Table of Contents
- Chapter 1: Global Environment and Challenges
- Future Strategic Environment in an Era of Persistent Conflict MAJ Paul S. Oh, U.S. Army
- The Struggle Against Global Insurgency Dr. Daniel G. Cox
- Eliminating High Seas Piracy: Legal and Policy Considerations James P. Terry
- China's New Security Strategy for Africa Jonathan Holslog
- Chapter 2: USAFRICOM
- Overview/Operations of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) LTC Leda Rozier
- U.S. Army Africa: A Team Like No Other MG William B. Garrett III
- Exercise in Africa Breaks Many Molds Rita Boland
- The Battlefield Surveillance Brigade as a Joint and Multinational Task Force Headquarters: 560th BFSB Lessons from Exercise Natural Fire 10 in Uganda COL Peter C. VanAmburgh
- Chapter 3: USCENTCOM
- Operational Design for ISAF in Afghanistan: A Primer Julian D. Alford and Scott A. Cuomo
- The Use of Airpower in Combating Terrorism in Iraq MG William B. Garrett III
- Predator Command and Control: An Italian Perspective Colonel Ludovico Chianese, Italian Air Force
- Chapter 4: USEUCOM
- USAREUR: Building Partner Capacity for the Future GEN Carter F. Ham, Commanding General, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army
- Strengthening the Bridge: Building Partnership Capacity ADM James G. Stavridis, U.S. Navy; and COL Bart Howard, U.S. Army
- Chapter 5: USNORTHCOM
- The Future of Warfare: Canadian Counterinsurgency Manual Reflects US-Canada "Synergy" Anthony Fenton
- The Enduring Value of NORAD Gen. Victor E. Renuart Jr. USAF
- Chapter 6: USPACOM
- U.S.-Vietnam Defense Relations: Deepening Ties, Adding Relevance Lewis M. Stern
- Unlocking Russian Interests on the Korean Peninsula Major John W. Bauer
- Fires in the Pacific's Theater Security Cooperation Plan COL Jack K. Pritchard
- Chapter 7: USSOUTHCOM
The following collection of articles and reports are focused on multinational training and operations. The articles are categorized in the following areas of interest; global environment and strategic challenges, and the geographic Combatant Commands, USAFRICOM, USCENTCOM, USEUCOM, USNORTHCOM, USPACOM, USSOUTHCOM. In a complex and changing world with enduring and emerging challenges, this newsletter cover a range of issues relating multinational training and operations, the strategic environment and challenges of each geographic area. The articles should not be considered as all-inclusive or as a complete guide to each region. In some instances, the information may be slightly dated, or opinions and conclusions of the author(s), but it is are our determination that many of the thoughts, lessons, and insights are valid and enduring.
Each article, representing only a small diverse slice, was selected to highlight an aspect of a Combatant Command area of responsibility and give a thought provoking perspective to each region an and understanding the activities and challenges taking place there. In many instances, the ideas presented in these articles are personal opinion, and in some cases, not approved the U.S. Government, Department of Defense, or the U.S. Army.
Any recommendations in these articles should always be validated with the latest approved U.S. Government policies and U.S. Army and Joint doctrine, tactics, techniques, and procedures.
This Newsletter is an effort to capture relevant articles published in recent professional journals and, the Center for Army Lessons Learned (CALL) archives to provide a historical document for future reference. CALL acknowledges and thanks the professional journals and authors, who permitted the reproduction of these articles, and in some instances, were personally involved in assisting CALL in the formatting process.
CALL editors note: Minor modifications to format were made by CALL editors to support the CALL newsletter format and in some instances pictures that were not referenced in the narrative were deleted to save space. Every effort has been made to give appropriate credit to the author(s) and the professional journal.
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