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By Albert T. Chapman III

Army Doctrine: A Reference instruction manual takes a radical examine twentieth- and 21st-century army doctrines world wide. It excerpts proper English-language scholarly and governmental literature to color an image of ways army doctrine has built in contemporary heritage, what army doctrines are at the moment working at the global degree, and the place army doctrine is heading within the close to destiny. The ebook casts a large web, scanning the suitable executive records, overseas agreements, monographs, journals, convention papers, and web assets to provide an intensive evaluate of the significance of army doctrine in state-of-the-art hugely volatile global. simply because army associations are vital formulators of nationwide army doctrine and never in basic terms implementers, this e-book examines the jobs performed through army organisations worldwide. With the proliferation of self sustaining army students and the frequent impression in their paintings within the net age, the e-book additionally scans the "gray" literature and describes its results on army doctrine.

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S. Army, The Army: Our Army at War: Relevant and Ready Today and Tomorrow (Washington, DC: Headquarters, Department of the Army, 2005), 2–3. 63. , 2–2. 64. S. Army, FM 3–24 Counterinsurgency (Washington, DC: Headquarters, Department of the Army, 2006), i–v. ,” Parameters 37, no. S. Army War College, 2007). 65. S. pdf (accessed November 12, 2008); Ronald Schaffer, “The 1940 Small Wars Manual and the ‘Lessons of History’,” Military Affairs 36, no. 2 (1972): 46–51; David Keithly and Paul Melshin, “Past as Prologue: USMC Small Wars Doctrine,” Small Wars and Insurgencies 8, no.

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S. Army, equipped for sustained inland European combat. 75 Consequently, Corps programs in the late 1970s and early 1980s stressed the imperative of improved tactical and strategic mobility and the combined use of air and ground units. S. 77 This tragedy was facilitated by civilian and military government policymakers who put highly mobile forces into a dangerously unprotected and static position, local Corps commanders who failed to anticipate such an attack and protect their forces, and the military’s inability to effectively process and interpret significant quantities of human intelligence that indicated the probability of such an attack.

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