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U.S.A MILITARY

THE US MILITARY
 The third biggest army: 1 400 000 persons  Budget for 2010: 45 % of the defense official budget in the world.

 The army’s budget

THE US ARMED FORCE688 Billion Dollars

5 STRUCTURES
US Army US Navy US Air Force US Marine Corps which depends of the marine department.  US Coast Guard which depends of the interior security department.Managed by the Joint Chiefs of Staff

THE INTERVENTIONS
Foreign countries: Irak, Afghanistan, Germany, Japan, Italy, South Corea, Djibouti. In the Oceans.

Operational missions: conduct operationsaround the world.
Institutional missions: provide the infrastructure necessary to ensure the readiness of all Army forces.

INTERN MISSIONS
ENVIRONMENT: Fort Stewart.
SECURITY: National Guardtroops. HEALTH: The Army ACE Suicide Intervention Training Program.

RECRUITMENT
In high schools.

Universities.
Advertising (video) Values: Strength, courage andpatriotism.

OBAMA’SMILITARY POLICY
Soft power Smart power

Focus on America’s military situation

IRAQ WAR
A foolish war
Sept 2010 : time to turn the page Drop of american troops: 2007 : 170 000 soldiersNowadays : 50 000 soldiers 2011 : withdraw of troops

AFGHANISTAN
« War is in our national security interest » Involved president: + 30 000 soldiers Potential withdraw of troops : 2011 RUSSIA
Better relations with Russia
Nuclear Arms Reduction Treaty Common ground for both countries: -Sanctions on Iran -The missile defense of Europe

IRAN
Important recent issue
Violationof non-proliferation treaty Negociations have failed : Iran refused negociating points = sanctions and ultimatum 3rd war in muslim world for America ?

CONGRESS FONCTIONMENT
2 parts: -House ofrepresentatives -Senate

COHABITATION Republicans / Democrats
Bill Clinton : January 1995 Republicans at the Congress George Bush: 2003 Half-mandate elections : democrats at the congress...
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