You Cannot Surge Trust comprises four case studies in which naval historians from the U.S., Canada, Australia, and the U.K. explain how naval powers created a multinational, or "combined," framework of interoperability while under national rules of engagement. The four crises addressed are maritime interdiction operations during the First Gulf War (1990-1991), and later in 2001-2003 as part of Operation Enduring Freedom; naval operations off the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in Operation Sharp Guard (1991-1996); and peacekeeping operations in East Timor during Operation Stabilise (1999-2000). Edited by Sandra J. Doyle.
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Audience: Members of the military, especially the Navy, naval tacticians, members of government and policymakers, as well as historians and students studying warfare/politics/the military, will be interested in this compilation of historical case studies.
Keywords: first gulf war, operation enduring freedom, operation sharp guard, navy in Yugoslavia, operation, sabilise, naval operations, u.s. navy, Australian navy, Canadian navy, royal navy
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JOINT FORCE QUARTERLY, September 30, 2014 issue, reviewed by Dov S. Zakheim
"You Cannot Surge Trust demonstrates how success can be achieved. It should be required reading for all officers who aspire to lead combined maritime operations some time in their careers."
NAVAL HISTORICAL FOUNDATION, BOOK REVIEW – You Cannot Surge Trust: Combined Naval Operations of the Royal Australian Navy, Canadian Navy, Royal Navy, and United States Navy, 1991-2003, April 2, 2014
"Works on multinational operations are difficult subjects for historians. This book makes an important contribution to this understudied area. The analytical focus on interoperability makes this volume even more unique. While the chapters vary in length, they work together well, which is not always a given in an edited volume."
NAVY NEWS SERVICE, Article: "Navy Releases New Book, 'You Cannot Surge Trust'"
"You can look at 'You Cannot Surge Trust' two ways," said Sarandis "Randy" Papadopoulos, PhD., Secretariat Historian Department of the Navy, who was one of the authors of the book. "One, is that the issues that it addresses are timeless. How do you work with allies and partners? It is an enduring question and the book addresses it. Two, more immediately, Secretary of the Navy, Ray Mabus, has come up with four 'P's' that he thinks are important to how the Navy and the Department of the Navy operates - People, platforms, power, and partnerships. This book speaks to two of those issues -people and partnerships - directly. I think it's very important that Navy Sailors and operational commanders get an idea of how this was done before and 'You Cannot Surge Trust' will do that."
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