by Joseph J. Collins
May 6, 2016 08:33 AM | Comments (2)
This essay is an attempt to encapsulate lessons from the Long War beyond the timeframe operative in the NDU book Lessons Encountered: Learning from the Long War.
by Steve Blank
May 6, 2016 08:15 AM | Comments (0)
An update on week 5 of Stanford University’s Hacking for Defense course.
by Michael Deegan
April 30, 2016 04:04 PM | Comments (0)
It wasn’t the trial of the century, but the strain of the pending verdict was apparent on the defendant’s face, a young, weary corporal.
by Jeong Lee
April 28, 2016 04:58 AM | Comments (11)
According to Andrew Bacevich the central question to be investigated is how and where did we get our grand strategy for the Middle East wrong?
by Bryan Lee
April 26, 2016 08:52 PM | Comments (0)
The Syrian Civil War is notable because communications and social technology have pervaded almost every aspect of this conflict.
by Robert Bunker
April 25, 2016 01:23 PM | Comments (0)
A Redeye Man Portable Air Defense System seized was in the possession of armed personnel belonging to La Linea.
April 25, 2016 01:03 PM | Comments (0)
An update on week 4 of Stanford University’s Hacking for Defense course.
by Andrew Valella
April 21, 2016 09:04 PM | Comments (5)
New ways of thinking must guide an evolving counterterror policy, lest we find ourselves perpetually threatened by extremism.
by Gary Anderson
April 21, 2016 07:15 AM | Comments (1)
What we see in Belgium and Paris are first stage insurgencies that can still be handled by police and good intelligence efforts.
by Aleksandra Nesic and Kamal Showaia
April 20, 2016 12:19 AM | Comments (0)
The time to put Libya back together is now; any delays will only further fragment the country and exacerbate the spread of ISIS.
April 19, 2016 10:11 AM | Comments (0)
An update on week 3 of Stanford University’s Hacking for Defense course.
by Tom Ordeman, Jr.
April 18, 2016 02:32 AM | Comments (2)
As both national parties' primary campaigns have unfolded, “Mattis 2016” references have quickly shed their levity.
by Michael Petranick
April 18, 2016 01:28 AM | Comments (2)
Conventional warfare is a dying platform by which asymmetric warfare and terrorism have replaced the conventional warfare dynamic.
by Franz J. Marty
April 16, 2016 11:21 PM | Comments (1)
While COIN doctrine might not be a magic bullet to end the war, it seems to be a better option than trying to kill one's way out.
April 13, 2016 04:17 PM | Comments (0)
An update on week 2 of Stanford University’s Hacking for Defense course.
by Thomas Matyók
April 12, 2016 04:45 PM | Comments (3)
The role of religion in peace operations is understudied and undertheorized. Needed by peace and stability operations leadership is a well-developed and...
by Dean Shumate
April 12, 2016 07:06 AM | Comments (0)
Although the military must be prepared to fight a conventional state on state conflict, it is an insurgency that the United States Government is more likely to confront.
by Julian Way and Robert Muggah
April 11, 2016 12:19 AM | Comments (0)
Due in part to the rapid digital penetration of the Internet and social media over the past decade, there are novel ways of tracking cartel and gang activity.
by George Hodge
April 10, 2016 10:55 AM | Comments (0)
A model for actively integrating deception planning into the brigade level orders process, specifically during mission analysis, course of action development, and course of...
by Robert Murphy
April 10, 2016 09:49 AM | Comments (9)
America must take better advantage of its security structure and change the status quo of being the world’s first line of defense.
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.
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.