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Fundamental principles by which the military forces or elements there of guide their actions in support of national objectives

Doctrine

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Method of Team Warfare that exposes no weak points or seams to an adversary

Fundamentals of Joint Warfigter

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All of the means available to the US in pursuit of its national objective. Expressed as diplomatic, information, military, and economic

Instruments of national power

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The presidents principal forum for considering Nat sec and foreign policy issues with senior Nat sec advisors and cabinet officials

National security council

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The level of war at which campaigns and major operations are planned, conducted, and sustained to achieve strategic objectives within theaters or other operational areas

Operational level of war

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Reflects service specific capabilities and guides the application of service forces

Service doctrine

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The level of war at which a nation, often as a member of a group of nations, determines national or multinational strategic security objectives

Strategic level of war

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Level of war at which battles and engagements are planned and executed.

Tactical level of war

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What is expressed in objectives and rules of engagement

Policy

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Guidance that is directive and instructive
Tells what to be done
Provides the choice to pursue certain avenues and not others
It is fluctuating

Policy

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The how operations will be conducted to achieve national interest
Originates in policy
Plan of action, match matches a means to an end

Strategy

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Authoritative but also requires judgment
Fundamental principles the military forces use to guide their actions in support of national objectives

Doctrine

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What effect did the Goldwater Nichols department of defense reorganization act have on the national security strategy

Required president to report to Congress and American people on national security strategy regularly

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How does the national security strategy, national defense strategy, and national military strategy interrelate

National military strategy must be consistent with the other two

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Defines how operations should be conducted
Continuous matching of ends, ways, and means
Both characteristics of what

Strategy

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Supports of national objectives, as authoritative, and requires judgment in application
Often times found in the rules of engagement, identifying what we can or cannot attack

Doctrine

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This is the capstone publication of the US joint doctrine hierarchy.
The presents fundamental principles for employing US military forces.

Joint pub 1, doctoring for the Armed Forces of the US

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When developing a strategy over which elements does a commander has some forms of control such as logistics and technology

Operational Art Elements

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When developing a strategy which elements does the commander have no control over such as political systems physical environments national leadership

Contextual elements

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the items the commander must consider when developing a strategy

Operational art

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The overhead guidance and structure a commander must follow when developing a strategy

Operational design

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Instruments of national power
"DIME"

Diplomacy
Information
Military
Economic

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Who has the responsibility to organize train equip and sustain forces for joint warfare

Each service branch

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What is defined as a relationship that results in a formal agreement between two or more nations for broad long-term objectives

Alliance

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Ad hoc arrangement tween two or more nations for common action

Coalition

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What are the two types of coordination that are instrumental in reaching our national objectives

Interagency and interorganizational

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The effects at this level of war should impair the Adversaries ability to carry out war or hostilities in general

Strategic

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At this level of war major operations are designed planned conducting sustained assessed and adapted to accomplish strategic goals within theaters of operation

Operational

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Planning at this level of warfare determines what the military will affect, what the course of action, in what order, for what duration, and with what resources

Operational

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At this level of warfare air, space, and cyberspace warfare deals with how horses are employed and the specifics of how engagements are conducted

Tactical