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"People make the city," executive summary : joint urban operations observations and insights from Afghanistan and Iraq

Author: Russell W Glenn
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : RAND Corp., 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Today's strategic environment implies an obligation to preserve innocent life when possible and to rebuild that which war destroys. Urban areas are the keys to nations; people make nations just as, as Thucydides wrote, men make cities. This study aimed to reveal lessons that will better enable military and civilian alike to meet national policy objectives by more effectively conducting urban combat and restoration.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Glenn, Russell W.
"People make the city," executive summary.
Santa Monica, CA : RAND Corporation, 2007
(OCoLC)607257107
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Russell W Glenn
ISBN: 9780833041531 0833041533
OCLC Number: 123818333
Notes: "MG-428/2-JFCOM"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: xxii, 62 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Three overarching synthesis observations --
Observations and insights : understand --
Observations and insights : shape --
Observations and insights : engage --
Observations and insights : consolidate --
Observations and insights : transition --
Tactical observations and insights : selected offerings --
The street ahead : how the past should influence preparations for the future.
Responsibility: Russell W. Glenn [and others].
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Today's strategic environment implies an obligation to preserve innocent life when possible and to rebuild that which war destroys. Urban areas are the keys to nations; people make nations just as, as Thucydides wrote, men make cities. This study aimed to reveal lessons that will better enable military and civilian alike to meet national policy objectives by more effectively conducting urban combat and restoration.

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