Andrew G. Attar, Jr.

Lieutenant Colonel Andy Attar is an U.S. Army Air Defense Artillery officer, on active duty for 19 years.

Col Robert Dixon continues a theme popular among many military theorists which advocates for immediate change to longstanding principles of military doctrine and science.

When everything is strategic, nothing is strategic.

The fundamental problem at the heart of the Doctrine 2015 effort was this attempt to rebuild within a few years what had previously taken generations to assemble.

Making IPB an “entire staff” process is critically important to achieve shared understanding of the various mission variables. 

Andrew Attar adds to his March article on the operational approach to stability operations.

Andrew Attar considers how operational design can improve success in Phase IV stability operations.