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Help us identify the future military challenges/problems facing 2040

Describe the challenges that will be faced — both by military and civilian alike — in these different scenarios.

Scenarios

Day 3 of Taebong Invasion of Silla
US Joint Forces help defend longtime ally Silla in defense of the homeland as neighboring Taebong invades by land and air

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Top Rated Challenges

1
Taebong's Use of Phased Misinformation Campaign Confuses and Destabilizes Political Will
Importance: 11
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2
How would we counter an assault without destroying the country we are trying to protect?
Importance: 4
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3
Are we prepared to fight a war in the event an EMP is used on the battlefield?
Importance: 3
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4
Effect of concentrating high potential warriors in SOF units on regular army
Importance: 2
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5
Taebong attacks against the U.S.
Importance: 1
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San Madora Stabilization Force Moves to Enforce Cease-Fire Between Warring Cartels
With the San Madoran government unable to control fighting between the Lopez and Galindo Cartels, a US-led coalition looks to work with international partners to bring stability to the region.

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Top Rated Challenges

1
Out of Desperation, San Madoran Government Unilaterally Legalizes Drug Production, Distribution, and Use
Importance: 10
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2
Even if you completely eradicate these two cartels, 10 more will take their place almost overnight
Importance: 5
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3
cartels will double in chemical/biological weapon manufacture and distribution
Importance: 1
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4
Multi-purpose platforms, or specialized equipment?
Importance: 1
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5
Intelligence Gathering
Importance: 0
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UN Assisting Flood-Ravaged Setuba
As torrential rains continued to pour onto the already-flooded streets of this West African megacity, advance elements of a United Nations peacekeeping force led by China and the United States arrived to prevent the city and surrounding countryside from sliding further into chaos.

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Top Rated Challenges

1
Expressing Their Intent to Stabilze the Situation, Chinese Forces Take Over Government Buildings and Strategically Important Mining Facility
Importance: 8
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2
Ambushes on rescue crews will be hard to preemptively detect
Importance: 3
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3
Key ethical decisions for treating the sick
Importance: 2
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4
persistent water and pollutants will incubate hybrid and resistant disease strains
Importance: 2
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5
Long Term Stability
Importance: 1
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