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I'm not much hung up on doctrine. My posting was in support of an earlier posting.This concept of Doctrine has always intrigued me. As much as the concept of Dogma does.
Doctrine may save lives in peacetime. Not convince that doctrinal Generals save lives in wartime.
Doctrine establishes some broad guidelines, and gives you a sense of what folks "can or may" do. Campaign planning, including surprise, is what a Comd "intends" to do. He/she can follow doctrine, but are not bound by it. Selection and maintenance of the aim, and the achievement of the desired outcome is what really matters.