joint doctrine

The CINCs’ Strategies: The Combatant Command Process

Author: COL William W Mendel, Dr Graham H Turbiville Jr The authors report their observations of the different ways combatant commanders-in-chief (CINCs) produce a strategy document, and suggest that new joint doctrine is needed to bring a degree of regularity and orderliness to the CINCs’ strategic planning process. The CINCs’ Strategies: The Combatant Command Process …

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Strategic Plans, Joint Doctrine and Antipodean Insights

Author: Prof Douglas C Lovelace Jr, Dr Thomas-Durell Young This is the second in an analytical series on joint issues. It follows the authors’ U.S. Department of Defense Strategic Planning: The Missing Nexus, in which they articulated the need for more formal joint strategic plans. This essay examines the effect such plans would have on …

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