Justin Lynch

Justin Lynch is an infantry officer in the U.S. Army with a B.S. in history. He has served in both Afghanistan and Iraq, and is a member of the Military Writers Guild. The views expressed are his own and not those of the U.S. Army, Department of Defense, or the U.S. Government.

War is nonlinear. The implications of this statement should shape our understanding of war’s nature, and the role of its unpredictability in our planning process.

The United States’ military must find a way to accomplish its strategic objectives during wars among populations.

America’s recent counterinsurgency campaigns have caused a disconnect between strategic and foreign policy objectives.

Without the funds we have enjoyed for the last decade, we have to increase our emphasis on maximizing the efficiency of military spending.