generation kill a conversation with stanley mcchystal

September 2019

Week 7 Case Study: Generation Kill: A Conversation With Stanley McChrystal

  • Due Oct 20 by 11:59pm
  • Points 100
  • Submitting a file upload

Introduction
According to Biography.com, “Stanley A. McChrystal led the Joint Special Operations Command in Iraq during the Persian Gulf Wars and was top Commander of American forces in Afghanistan” (“Stanley McChrystal Biography,” n.d.). In the following interview, he describes the challenges of fighting terrorist/insurgent forces in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Instructions
Address the following in a case study analysis:

  • According to McChrystal, how did the battle against terrorist organizations/insurgencies change after 9/11 and from what factors do they draw their strength?
  • What technological methods are used in Afghanistan and Iraq and how have they been used tactically (i.e., what goals are they used to achieve)?
  • Have they been successful?
  • What is the risk of using technological capabilities against terrorists?

Writing Requirements (APA format)

  • Length: 2-3 pages (not including title page or references page)
  • 1-inch margins
  • Double spaced
  • 12-point Times New Roman font
  • Title page
  • References page

Due Date: By 11:59 p.m. MT on Sunday

Reference

Stanley McChrystal Biography. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.biography.com/people/stanley-mcchrystal-578710 (Links to an external site.)

Rubric

Case Study Grading Rubric – 100 pts

Case Study Grading Rubric – 100 pts

Criteria

Ratings

Pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Length

5.0 pts Meets length requirement

0.0 pts Does not meet length requirement

5.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Content

10.0 pts Paper addresses all aspects of the assignment.

8.5 pts Paper addresses most aspects of the assignment.

7.5 pts Paper addresses some aspects of the assignment.

6.0 pts Paper addresses few aspects of the assignment.

0.0 pts No effort

10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Analysis

25.0 pts Throughout the whole work, content expresses original thoughts or interprets the subject matter in a different perspective.

22.0 pts Throughout most of the work, content expresses original thoughts or interprets the subject matter in a different perspective.

19.0 pts Throughout some of the work, content expresses original thoughts or interprets the subject matter in a different perspective.

15.0 pts Throughout little of the work, content expresses original thoughts or interprets the subject matter in a different perspective.

0.0 pts No effort

25.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Support

20.0 pts Throughout the whole work, claims are supported with detailed and persuasive examples; accurate facts and circumstances are used for support.

17.0 pts Throughout most of the work, claims are supported with detailed and persuasive examples; accurate facts and circumstances are used for support.

15.0 pts Throughout some of the work, claims are supported with detailed and persuasive examples; accurate facts and circumstances are used for support.

12.0 pts Throughout little of the work, claims are supported with detailed and persuasive examples; accurate facts and circumstances are used for support.

0.0 pts No effort

20.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Grammar, Mechanics, and Style

20.0 pts Throughout the whole work, the text is free of major errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation; demonstrates strong word choice and sentence variety.

17.0 pts Throughout most of the work, the text is free of major errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation; demonstrates strong word choice and sentence variety.

15.0 pts Throughout some of the work, the text is free of major errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation; demonstrates strong word choice and sentence variety.

12.0 pts Throughout little of the work, the text is free of major errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation; demonstrates strong word choice and sentence variety.

0.0 pts No effort

20.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome APA: Citation and Reference Formatting

10.0 pts Throughout the whole work, in-text references are formatted using APA style; references page includes complete bibliographic information for sources using APA style.

8.5 pts Throughout most of the work, in-text references are formatted using APA style; references page includes complete bibliographic information for sources using APA style.

7.5 pts Throughout some of the work, in-text references are formatted using APA style; references page includes complete bibliographic information for sources using APA style.

6.0 pts Throughout little of the work, in-text references are formatted using APA style; references page includes complete bibliographic information for sources using APA style.

0.0 pts No effort

10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome APA: Title Page & References Page

5.0 pts Paper includes both title page and references page.

2.5 pts Paper includes either a title page or references page.

0.0 pts Paper does not include a title page or references page.

5.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Primary Source Reference

5.0 pts Paper includes reference to the primary source provided within the case study.

0.0 pts Paper does not make reference to the primary source provided within the case study.

5.0 pts

Total Points: 100.0

 
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