Brian Nichiporuk Free eBooks (1)

ISBN: 0833037447, 9780833037442
Author: Brian Nichiporuk
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Keywords: force, future, era, implications, planning, army, alternative, futures
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To help the U.S. Army with force planning for the 2025 era, this study uses the tool of alternative futures analysis. It bounds the future the Army will face by laying out a representative spectrum of different “future worlds” that hopefully illustrate the complete universe of future missions. By mixing and matching possible trends across five key areas (geopolitics, economics, demogra......
Author: Brian Nichiporuk
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: terrorism, war, demographics, regional
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The ultimate success of the United States and her allies in the war on terrorism will depend on myriad variables. Some, such as military capabilities and public support for military operations, are well known or easily discerned. Others are less obvious, but will still be critical.Among these, according to the author, are demographic trends in regions where counter-terror campaigns are being prose......
ISBN: 0833027905, 9780833027900
Author: Brian Nichiporuk
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Keywords: multinational, force, compatibility, design, xxi, effects, army, forecasting
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It is likely that most future U.S. Army operations will be conducted with allies or as part of a coalition; thus, the ability of the Army to operate effectively in concert with other nations is an important issue. This documented briefing identifies the aspects of Army XXI that could create difficulties in multinational force compatibility, and it recommends policies and procedures to ameliorate t......
ISBN: 0833027808, 9780833027801
Author: Brian Nichiporuk
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Keywords: factors, demographic, dynamics, security
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As the 21st century unfolds, the dynamics of population growth, settlement patterns, and movement across borders are certain to have an effect on international security. Demographic shifts in political environments that are already tense as a result of territorial disputes, ethnic rivalries, ideological divides, or environmental stresses may provide just enough pressure to spark a violent conflict......
ISBN: 0833037447, 9780833037442
Author: Brian Nichiporuk
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Keywords: force, future, era, implications, planning, army, alternative, futures
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Publisher: RANDPublished Time: RANDPages: 100To help the U.S. Army with force planning for the 2025 era, this study uses the tool of alternative futures analysis. It bounds the future the Army will face by laying out a representative spectrum of different ......
ISBN: 0833023160, 9780833023162
Authors: Brian Nichiporuk, Carl H. Builder
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Keywords: warfare, land, future, technologies, information
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Much of the future of land warfare will be shaped by the rapidly expanding information technologies. In December 1993, RAND convened 18 researchers with expertise in the information sciences and military operations to brainstorm on the ways that fast-growing communications and computational capabilities might change the nature of conflicts, the Army's missions, the way the Army organizes, and espe......
ISBN: 0833033557, 9780833033550
Authors: John Gordon, Brian Nichiporuk
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Keywords: modernization, army, implications, futures, alternative
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As it carries out its long-term force structure and modernization plans, one useful approach for the Army to take is based on the analysis of “alternative futures.” Having developed several plausible alternative futures (looking out roughly 25 years), the authors describe each one’s possible implications for the Army’s likely missions and the forces required for those missi......
ISBN: 0833046314, 9780833046314
Authors: Christopher G. Pernin, Brian Nichiporuk, Dale Sta
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Keywords: implications, army, prospects, motivations, future, war, unfolding
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Publisher: RANDPublished Time: RANDPages: 100The United States is currently engaged in a military effort that has been characterized as the ......
ISBN: 0833038710, 9780833038715
Authors: Russell W. Glenn, Jody Jacobs, Brian Nichiporuk,
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Keywords: training, strategy, america, operations, urban, proven, inevitable, preparing
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Publisher: RANDPublished Time: RANDPages: 100Because future military operations are likely to include actions in densely populated, built-up areas, joint and service training initiatives over the past decade have increasingly reflected an interest in preparing for such contingencies. To assist the military community in better orchestrating its resources to improve forcewide readiness for urban ope......
ISBN: 0833043226, 9780833043221
Authors: Eric V. Larson, Derek Eaton, Brian Nichiporuk,
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Keywords: intelligence, analysis, framework, warfare, irregular, assessing
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Publisher: RANDPublished Time: RANDPages: 100The objective of this study was to provide an analytic framework for intelligence analysis of irregular warfare (IW) environments that could be used as the basis for a subsequent IW intelligence analysis curriculum development effort. The authors conducted a review of recent policy, strategy, doctrinal, and other materials pertaining to IW, concluding t......
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