Which one of the four national strategic objectives listed above best establish the military (Operational) end state during Operation Desert Shield?  Justify your selection.  

Using the information provided in the case study, what was General Schwarzkopf’s primary military problem or obstacle that had to be overcome to reach the military end state during Operation Desert Storm?  Explain your answer.

 Justify the selection of the Republican Guard Force Command (RGFC) as an Iraqi operational COG during Operation Desert Storm.