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Unformatted text preview: Making Strategy War is an extension of politics by other means.- Carl von Clausewitz Definitions Doctrine National Objectives Grand Strategy Military Strategy Operational Strategy Battlefield Strategy Influences on the Strategy Process Overview PolicyGuidance that is directive or instructive, stating what is to be accomplished Objectives and rules of engagement Mutable and often changes Definitions StrategyThe art and science of coordinating the development, deployment, and employment of military forces to achieve national security objectives Definitions DoctrineA statement of officially sanctioned beliefs, war- fighting principles, and terminology that describes and guides the proper use of military forces in support of national objectives How a job should be done Evolves from experience and theory Authoritative, but unlike policy, not directive Definitions Doctrine Common frame of reference Shapes how AF organizes, trains, equips, and sustains Prepares us for future uncertainties Used with judgment Political, economic, or social situation may dictate departure from doctrine National Objectives The fundamental aims, goals, or purposes of a nation toward which a policy is directed, and efforts & resources are applied Three Levels of Interest Vital Major Peripheral National Objectives...
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