctrine refers to the attitudes and key goals for US foreign
affairs as defined by the president. The Truman Doctrine outlined that America
was willing and able to send resources such as equipment, military forces and
funds to countries threatened by and resisting communism. The Eisenhower
Doctrine targeted to terminate international communism. In it, he suggested
that a country could get aid from the United States military or money upon
request if they were at threat from armed aggression from another country or
state. The move was also perceived to contain the Soviet Union that attempted
to enter Egypt using the Suez war. The Nixon Doctrine focused to pursue peace
through America partnering with its allies. His Doctrine outlined that the US
would expect its allies to be primarily responsible for their military defense.
6.Strategies, successes, and failures in the War on Terrorism
war on terrorism refers to an international military campaign that was
spearheaded by the United States immediately after the 9/11 attacks in the USA.
The initial strategy of the war on terror was to destroy the entire al-Qaeda
network and confront radical ideologies that inspired individuals to join or
support the terrorist group. Later on, it would involve a battle of ideas as
well to promote human dignity and freedom that counters the totalitarian rule
and oppression of terrorists. Therefore, the war does involve not only military
power but also intelligence, diplomatic, law enforcement, and diplomatic
activities to protect the homeland. Successes of the war on terror include;
prevention of large-scale terror attacks on the American soil, arrest of
innumerable terrorist suspects around the world, toppling of the Taliban era,
killing of Osama bin Laden and capture of other leaders of al-Qaeda, closure of
many Afghanistan terrorist training camps, and elevated levels of cooperation
on the global war on terror. Failures of the war include; increased
anti-Americanism among Muslims following attacks on Iraq and Afghanistan thus
sparking the rise in groups allied for a common cause, scattering the al-Qaeda
network making it harder to destroy them, and failure to capture or kill
current al-Qaeda head; Ayman al-Zawahiri or completely end global terrorism.
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