ULO-COE Stability.txt

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ULO-COE Stability.txt
2012-12-28 09:21:38
ULO COE Stability

ULO-COE Stability
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  1. What is the first goal of Stability?
    Stability first aims to lessen the level of violence. It aims to enable the functioning of government, economic, and societal institutions.
  2. What are the two Stability tasks?
    • Maintain or reestablish a safe and secure environment.
    • Provide essential governmental services, emergency infrastructure reconstruction, and humanitarian relief.
  3. What is Conflict Transformation?
    The process of reducing the means and motivations for violent conflict.
  4. What are the tasks for Conflict Transformation?
    • Impose order.
    • Reduce violence.
    • Deliver essential services.
    • Moderate political conflict.
    • Institute an acceptable political framework for peace.
  5. What is Unity of Effort and Purpose?
    The coordination and cooperation toward common objectives, even if the participants are not necessarily part of the same command or organization � the product of successful unified action.
  6. What are the two approaches to Stability operations?
    • Whole-of-government
    • Comprehensive
  7. What are the underlying tenets of the Comprehensive Approach to Stability operations?
    • Accomodation
    • Fostering understanding
    • Unity of purpose
    • Cooperation
  8. What is Legitimacy?
    The perception of the legality, morality, or rightness of actions, and of the valid authority of those taking them.
  9. What are the Factors of Legitimacy?
    • Mandate.
    • Manner.
    • Consent.
    • Expectations.
  10. Waht are the three levels of engagement for addressing conflict?
    • Conflict prevention and resolution.
    • Conflict intervention.
    • Post-conflict reconstruction and stabilization.
  11. What are the Stability End State Conditions?
    • A safe and secure environment.
    • Established Rule of Law.
    • Social Well-Being.
    • Stable Governance.
    • Sustainable Economy.
  12. What is the first aim of stability operations?
    The first aim of stability operations is to lessen the level of violence.
  13. Stability operations are conducted ______ the United States in coordination with other instruments of national power.
  14. What type of approach to stability operations involves only instruments of U.S. national power?
    The whole-of-government approach.
  15. Who is ultimately responsible for the stability of the host nation?
    The host-nation government.
  16. What is the focus of Stability tasks?
    Stability tasks focus on restoring host-nation capacity
  17. What are the primary Army stability tasks?
    • Establish civil security.
    • Establish civil control.
    • Restore essential services.
    • Support to governance.
    • Support to economic and infrastructure development.
  18. During what levels of conflict does the Army conduct stability tasks?
    Through all levels of conflict.
  19. When may military forces take the role of government?
    • When there is no functioning government.
    • When military operations prevent the government from providing public services.
  20. How does the military enable other government agencies and NGOs?
    By providing a secure environment which allows them to perform their functions.
  21. The stability tasks can serve as -
    Lines of effort.
  22. Which stability task provides safety from internal and external threats?
    Establish civil security.
  23. Which stability task is primarily the role of organizations like the World Bank and International Monetary Fund?
    Support to economic and infrastructure development.
  24. How do military forces operate if there is an effective host-nation government?
    In coordination with the host-nation government.
  25. What must be provided at a minimum level, even during combat operations?
    Civil security and humanitarian relief.
  26. What is the primary role of the military during peace operations?
    Establishing a safe and secure environment.
  27. These mark a change of focus between phases or between ongoing operations and the execution of a branch or sequel.
  28. What is Planning?
    Planning is the art and science of understanding a situation, envisioning a desired future, and laying out effective ways of bringing that future about. (ADP 5-0)
  29. What are the steps in the Army design methodology?
    • Frame the operational environment.
    • Frame the problem.
    • Develop an operational approach to solve the problem.
    • Reframing may be needed if the approach fails or the environment radically changes.
  30. What are the three tasks of the commander during planning?
    • Understanding
    • Visualizing
    • Describing
  31. How is the commander's vision described?
    • Commander's intent.
    • Planning guidance.
    • Commander's critical information requests.
    • Essential elements of friendly information.
  32. What are the Stability Mechanisms?
    • Compel
    • Control
    • Influence
    • Support
  33. What is the Stability Mechanism Compel?
    Threaten or use lethal force to establish control, effect behavior change, or enforce cessation of hostilities.
  34. What is the Stability Mechanism Control?
    Establish public order and safety, control borders, routes, sensitive sites, and population centers, physically occupy key terrain and facilities.
  35. What is the Stability Mechanism Influence?
    Alter opinions and attitudes of the population through inform and influence activities, presence and behavior.
  36. What is the Stability Mechanism Support?
    Establish, reinforce or set the conditions necessary of other instruments of national power to function effectively.
  37. What are the three assessment tools?
    • Measures of Performance (MoP).
    • Measures of Effectiveness (MoE).
    • Indicators.
  38. What are the two types of complexity?
    Structural complexity and interactive complexity.
  39. What planning activity might be needed if a plan fails or the situation changes radically?
    Reframing the problem.
  40. What do outside organizations bring to stability operations?
    Diverse resources and capabilities.
  41. What are some planning pitfalls?
    • Attempting to forecast too far into the future.
    • Trying to plan in too much detail.
    • Using planning as a script.
    • Using rigid planning methods.
  42. What is 'a set of desired future conditions the commander wants to exist when an operation ends'?
    The end state.
  43. At the tactical level, lines of effort are often expressed as -
    A Mission Essential Task List (METL).