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U.S. Army Detainee Operations: Aligning Policy and Doctrine

Descriptive Note:

[Technical Report, Monograph]

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U.S. Army Command and General Staff College

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This monograph discusses the alignment of policy and doctrine for the successful conduct of US detention operations. A historical survey of US prisoners in World War I, World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam, Desert Storm, and the Global War on Terror highlights the unique challenges each conflict presented but also the consistently avoidable lack of planning.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

[A, Approved For Public Release]