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Author: Lynn E. Davis Melanie W. Sisson
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: counterterrorism, strategies, illustration, alternative, defining, planning, approach, strategic
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2009
ISBN-10: 0833046519
ISBN-13: 9780833046512

While the United States government has historically undertaken strategic reviews and produced numerous strategy documents, these have provided only very general directions for U.S. policymakers. This paper defines an approach to strategic planning and illustrates its application using the example of the critical national security topic of counterterrorism. The strategic planning approach involves four steps: (1) defining and operationalizing a strategic goal; (2) defining the full range of different

Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: united, states, strategic, triangle, japan, china, politics, northeast, asia, international
Number of Pages: 57
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 1428913904
ISBN-13: 9781428913905

Author: Richard M. Meinhart
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: strategic, joint, system, 1990s, recommendations, leaders, planning, using, chiefs, staff, leadership, chairmen
Number of Pages: 61
ISBN-10: 142891532X
ISBN-13: 9781428915329

Author: Richard G. Davis
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: gulf, war, bombing, strategic, force, decisive
Number of Pages: 90
Published: 1996-01
ISBN-10: 0788138146
ISBN-13: 9780788138140

Examines the U.S.Air Force strategic bombing campaign of Iraq & Iraqi armed forces occupying Kuwait from January 17th through February 28th, 1991 . Describes the aircraft & weapons, changes in technology & the reexamination & reapplication of traditional strategic bombing theory by USAF planning officers. Provides a chronological review of the campaign with an analysis of the results. Photos, maps, graphs & tables. Includes suggested readings.

Author: Simon P. Worden
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: alternatives, sdi
Number of Pages: 700
Published: 2008-02
ISBN-10: 1428987622
ISBN-13: 9781428987623

The controversial nat. debate over strategic defense has been overshadowed by other nat. & global issues. Research programs for the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) continue, however, & the debate is likely to resume as visible results of that research begin to compete for a share of the nationżs budget. This study considers strategic defense in the context of 4 competing strategic theories: deterrence through mutual assured destruction; deterrence through nuclear warfighting; deterrence relying on non-nuclear defense; & disarmament. Non-nuclear, space-based defense is not only feasible, bu

Author: Daniel Isaac Helmer
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: incursion, lebanese, israel, coin, flipside
Number of Pages: 122
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 143792302X
ISBN-13: 9781437923025

This study addresses the Israeli view of the threat posed by various armed factions in southern Lebanon over an 18-year period. This was a period during which Israeli used air strikes, ground invasions, and border operations to contain or defeat the military threat to its national security. Contents: Introduction; (1) Understanding Asymmetric Warfare; (2) Strategic Planning, Strategic Choices; (3) Disaster Strikes; (4) Strategic Failure; Conclusion; Appendix on Statistical Methods; Bibliography.

Author: Joselito S. Gallardo
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: rural, areas, services, financial, alliances, scale, strategic
Number of Pages: 62
Published: 2006-05
ISBN-10: 0821366033
ISBN-13: 9780821366035

Business firms have employed strategic alliances with other firms to effectively manage costs, overcome resource and technology constraints, and enhance competitive position. The principle and practice of strategic alliances can be applied as well for productive and beneficial institutional collaborations in rural financial markets to expand the array of financial products and to scale up access of rural households and micro-businesses to financial services.Strategic alliances comprise a new theme in rural finance. The institutions in the study used strategic alliances to tap new capital resou
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