You can also find this report on the Course Home Announcements Page and in the Webliography. Following six pages of introduction in this United States Senate report on torture by the CIA, you’ll find the Executive Summary. It runs from Page 2 on. There are twenty findings and conclusions, all in dark print.
Comment on any two of these findings, 100 words for each finding. Remember — this is a course on counter-terrorism.
Describe Captain Mahan’s theories. What are “lines of communication” and what does this lead to in Mahan’s theories? How are the principles of warfare either supported or refuted by his theories?
Question 3. Clausewitz, Naval Power, Air Power
Clausewitz lived and worked in a land-based environment. His “On War” did not address naval forces and, of course, air forces had not been introduced. How do you think his theories and ideas would have been influenced by air power?