Gray Zone Warfare: German and Russian Political Warfare, 1935-1939, and 2014
Technical Report,01 Aug 2016,01 Jun 2017
US Army Command and General Staff College Fort Leavenworth United States
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Nation states face heightened threats from methods of warfare from other nation states traditionally viewed as unconventional or irregular. Understanding these methods is important to the study of warfare. Gray Zone Warfare German and Russian Political Warfare 1935-1939, and 2014 examines efforts by pre-World War Two Germany and the current Russian state to apply Political Warfare to achieve strategic foreign policy goals, short of Conventional Warfare. Political Warfare undermined institutions, influenced foreign and domestic populations and weakened and disrupted alliances. Using structured, focused comparison case study method, this thesis examines Political Warfare between these two widely separated periods.
- Government and Political Science