Introduction to the Spring/Summer 2010 Issue, Strategic Insights, v. 9, issue 1; Strategic Insights, v. 9, issue 1 (Spring/Summer 2010) ; pp. 1-2
Leavitt, Sandra R.
MetadataShow full item record
This issue of Strategic Insights, explores the complex realm of asymmetric warfare, specifically the role it plays in a variety of weak and developing states. Its articles focus on how states can understand, approach, and defend against the many manifestations and evolving nature of asymmetric warfare in an age where globalization increases the interconnectivity of state and non-state actors alike. In its simplest form, asymmetric warfare is characterized as two belligerents with differing military capabilities where each side attempts to exploit the weaknesses of the other with conventional and unconventional strategies and tactics. The 2010 U.S. National Security Strategy warns that, ï¾“Wars over ideology have given way to wars over religious, ethnic, and tribal identity; nuclear dangers have proliferated; inequality and economic instability have intensified; damage to our environment, food insecurity, and dangers to public health are increasingly shared; and the same tools that empower individuals to build enable them to destroy.
This article appeared in Strategic Insights, v.9, issue 1 (Spring/Summer 2010) ; pp. 1-2Approved for public display, distribution unlimited
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS) (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate SchoolCenter for Homeland Defense and Security, 2006-10);October 2006. Welcome to Volume 2, Issue Three of Homeland Security Affairs. This issue is dedicated to the memory of Lacy Suiter. I believe Lacy would be embarrassed by the idea of dedicating an issue of anything to him. ...
Bush, Carl F. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1996-06);Strategic culture has been both lauded as an important analytical tool in explaining behavior, and disparaged as an explanation of last resort. Theorists of strategic culture hold that, in certain circumstances, persistent ...
An architectural approach to strategic information systems planning for the Office of Naval Intelligence Loveless, Bruce F. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1994-09);Strategic information systems (IS) planning aligns an organization's information systems with its critical strategic goals and supporting mission-specific functions. This thesis demonstrates a structured ...