by Charles J. Dunlap, Jr.
January 27, 2016 01:21 PM | Comments (6)
Lawyers like to say that “bad facts make bad law” – and that could be at play here.
by Virginia Byers
January 27, 2016 01:30 AM | Comments (1)
America has been ignoring the overall threat that has been attacking her people since the 1979 Iranian Revolution.
by W. R. Baker
January 26, 2016 07:27 PM | Comments (0)
Like the Battle of the Bulge, the 1972 Easter Offensive has often been referred to as an intelligence failure because it caught the U.S. and S. Vietnam completely by surprise...
by Gregory D. Foster
January 26, 2016 08:56 AM | Comments (0)
Statecraft stands apart as a more elevated undertaking than politics... statecraft is fundamentally a strategic enterprise, while strategy in turn is... an ethical enterprise...
by Jan Schwarzenberg
January 25, 2016 10:15 PM | Comments (12)
Are American terrorists considered combatants if not in an active combat zone engaging U.S. forces on the ground and should they be accorded additional consideration before...
by Alex Reese
January 24, 2016 06:33 PM | Comments (2)
This research paper examines four cells of individuals, both rooted in society and of a high socio-economic status, whose members have radicalized within North America.
by Rory O’Connor
January 20, 2016 10:23 AM | Comments (35)
The true goal of Special Forces physical training should reflect that which was sought by the OSS—complete confidence to handle uncertainty.
by James Emery
January 19, 2016 04:58 PM | Comments (2)
Egos and agendas are destroying the prospect for a powerful alliance against ISIS.
by Rodney D. Harris and Jeffrey D. Morris
January 19, 2016 12:53 AM | Comments (1)
People have always given our Nation and our Army the competitive advantage. In the Cyber Domain, the people continue to be the central factor to our success.
by Christopher A. Lawrence
January 18, 2016 01:03 PM | Comments (3)
I am struggling to think of a single insurgency that was defeated by airpower, primarily defeated by airpower, or even seriously undermined by airpower.
by Paul Kamolnick
January 17, 2016 05:11 PM | Comments (0)
Allah versus the ISO’s fraudulent martyrdom - a fraud that is sinful at many levels.
by G. Murphy Donovan
January 17, 2016 03:59 PM | Comments (0)
The politics and theology of Muslims is now the dominant source of global instability; although any separation of the two is moot in most nations with an Islamic majority.
by E. John Teichert
January 16, 2016 05:22 PM | Comments (1)
American strategy must consider the potential to prompt a deterioration of the relationship between the United States and India and foster a partnership between China and...
by Brad Striegel
January 16, 2016 12:50 PM | Comments (2)
The persistent use of RC forces is referred to as the Operational Reserve. For the last several years there has been much debate on what the OR is, or is not.
by Robert Bunker
January 15, 2016 09:36 AM | Comments (0)
In summation, this is an excellent work derived from a number of years of intimate interviews and field reports conducted by Grillo.
by Roger J. Chin
January 15, 2016 03:20 AM | Comments (0)
Transnational criminal enterprises are now forging alliances in order to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their operation with the intention of increasing income,...
by James King
January 12, 2016 03:34 AM | Comments (2)
Contrary to what the subtitle says you will not learn to “think like the enemy” by reading the book Red Team: How to Succeed by Thinking Like the Enemy by Micah...
by Jamsheed K. Choksy and Carol E. B. Choksy
January 11, 2016 03:08 AM | Comments (1)
The so-called IS is experiencing some loss of key personnel and territory under US and EU bombardment and Iraqi army advances. But those extremists are adapting to the...
by Peter J. Kalogiros
January 9, 2016 07:20 AM | Comments (0)
Existing US security assurances and other means coupled with modest policy adjustments are sufficient to compel the Kingdom to forego nuclear proliferation ambitions.
by Tom Keeley
January 8, 2016 03:29 PM | Comments (2)
A future capability that is explained in this paper is that machines will have the ability to remove humans from the real-time decision-making loop.
by George M. Gross
January 8, 2016 02:18 AM | Comments (0)
Does the shift in the language of concept development from the operational concept to the joint operating concept make the former term obsolete or does it leave out something...
by Joshua A. Perkins
January 7, 2016 04:23 AM | Comments (3)
Should covert intelligence agencies and organizations within an open government and society, like the United States, be treated as anathema to the Body Politic?
by Daniel E. Ward
January 6, 2016 01:58 AM | Comments (4)
Only through coordination and collaboration with trusted, close-knit allies, can the United States expect to maintain and develop its own national security.
by Elizabeth Royall
January 5, 2016 10:24 AM | Comments (0)
The DoD should shift from predominant reliance on high-technology empowered U.S. military dominance towards prioritization of U.S.-Allied dominance.
by Patrick Duggan
January 4, 2016 12:21 PM | Comments (2)
Man-machine teaming is inexorable and Special Warfare needs a blueprint to transform along with it.
by Sergio Miller
January 4, 2016 09:09 AM | Comments (3)
There has been a significant devaluation of the relationship between those responsible for setting and executing strategy and those providing intelligence and assessment...
by Nathan Jennings
January 3, 2016 12:11 PM | Comments (25)
The U.S., and its peerless military in particular, should begin deploying diverse and scalable elements of national power to promote coalitions to deter Chinese aggression....
by Josh Wiitala
January 3, 2016 01:51 AM | Comments (0)
While power is the substance of international relations, culture is a significant part of the overall picture that must not be either overlooked or over-emphasized.
January 2, 2016 03:39 AM | Comments (0)
Like his May 2015 address, al-Baghdadi again illogically and illicitly reduces the entirety of Islam as a religious faith to a single act--fighting.
by Mick Ryan
January 1, 2016 04:48 AM | Comments (0)
As with all commanders, I had given much thought to the key areas of focus that would support us in building combined arms close combat competencies at various levels within...