Leonid Savin Network centric strategies in the Arab spring

Military and science specialists in the U.S. have permanently adapted their forces and departments to the new conditions. Starting from aggression in Vietnam and ending with subversive activities in Latin America, Washington investigated tactical and strategic mistakes and made corresponding conclusions. But it became possible to speak of transition to the new form of conflict only after the war in Persian Gulf in 1991, when the U.S. with the help of telecommunication technologies have shown to whole world its military capabilities. Herewith the strikes were made not only to military infrastructure of Iraq, but to critical sites – communication system and energy resources, civilian objects, and in parallel the propaganda campaign was held. The model, proposed by colonel John Warden, named “the war from inside to outside” and the theory of five strategic rings, proceeded theoretical and practical justification in the following conflicts, particularly, in Yugoslavia. Thus, due to efforts of admiral Owens, Johnson and vice-admiral Sibrovski, appeared the concept of net-centric warfare, that reflected those changes, that occurred in commercial and information environment of the U.S. Having logically assumed, that these changes will necessarily affect the military sphere, the Pentagon itself began to intensively adapt information systems, armaments, and the most important, intellectual personnel of new generation warfare. Parallel to this, workers of the RAND corp.