Embracing the Fog of War

Embracing the Fog of War

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The unpredictable counterinsurgency environment challenges centralized, quantitative campaign assessment. A comprehensive examination of the centralized, quantitative approach to assessment, as described in the literature and doctrine and applied in two primary case studies (Vietnam and Afghanistan), reveals weaknesses and gaps and proposes an alternative process: contextual assessment.Color codes are, in fact, codes: They represent a narrow set of numbers (usually three, or five atmost) and demand ... key terrain districts, a process that I observed firsthand while atIJCduring the finalpartof asix- week district assessment cycle.

Title:Embracing the Fog of War
Author:Ben Connable
Publisher:Rand Corporation - 2012-04-06


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