New Challenges, New Tools for Defense Decisionmaking

New Challenges, New Tools for Defense Decisionmaking

by Stuart Johnson
     
 

Addresses the new challenges for defense policy in a world transformed by the end of the Cold War and the n the war on terrorism, and sketches new analytic techniques for framing particular defense issues.See more details below

Overview

Addresses the new challenges for defense policy in a world transformed by the end of the Cold War and the n the war on terrorism, and sketches new analytic techniques for framing particular defense issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780833032898
Publisher:
Rand Publishing
Publication date:
05/01/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
390
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.99(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Figures
Tables
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Introduction1
Ch. 1Decisionmaking for Defense13
Ch. 2Responding to Asymmetric Threats33
Ch. 3What Information Architecture for Defense?67
Ch. 4Incorporating Information Technology in Defense Planning103
Ch. 5Uncertainty-Sensitive Planning131
Ch. 6Planning the Future Military Workforce157
Ch. 7The Soldier of the 21st Century181
Ch. 8Adapting Best Commercial Practices to Defense211
Ch. 9Exploratory Analysis and Implications for Modeling255
Ch. 10Using Exploratory Modeling285
Ch. 11Assessing Military Information Systems299
Ch. 12The "Day After" Methodology and National Security Analysis323
Ch. 13Using Electronic Meeting Systems to Aid Defense Decisions339
Afterword361
Index363
About the Authors389

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