Paul Yingling

Paul L. Yingling is a colonel in the U.S. Army and a professor of security studies at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies.  The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not reflect the official policy or position of the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, the Department of Defense, or  the U.S. Government.

A decade’s worth of blunders and misrepresentations has exhausted the patience of the American people

COL Paul Yingling responds to COL Gian Gentile.

Breaking Ranks? by Lieutenant Colonel Paul Yingling Download the Full Article: Breaking Ranks? There is no constitutional principle more important to a democracy than civilian control of the military...

The All-Volunteer Force: The Debate by Lieutenant Colonel Paul Yingling Download the full article: The All-Volunteer Force: The Debate I'd like to share with SWJ readers the debate I've been having...

Ten years ago, the ideas about warfare expressed in General Krulak's email to George Will would have been merely disappointing. However, after eight years of war have we have learned many hard...

Bob Andrews is the Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Army. As a Special Forces officer, he conducted intelligence, long-range reconnaissance and covert operations during two tours in Vietnam...