by Alexandra Phelan
February 19, 2017 05:36 PM | Comments (0)
By mapping the historical development of FARC’s political agenda, this paper addresses how the 2016 Peace Agreement supports facets of the FARC’s political...
by Ben Zweibelson
February 19, 2017 01:39 AM | Comments (0)
This is a draft chapter from a military design book project that the author is working on pursuant to his doctoral degree completion.
by John Richard Berg
February 17, 2017 08:34 PM | Comments (2)
This paper provides a survey of lessons learned on military roles in stabilization and reconstruction based on experiences in Iraq and Afghanistan and seeks to highlight...
by Abigail Watson
February 17, 2017 03:05 PM | Comments (0)
There were a number of serious problems with the Navy SEAL raid on the 29th of January in Yemen, but at least we know it happened.
by Ehsan M. Ahrari
February 17, 2017 11:00 AM | Comments (0)
How are our allies going to determine what policies to accept or reject, and for how long, as members of the American alliance system?
by Noah B. Cooper
February 15, 2017 06:40 PM | Comments (0)
A partial solution is not expensive, created from exotic materials, or overly glamorous, but rather, an approach that requires only the slightest redirection of priorities....
by Pamela Ligouri Bunker and Robert Bunker
February 14, 2017 08:27 PM | Comments (0)
Plutocratic insurgency represents an emerging form of insurgency not seen since the late 19th century Gilded Age. It is being conducted by high net worth globalized elites....
by Moira Fagan
February 13, 2017 07:12 PM | Comments (5)
The Coast Guard offers an established example of what mixed-gender combat units are just beginning to look like.
by D. Stiegman
February 12, 2017 06:37 PM | Comments (5)
Line-on-line warfare of the past hasn’t evolved into something completely new; it’s the greater quantity of small action conflict we should burden our minds with...
by Pierre Robes
February 11, 2017 02:23 AM | Comments (0)
The Executive Order does nothing to address threats that emanate from countries which view their entire diaspora as composed of free-range intelligence collectors.
by Michael Tierney
February 11, 2017 02:02 AM | Comments (0)
Islamic State recruiters and leaders residing in Syria and Iraq are now directing attacks in the West, India, and East Asia via “homegrown” extremists.
by Mark Lavin II
February 10, 2017 05:01 AM | Comments (0)
The Government of Colombia was successful because it adapted to the unique circumstances and challenges posed by each strategic and operational variable.
by Robert Bunker and Pamela Ligouri Bunker
February 9, 2017 11:57 AM | Comments (0)
by Daniel Sigler
February 8, 2017 06:21 PM | Comments (1)
Islamic terrorism in Europe has again gained media and public attention, amplified by western coalition efforts to defeat the so-called Islamic State.
by Thomas E. Ayres
February 8, 2017 12:25 AM | Comments (1)
This paper offers a perspective on the use of Law of Armed Conflict standards vice Criminal Law standards in the context of Columbia's conflict with the FARC and current...
by Kiernan Kane
February 6, 2017 01:24 PM | Comments (0)
Unconventional methodologies coupled with an understanding of near peer competitors might be our only saving grace to meet the inevitable threats of tomorrow.
by James Torrence
February 5, 2017 01:01 PM | Comments (3)
The dangers of spear phishing and why it is the most important topic on which an organizational cybersecurity education program should focus.
by Ben Summers
February 5, 2017 12:21 AM | Comments (2)
As a military, we surely need to be honest with ourselves and to policymakers about the best shape and size of the force for the 21st century.
by Kyle R. Brady
February 4, 2017 01:15 PM | Comments (1)
What is the role of allies and alliances in the modern era? There are four choices for Western governments.
by Vincent A. Dueñas
February 3, 2017 12:32 AM | Comments (77)
The most effective strategy that Ukraine can select against Russian-backed separatists is a population-centric approach; with targeted utilization of their growing special...
by Christopher Cedros
February 3, 2017 12:23 AM | Comments (1)
Though both regions have a history that influenced organized crime creation, both has very different histories on organized crime’s enduring legacy.
by Larry Kay
February 2, 2017 11:27 AM | Comments (1)
The Russians have developed a new theory of warfare, and in the future, we can only expect them to perform it more effectively and on an even larger scale.
by Edward Owens
February 2, 2017 06:25 AM | Comments (0)
Russia is neither friend nor foe, but a perennial rival that respects power, not friendship.
by Philip Zager
February 1, 2017 07:30 AM | Comments (18)
This essay examines the Executive Order on protection from foreign terrorist entry into the U.S. from a broader counterinsurgency perspective.
February 1, 2017 04:13 AM | Comments (0)
Equipment that relies on GPS coordinates is highly susceptible to being spoofed, jammed, or the subject of malicious interference.
by Gary Anderson
January 31, 2017 02:49 PM | Comments (4)
Being celebrated for your race, sex or color has become something expected in the US government - as long as you are not a straight white male.
by Sajid Farid Shapoo
January 30, 2017 06:40 PM | Comments (10)
This essay is an attempt to assess threats to Pakistan’s Tactical Nuclear Weapons (TNWs) and its nuclear security vulnerability.
by Dan Maurer
January 28, 2017 12:09 AM | Comments (0)
Strategy is one function we perform continuously and tacitly, in part because military justice demonstrates Clausewitz’s timeless caveat about simple things...
by James Burton
January 27, 2017 12:28 PM | Comments (2)
The best example of a group worthy of our attention, care and support is the northern Syria all-female self-defense unit, the Women's Protection Units (or Women's...
by Molly Molloy
January 26, 2017 04:38 AM | Comments (1)
If we add the estimate of approximately 25,000 people missing and/or disappeared as reported by the Mexican government the number of people killed or disappeared since 2007...