[funsec] U.S. Joint Forces Command releases new irregular warfare vision

Rob, grandpa of Ryan, Trevor, Devon & Hannah rMslade at shaw.ca
Wed Mar 25 13:06:17 CDT 2009

> U.S. Joint Forces Command has released an irregular warfare vision designed to
> help develop joint forces that are as effective in conducting irregular warfare
> as they are in conventional warfare.

There is something inherently odd about that statement, and intent.  As in any 
area of security, how can you protect against threats you don't know about as 
effectively as against threats you do know about?  Not to say that you can't 
attempt to protect against the unknown (and you should), but doing it at the same 
level doesn't seem possible.  (Or wise, in terms of cost/benefit analysis and risk 

> • Standardize and optimize network enabled capabilities and services provided by
> DoD’s Global Information Grid computer network in support of small units at the
> tactical edge conducting IW.

Again, there is something inherently wrong in "standardizing" in order to meet a 
non-standard threat.

> http://www.jfcom.mil/newslink/storyarchive/2009/IWVision.pdf

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