Confronting the Unconventional
Innovation and Transformation in Military Affairs
This paper focuses on limits to military transformation and innovation and broader implications for national policy and strategy. It analyzes the efforts of the French, British and Americans to cope with irregular threats after World War II. The paper concludes that there are limits to transformation, and offers an analysis of the effects of these limits on current US policy and strategy for the war on terrorism.
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