Civil Military Operations in the New World
Greenwood Publishing Group, 1997 - 269 pages
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At the time , what we now call the interagency environment was hardly conducive to a smooth transition from military to civilian operational control . General George C. Marshall and the U.S. War Department wanted as little to do ...
However , achieving unity of effort for postconflict operations is extraordinarily elusive because at least three separate games are being played at the same time , each one under different rules . The Interagency Game .
Normally , the control of this interagency hodgepodge lies with the U.S. ambassador to the host nation , by virtue of his letter of instruction and appointment as the president's personal representative .
The issue of the combined game is one that compounds the interagency game of who is in charge . In the combined game , the answer depends on the circumstances in which the question is asked and whether one expects the answer to be de ...
If , however , the interagency game is dominant , then command and control generally will be exercised by the chief of the U.S. diplomatic mission ( the ambassador ) . One exception to this generaliza- tion is that when the game crosses ...
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