Revolutionary Discipline Re: Liu...
furuhashi.1 at osu.edu
Mon Mar 24 11:36:06 MST 2003
At 6:09 PM +0000 3/24/03, Paddy Apling wrote:
>As a serving tank officer at the end of WWII I heartily agree with Henry.
>My army experience stays throughout my life as a BENEFIT
During WW2, though, the UK military wasn't a standing army of
volunteers. There must be some things in common between your
experience and today's UK and US soldiers' and officers' experiences,
but I think it is inadvisable to generalize from one military
experience to another without taking into account the functions,
demographics, social relations, historical conditions, etc. of each
When I think of genuinely democratic armed forces today, I think of
Cuba's, Venezuela's, and Ecuador's, for instance. In such nations,
armed forces play a different role, with regard to both domestic and
foreign affairs, than the UK's and the US's today.
* Calendar of Events in Columbus:
* Student International Forum: <http://www.osu.edu/students/sif/>
* Committee for Justice in Palestine: <http://www.osudivest.org/>
* Al-Awda-Ohio: <http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Al-Awda-Ohio>
* Solidarity: <http://solidarity.igc.org/>
PLEASE clip all extraneous text before replying to a message.
More information about the Marxism