The terms in question and the concepts arising from them cause more harm than good, contributing to a dangerous distortion of the concepts of war, peace, and geopolitical competition, with a negative impact on U.S. and allied security strategy.
Stoker, Donald and Whiteside, Craig
"Blurred Lines: Gray-Zone Conflict and Hybrid War—Two Failures of American Strategic Thinking,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 73
, Article 4.
Available at: https://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol73/iss1/4