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Failed-State Operational Environment Concepts, Robert J. Bunker Jan 1997

Failed-State Operational Environment Concepts, Robert J. Bunker

CGU Faculty Publications and Research

To help the Army redefine operations in failed states, I propose a new politico-military model. This operational environment model would be composed of a four-cell matrix that would include "war and crime," "war," "crime" and "peace." Three of the cells - war, crime and peace - would pertain to traditional Clausewitzian issues; the fourth - war and crime - would pertain to an emergent neo-Clausewitzian one. To extrapolate the model, we begin with the condition of war. This environment is one of "military issues" that occur between nation-states. It defines the rationale behind US Army operations, as stated in the June 1993 FM 100-5 ...


Book Review: Tank Sergeant, Robert J. Bunker Jan 1994

Book Review: Tank Sergeant, Robert J. Bunker

CGU Faculty Publications and Research

No abstract provided.


Rethinking Ootw, Robert J. Bunker Jan 1994

Rethinking Ootw, Robert J. Bunker

CGU Faculty Publications and Research

This article challenges the concept and, by default, the continuum shown in Figure 1 and the range of military operations in the theater strategic environment (hereafter referred to as the RMO model), which it helps define. To do so, it will address the relationship between the OOTW concept and RMO model, the concept of war underlying AirLand Battle doctrine and OOTW as a flawed concept. It further argues that the RMO model should be replaced by not one, but two new politico-military models as a doctrinal bridge. It is not within this article's scope to attempt to create these ...