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Cooper. 0000002719 00000 n %%EOF Irregular Warfare: An Enduring Mission and Core Competency Irregular warfare is a struggle among state and non- state actors to influence populations and affect legitimacy . 0000293419 00000 n The Defense Department released the unclassified portion of the Irregular Warfare Annex to the 2018 National Defense Strategy., 0000203427 00000 n Doctrinal Conceptions of Irregular Warfare The Joint Warfighting Center published a literature review in 2006 that examined the ambiguities related to irregular warfare (Joint Warfighting Center, 2006). 0 Kenneth C. Coons, Jr. and Glenn M. Harned . �6 Based on America's recent experience in irregular warfare and future threats, there are several issues that should be considered: organization, the health of U.S. soldiers and their families, training and education, and inter-agency cooperation. lar warfare—defined as “a violent struggle among state and nonstate actors for legitimacy and influence over the relevant population(s).”2 While the United States wages irregular warfare against enemies such as al-Qa-ida, policy options to achieve U.S. security goals may entail projecting U.S. landpower among other nonstate 0000005082 00000 n 0000012529 00000 n “restraint,” “perseverance,” andfrom the U.S. Military Academy and “legitimacy” to the nine principlestwo masters of military art and sci- of war recognized by doctrine sinceence from the Command and General 1949.1 Of the three additions, legitimacy is the most salient to irregular warfare.Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Field Manual (FM) 3-24, Counterinsurgency, notes: “Political power is theKS. The findings from our research (see Figure 16.1) shatter the common perspective of conflict in the 21st century. 0000226677 00000 n 0000196083 00000 n 0000011622 00000 n Identify­ ing IW as one of the department’s core mission areas, the . The American track record with irregular warfare suffers from historically typical tendencies. 0000014674 00000 n irregular warfare (IW), a concept dificult to deine although most military professionals know it when they see it. Vegetius’ work is mostly a technical handbook focused on issues related to the organization, leadership, maintenance and operations of an army. While many were concerned that the military was gearing up to take on political objectives and employ political methods, there was a growing understanding that the traditional way of doing business was not workin… The development of these instruments, such as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), allowed the emergence of a discourse of surgical and lean wars by the George W. Bush and Barack Obama administrations, whose legitimacy of the interventions were related to the accuracy and technical superiority of the UAVs. 0000077849 00000 n 273 0 obj <> endobj 0000080569 00000 n In irregular warfare, “right” actions are pragmatic because they build legitimacy and avoid injustice. 0000005196 00000 n Often gain legitimacy when government clamps down on freedom in response to terrorism, etc. Irregular warfare ( IW) is defined in United States joint doctrine as "a violent struggle among state and non-state actors for legitimacy and influence over the relevant populations." This author will focus on the key issues that governments face in creating effective strategies for irregular warfare with a particular emphasis on counter-insurgency (COIN) and terrorism. 0000128610 00000 n Irregular Warfare. 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(1) Irregular warfare is conducted independently of, or in combination with, 0000195977 00000 n 0000226952 00000 n U.S. doctrine defines irregular warfare as a "violent struggle among state and non-state actors for legitimacy and influence over the relevant population(s)." One of the earliest known uses of the term irregular warfare is in the 1986 English edition of "Modern Irregular Warfare in Defense Policy … 0000014224 00000 n 0000074405 00000 n 286 0 obj <>/Filter/FlateDecode/ID[<828F652442123B4DA8F161E21C22D951>]/Index[273 23]/Info 272 0 R/Length 78/Prev 1357170/Root 274 0 R/Size 296/Type/XRef/W[1 3 1]>>stream Y�q��@ Irregular warfare (IW) is defined as a violent struggle among state and non- state actors for legitimacy and influence over the relevant populations. DOWNLOAD HI-RES / PHOTO DETAILS. Irregular warfare. endstream endobj 274 0 obj <. 0000196008 00000 n 0000133766 00000 n populations. Reprinted with permission from the 1st Quarter 2009 issue of Joint Force Quarterly.. In irregular warfare, legitimacy, credibility, and political advantage is the prize and military efforts are only relevant insofar as they serve these goals. 0000015619 00000 n Fundamentals IW Defined Much confusion exists between irregular warfare and counterinsurgency (COIN), as these two terms are often used interchangeably to describe … broad spectrum of military operations conducted against an adversary by traditional military or other government SF, does NOT include CBRNE. Irregular warfare is defined as “a violent struggle among state and non-state actors for legitimacy and influence over the relevant populations.” IW favors indirect and asymmetric approaches, though it may employ the full range of military and other capabilities to erode an adversary's power, influence, and will. 235 76 HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. -- For 50 years, the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Schoolhouse, here, has taught the Department of Defense’s longest running course on Irregular Warfare. 0000303391 00000 n 3�;8g����;�B��xi& v�0�|7����9�����k@� }�h� 0000006492 00000 n Field Manual (FM) 3-24, Counterinsurgency, notes: "Political power is the central issue in insurgencies and counterinsurgencies; each side aims to get the people to accept its governance or authority as legitimate." 0000006774 00000 n 10 Assessing Irregular Warfare: A Framework for Intelligence Analysis A form of warfare that has as its objective the credibility and/ or legitimacy of the relevant political authority with the goal of undermining or supporting that authority. IW favors indirect approaches, though it may employ the full range of military and other capabilities to seek asymmetric approaches in order to erode an H�\��j�P���粽(��g� Legitimacy, consequently, is a key issue in irregular warfare as it offers a powerful mechanism for justifying both an actor’s authority and the use of force. 0000014082 00000 n Irregular warfare (IW) is defined as “a form of warfare that has as its objec-tive the credibility and/or legitimacy of the relevant political authority with the goal of undermining or supporting that authority. r���\a� W�+�� 0000011084 00000 n 295 0 obj <>stream 0000017491 00000 n The above quote reflects the discomfort that the US military had (and continues to have) in coming to terms with an aspect of warfare that was becoming increasingly apparent in the wake of its struggles in Iraq and Afghanistan. 0000077919 00000 n The Ongoing Challenge of Irregular Warfare: Thoughts on Responses and Intelligence. ... guerrillas also aspire to regular warfare because of the political legitimacy it confers. 0000133681 00000 n 0000010468 00000 n 0000004970 00000 n ANNEX 3-2 IRREGULAR WARFARE 3  Provide political leaders immediate, largely unimpeded access to all operational domains (air, land, maritime, space, and cyberspace) to demonstrate governance and legitimacy by delivering goods, services, and humanitarian relief. 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