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The united states entry to the war in april 1917 was due to the zimmerman telegram intercepted by the british intelligence and this telegram was from germany to mexico encouraging mexico to reclaim states taken from them by america the united states entry into the war brought millions of fresh, new, eager men and. Untangling truth and fiction in an age of perpetual war. But, increasingly, americans were objecting to the wars in iraq and afghanistan soldiers were returning home wounded and psychologically damaged brave photojournalists, embedded with military units, were dispatching strong images showing the war's devastation for platon's first photo-essay.
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The vietnamiese war essay the vietnam war tarnished america's self image by becoming the first time in history the united states failed to accomplish its stated war aims, to preserve a separate, independent the us supported the new leader ngo dinh diem when he took power in south vietnam. The war on terrorism is not the cold war part ii it is a new and different conflict, requiring a new and different place in american foreign policy this essay will contrast the cold war and the war on terrorism and outline the foreign policy formulation consequences that flow from each point of contrast the bush doctrine. In war and the american difference: theological reflections on violence and national identity, stanley hauerwas takes up the challenge to probe and the manifesto signed by over sixty public intellectuals, including leading just war theorists, only six months after the destruction of the twin towers in new york city.