Bruce R Pirnie Free eBooks (1)

ISBN: 0833030965, 9780833030962
Authors: Bruce Nardulli, Walter L. Perry, Bruce R. Pirnie,
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Keywords: kosovo, operations, military, war, disjointed
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Publisher: RANDPublished Time: RANDPages: 100An examination of the 1999 conflict in Kosovo, with a focus on joint military operations.The 1999 military operation against the Yugoslav Army in Kosovo suggests several areas in which Joint military operations were deficient. This study examined all aspects of the Kosovo conflict, including its political and historical underpinnings, in an attempt to ......
ISBN: 0833030965, 9780833030962
Authors: Bruce R. Nardulli, Walter L. Perry, Bruce R. Pirnie, John Gordon, John G. Mcginn
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Keywords: kosovo, operations, military, war, disjointed
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An examination of the 1999 conflict in Kosovo, with a focus on joint military operations.The 1999 military operation against the Yugoslav Army in Kosovo suggests several areas in which Joint military operations were deficient.This study examined all aspects of the Kosovo conflict, including its political and historical underpinnings, in an attempt to understand these deficiencies and to recommend ......
ISBN: 0833026917, 9780833026910
Author: Bruce R. Pirnie
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Keywords: coordination, achieving, soldiers, civilians
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Since 1989, the United States has embarked on numerous complex contingency operations overseas — especially in Somalia, Haiti, and Bosnia — requiring a high degree of coordination between the civilian and military sides of the operations. What has the U.S. government learned and failed to learn from its experience? The author examines the erratic performance of the U.S. in these contin......
ISBN: 0833015109, 9780833015105
Author: Bruce R. Pirnie
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Keywords: aids, recommendations, decision, forces, special, operations, analysis
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The U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) was concerned that decision aids, especially computer-driven models, used to support resource allocation did not adequately represent the contributions of special operations forces (SOF). On the basis of a survey of existing models, RAND concluded that the SOF contribution is not adequately represented. Moreover, many important SOF tasks cannot be capt......
ISBN: 0833025945, 9780833025944
Authors: Bruce R. Pirnie, Corazon M. Francisco
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Keywords: disaster, relief, assistance, humanitarian, requirements, peacekeeping, assessing
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The purpose of this study is to assess requirements for peace operations, humanitarian assistance, and disaster relief, then to develop options for conducting such contingencies more effectively without detracting from the nation's capability to conduct major theater warfare.This study focuses on one aspect of requirements: those military units required to accomplish these types of operations.It r......
Authors: Bruce R. Pirnie, Samuel Gardiner
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Keywords: campaign, analysis, military, approach, based, objectives
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Analysis of objectives offers the best approach to military affairs and especially to theater-level operations. Objectives should be understood in a comprehensive hierarchy that includes fundamental national goals, national security objectives, national military objectives, missions of combatant commanders, operational objectives, and tasks. This report records a study to help the Warfighting Anal......
ISBN: 0833022466, 9780833022462
Authors: Bruce R. Pirnie, Margaret C. Harrell
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Keywords: aids, current, shortfalls, decision, forces, special, operations, analysis
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This Note records work accomplished during Phase 1 of the project Analysis of Special Operations Forces Decision Aids. The objective of this project is to recommend ways in which the capabilities and contributions of special operations forces (SOF) can be better represented in decision aids that support the defense planning, programming, and budgeting process. Phase 1 includes two tasks. Task 1 re......
ISBN: 0833042971, 9780833042972
Authors: Bruce R. Pirnie, Edward O'connell
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Keywords: counterinsurgency, volume, study, rand, iraq
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This monograph outlines strategic considerations relative to counterinsurgency campaigns; presents an overview of the current conflict in Iraq, focusing on counterinsurgency; analyzes counterinsurgency operations in Iraq; presents conclusions about counterinsurgency, based on the U.S. experience in Iraq; describes implications from that experience for future counterinsurgency operations; and offer......
ISBN: 0833023969, 9780833023964
Authors: Bruce R. Pirnie, William Simons
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Keywords: typology, operational, peace, soldiers
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Despite increased interest in peace operations during recent years, their study remains a semantic morass, because there is no generally accepted classification of such operations for analysts and decisionmakers. Even fundamental concepts are frequently misunderstood or are interpreted in widely different ways. This confusion increases the danger that peace operations will become murky and ill-def......
ISBN: 0833024124, 9780833024121
Authors: Bruce R. Pirnie, William Simons
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Keywords: issues, operational, critical, peace, soldiers
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As a power with global interests, the United States has a strong concern for successful peace operations. Seldom if ever will its interests be well served by failure, especially widely publicized and expensive failures that tend to discredit the United Nations. Intended to assist the analysis of peace operations, this report provides a checklist of critical issues that should be resolved when a ne......
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