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STRAFAR COLLECTIONS  

While the most famous leaders of the LeT networks, Hafiz Mohammad Saeed and Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi, are under house arrest and in jail awaiting trial, respectively, LeT still poses a significant threat. It's a threat that comes not so much from LeT as a single jihadist force but LeT as a concept, a banner under which various groups and individuals can gather, coordinate and successfully conduct ...Read more >

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FIRST ARMY : TRAINING FOR TODAYS REQUIREMENTS AND TOMORROWS CONTINGENCIES  

Numerous factors are combining today to create a rapidly changing environment for the Army. Even as war continues, the withdrawal of U.S. ground forces from Iraq and the impending reduction of forces in Afghanistan over the next several years ...Read more >

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HIMALAYAN RIVERS : GEOPOLITICS AND STRATEGIC PERSPECTIVES  

A few days after the beginning of the invasion, the Xinhua News Agency issued a communiqu that the PLA would soon achieve the task of marching into Tibet to liberate the Tibetan people, to complete the important mission of unifying the motherland, to prevent imperialism from encroaching on even one inch of our sovereign territory and to protect and build the frontiers ...Read more >

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GRAND STRATEGY : THEORY AND PRACTICE  

Strategic Studies is a relatively new discipline; it only became a serious academic subject as a sub-field of International Relations scholarship in the 1950s. Beforehand, strategy was the province of primarily military officers, and only a handful of those officers explored the full political-military dimension of strategy as a concept. As such, the "idea" of strategy and strategic thinking confronts the student and strategist alike with many problems, not the least of which is the ...Read more >

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TODAYS TRAINING AND EDUCATION (DEVELOPMENT) REVOLUTION : THE FUTURE IS NOW  

The challenge the Army faces today is not one of over-thinking situations; rather, it is the failure to think clearly in situations that require sound judgment at junior levels, and leadership’s hesitation to believe that juniors can or will think clearly. Soldiers and junior leaders who are trained or conditioned to “look” at the situation—i.e., to assess, exercise judgment and make decisions—are more decisive, deliberate and correct in their ...Read more >

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THEORY OF WAR AND STRATEGY- VOL-I  

The U. S. Army War College Guide to National Security Issues is the latest edition of the U. S. Army War College Guide to National Security Policy and Strategy, which the college has published sporadically under different titles since 2001. As begun with the last publication, this edition of the Guide is in two volumes that correspond roughly to the two core courses that the Department of National Security and Strategy teaches: “Theory of War and Strategy” and “National Security Policy and ...Read more >

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DEFENSE STRATEGIC PLANNING : THE MISSING NEXUS  

The development of strategic plans by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff should provide the critical nexus in connecting the National Command Authorities’ strategic direction of the U.S. armed forces with the planning and operations conducted by the combatant commands and the support provided by the Services and defense ...Read more >

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TALKING GRAND STRATEGY  

At the strategic level, the campaign replaces the engagement, and the theater of operations takes the place of the position. At the next stage, the war as a whole replaces the campaign, and the whole country the theater of ...Read more >

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SCHOOLS FOR STRATEGY : TEACHING STRATEGY FOR 21ST CENTURY CONFLICT  

Because strategic performance must involve the ability to decide, to command, and to lead, as well as the capacity to understand, there are practical limits to what is feasible and useful by way of formal education in ...Read more >

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THE 2006 LEBANON CAMPAIGN AND THE FUTURE OF WARFARE : IMPLICATIONS FOR ARMY AND DEFENSE POLICY  

The future of nonstate military actors is a central issue for U.S. strategy and defense planning. It is widely believed that such combatants will be increasingly common opponents for the U.S. military, and many now advocate sweeping change in U.S. military posture to prepare for this—the debate over the associated agenda for “low-tech” or irregular warfare transformation is quickly becoming one of the central issues for U.S. defense policy and ...Read more >

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STRATEGIC PLANS, JOINT DOCTRINE AND ANTIPODEAN INSIGHTS  

Strategic plans should be developed that further define the National Military Strategy and provide supporting strategic concepts. These concepts could provide the basis for the development of joint ...Read more >

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STRATEGIC PLANNING BY THE CHAIRMEN, JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF 1990 TO 2005  

Military leaders at many levels have used strategic planning in various ways to position their organizations to respond to the demands of the current situation, while simultaneously focusing on ...Read more >

34 Pages
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RETHINKING LEADERSHIP AND WHOLE OF GOVERNMENT NATIONAL SECURITY REFORM :  

The end of man is knowledge, but there is one thing he can’t know. He can’t know whether knowledge will save him or kill him. He will be killed, all right, but he can’t know whether he is killed because of the knowledge which he has got or because of the knowledge which he hasn’t got and which if he had it, would save him. . . . for the end of man is to ...Read more >

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CHAIRMEN JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFFS LEADERSHIP USING THE JOINT STRATEGIC  

This monograph examines how the three Chairmen of the Joint Chiefs of Staff adapted and used the Joint Strategic Planning System from 1990 to 2000 to provide advice to the Secretary of Defense and to the ...Read more >

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SHORT OF GENERAL WAR : PERSPECTIVES ON THE USE OF MILITARY POWER IN THE 21ST CENTURY  

Looking out to 2025, many see the potential for a prolonged period of instability as a result of competing economic models, demographics, the rise of new international actors and the resurgence of old ones, climate change, and the scarcity of resources. The range of stability challenges will stretch the capabilities of any military force structure and require innovative thinking on the part of policymakers and military professionals alike concerning the appropriate development and use of the ...Read more >

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