by Brett Piekarski, Brian Sadler, Stuart Young, William Nothwang and Raghuveer Rao
April 7, 2016 08:40 AM | Comments (0)
Mad Scientist series - If we put on our Mad Scientist hats, the Army’s “Win in a Complex World” stops short of how far we could push technology and a vision...
by Charles Barham
April 6, 2016 12:46 PM | Comments (0)
The U.S. and our military should broaden its approach and adopt a more comprehensive response to the growing religious extremist threat.
by Steve Blank
April 6, 2016 09:07 AM | Comments (0)
Stanford University has just conducted its first Hacking for Defense class and 8 teams have hit...
by Waleed al-Rawi and Sterling Jensen
April 5, 2016 06:19 AM | Comments (0)
Daesh's Wilaya AlForat, or the Euphrates State, along the Iraqi-Syrian border is the heart of the terrorist organization’s homeland, yet it is not...
by Corey Collier
April 4, 2016 06:46 PM | Comments (3)
Russia has increasingly tested the resolve of Europe and the West, inciting and then intervening in manufactured crises in Georgia and Ukraine. The Baltic States could be the...
by Keith Nightingale
April 3, 2016 09:50 PM | Comments (0)
Dedication is a learned quality and uncommonly common among those that do the heavy lifting for our society.
by Daniel E. Ward
March 31, 2016 02:33 PM | Comments (4)
The US has adopted a more “direct action” approach to issues such as Boko Haram, and moved away from traditional skills sets such as Foreign Internal Defense.
by Alan Ryan
March 31, 2016 05:47 AM | Comments (0)
Relatively junior civilian officials and NGO representatives are making decisions with long-term strategic ramifications on the “modern war battlefield”.
by Roman Skaskiw
March 30, 2016 08:22 AM | Comments (1)
With varying degrees of urgency, history often returns to the question of whether Russia is Europe.
by Justine Sacco
March 29, 2016 03:38 PM | Comments (0)
The unprecedented rate of technological change will significantly alter modes of logistical support in the future and this article aims to contribute to the dialogue.
by Austin Michael Bodetti
March 29, 2016 01:48 PM | Comments (0)
The Sudanese Justice and Equality Movement has expanded from Darfur to other warzones in Sudan, promoting a countrywide revolution against an aging government.
by Michael C. Davies
March 28, 2016 06:31 PM | Comments (1)
The Human Terrain System has found itself in the news again. A feat of considerable effort as the program ceased operations in September 2014.
by John P. Sullivan and Robert Bunker
March 28, 2016 11:10 AM | Comments (0)
While cartel drones are typically considered a tool for smuggling, they are increasingly seen as having application for other purposes including espionage, surveillance, and...
March 27, 2016 08:18 PM | Comments (0)
The long term viability of Russian autocracy is more threatened by the standard of living in Finland, Estonia, Lithuania, and Poland, than by any foreign military.
by Philip Murray
March 25, 2016 01:06 PM | Comments (0)
Human Insecurity in Mali: Overcoming Obstacles to Economic Solvency and Democratic Governance through External Intervention
by Tom Pike and Eddie Brown
March 24, 2016 04:23 PM | Comments (4)
Mad Scientist series - The U.S. Government must improve its capability to rapidly analyze foreign populations and the need for this capability will only increase.
by John Bedolla and Miguel Bedolla
March 23, 2016 05:18 PM | Comments (0)
Healthcare delivery in ISIS is characterized by a very low doctor/patient ratio of 1/50,000. Most doctors and healthcare professionals have left or have gone underground.
by Douglas Paul Rose
March 23, 2016 01:38 AM | Comments (0)
It is necessary to embrace the notion that current impressions and metrics likely represent a high degree of inaccuracy when used in a predictive model.
by David Knapp, Robb Randall and Jim Staley
March 22, 2016 05:06 PM | Comments (0)
Mad Scientist series - Weather conditions within dense urban and complex terrain environments will influence a greater populace and can negatively influence military...
by Victor R. Morris
March 22, 2016 02:13 AM | Comments (4)
Mad Scientist series - In light of the contemporary operating environment, terrorist activity and political violence will continue to have direct and indirect effects on...
by Joel Lawton
March 16, 2016 03:48 PM | Comments (0)
The importance of network analysis and socio-cultural understanding within the military intelligence community and how it was used to capture Saddam Hussein.
by Ehsan Ahrari
March 15, 2016 06:54 PM | Comments (5)
As the United States is eagerly, if not desperately, trying to build its anti-Daesh (ISIS/ISIL/IS) coalition, Iran is increasingly appearing to be an important potential...
by Danielle L. Ippolito
March 14, 2016 07:28 PM | Comments (0)
Mad Scientist series - Biomarker-based far-forward diagnostic strategies and technologies have the potential to transform military healthcare in megacities and dense urban...
by Robert Schafer
March 13, 2016 10:02 AM | Comments (2)
The challenge is to not only identify and define the threat of ISIL, but to influence a wide network of interagency stakeholders to take decisive measures.
by Steven S. Speece, Keith B. Klemm, Salomon Alvarez and Scott A. Andresen
March 13, 2016 09:14 AM | Comments (0)
Prestige weapons, often symbols of power and policy, rarely affected the outcomes of tactical engagements.
by Matthew Noland
March 13, 2016 04:39 AM | Comments (0)
A cadre concept would ensure that a Combatant Commander had a well-trained core of professionals and platforms to perform small-scale riverine operations if required.
by Doyle Quiggle
March 12, 2016 12:00 PM | Comments (6)
The primal motivational pattern of diplomatic coercion as understood within the context of intertribal warfare is important to study.
by Elton F. Duncan IV
March 11, 2016 08:42 PM | Comments (2)
Although the U.S. is heavily invested in the region, stability in the Pacific will continue to be a secondary priority to the ongoing conflicts in the Middle East.
by William Hedges
March 11, 2016 07:29 AM | Comments (0)
Mad Scientist series - An analytic framework in support of framing, mapping, and developing courses of action for operations in dense urban areas.
by Alma Keshavarz
March 10, 2016 06:40 PM | Comments (1)
Many of the declassified letters from bin Laden’s “bookshelf” are about mundane concerns with reference to family and al-Qaeda members abroad, the remainder...