Ben Zweibelson

Major Ben Zweibelson is a frequent contributor to Small Wars Journal concerning design thinking and strategy, and he has nearly 20 years of military service. Ben recently co-authored a chapter on design thinking with LTC Grant Martin in Dr. Christopher Paparone's recent design book, "The Sociology of Military Design: Prospects for Postinstitutional Military Design" by Continuum Publications. Ben is a graduate of the U.S. Army's School for Advanced Military Studies.

Why acronyms are ruining shared military understanding.

Or how to shatter organizational stagnation and identify critical tensions preventing creative thinking and improvisation.

Our team produced design deliverables that established a narrative and conveyed a recommendation that had a structured organizing logic associated with its creation.

How "Design" was used in shaping a the way ahead in Afghanistan.

How operational planners applied military design to a wicked problem set in Afghanistan.

How the Media, the Military, and the World Struggles with Telling the “Real Story” in Afghanistan