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Author: H. Allen Holmes
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: statement, posture, forces, operations, special
Number of Pages: 96
Published: 1997-06
ISBN-10: 0788149113
ISBN-13: 9780788149115

The U.S. Special Operations Command, one of nine unified commands in the U.S. military's combatant command structure, is composed of Army, Navy, and Air Force special operations forces (SOF). SOF conducts special operations, including civil affairs and psychological operations, spanning the entire continuum of operations. This posture statement provides an overview of the SOF including: SOFs role in national defense, people, equipment, training, current operations, emerging threats, regional instability, fiscal resources, principal missions, organization, programs and systems, and manpower and

Author: Harold J. Johnson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: interests, supporting, operations, standing, status, peacekeeping
Number of Pages: 57
Published: 1997-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788172204
ISBN-13: 9780788172205

The cost & effectiveness of U.N. peacekeeping operations & their relationship to U.S. interests have emerged as major issues in recent years. This report discusses (1) the budgetary & personnel cost of the eight long-standing U.N. peacekeeping operations (Middle East, Kashmir, Cyprus, Golan Heights, Lebanon, Persian Gulf, Angola, & Western Sahara), (2) whether these operations are carrying out their mandates, (3) the status of efforts to resolve the underlying conflicts, & (4) the reasons the executive branch continues to support these operations.

Author: Paul K. Davis
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: challenge, analytical, community, grand, ebo, based, operations, effects
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2001
ISBN-10: 0833031082
ISBN-13: 9780833031082

Effects-based operations (EBO) are defined for this monograph as operations conceived and planned in a systems framework that considers the full range of direct, indirect, and cascading effects

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: force, restore, peace, requiring, missions, nations, limitations, leading, united
Number of Pages: 58
Published: 1997-06
ISBN-10: 0788179519
ISBN-13: 9780788179518

Focuses on: what precedents there are for authorizing the U.N. to lead peace operations requiring some measure of force to achieve their objectives; and whether there are limitations in the U.N.'s ability to lead peace operations calling for the use of force. It is based on studies of U.N. peace operations, including (1) field study at locations where U.N. missions used force to conduct operations; (2) interviews at these missions with military commanding officers, peacekeepers, civilian directors, and line staff; and (3) analysis of U.S., U.N., NATO, and other documents and situation reports

Author: Walter L. Sharp
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: operations, military, support, legal
Number of Pages: 75
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437938213
ISBN-13: 9781437938210

Provides doctrine for the planning, training, and execution of legal support to joint military operations. It sets forth joint doctrine to guide the activities and performance of the Armed Forces of the U.S. in operations and provides the doctrinal basis for interagency coordination and for U.S. military involvement in multi-national operations. Provides military guidance for the exercise of authority by combatant commanders and other joint force commanders (JFCs) and prescribes joint doctrine for operations and training. Provides military guidance for use by the Armed Forces in preparing thei

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: operations, among, departmental, centers, collaboration, directorate, security, guidance, homeland, enhance
Number of Pages: 22
ISBN-10: 1422396584
ISBN-13: 9781422396582

Author: Brigitte Stern
Publisher: United Nations University Press
Keywords: guide, french, policies, operations, keeping, nations, peace, united
Number of Pages: 166
Published: 1998
ISBN-10: 928081009X
ISBN-13: 9789280810097

This book on France's participation in peacekeeping operations features contributions from a scholar of politics, a law professor, and a military general. Marie-Claude Smouts subtly situates French attitudes towards peacekeeping operations; Yves Daudet analyzes peacekeeping operations' legal aspects and the problems raised by parliamentary control over their finances. The analysis is completed by Gen. Philippe Morillon, who as commander of UNPROFOR from 1992-1993 knew Srebrenica before that town met its tragic fate. These different perspectives illuminate the dedicated French involvement in Un
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