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Reducing the Specter of Imperialism in Modern Stability Operations
 
U.S. and Afghan National Army Soldiers move toward their objective during a cordon and search operation in Nani, Afghanistan (Photo: SPC Zlotin)  

 

GHOSTS OF EMPIRE:
REDUCING THE SPECTER OF IMPERIALISM IN MODERN STABILITY OPERATIONS

Mr. Andrew Miller
Georgetown University

The views expressed in the document are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the U.S. Army War College, the U.S. Army Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute, the Department of the Army, the Department of Defense, or the U.S. Government.

 

SUMMARY

In this article, Andrew Miller examines the roots of the oft-made comparison between imperial adventures adventures of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and modern stability operations. What are the commonalities? In what ways do they differ?

He then suggests conceptual and policy options for addressing stability operations challenges in the future.


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