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New challenges, new tools for defense decisionmaking

Author: Stuart E Johnson; Martin C Libicki; Gregory F Treverton; Rand Corporation.
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Rand, 2003.
Series: MR (Series), MR-1576-RC.
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It is still easy to underestimate how much the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War?and then the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 -- transformed the task of American foreign and defense policymaking. In place of predictability (if a sometimes terrifying predictability), the world is now very unpredictable. In place of a single overriding threat and benchmark by which all else could be  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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New challenges, new tools for defense decisionmaking.
Santa Monica, CA : Rand, 2003
(DLC) 2002190880
(OCoLC)50725086
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart E Johnson; Martin C Libicki; Gregory F Treverton; Rand Corporation.
ISBN: 0833034103 9780833034106 0833032895 9780833032898
OCLC Number: 52733021
Notes: "MR-1576-RC."
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 390 p.) : ill.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: New Challenges for Defense --
Decisionmaking for Defense / David S. C. Chu and Nurith Berstein --
Responding to Asymmetric Threats / Bruce W. Bennett --
What Information Architecture for Defense? / Martin C. Libicki --
Coping with Uncertainty --
Incorporating Information Technology in Defense Planning / Martin C. Libicki --
Uncertainty-Sensitive Planning / Paul K. Davis --
Planning the Future Military Workforce / Harry J. Thie --
The Soldier of the 21st Century / James R. Hosek --
Adapting Best Commercial Practices to Defense / Frank Camm --
New Tools for Defense Decisionmaking --
Exploratory Analysis and Implications for Modeling / Paul K. Davis --
Using Exploratory Modeling / Daniel B. Fox --
Assessing Military Information Systems / Stuart H. Starr --
The "Day After" Methodology and National Security Analysis / David Mussington --
Using Electronic Meeting Systems to Aid Defense Decisions / Stuart E. Johnson.
Series Title: MR (Series), MR-1576-RC.
Responsibility: [edited by] Stuart E. Johnson, Martin C. Libicki, Gregory F. Treverton.

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Addresses the challenges for defense policy in a world transformed by the end of the Cold War and then the war on terrorism, and sketches analytic techniques for framing particular defense issues.  Read more...

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