By Brice Harris

This booklet analyses the yankee approach of conflict in the context of Clausewitzian concept. In doing so, it attracts conclusions in regards to the origins, viability, and technical feasibility of America’s present strategic approach.



The writer argues that the placement within which the US has discovered itself in Iraq is the direct results of a culturally predisposed inclination to alternative expertise for method. This behavior manifests such a lot super within the kind of the Network-Centric Warfare/Effects-Based Operations (NCW/EBO) build, which quite often has did not convey on its many grants. This ebook argues that the elemental challenge with the NCW/EBO – and with US defence transformation, as a rule – is that it centres on expertise on the fee of different dynamics, significantly the human one. Taking a clean viewpoint on US strategic cultural predispositions in an period of chronic army clash, the writer argues for the need of America’s revising its strategic paradigm in favour of a extra holistic model of procedure.


This e-book may be of a lot curiosity to scholars of Clausewitz, Strategic stories, foreign safety and US overseas policy.


 

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