For example, the campaign against Al Qaeda, though part of the larger global war on terrorism, is essentially a war that, for the United States at least, cannot end without the neutralization or destruction of that group; hence, it is the kind of war in which the identification and pursuit of a COG
serves a constructive purpose.
On the first anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, the COG
board adopted the final version of the regional emergency coordination plan.
As the COG
moves rapidly, the momentum of the body acts as an additional destabilizing force.
What doctrine needs is new definitions of the COG
and its critical factors that end decades of debate that fuels the rejectionist argument.
I am unconvinced," says Detweiler, "that the terrorist scenarios pose a greater danger to the continuity of constitutional, government than the changes proposed by COG
analysis methodology in Navy Warfare Publication (NWP) 5-01, Navy Planning, combines the aspect of Vego's writings that indicates how to identify a COG
with Strange's writings on how to attack/defend it.
Although decisive points could be linked to achieving effects that were broader than defeating the adversary's COG
(or protecting one's own), the need to sequence them on a line of operations running toward defeat of the adversary's COG
tended to limit their focus.
Still, when we use COG
as some central point of the adversary which, when struck, will yield favourable results, we make the mistake of assuming that (a) the adversary is a simple rather than complex object and (b) that if it unravels, it will necessarily collapse and could not regenerate.
is proud to belong to such an elite group of small businesses," remarked Stephen Rittenhouse, President, and Founder of Consolidated Operations Group.
British financial group Close Brothers Group (LON:CBG), selling COG
, said in a separate statement it will use the funds from the disposal to invest in its other businesses.
Third, Strange's COG
analysis model can be used most efficiently to affect the adversary's COGs
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