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Today, campaigns also require the integration of both military and non-military national level instruments of power to achieve "unity of action." Our campaigns today require both civilian and military resources to fully accomplish national level objectives. Those objectives are aimed towards changing the conditions "at a given time and space" to conditions that are desirable for the United States. We conducted (and are still conducting) campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan (and elsewhere) because the US President decided that the conditions in those areas required the commitment of US forces to change those conditions. This required the commitment of not only US forces, but also the commitment of civilian resources and lots of money. Tying this all together in a coherent fashion in order to ultimately meet US national objectives requires detailed campaign planning.
Some of the subjects covered include General Ridgway in Korea, John Warden's Five Rings, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Dr. Joe Strange.
Introduction * PART I: Planning for Action Concepts * Chapter 1: Problem Solving * Chapter 2: Ends, Ways, and Means * Chapter 3: Understand * Chapter 4: Visualize * Chapter 5: Describe * Chapter 6: Exercising Collaborative Leadership * Chapter 7: Framing and Reframing * Chapter 8: Developing the Narrative . * PART II: Planning for Action Tools * Chapter 9: Centers of Gravity * Chapter 10: Developing Distinct Courses of Action * Chapter 11: Lines of Effort * Chapter 12: Critical Factor Analysis (CC-CR-CV) * Chapter 13: Target Value Analysis * Chapter 14: Wargaming * Chapter 15: Assessment (MOE and MOP) * Chapter 16: Parting Thoughts * Appendix A: General Ridgway in Korea * Appendix B: Examples