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Military Agility: Ensuring Rapid and Effective Transition from Peace to War

Meir Finkel


The ability to change swiftly from peace, or prolonged low intensity conflict, to the high intensity of war and succeed in the initial engagements is usually discussed in terms of readiness, capabilities, and capacity, and their related materiel, personnel, doctrine, and training. Every security establishment - whether state or non-state - is familiar with these aspects. This book deals with important, complementary, but generally neglected "soft" aspects of moving from peace to war, such as the mental ability to shift from one reality to another; consolidating a coherent doctrine when war er ... More

Keywords: Adaptation, Readiness, Transition, Mental Agility, Training, Israel's wars, U.S. Army

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780813178844
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: January 2021 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813178844.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Meir Finkel, author
Dado Center for Interdisciplinary Military Studies