by Peter J. Munson
November 12, 2012 10:40 AM | Comments (5)
Address the issue now before it becomes a crisis.
by Greg Moore
November 9, 2012 10:32 AM | Comments (5)
Ongoing changes in tactics and organization presage a near-term transformation to battalion-based Battle Groups.
by James M. Shelley
November 7, 2012 05:30 AM | Comments (2)
Train and posture properly for the threat.
by Chris Miller
November 7, 2012 05:25 AM | Comments (38)
To think that America can’t or shouldn’t project its power globally when necessary is a mistake. America’s military struggles in the post-9/11 era have...
by Patrick Truffer
November 6, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (2)
Iran’s endeavours are concentrated on projects which make little sense for purely civilian usage.
by Nadia Schadlow
November 5, 2012 03:28 PM | Comments (5)
At a time when the United States has much to lose from retrenchment, an Obama or Romney administration will find the United States with few effective non-military instruments...
by Jack Mulcaire
November 5, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (4)
The Free Syrian Army has moved their war into the second phase of Mao's "people's struggle."
by Matthew N. Janeczko
November 2, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (3)
The Russian claim is that their counterinsurgency operations in Chechnya were successes: but at what cost?
by Robert Tollast and Kirk H. Sowell
November 1, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (2)
In the final part of this series, Iraq expert Kirk Sowell shines a light on the country's murky foreign policy.
by Sylvia Longmire
October 31, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (3)
It sounds crazy, but catching the most notorious and wanted drug trafficker in the world might be a bad thing.
October 30, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (18)
The Russian Federal forces enjoyed overwhelming superiority, yet were forced into a premature cease-fire in 1996 and suffered immense casualties.
by Octavian Manea and Janine Davidson
October 29, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (0)
An interview with Janine Davidson.
by Kirk Talbott, John Waugh and Douglas Batson
October 26, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (3)
The linkages between democracy, natural resources, and peacemaking as Burma seeks a way to wind down a half-century long complex of ethnic, political, and religious strife....
by Mark Phillips
October 25, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (7)
Risk management and wicked messes like Afghanistan.
by John P. Sullivan and Adam Elkus
October 24, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (0)
Two great minds on drugs... and strategy.
October 23, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (12)
Change doesn’t come easy to military culture; it is often resisted.
by Robert Sharp and Sterling Jensen
October 22, 2012 05:30 AM | Comments (1)
Regional proxy wars between Iran and the Arab Gulf are using Lebanon as their figurative prostitute.
by Margaret M. Read
October 22, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (6)
Throughout its existence beginning in the early 1990s, ASG has waffled back and forth between criminality and terrorism.
by James Thomas Snyder
October 19, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (0)
Protests in the Middle East are about a power struggle in the Muslim world triggered by the democratic uprisings of the Arab Spring.
by Scott Kinner
October 18, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (6)
People and culture are important – but they are not the only important things. Their importance is relative to the mission and the operational environment.
by Thomas Elkjer Nissen
October 17, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (4)
Fit the operation to the narrative, not the narrative to the operation.
by Robert B. Scaife
October 16, 2012 03:29 PM | Comments (7)
The US Army is finding itself in the difficult position of attempting to redefine itself in a climate of reduced resources. It shouldn't pin its future to peer-to-peer...
by Dan McCauley
October 15, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (2)
Simply put, interagency reformists have failed to understand the environment within which they are proposing change.
by Miguel Nunes Silva
October 12, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (0)
Time now for a return to the basics if the organization is to endure well into the current century.
by Alain Bauer
October 11, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (5)
A warning and call to action from the French criminologist.
by Andrew Lembke
October 10, 2012 06:55 AM | Comments (10)
Understanding the great paradox of the U.S. military: the better our conventional capabilities, the more likely we are to face increasingly irregular and asymmetric...
by James Khalil
October 9, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (5)
Policy implications from Stathis Kalyvas’ concepts of attitudinal and behavioural support.
by David J. Katz
October 8, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (16)
Beware the experts, expats, urbanites, and a host of other easy routes.
by Scott Swanson
October 5, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (1)
The “Red” element can enhance analytical products, challenge critical planning outcomes, scrutinize the viability of source reporting, and assess potential...
by Robert Tollast and Joost Hiltermann
October 4, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (3)
The subject of Israel’s relations with Iraq does not make for headline news. If Israel attacks Iran, that could quickly change...