by Sean M. Castilla
March 25, 2017 10:56 AM | Comments (2)
Despite the growing emphasis on megacity contingencies, many question the premise of U.S. participation in megacity conflict.
by Marisa Mendoza and Robert Bunker
March 23, 2017 06:32 PM | Comments (0)
Mexican Cartel Tactical Note #31: Use of Burreros to Scale and Lift Up Border Fencing
by Michael Kim and Charles Schultz
March 22, 2017 10:52 AM | Comments (5)
This paper presents a vision of future warfare by extrapolating technological trends and uniting them under an operational concept.
by Arthur Deegan, Yasir Khalid, Michelle Kingue and Aldo Taboada
March 22, 2017 05:17 AM | Comments (0)
This paper explores the complexity surrounding the Syrian Civil War, current legislation that exists regarding cyber-warfare and ethics of cyber-attacks.
by Robert Fahs
March 21, 2017 07:11 PM | Comments (0)
Scholar and war correspondent Bernard Fall liked to gather information about combat in the field, near the front lines, where the fighting was going on - and he had done a...
by Nathaniel Moir
March 20, 2017 05:28 AM | Comments (1)
As shown in a memorable War On the Rocks article, the legacy of the United States’ Counterinsurgency doctrine includes a contentious foundation.
by Daniel Ward
March 19, 2017 09:17 AM | Comments (1)
U.S. vital interests need to be addressed through strong relationships and alliances. The U.S. cannot be content to rely on past goodwill and must actively build and nurture...
by Cheryl Phillips
March 18, 2017 01:48 AM | Comments (16)
The United States is losing the information war against Daesh. Communication professionals must better understand the Daesh narrative, how it is constructed and promulgated...
by Terron Wharton
March 17, 2017 02:12 PM | Comments (3)
Warfighting functions do not integrate all five domains, adequately leverage emerging capabilities in electronic, information, and cyber-warfare, and do not provide a...
by Robert Bunker and Marisa Mendoza
March 16, 2017 08:57 PM | Comments (0)
Mexican Cartel Tactical Note #30: Marijuana Kettlebells and Catapult and Air Cannon Projectiles
by Mark E. Vinson
March 15, 2017 12:45 AM | Comments (35)
If, as President Obama asserted, “ideologies are not defeated by guns,” but by “better ideas,” then how should the U.S. military be used to help...
by Guy Fricano
March 14, 2017 03:43 AM | Comments (1)
Islamic State emphasis for hijrah in the immediate future bring support to previous observations regarding the theme of Urgency.
by Magdalena Defort
March 13, 2017 09:21 PM | Comments (6)
This essay addresses solutions for how the Army can strengthen its landpower in terms of the comprehensible understanding and awareness of the human dimension of the...
by Stephen Webber
March 12, 2017 11:54 AM | Comments (0)
How does a nation facing a serious internal threat develop the security institutions needed to protect its populace and what does a modern military force postured to defeat...
by Dan Sukman
March 11, 2017 09:25 PM | Comments (2)
As the Army looks to develop concepts on fighting wars in all domains, contributing to what has historically been an Air Force mission is paramount to our success in future...
by Jacob Udo-Udo Jacob
March 10, 2017 03:49 PM | Comments (1)
Considering how resilient Boko Haram has been over the years and the recent spate of attacks, I believe the war is anything but won and has entered a new and much more...
by G. Murphy Donovan
March 10, 2017 02:06 PM | Comments (305)
Any performance evaluation to date is probably premature. Nonetheless, early on, there are some good and bad omens.
March 9, 2017 05:43 PM | Comments (0)
Mexican Cartel Tactical Note #29: Vehicular Ramps Used to Bypass Border Fencing
by Paul W. Taylor
March 8, 2017 08:52 PM | Comments (0)
The Navy should seriously consider developing a true maritime civil affairs capability, not only because it is required by Department of Defense policy, but because the...
by Lucas Winter
March 7, 2017 10:45 PM | Comments (0)
This paper presents an analytical summary of the Yemeni Republican Guard’s adaptation to changing conditions in Yemen following the 2011 resignation of Ali Abdullah...
by Pamela Ligouri Bunker and Robert Bunker
March 7, 2017 09:14 PM | Comments (1)
Silencing the Middle Class: The Gradual Extinction of Tenure in American Universities
March 6, 2017 09:14 AM | Comments (0)
What is done and what should be done? Insights into political-criminal nexuses.
by Gary Anderson
February 25, 2017 03:37 PM | Comments (7)
There are some good reasons to increase the U.S. military force level in Syria; but if we do, it should be a short and decisive intervention with a clear goal.
by Paul Tompkins and Robert R. Leonhard
February 24, 2017 02:18 AM | Comments (15)
Elevate the study of resistance movements from a scholarly field of interest to a science. Resistance science is a science for everyone, because it addresses issues that...
by Patricia DeGennaro
February 23, 2017 01:12 AM | Comments (5)
Understanding and engaging in the human domain is essential if you are trying to change, inform or shape human behavior.
by Ehsan M. Ahrari
February 23, 2017 01:07 AM | Comments (2)
The dual crises for now are: learning how to handle crises as a greenhorn, while deciding whether to give up or retain America’s global primacy.
by Gabriel White
February 22, 2017 04:59 AM | Comments (2)
Why do durable primordial-like identities persist?
by Robert Bunker and Pamela Ligouri Bunker
February 22, 2017 04:27 AM | Comments (0)
The increased ‘thinning’ of the middle class will mean that those born into the lower class will increasingly have fewer and fewer opportunities to leave it.
by Yasmin Faruki
February 21, 2017 12:49 PM | Comments (0)
Federal countering violent extremism programming is more likely to harm than help build trust. Though well-intentioned, the Obama administration’s CVE strategy was...
by David S. Maxwell
February 20, 2017 06:06 PM | Comments (10)
SWJ book review of “Special Forces Berlin: Clandestine Cold War Operations of the US Army’s Elite 1956-1990” by James Stejskal.