Whenever the ends and means at the national-strategic level are seriously disconnected or mismatched, brilliance at the operational and tactical levels--as the Germans consistently displayed during World War II--can only delay, but cannot ultimately prevent, defeat at the strategic level of war
Multi-National Forces Iraq (MNF-I), a four-star level headquarters at war in a combat zone, is focused at the strategic level of war
in which all elements of national power (political, economic, diplomatic, information, military) are applied in support of the Iraq Joint Campaign Plan.
We are committed to developing agile, adaptive and innovative leaders who will succeed in this era of persistent conflict at the strategic level of war
The issues Gray addresses range from the nature of security or strategic studies, to the importance for strategists and analysts to learn from history, to ethics, and most important of all, to the overriding necessity of focusing on the strategic level of war
20) The transformation of national level strategy and policy into theater strategy occurs at the strategic level of war
Space systems, therefore, transcend the strategic level of war
to support what is often referred to as grand strategy.
UEs function primarily at the operational and strategic level of war
and are concerned with the prosecution of campaigns and major operations.
At the strategic level of war
, naval mines can be used to blockade critical ports and target commercial shipping in a strangulation strategy.
27) The central focus of this essay is the strategic level of war
and conflict, which in itself is subject to further subdivision.
Again, the advocates of guerre revolutionnaire were not able to envision the linkages between their tactical techniques and the strategic level of war
Col Timothy Sakulich, in his paper Precision Engagement at the Strategic Level of War
, describes four classes of effects outlined in the Institute for Defense Analysis' Joint Advanced Warfighting Project (JAWP): desired effects on enemy capabilities, desired effects on enemy assessments and actions, undesired effects, and unexpected effects.
Analysis may reveal that a particular leader is the source of power at the strategic level of war
or that an elite division or army component is the source of power at the operational level.