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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Thomas Donnelly; Frederick W Kagan
|Description:||viii, 164 pages ; 22 cm|
|Contents:||The mission. How we got here. The military's missions. Priorities. Enemies. Threats: Iran, China. Challenges. Requirements --
What kind of war? The nature of conflict and attempts to predict the nature of future war. The posture of the U.S. military today. The need for a full-spectrum force. The internationalist chimera. The nature of the war on terror. The restoration of military capability --
Case studies : new battlefields. The invasion of Iraq : speed kills. Tal Afar : conventional forces in irregular war. Israel in Lebanon : serial surprise. Lost and won : the fight for Anbar. Building partners : the Abu Sayyaf campaign --
What kind of force? Force presence and the institutional base. Information gathering and processing. Firepower. Leader training. Partnership. Expansibility --
Costs : time, people, money. A ten-year commitment. Sizing the force. Structuring the force. Equipping the force. Paying for the force --
|Responsibility:||Thomas Donnelly and Frederick W. Kagan.|
- United States. -- Armed Forces.
- United States -- Military policy.
- United States. -- Army.
- Military readiness.
- Military planning -- United States.
- Unified operations (Military science)
- Armed Forces (United States)
- Military planning.
- Military policy.
- United States.
- Militärische Planung.