U.S. military forces have not performed well in certain operations in recent years. The root cause of the problem is a mismatch between the demands of such operations and the organization, doctrine, and even culture of the units assigned to perform them.
Gentry, John A.
"Complex Civil-Military Operations—A U.S. Military-centric Perspective,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 53
, Article 6.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol53/iss4/6