Mission Command and Operation Anaconda in Afghanistan

Discuss mission command: Command and control of Army Forces and Operation Anaconda in Afghanistan.

Using the six principles of mission command, appraise and compare Operation Anaconda in Afghanistan. Assess the implications of Operation Anaconda for command structures for future joint expeditionary operations and tactical battles. Examine the challenge of generating accurate intelligence estimates of enemy forces, intentions and capabilities for tactical battles. Analyze the implications of Operation Anaconda for the capacity of predetermined battle plans to forecast how events will unfold.