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Professor Eric Grove, The Navy News

Navy NewsThe "population was the prize" but, as Mackay found the trouble was there was little or no source of advice from within the MOD on the social dynamics of the region so that the Brigade could apply "dynamic influence at the tactical level".  What little advice that was available from the Defence Academy (rather than from the MOD's relevant section which actually opposed such assistance being given) helped in the setting up of "Non Kinetic Effects Teams' which could respond to local factor at brigade, battalion and company level that allowed ordinary soldiers, "strategic corporals and privates" to act in ways that maximised influence over the population. Mackay then teamed up with a kindred spirit, Cdr Steve Tatham, a Naval officer with an impressive record, both in recent operations in Sierrra Leone, Iraq and Afghanistan and distilling their lessons into the literature..."

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