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By Steven T. Ross

by way of the shut of the nineteenth century, the U.S. was once not a continental strength, yet had turn into a kingdom with pursuits that spanned the globe from the Caribbean to China. accordingly, the rustic confronted a brand new set of strategic matters, starting from implementing the Monroe Doctrine to protecting the Philippines.
As as a result of the the U.S.' new geostrategic setting, the armed prone needed to identify a approach for the production of conflict plans to shield the country's pursuits opposed to attainable international aggression. A Joint military and army Board, tested in 1903, ordered the construction of struggle plans to accommodate actual and power threats to American safety. every one significant kingdom was once assigned a color: Germany was once Black, nice Britain pink, Japan Orange, Mexico eco-friendly and China Yellow. warfare plans have been then devised in case Washington determined to exploit strength opposed to those or different powers.

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