by G. Murphy Donovan
November 13, 2016 04:06 PM | Comments (5)
Secrets are the knowable unknowns and mysteries are the secrets that might never be known, or at least not until disaster strikes.
by General Robert B. Neller
November 10, 2016 02:59 PM | Comments (0)
An annual SWJ Veterans Day post by the Commandant of the United States Marine Corps. First published in 2012.
by Morgan Smiley
November 8, 2016 10:06 AM | Comments (1)
I still wish I could’ve done more but I did what I could given the time, resources, and understanding (by our leaders) available. I say this in order to share the...
by SWJ Editors
November 7, 2016 11:24 AM | Comments (0)
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by Octavian Manea
November 7, 2016 01:04 AM | Comments (0)
Interview with Professor Stathis Kalyvas conducted during the Nafplio Olympia Summer Academy, Summer 2016, Greece.
by Adam Taliaferro
November 4, 2016 08:08 AM | Comments (8)
A great source of frustration when reading current US Army doctrine, specifically ADP 3-0 Unified Land Operations, is the lack of a definitive characterization of...
by Richard Best
November 2, 2016 12:11 PM | Comments (2)
Policymakers would be well-advised to make appropriate preparations and take necessary initiatives rather than wait for another Pearl Harbor or 9/11 to jolt the country into...
by James Torrence
November 2, 2016 03:07 AM | Comments (0)
This is not an all-inclusive how-to guide to developing a learning institution, but should serve as a springboard for any leader looking at taking their organization in a...
by Scott Jasper and Scott Moreland
October 29, 2016 08:56 AM | Comments (2)
Even as coalition forces mass on the suburbs of Mosul and prepare their assault on the last major ISIS stronghold in Iraq, strategic planners are far from declaring victory...
by Jessica Malekos Smith
October 27, 2016 03:17 PM | Comments (0)
The emergence of gray tactics in cyber operations, their utility as a political instrument, and reasons that twilight zone conflicts are no longer a mere science fiction...
by Brenda Fiegel
October 27, 2016 07:38 AM | Comments (0)
Contract agreements between the two countries are far-reaching and encompass trade, investment, agriculture, technology, and defense.
by Angus E. Goldberg
October 26, 2016 03:43 PM | Comments (1)
Uncertainty has led to a proliferation of definitions for Russian hybrid operations, including such terms as ambiguous warfare, grey warfare, non-conventional warfare, and...
by Douglas V. Mastriano
October 24, 2016 05:12 AM | Comments (0)
NATO is one of the bulwarks of strength to avert war, as long as the commitment of its members to honor Article V is believed by any potential threat.
by Erik Richardson
October 23, 2016 04:16 AM | Comments (0)
Mad Scientist # 21: This is a first sketch of an initiative that will help to make sure we keep on being those precious few nanoseconds ahead of our opponents.
October 22, 2016 03:40 AM | Comments (0)
October 20, 2016 09:27 AM | Comments (0)
Can international law meaningfully distinguish between cyberespionage for national security purposes and economic espionage?
by Matthew Cancian
October 20, 2016 07:09 AM | Comments (0)
In the short term, issues of humanitarian relief are critical, but in the long term the deals that are made between local actors and the two larger players.
by Michael Klipstein and Michael Senft
October 19, 2016 08:09 AM | Comments (0)
The unrelenting tempo of combat operations at the Corps and below level in the Army creates unique challenges for the execution of Offensive Cyber Operations.
by T.C. Moe
October 18, 2016 09:05 AM | Comments (1)
For naval intelligence to effectively support the Chief of Naval Operation’s new strategy, it must first adapt to the realities of the digital information age.
by Jeff Jager
October 17, 2016 07:11 AM | Comments (1)
Named Operation Euphrates Shield, this ongoing Turkish military operation demonstrates the continued relevance of land power for achieving strategic objectives.
by Ian Kippen
October 12, 2016 07:46 PM | Comments (0)
Love or hate the Centre of Gravity concept, it is here to stay.
October 11, 2016 03:53 AM | Comments (0)
A diverse set of policies is needed to unify a diverse set of peoples against a diverse set of threats - NATO should reorganize itself.
by Daniel Fisher and Christopher Mercado
October 10, 2016 06:07 AM | Comments (0)
Both of us served in Kunduz from 2011-12, at a time when it seemed as though the province would continue on a trajectory of increasing stability.
October 9, 2016 07:21 AM | Comments (1)
Like any other organization, NATO has made mistakes. What is crucial is that the Alliance recognizes what went wrong and why, thus preventing these same mistakes in the...
October 8, 2016 07:11 AM | Comments (1)
NATO must adopt hybrid models of national defense, coordinate efforts on economic and electronic warfare, and secure its space-based infrastructure.
by Douglas Farah
October 7, 2016 03:10 PM | Comments (0)
There are multiple reasons for the surprise outcome, but largely missing from the discussion is the fact that the FARC is perhaps the most reviled insurgency that ever arose...
by Albert Palazzo
October 7, 2016 05:36 AM | Comments (1)
Despite its centrality to the contemporary way of war, the days of joint operations are numbered.
by Robert Murphy
October 6, 2016 11:09 AM | Comments (0)
European Union ambitions for a military force distinct from NATO are absurd. The list of challenges to forming such a force are legion.
by James Howcroft
October 6, 2016 05:23 AM | Comments (0)
Capturing the buildings of Mosul are secondary to conducting the battle in a way that secures the greater key to stability - the loyalty and support of the population of...
by Taylor R. Applegate
October 1, 2016 08:55 AM | Comments (4)
The five cases examined in this study show that a long-term solution must be aimed at preventing self-radicalization in the first place.