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Conclusion

  • Dean S. HartleyIII
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Part of the Understanding Complex Systems book series (UCS)

Abstract

This book is not the final word on what we can know about unconventional conflict and its complexities. However, it is a distillation of what is currently known and what has been done with regard to creating an ontology of unconventional conflict at the theater level. It captures many, if not all, of the emergent properties that result in unconventional conflict. There is much that remains to be learned, particularly regarding the social theories that drive the estimates of outcomes of unconventional conflict activities. This chapter includes a review of the ontology’s contents and how they fit together, a discussion of the uses of the ontology, and concluding thoughts.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dean S. HartleyIII
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  1. 1.Hartley ConsultingOak RidgeUSA

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