by Octavian Manea and Fernando Lujan
July 17, 2012 04:25 AM | Comments (6)
This type of massive COIN effort is only one extreme of a long continuum of policy options. If we want to keep COIN from becoming a 'dirty word,' we need to...
by Thaddeus L. Jankowski
July 16, 2012 04:57 AM | Comments (9)
How the MRAP was pushed past the objections of the Pentagon Establishment.
by Ben Zweibelson
July 16, 2012 04:55 AM | Comments (0)
Our team produced design deliverables that established a narrative and conveyed a recommendation that had a structured organizing logic associated with its creation.
by James Emery
July 13, 2012 07:35 AM | Comments (0)
Ramazan is expected to occur July 20 thru August 18, 2012.
by Varun Vira
July 13, 2012 07:34 AM | Comments (0)
As India’s ambitions and might grow, attachments to the UN and to UNPKOs are eroding in favor of more hard-headed assessments
by Robert Sharp and Marwan Noman
July 12, 2012 04:54 AM | Comments (0)
Now is the time for the United Nations to harden the edges of their action and provide a new resolution.
by Youssef Aboul-Enein
July 12, 2012 04:53 AM | Comments (1)
This is the kind of book worthy of discussion in America’s War Colleges of the 21st century.
by Joe Royo
July 11, 2012 04:50 AM | Comments (2)
Naiveté clouded the lens through which they viewed military power.
by Shawn Russell
July 10, 2012 04:26 AM | Comments (1)
A Maoist approach may have produced a more politically meaningful victory with less brutality in the First Congo Civil War.
July 9, 2012 04:47 AM | Comments (5)
How the Pentagon resisted change and needed disruption to enact life-saving programs in the face of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
July 9, 2012 04:44 AM | Comments (27)
How "Design" was used in shaping a the way ahead in Afghanistan.
by Dan McCauley
July 6, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (21)
To understand and address the tensions between “winning the present and winning the future” a joint force capable of “deep thinking” is required.
July 6, 2012 04:28 AM | Comments (1)
A look back at al Qaeda after 10 years of war.
by J. Edward Conway
July 5, 2012 12:54 AM | Comments (17)
Key bureaucratic and analytical challenges for the deployed threat finance analyst and the larger community of deployed all-source intelligence analysts
by Justin Peele
July 3, 2012 11:23 AM | Comments (0)
Will Mexico’s admittance into the Trans-Pacific Partnership create an even more empowered global criminal network?
by Daniel R. DePetris
July 3, 2012 08:05 AM | Comments (0)
Without a more unified and coercive strategy from the international community, Assad will likely remain in power for the immediate future.
by Peter J. Munson
July 2, 2012 04:28 AM | Comments (13)
Stemming from his must-read book, an important discussion about Helmand, Kandahar, and America's flawed attempt to save Afghanistan.
by Alex Verschoor-Kirss
June 29, 2012 04:28 AM | Comments (7)
A Foucauldian approach to military history exposes 4GW as a crock.
by Octavian Manea and Robert W. Schaefer
June 28, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (1)
An interview with Lieutenant Colonel Robert W. Schaefer, the author of “The Insurgency in Chechnya and the North Caucasus: From Gazavat to Jihad.”
by Robert Tollast and F. Stephen Larrabee
June 27, 2012 04:28 AM | Comments (0)
When it comes to their old strategy of “zero problems with neighbors,” Turkey’s worst foreign policy headache might not be Syria...
by Robert Kemp
June 26, 2012 04:42 AM | Comments (2)
Holding and building in pop-centric COIN.
by George Hodge
June 22, 2012 04:19 AM | Comments (2)
The doctrine for wargaming during COA analysis falls short for small wars.
June 21, 2012 04:17 AM | Comments (6)
To implement mission command successfully, a shared understanding of the environment, problem, and strategic intent must exist with echelons above and below.
by EM Burlingame
June 20, 2012 10:11 AM | Comments (7)
Harnessing the Disruptive Mind of the entrepreneur and investor with
the System Mind of the military and government at the tactical and
strategic level of...
by Scott Kesterson
June 20, 2012 05:33 AM | Comments (2)
Using visual media to disrupt insurgent formation.
by Brenda Bi Hui Ong
June 18, 2012 05:36 AM | Comments (0)
China's struggle with the Uyghur minority.
by Octavian Manea and Robert M. Cassidy
June 15, 2012 05:05 AM | Comments (1)
COIN, organizational culture, and leadership - how they have interplayed in Afghanistan over the past several decades.
by Dan Cox
June 14, 2012 04:48 AM | Comments (13)
The Army is globally engaged and regionally responsive; it is an indispensible partner and provider of a full range of capabilities to Combatant Commanders in a Joint, Interagency, Intergovernmental, and...
by Richard J. Allain
June 13, 2012 04:48 AM | Comments (3)
We have no more real control over conflict (or the universe) than anyone else, in fact, sometimes we now have less. If we cannot control, we must adapt.
by Sónia Rodrigues
June 12, 2012 04:41 AM | Comments (11)
R2P, its historical roots, applications, and its confrontation with the "wicked" problems in Libya and Syria.