TITLE

Paralyzed or Pulverized? The Fall of the Republican Guard

AUTHOR(S)
Belote, Howard D.
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly;Spring2005, Issue 37, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the military doctrines applied in the Operation Iraqi Freedom and the destruction of the Iraqi Republican Guards by the U.S. Armed Forces. Comparison of the indirect-approach theory of Liddell Hart with that of the classical Clausewitzian doctrine; Contention of Hart that the paralyzing the will of the enemy to fight is the foremost strategic objective to accomplish; Significance of the destruction of Republican Guards as the collapse of Saddam Hussein's control of the country; Implication of the military doctrine on the future of how war is fought.
ACCESSION #
17583379

 

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