Nathan A. Jennings

Nathan Jennings is a NATO planner in Afghanistan. He is an Armor officer in the US Army who served combat tours in Iraq and taught history at the United States Military Academy at West Point. Jennings holds a MA in American History from the University of Texas at Austin, an MMAS from the School of Advanced Military Studies, and is the author of Riding for the Lone Star: Frontier Cavalry and the Texas Way of War, 1822-1865.

Though newly arrived in Army doctrine, the concept of operational design finds precedent in American military history.

An entire American armored brigade in Poland, in particular, would finally capture acute historical significance.

American decision makers chose to fight to a high-consumption and high-cost war through conventional means rather than employing the unparalleled power of nuclear technology.

Among the varied personalities exposed by the tensions of war, the Spartan commander Brasidas emerges as a definitive figure who illustrates the strengths and weaknesses of not only his city-state...

Fighting Fire with Fire: Texas Rangers and Counterinsurgency in the 1847 Mexico City Campaign