Paul M. Belbutowski
, a scholar and former member of the U.S. Delta Force
, succinctly stated a deficiency in our own military education system: "Culture, comprised of all that is vague and intangible, is not generally integrated into strategic planning except at the most superficial level."18 And yet it is precisely "all that is vague and intangible" which defines low-intensity conflicts.
18 Paul M. Belbutowski
, "Strategic Implications of Cultures in Conflict," Parameters, Spring 1996, pp.