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by Robert Sharp and Fahad Malaikah
November 18, 2013 02:40 AM | Comments (6)
The tragic events of 9/11 drove a revolution in the intelligence information sharing environment from a “need to know” basis to a new “need to share” approach.
by SWJ Editors
November 18, 2013 01:13 AM | Comments (0)
Continue on for today's SWJ news and opinion roundup.
November 17, 2013 02:53 PM | Comments (0)
Continue on for information on the Marine Corps’ Small Wars Center and Irregular Warfare Integration Division.
November 17, 2013 12:28 AM | Comments (0)
November 16, 2013 07:54 AM | Comments (0)
November 15, 2013 02:10 PM | Comments (1)
Continue on for two WOTR essay’s concerning Air-Sea Battle by Frank Hoffman and B.J. Armstrong.
November 15, 2013 01:55 PM | Comments (1)
"There are four levels of war: tactical, operational, strategic (military and grand), and political."
November 15, 2013 08:22 AM | Comments (0)
All the services are being squeezed by the sequester, as the ongoing automatic budget cuts are known. But none is under more intense assault from both inside and outside the Pentagon than the Army.
November 15, 2013 06:41 AM | Comments (0)
November 15, 2013 06:34 AM | Comments (3)
"The fiscal crunch staring the US military down has the Pharisees of the defense industry, think tanks, and senior military leaders all rabble-rousing about the need for change."
November 14, 2013 04:55 PM | Comments (0)
The Navy's Strategy for Saving the World by David Axe, War is Boring.
by Scott Forster
November 14, 2013 04:07 PM | Comments (0)
Landpower is a website optimized to view from a smart phone, tablet, or computer; click the link and set your bookmark so you can return with ease.
November 14, 2013 03:51 AM | Comments (0)
November 13, 2013 04:22 PM | Comments (0)
Building Better Armies: An Insider’s Account of Liberia by Dr. Sean McFate, Strategic Studies Institute.
November 13, 2013 02:31 PM | Comments (0)
Resident Power: Building a Politically Sustainable U.S. Military Presence in Southeast Asia and Australia by Dr. Ely Ratner, Center for a New American Security.
by Franklin C. (Chuck) Spinney
November 13, 2013 09:43 AM | Comments (13)
The Air Force has decided to retire the A-10 attack aircraft from its inventory. To people who follow defense, particularly old timers, this cynical move is hardly surprising.
by Robert Bunker
November 13, 2013 08:35 AM | Comments (0)
Continue on for the film's trailer.
November 13, 2013 01:41 AM | Comments (0)
November 13, 2013 01:15 AM | Comments (0)
A slain Staten Island soldier was honored at the Polish consulate in Manhattan Tuesday for his heroic actions during an insurgent attack in Afghanistan in August.
November 12, 2013 03:19 PM | Comments (0)
Continue on for the Autumn 2013 Issue of Parameters.
November 12, 2013 03:14 PM | Comments (0)
Cutting Losses: Ending Limited Interventions by David C. Brooks, Parameters.
November 12, 2013 08:11 AM | Comments (4)
Assisting Host Country Militaries: Assessing Lessons from NATO, EU and Member State Experience - Wilton Park (UK) Conference, 4-6 December 2013.
November 12, 2013 08:00 AM | Comments (3)
by Dave Dilegge
November 11, 2013 01:33 PM | Comments (1)
I often tire of all the press releases that fill my e-mail inbox. Not this one from The Royal Netherlands Embassy.
November 11, 2013 07:44 AM | Comments (5)
In Afghanistan, Interpreters Who Helped U.S. in War Denied Visas; U.S. Says They Face No Threat by Kevin Sieff, Washington Post.
November 11, 2013 06:23 AM | Comments (0)
World of Drones to Get Wilder and Wider; Sky’s the Limit for Espionage, Warfare by Guy Taylor, Washington Times.
by Joe Byerly
November 11, 2013 04:39 AM | Comments (4)
A letter that General Jonathan Wainwright sent to Soldiers discharged from the military, following their service in World War II.
November 11, 2013 04:30 AM | Comments (0)
by LtGen Robert B. Neller
November 10, 2013 03:04 PM | Comments (0)
A repost from last year, still relevant and inspiring.
November 10, 2013 08:37 AM | Comments (4)
How the Military Isolates Itself - And Hurts Veterans by Phillip Carter and David Barno, Washington Post.