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Published: 21 September 2020

440 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190672058

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Adaptation under Fire

How Militaries Change in Wartime

Lt. General David Barno and Nora Bensahel

Bridging the Gap

  • Provides a new framework for assessing military adaptability
  • Offers specific recommendations on how to improve U.S. military adaptability
  • Weaves together history and theory to illustrate successful and failed military adaptation
  • Shares insights from a senior U.S. commander in Afghanistan (from 2003 to 2005)

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