Accession Number:

ADA003206

Title:

Tripwire Strategy: An Analysis of US Forces Committed to West Germany and Korea.

Descriptive Note:

Student essay,

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-10-23

Pagination or Media Count:

28.0

Abstract:

U.S. troop commitment in West Germany and Korea is viewed as serving a tripwire function designed to insure our involvement in these two regions when the national interest of our allies are vitally affected by some aggressive action. Factors which contribute to decision-making concerning force commitment are analyzed.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
  • Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE