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Based on America's recent experience in irregular warfare and future threats, there are several issues that should be considered: organization, the health of U.S. soldiers and their families, training and education, and inter-agency cooperation. 0 0000004933 00000 n 0000011622 00000 n The US response to 9/11 was overly militarized and concerned mostly with striking targets, so as to defeat, or at least contain, a problem with deep social and political roots. 0000012529 00000 n Resources such as time, space, legitimacy and support present themselves as key issues in dealing with insurgency and terrorism and are …show more content… Fundamentals IW Defined Much confusion exists between irregular warfare and counterinsurgency (COIN), as these two terms are often used interchangeably to describe … 0000203939 00000 n Irregular warfare. 0000133766 00000 n The development of these instruments, such as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), allowed the emergence of a discourse of surgical and lean wars by the George W. Bush and Barack Obama administrations, whose legitimacy of the interventions were related to the accuracy and technical superiority of the UAVs. trailer Field Manual (FM) 3-24, Counterinsurgency, notes: "Political power is the central issue in insurgencies and counterinsurgencies; each side aims to get the people to accept its governance or authority as legitimate." 0000298596 00000 n 310 0 obj <>stream 0000007075 00000 n 0000016443 00000 n irregular threats, and the Air Force’s ability to maintain air, space, and cyberspace superiority. is defined as a violent struggle among state and non-state actors for legitimacy and influence over the relevant populations. His higher headquarters denied the request because of the proximity of Afghan civilians to the fighting. In irregular warfare, “right” actions are pragmatic because they build legitimacy and avoid injustice. He holds a B.S. 10 Assessing Irregular Warfare: A Framework for Intelligence Analysis A form of warfare that has as its objective the credibility and/ or legitimacy of the relevant political authority with the goal of undermining or supporting that authority. 0000014701 00000 n Doctrinal Conceptions of Irregular Warfare The Joint Warfighting Center published a literature review in 2006 that examined the ambiguities related to irregular warfare (Joint Warfighting Center, 2006). 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Davis If irregular warfare can be defined as ''a struggle among state and non-state actors to influence populations and affect legitimacy,'' Then it becomes glaringly obvious that irregular warfare relates as much — and possibly even more — to conflicts and competitions between great powers, as it does to conflicts and competition between great powers and lesser entities. a violent struggle among state and non-state actors for legitimacy and in - fluence over the relevant populations. Modern warfare does not lend itself to such easy compartmentalization, for even high-end warfare now features many elements once associated with supposedly lower level irregular warfare… Unable to continue the mission, he requested the supporting artillery unit to fire smoke rounds to conceal the unit’s movement out of the engagement are… 0000002360 00000 n 0000203756 00000 n 0000310885 00000 n 0000293419 00000 n The Ongoing Challenge of Irregular Warfare: Thoughts on Responses and Intelligence. 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