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My column at Foreign Policy wonders what the possible unraveling of the European Union might mean for NATO. Also, the Pentagon takes a Mulligan on the 2010 QDR -- and will likely deliver a better...

Behavioural Conflict: Why Understanding People and Their Motives Will Prove Decisive in Future Conflict by Andrew Mackay and Steve Tatham ; foreword by Stanley McChrystal.

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The military has institutionalized lessons learned from the past decade of nonconventional warfare and will work to maintain doctrine and skills that allow the services to balance readiness for...

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Two years after setting the new standard in war combat documentaries with its Emmy-winning masterpiece WWII in HD, HISTORY shifts its focus to a different generation and to one of the most...

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The Pentagon killed the Marine Corps Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle program. But a Marine Corps strategist has come up with its replacement - a robot.

Doctrine Man, Doctrine Man, spits out the comics no one can. Doctrine Man, Doctrine Man, saves the world without a plan!!

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An Open Letter to All Marines: A Response to Lieutenant General Robert B. Neller by Major Gregory A. Thiele, Marine Corps Gazette.

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As the specter of serve budget reductions become reality, leaders at all levels will face tough choices; what to keep, what must go, what to cut back--what will and will not get done.

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My Foreign Policy column wonders whether recent cross-border raids by Turkey and Kenya will solve anything. Meanwhile a new critique of the Pentagon's forecasting habits focuses too much on...

Paul Wolfowitz and Michael O'Hanlon believe Colombia could be a model for Afghanistan. I agree -- not least because that idea appeared here and at 'The American' almost two years ago.

Puncturing the Counterinsurgency Myth: Britain and Irregular Warfare in the Past, Present, and Future and Mexico's "Narco-Refugees": The Looming Challenge for U.S. National Security

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Catch-22: Is the Novel Still Relevant to Modern Soldiers? By Virginia Brown of BBC News Magazine.

Mexico’s Drug War by Tim Noonan, Yahoo 7 News, Australia, video report.

Political sensitivities kept U.S. ground forces out of the Libyan war. It appears that Qatar, punching far above its weight, executed a classic unconventional warfare campaign in Libya.

Sometimes, despite our best intentions and desire to help, a strategy of non-military intervention might be in the best interest of our National Security Policy

Did the Chinese military interfere with two NASA satellites in 2007 and 2008? And was this a rehearsal for a broader anti-satellite strategy?

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LTC John Paganini, Director of the US Army COIN Center, will discuss the way-ahead for the revision process of FM 3-24 and how the "new" manual will fit within the Army Doctrine 2015...

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Why Are 13 US Navy Commandos In Libyan Mass Graves? Bring Them Home, Now!