List of IllustrationsForeword by Lt. Gen. Christopher D. Miller (USAF, Ret.)PrefaceAcknowledgments Part I. An Introduction to Contemporary Strategy Introduction Kevin McCaskey 1. Defining Contemporary Military Strategy Thomas Drohan 2. Strategic Foundations John T. Farquhar 3. Operational Design: One Method of Reconciling Ends, Ways, and Means Ryan Burke 4. The Ways of War: Constructing a Compellence Strategy Michael Fowler 5. Capabilities That Generate EffectsKevin McCaskey Part II. Airpower Strategy and Levels of EffectsIntroductionThomas Swaim 6. Airpower for Strategic Effect: Classic to Contemporary Airpower TheoryJohn T. Farquhar 7. Multidomain Airpower Strategy: Integrating Air, Space, and Cyber AssetsJahara W. Matisek 8. Intelligence, ISR, and StrategyMichael Fowler Part III. Air, Space, and Cyber EffectsIntroductionMichael Martindale 9. Global Precision EngagementDan Hoadley 10. Rapid Global Mobility and Agile Combat SupportKevin McCaskey 11. Airpower and Irregular Warfare: A Battle of IdeasJohn T. Farquhar 12. Space PowerMichael Martindale 13. Offense and Defense in CyberspaceEvan Perkoski and Michael Poznansky Part IV. Defense Organization and the Joint Operating EnvironmentIntroductionRyan Burke 14. Goldwater-Nichols and the Evolution of the Joint ForceBrent J. Talbot 15. Roles and Missions of the Armed ServicesBrian Drohan 16. Special OperationsMichael Golembesky Part V. Contemporary Challenges in the Application Of StrategyIntroductionMichael Fowler 17. Flawed Reasoning and Bias in Decision-MakingLaura Resnick-Samotin 18. Unmanned Aerial SystemsKevin McCaskey 19. Expanding DoD Missions and Mission CreepRyan Burke 20. Constructing Effects: A Strategic Theory of Security CooperationMichael Fowler 21. Hybrid Warfare: The End of Conventional Wars in the Twenty-First Century?William Reno 22. Innovation and Organizational PoliticsJustin Key Canfil 23. Analyzing ISIS in the Contemporary Environment Iris Malone ConclusionRyan Burke List of ContributorsIndex
Ryan Burke is an associate professor in the Department of Military & Strategic Studies at the US Air Force Academy (USAFA) and was formerly a captain in the US Marine Corps. Lt. Col. Mike Fowler is an associate professor in the Department of Military & Strategic Studies at USAFA. Lt. Col. Kevin McCaskey is an assistant professor in the Department of Military & Strategic Studies at USAFA.