Underkill scalable capabilities for military operations amid populations

The U.S. military is ill-equipped to strike at extremists who hide in populations. Using deadly force against them can harm and alienate the very people whose cooperation U.S. forces are trying to earn. To solve this problem, a new RAND study proposes a "continuum of force"--A suite of cap...

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Main Author: Gompert, David C.
Corporate Author: United States Department of Defense
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Santa Monica, CA RAND National Defense Research Institute 2009, 2009
Series:Rand Corporation monograph series
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The U.S. military is ill-equipped to strike at extremists who hide in populations. Using deadly force against them can harm and alienate the very people whose cooperation U.S. forces are trying to earn. To solve this problem, a new RAND study proposes a "continuum of force"--A suite of capabilities that includes sound, light, lasers, cell phones, and video cameras. These technologies are available but have received insufficient attention
Item Description:Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002
Physical Description:xxx, 137 pages illustrations (some color)
ISBN:9786612081675
9781282081673
0833046845
1282081675
6612081678
9780833046840