AFRI Quick Looks
This article highlights the Air Force's evolution of command and control (C2) during recent combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. The article examines common issues regarding the C2 enterprise as well as some unique challenges of the Asia-Pacific theater. It then addresses PACAF's approach in managing its C2 efforts through six critical capabilities: battlespace awareness, resilient architecture, defensive cyberspace operations, combat su...
Navigating the Labyrinth argues that national security planning needs to be more coordinated and effective based on the challenges found in this century. Each contributing author examines specific components and cultures that make up the national security enterprise. In three distinct sections, they describe the interagency process within the executive branch, the role of Congress and the Supreme Court, and, finally, the outside players, including lobbyists, think tanks, and the media. The editors of Navigating the Labyrinth are both professors at the National War College and previously served in executive-branch agencies.
Each author acknowledges there can be no structural fix for the burea...
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