Directions1. Read the Defense Threat Reduction Agency Report on various issues regarding asmmetrical conflict, ‘Institute for Defense Analysis – Asymmetric Conflict 2010’http://www.au.af.mil/au/awc/awcgate/dtra/d2538dtra.pdf2. Read the article, ‘A Critical Juncture: American Foreign Policy and Asymmetrical Warfare Strategic Insights,’ Vol. VIII, Issue 2, April 2009. http://www.hsdl.org/?view&did=360813 Read the Book Review of The Insurgents: David Petraeus and the Plot to Change the American Way of War by Fred Kaplan (New York: Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2013) Review Strategic Studies Institute by Brigadier General Kimberly C. Field, Deputy Director, Strategy Plans and Policy, DA3/5/7http://strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil/pubs/Parameters/Issues/Summer_2013/Reviews/Kaplan-TheInsurgents_BR.pdf4. Submit Response Assignment: Does remaking the United States military very adaptable to this new type of conflict create the very skills and technology that allows political leaders to engage in intrastate, asymmetrical conflicts they should avoid?