A Revised US Military Role in the Panama Canal Zone.
ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA
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Under the hypothesis that the United States will renegotiate its treaties with the Republic of Panama, the purpose of this essay is to determine a new military role for the Armed Forces in the Canal Zone should this occur during the 1975-1985 time frame. In this conceptual review, possible threats and preventive measures were examined. Factors such as the capabilities of the Russian maritime forces in this hemisphere and the means available to the US Armed Forces in a time of crisis were studied. Recommendations are made concerning US interests and their interrelationships with our national objectives in this area should the hypothesis become a reality.
- Government and Political Science
- Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics