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Unformatted text preview: j. Fuels and Power.
k. Telecommunications Adequacy by U.S. Standards.
l. Transportation Adequacy by U.S. Standards.
(4) Commercial air installations.
m. Industry, Utilities, Agriculture, and Transportation. Note the control and operation of each.
5. Civil Populace. Pay particular attention to those inhabitants in the area of operations who have
peculiarities and who vary considerably from the normal national way of life.
a. Total and Density.
b. Basic Racial Stock and Physical Characteristics.
(1) Types, features, dress, and habits.
(2) Significant variations from the norm.
c. Ethnic and/or Religious Groups. Analyze these groups to determine if they are of sufficient size,
cohesion, and power to constitute a dissident minority of some consequence.
(1) Location or concentration.
(2) Basis for discontent and motivation for change.
(3) Opposition to the majority or the political regime.
(4) Any external or foreign ties of significance. Figure A-1. Area study outline format (continued) 30 November 2010 TC 18-01 A-3 Appendix A Area Study Outline (continued)
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d. Attitudes. Determine the attitudes of the populace toward the existing regime or hostile power, the
resistance movement, and the United States and its allies.
e. Division. Division between urban, rural, or nomadic groups.
(1) Large cities and population centers. Rural settlement patterns.
(2) Area and movement patterns of nomads.
f. Standard of Living and Cultural (Educational) Levels.
(1) Extremes away from the national average.
(2) Class structure. Identify degree of established social stratification and percentage of populace
in each class.
g. Health and Medical Standards.
(1) General health and well-being.
(2) Common diseases.
(3) Standard of public health.
(4) Medical facilities and personnel.
(5) Potable water supply.
(6) Sufficiency of medical supplies and equipment.
h. Traditions and Customs (Particularly Taboos). Note where...
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