Academic Questions

Military

December 12, 2017

Should World War I Have Been Fought?

Victor Davis Hanson

While the Firsr World War was a tragedy, an Allied victory was much more preferable to the alternative. 

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May 15, 2014

Learning to Fight

David French

Does military school prepare officers for battle, or for administration? 

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April 27, 2009

The Classroom Without Reason

Douglas Campbell

The following essay is a "Report from the Academy" which was published in Academic Questions (volume 22, number 2).

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March 24, 2008

Breaching the Walls of Academe: The Purposes, Problems, and Prospects of Military History

John A. Lynn II

Military history as a subject generally summons us to imagine lessons "learned from the past," phrased in abstract universals; or the entertainment value of the History Channel ("the male equivalent of the romance novel"). But perhaps...

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March 24, 2008

Vietnam: Historians at War

Mark Moyar

Has reasoned study of the Vietnam War been trampled by radical adherence to the politically correct? 

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