Limited Intervention Evaluating the Effectiveness of Limited Stabilization, Limited Strike, and Containment Operations, by Watts, Stephen; Johnston, Patrick B.; Kavanagh, Jennifer; Zeigler, Sean M.; Frederick, Bryan; Johnston, Trevor; Mueller, Karl P.; Cevallos, Astrid Stuth; Chandler, Nathan; Smith, Meagan L.; Stephenson, Alexander; Thompson, Julia A.
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- ISBN: 9780833098481 | 0833098489
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 3/1/2018
The foreign policy and defense communities have intensively debated the efficacy of low-cost and small-footprint military options for crises such as those in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Syria, and Yemen. This report provides a statistical analysis of hundreds of cases, supplemented by case studies, to evaluate the strategic effects of each option across a range of irregular warfare operations and in a range of operational environments.