Paper #52. Beyond Doctrinal Plug-Ins: Integrate IO to Win Complex Wars

  • Thomas A. Drohan, Ph.D., Brig Gen USAF ret.
  • Security, Strategy
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Winning complex wars requires setting more than military end states. Information-heavy complex problems (ICP’s) in hyper-connected environments can persist for generations (Ehlers and Blannin, Campaigning for Complex Problems). These problem sets require enduring social efforts and information-led operations such as narrative warfare. As in Ukraine and Taiwan, the perpetual fight is to get an adversary to…