Morgan Smiley is a retired US Army officer currently working in Saudi Arabia.
by Morgan Smiley
Posted On May 20, 2015 07:30 PM | Comments(2)
Special Forces and CIA FID advisors certainly have their place. But the development of staff capabilities can be better supported by conventional troops.
Posted On February 25, 2015 06:48 PM | Comments(2)
The recent National Security Strategy (NSS) as well as events unfolding in Iraq may point the way for what we will see in the years to come and how we can expect to deal with it.
Posted On October 4, 2014 09:21 AM | Comments(1)
The Pacific may be the preferred focus of the US government, but the Middle East seems to be the preferred focus of US industry. Perhaps there is something to the maxim “Business is war...
Posted On September 22, 2013 02:01 PM | Comments(1)
Like it or not, we are the modern equivalent of the empire upon which the sun never sets with the responsibilities that go with it.
Posted On July 22, 2013 06:14 AM | Comments(10)
An Army sized for the pre-9/11 two-war strategy makes little sense.
Morgan Smiley recommends that we convince the Afghan government to raise a limited number of Afghan units led by US Soldiers.