RUSI JournalVolume 159Issue 6members only

Avoiding Strategic Misfortune: A Framework for Defence Leaders

Senior defence and military leaders need an integrated approach to analyse their decision-making environment and avoid ‘strategic misfortune’

As the global security environment becomes increasingly complex and world leaders are less and less willing to fund defence capabilities, the key question is how senior defence and military leaders can better prepare themselves to analyse the strategic environment and avoid misfortune. Charles D Allen and Jeffrey L Groh argue that senior defence leaders need an integrated analytical approach and outline one such developmental framework for learning, anticipating and adapting

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