An overview of the US Army military doctrine

It is without doubt that the United States still holds the largest military establishment in the world. This does not come as a surprise because America is still the world’s only superpower.

This rating is determined not by troop levels, but rather by the levels of sophistication in weapon systems and the investment in infrastructure. Having been a student in one of their military institutions and the tour of their bases in Germany, I am a witness that Americans will continue to dominate on this number one spot.

In the past two installments on my column I discussed the militaries of the United Kingdom and India and this was after we looked at the way they have had influence in the development of Botswana Defence Force. Each country including the US has had very critical contribution in the development of Botswana’s military.

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CoA brings sanity to DIS/DCEC long-standing feud

This decision follows the raiding of the office of the former Director General of the DCEC, Tymon Katlholo early 2022 and his staff officer by the DIS operatives who reportedly took files that they had targeted.After all back and forth arguments, the CoA has set the record straight giving an invaluable lesson to the DIS that it was no super security organ and it does not have any powers to cogently supervise other security organs including the...

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