Effects-Based Targeting: Another Empty Promise?

  title={Effects-Based Targeting: Another Empty Promise?},
  author={T W Beagle},
Abstract : What is effects-based targeting, and from where did this concept come? Is it based on a coherent theory and, if so, has the US Air Force incorporated it in its doctrine and operations? Is there more yet to do? These questions from both the focus and format of this study, which examines the evolution of effects-based targeting. Specifically, this paper asks how effectively has the US Air Force incorporated the concept of effects based operations into its procedures for targeting and… CONTINUE READING

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