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Why Are We Here? Michael S. Repass Major General Commander, Special Operations Command Europe 15 Jan 2013 1 As of 14 Jan 2013.

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2 Why Are We Here? Michael S. Repass Major General Commander, Special Operations Command Europe 15 Jan As of 14 Jan 2013

3 Ends…#1 Scene Setter American are “to do”; Europeans are “to be” Americans and “closure” Feb 1998: Predictable Consequences How does this briefing end? 2

4 Ends…#2 Strategy “Begin with an End in mind…” Strategy: – Ends: What is to be accomplished – Ways: Methods to employ the assets – Means: Assets available Actions lead to outcomes Strategy organizes actions to achieve Ends 3

5 IC GR Russia BU CRO MK AL Russia Strategic engagement Influence on Europe & Caucus Region Narco-, Weapons, & Human trafficking Economic & Energy Development Defense Reforms Terrorism / Insurgent Activity Eastern Europe & Balkans Ethnic tensions Narco-, Weapons, & Human trafficking Islamic Fundamentalism Fragile Democracies Tensions Energy Concerns A GG AZ Serbia Africa Near East & Caucasus Frozen Conflicts / Ethnic Tensions Narco-, Weapons, & Human trafficking Islamic Fundamentalism Foreign Terrorist Networks Tensions Energy Concerns Europe’s Unresolved Conflicts Serbia-Kosovo Issue Georgia’s Internal Sovereignty Issue (South Ossetia & Abkhazia) Azerbaijan-Armenia Unresolved Conflict Moldova-Transdniestria Issue SP P UK FR IT GE NO SWE CZ SLO PL HU SK LV EN LH UKR RO TU Western & Central Europe Islamic Fundamentalism Foreign Terrorist Networks Immigration Changing demographics Narco- & Human trafficking External Tensions Energy Concerns ISR LEB MLT SOCEUR Strategy 4

6 SOCEUR Strategy Compared To… 5

7 Ends…#3 War Outcome, 1945 Outcome, 1975 Outcome, 2001 Outcome, 2014 Outcome…TBD 6

8 May

9 ORIGINAL KASERNE AREA OFFICERS CLUB 1945 PHOTO Original Kaserne Weicht 1954 Van Steuben (Florida Strasse) 1961 Commissary New Craig 1955 Swabian Sp Events Ctr and BOQs Kefurt Old Craig Kefurt Village on Patch Barracks is named for SSgt. Gus J. Kefurt, 15th Infantry, 3d Infantry Division. He was awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously for valor on December 1944 in the Vosges region of eastern France. He is interred in the American military cemetery in Epinal, France, 8

10 Saigon,

11 Berlin,

12 Bosnia,

13 Israel-Gaza-Hizballah,

14 Georgia,

15 Tripoli,

16 Iraq, Dec

17 Afghanistan, 2014…? 16

18 Ends…#4 Alternatives NATO 1.0: Cold War NATO 1.5: Balkans NATO 2.0: WoT and ISAF NATO 3.0: Post


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