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Military Strategy, Joint Operations, and Airpower : An Introduction

Author: Kevin McCaskey; Michael W Fowler; Ryan Burke; Project Muse.
Publisher: Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, [2018]
Series: Book collections on Project MUSE.; UPCC book collections on Project MUSE., Political Science and Policy Studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Military Strategy, Joint Operations, and Airpower will introduce readers to contemporary strategy and the operational-level of war, particularly as it relates to airpower. This intermediate textbook was developed as foundational reading for all US Air Force Academy cadets, and it is designed to close the gap between military theory and military practice. It asks readers to reconceive the military as a "profession of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Military strategy, joint operations, and airpower
Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2018025437
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin McCaskey; Michael W Fowler; Ryan Burke; Project Muse.
ISBN: 9781626166240 1626166242
OCLC Number: 1136396386
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 325 pages :) illustrations, map
Contents: An introduction to contemporary strategy --
Introduction to Part I / Kevin McCaskey --
Defining contemporary military strategy / Thomas Drohan --
Strategic foundations / John T. Farquhar --
Operational design : one method of reconciling ends, ways, and means / Ryan Burke --
The ways of war : constructing a compellence strategy / Michael Fowler --
Capabilities that generate effects / Kevin McCaskey --
Airpower strategy and levels of effects --
Introduction to Part II / Thomas Swaim --
Airpower for strategic effect : classic to contemporary airpower theory / John T. Farquhar --
Multi-domain airpower strategy : integrating air, space, and cyber / Jahara W. Matisek --
Intelligence, ISR, and strategy / Michael Fowler --
Air, space, and cyber effects --
Introduction to part III / Michael Martindale --
Global precision engagement / Dan Hoadley --
Rapid global mobility and agile combat support / Kevin McCaskey --
Airpower and irregular war : a battle of ideas / John T. Farquhar --
Space power / Michael Martindale --
Offense and defense in cyberspace / Evan Perkoski and Michael Poznansky --
Defense organization and the joint operating environment --
Introduction to Part IV / Ryan Burke --
Goldwater-Nichols and the evolution of the joint force / Brent Talbot --
Roles and missions of the armed services / Brian Drohan --
Special operations / Michael Golembesky --
Contemporary challenges in the application of strategy --
Introduction to part V / Michael Fowler --
Flawed reasoning and bias in decision making / Laura Resnick-Samotin --
Unmanned aerial systems / Kevin McCaskey --
Expanding DOD missions and mission creep / Ryan Burke --
Constructing effects : a strategic theory of security cooperation / Michael Fowler --
Hybrid warfare : the end of conventional wars in the 21st century? / William Reno --
Innovation & organizational politics / Justin Canfil --
Analyzing ISIS in the contemporary environment / Iris Malone --
Conclusion / Ryan Burke.
Series Title: Book collections on Project MUSE.; UPCC book collections on Project MUSE., Political Science and Policy Studies.
Responsibility: Ryan Burke, Michael Fowler, Kevin McCaskey, editors.

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