Describe the key elements of asymmetric warfare
A.) Disproportionate effects.
B.) Identifying the enemy's national will as the target.
C.) Attainment of strategic objectives as the goal.
Applying one's strength against an adversary's weakness
Explain the impact of anti-access strategies on joint war fighting
A.) Strategy Threat: is to prevent US from being able to operate within range of enemy's crucial targets/make operations difficult to force US to abandon attempts/prevent engaging at all.
B.) Weapons threat: growing military technical capabilities of potential adversaries = obstacle to US military's access to sea ports and airfields for deployment.
C.) Political threat: over flight restrictions, political actions create base access problems, base infrastructure limited
USAF measures to counter anti-access strategies
A.) Employ effective public affairs operations, gain public support for an operation and promptly respond to technical setbacks.
B.) Dispersed operations and passive defenses complicate targeting for the enemy.
C.) Being well-trained for operations where weapons of mass destruction have been used.
D.) Primary of offensive by accentuating out strengths