The unpredictable counterinsurgency environment challenges centralized, quantitative campaign assessment. A comprehensive examination of the centralized, quantitative approach to assessment, as described in the literature and doctrine and applied in two primary case studies (Vietnam and Afghanistan), reveals weaknesses and gaps and proposes an alternative process: contextual assessment.... author, January 22, 2010. Headquarters, U.S. Department of the Army, Operations Against Guerrilla Forces, Field Manual 31-20, Washington, D.C., 1951. ... CivilAffairs Operation, Field Manual, 41-1, Washington, D.C., October, 1969. aaaanbsp;...
|Title||:||Embracing the Fog of War|
|Publisher||:||Rand Corporation - 2012-04-06|