Spencer B. Meredith III

Dr. Spencer B. Meredith III, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of National Security Strategy at the College of International Security Affairs, National Defense University.

The biggest changes to the character of war seem to be ahead of us as the 21st century opens what looks like Pandora’s Box.

The Gray Zone is becoming less opaque, less undefined because emerging analytical frameworks are finding their footing in the Department of Defense.

This article is the third in the TRADOC/SWJ’s latest “Mad Scientist” call for papers.

Special Operations Forces have the potential to prevent and deescalate many conflicts before they become outright shooting wars.