Octavian Manea

Octavian Manea was a Fulbright Junior Scholar at Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs (Syracuse University) where he received an MA in International Relations and a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Security Studies.

Counterinsurgency as a Whole of Government Approach: Notes on the British Army Field Manual Weltanschauung An Interview with Colonel Alexander Alderson by Octavian Manea Download The Full Article:...

Thinking Critically about COIN and Creatively about Strategy and War An Interview with Colonel Gian Gentile by Octavian Manea Download the Full Article: An Interview with Colonel Gian Gentile I've...

In response to the interest raised on the relevance of the Galula model for understanding and dealing with today's insurgencies, I conducted a brief inquiry with key experts on the topic - Peter...

The first NATO Secretary General, Lord Ismay, stated the organization's goal was "to keep the Russians out, the Americans in, and the Germans down". Continue on for a series of rephrasings of this...

A New NATO Social Contract Interview with Brigadier General (ret) Dr. Klaus Wittmann by Octavian Manea Download the Full Article: A New NATO Social Contract The previous Strategic Concepts of the...

Counterinsurgency Insights by Tom Ricks by Octavian Manea Download the full article: Counterinsurgency Insights by Tom Ricks The US Army Organizational Culture before Emphasis on COIN: What I saw in...