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1

What is the goal of war?

To win quickly and with as few casualties as possible, achieving national objectives and concluding hostilities on terms favorable to the United States and its allies.

2

What does MOOTW stand for?

Military Operations Other Than War

3

What is the goal of MOOTW?

Deterring war, resolving conflict, promoting peace, supporting civil authorities in response to domestic crises.

4

What is arms control?

Plans and measures taken for the government of weapons systems, based on international agreement.

5

What are examples of arms control?

Site inspections, unit inspections, air and ground base visits. (Vienna Document 1992. Conventional Armed Forces in Europe Treaty)

6

What is combating terrorism?

Actions taken to oppose terrorist threat. Includes anti-terrorism and counterterrorism.

7

Examples of combating terrorism?

Preparation, preemptive attacks, response, and rescue operations. (FBI in United States, Department of Transportation on airplanes, DOS outside of United States)

8

What are enforcement of sanctions/maritime intercept operations?

Operations to stop certain items from being moved to or from nations or areas.

9

What is an example of enforcement of sanctions/maritime intercept operations?

Operation Support Democracy (Haiti, 1993)

10

What is an exclusion zone?

An area of air, sea, or land where specified activities are prohibited.

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What is an example of an exclusion zone?

No fly zones. Operation Southern Watch (Iraq, 1992) Operation Deny Flight (Bosnia, 1993)

12

Give examples of ensuring freedom of navigation and overflight.

Berlin Air Corridors (1948-1990), Attain Document Operations in air and sea of Gulf of Sidra (Libya, 1986)

13

What are humanitarian assistance missions for?

Relieve or reduce results of natural or manmade disasters, or other conditions such as pain, disease, hunger, or privation inside and outside the United States.

14

What are some examples of humanitarian assistance?

Operation Sea Angel (1991) Operation Sea Angel II (1993) to provide assistance after natural disasters in Bangladesh

15

What is military support to civil authorities?

Temporary support when emergency overtaxes civil authorities.

16

Examples of military support to civil authorities?

Hurricane Andrew (Florida, 1992) Hurricane Iniki (Haiti, 1992) Civil disturbance in California (1992)

17

What is National Assistance/support to counterinsurgency?

 

Assistance to a nation by US Forces during peacetime, crises, emergencies, or war with the goal of longterm stability.

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What are noncombatant evacuation operations?

Relocation of threatened noncombatants from a foreign country, usually evacuation of US citizens.

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Examples of noncombatant evacuation operations?

EASTERN EXIT (1991, Somalia) QUICK LIFT (1991, Zaire)