The Dual-System Problem in Complex Conflicts

  • September 20, 2018
  • Ms. Melissa Gregg, Dr. Robert D. Lamb

Conflict and fragile environments are increasingly complex and unpredictable, but the U.S. policy system itself is much more complex and unpredictable than most leaders appreciate. In this monograph, the authors argue that until we get a grasp on this “dual-system problem,” the United States will fall further and further behind in its strategic ambitions.