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Author Yarger, Harry R. (Harry Richard)

Title Strategy and the national security professional : strategic thinking and strategy formulation in the 21st century / Harry R. Yarger
Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger Security International, 2008

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Description viii, 180 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Policy, Strategy, Planning, and Strategic Thinking -- 3. A Theory Stated: Strategy's Logic -- 4. The Strategic Environment -- 5. Theory in the Real World -- 6. The International Environment -- 7. The Domestic Environment -- 8. The Strategic Appraisal -- 9. Strategy Formulation -- 10. Strategy's Paradigm: Theory and Process Restated -- 11. Concluding Thoughts
Summary "Strategy and the National Security Professional is a single-source reference for national security professionals, political appointees in the security realm, and others who participate in the formulation, evaluation, and execution of strategy, in addition to those who study and follow national security debates." "The book does not propose a new strategy or critique current strategy; rather, it offers a perspective and process for disciplined strategic thought in regard to all strategy. It is thorough in its explanation of the nature of the strategic environment, offering a clear and comprehensive theory of strategy and a practical framework for thinking about this environment and formulating effective strategy."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [163]-174) and index
Subject Strategy.
National security -- United States -- 21st century.
United States -- Military policy.
LC no. 2008009957
ISBN 9780313348495 (alk. paper)
0313348499 (alk. paper)