Chapters 3 and 4 of your textbook discuss the many roles of the military. The military is not simply an instrument for waging war; in fact, the military can be utilized a number of ways to enhance national security that do not entail armed conflict. In this post, you are asked to describe how the military can be used to create or support peaceful outcomes.
To complete this assignment, then, follow these steps:
- Read Chapters 3 and 4 of the textbook.
- In one paragraph, describe one specific way that the United States military can be used to support peace or prevent conflict.
- In a second paragraph, reflect upon whether or not this action or behavior is consistent with the overall strategic goals of the United States, as described in the textbook.
Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from required material(s) and/or scholarly sources.