By Eitan Shamir

On modern-day advanced, fragmented, fast-moving battlefield, the place opponents adapt regularly to use one-another's weaknesses, there's a demonstrable requirement for army commanders to devolve a excessive point of autonomy of decision-making and motion to leaders at the flooring. an efficient version for doing this has existed for a while within the kind of mission command and has been used by the united states, Israeli, and British Armies—but with combined success.

This booklet examines extensive the stories of the military of every of those nations in imposing undertaking command, and divulges the main components that experience decided the good fortune or failure of the implementation—factors akin to the Revolution in army Affairs (RMA), the unfold of low-intensity conflicts and operations except warfare, and changes in how army cultures interpret, articulate, and workout the command functionality. It has major implications for either the advance of army doctrine and the educational and schooling of tomorrow's army leaders.

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