The role of operations research in planning for limited war

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A talk about limited war and of some of the problem areas involved. The role of operations research in assisting the military planner is evaluated. Finally, the author speculates about future developments in operations research and possible difficulties arising from the expansion of this technique to areas of politico-military-economic complexity. 15 pp.

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