Jeremiah S. Pam, “The Paradox of Complexity: Embracing Its Contribution to Situational Understanding, Resisting Its Temptation in Strategy and Operational Plans,” in Christopher M. Schnaubelt, ed., Complex Operations (2010)

Chapter discusses key social science concepts behind idea of "complex operations" in national security and the practical implications thereof, concluding with a brief illustration of the application of these ideas during the U.S. intervention in Iraq.

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