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With what will US forces comply with during military
operations involving armed conflict (no matter how the conflict may be characterized under international law, and will comply with its principles and spirit during all other operations.)
The Law of War
What is the goal of US national security policy?
To preserve the survival,
safety, and vitality of our nation.
Application of force in self-defense requires What two elements?
1. Necessity
2. Proportionality.
This element of self defense exists when a hostile act occurs or when a force or
terrorist(s) exhibits hostile intent.
Necessity
What element of self defense:
Force used to counter a hostile act or demonstrated hostile intent must be reasonable in intensity, duration, and magnitude to the perceived or demonstrated threat based on all facts known to the commander at the time.
Proportionality
Defense of the United States.
National defense.
The act of defending designated non-US forces, and/or designated foreign nationals and their property from a hostile act or demonstrated hostile intent.
Collective Self-Defense
The act of defending a particular US force
element.
Unit Self-Defense
The inherent right to use all necessary means available and to take all appropriate actions to defend oneself and
US forces in one’s vicinity from a hostile act or demonstrated hostile intent.
Individual Self-Defense.
An attack or other use of force against the United
States, US forces, and, in certain circumstances, US nationals, their property
Hostile Act
The threat of imminent use of force against the United States, US forces, and in certain circumstances, US nationals, their property
Hostile Intent
Any civilian, paramilitary, or military force or
terrorist(s), with or without national designation, that has committed a hostile act, exhibited hostile intent, or has been declared hostile by
appropriate US authority.
Hostile Force
Who may authorize Collective Self-Defense?
NCA
Who is responsible for developing rules of engagement(ROE) during crisis action planning(CAP)?
The Director for Operations
(J-3)
Who is responsible for developing rules of engagement(ROE) for deliberate planning?
Director for Strategic Plans and Policies (J-5).