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Over the past several years the US Army has renewed its focus on mission command and a key component of mission command is the use of mission orders.

No amount of training, no matter how well we train our foreign allies, will be enough to defeat an enemy if there is no fundamental and cultural trust and commitment to that cause.

Leaders don’t operate in a vacuum; therefore, leadership can more accurately be viewed as an enterprise between the leader and the led.

Varying cases of foreign fighter have shed light on some of the incentives that have driven these individuals to take action and travel to the region.

The officer-involved shooting in Ferguson, Missouri and the civil unrest that followed has brought the issue of the increased “militarization” of American law enforcement to the fore.

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Small Wars Journal El Centro Senior Fellow Dr. Robert Bunker Wins The Elihu Root Prize.

“American attention to the Middle East is disproportionate compared to the Middle East’s strategic impact."

Continue on for information on Atlantic Council's Art of Future Warfare Project...

"Our political and military leaders ought to go back to the origins of special warfare and learn what needs to be done to keep the 'special' in special operations."

"The DoD has reached a decision point; it is undergoing a paradigm shift, deciding what its capabilities will be in the aftermath of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan."