by Adam Harrison
May 16, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (9)
Enabling our partners to conduct their own IO. There is no other way to get the message across the cultural divide.
by Thomas Doherty
May 15, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (1)
Rebuilding our special reconaissance capability.
by Michael Tint
May 14, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (3)
Building a unified foreign policy establishment.
by Sean D. Lovett
May 13, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (3)
American leaders secured victory by reviewing the strategy and making corrections. Conversely, Tripolitan leaders placed their faith in a comfortable, outdated strategy...
by Miguel Nunes Silva
May 10, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (11)
Cann’s book is very much a must read, especially considering the painfully limited Anglophone literature on the Portuguese Overseas War.
by Steven G. Zenishek
May 9, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (0)
While not democracy in the American image, the Arab Spring has the potential to bring Islamists into conflict with jihadists.
by David Tyler
May 8, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (3)
The Battle of Chancellorsville ended 150 years ago this week. It still holds lessons for us.
by Ben Zweibelson
May 7, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (18)
Why acronyms are ruining shared military understanding.
by Jonathan Panikoff
May 6, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (5)
Syria is already in crisis but the death or departure of President Bashar al-Asad is likely to intensify violence and destruction in the country, not quell it.
by Robert Bunker
May 3, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (0)
Combating the marijuana cartels on America’s public lands.
by Robert Tollast
May 2, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (0)
A Q&A with Kirk Sowell of Inside Iraqi Politics.
by Lucas Winter
May 1, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (0)
The pressures on Yemen are centrifugal rather than centripetal, by which the power of the center is weakened to the benefit of poles of regional power. These centrifugal...
by Christian Bayer Tygesen and Kristian Knus Larsen
April 30, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (1)
Bringing time into the assessment of counterinsurgency warfare.
by Guy Fricano
April 29, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (0)
Implications for information operations in Guatemala.
by Gary W. Montgomery
April 26, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (6)
Why is this new age an age of instability—instead of an age of empires, or warring states, or even peace and prosperity?
by Peter F. Schaefer
April 26, 2013 01:25 AM | Comments (7)
If we ignore village life – or try to bend it to our view of what it should be – we will fail in Afghanistan as we did in Vietnam.
by Robert R. Greene Sands and Thomas J. Haines
April 25, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (0)
A new perspective on alternative analysis and the intelligence process
by Teresa Lappe-Osthege
April 24, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (0)
A critical analysis of statements by Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri reveal a fragmented and weakened Al Qaeda disguising its internal incoherence and lack of appealing...
by Pat McKavitt
April 24, 2013 01:25 AM | Comments (1)
Ten easy to follow recommendations to help you become an effective military advisor.
by Haider Ali Hussein Mullick
April 23, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (0)
Unlike a certain mathematical solution counterinsurgency is a laden with human error and complexity.
by Matthew Myer and Michael Eliassen
April 22, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (0)
Interoperability is a function of leadership, hardship, and time. To quickly achieve it, focus on individual personalities, understand that everyone has value, and exercise...
by Thomas M. Williams
April 19, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (5)
Good stories trump doctrine for effecting cultural change because they reach us emotionally; they inspire. Consider America's first battle and what we can...
by Octavian Manea
April 18, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (33)
An interview with MIT Professor Roger D. Petersen.
by Jeremiah Foxwell
April 17, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (9)
Understanding the correlation between an insurgency’s goals and their IED design is crucial to defending against the devices and forecasting IED threats.
by Youssef Aboul-Enein
April 16, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (1)
Guerilla warfare is not an “Eastern Way of War,” it is the universal war of the weak.
by Jai Singh and Ajay Singh
April 16, 2013 01:20 AM | Comments (0)
Some US objectives remain unmet.
by Thomas Macias
April 15, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (2)
Chavista strategists have decided its best course of action is to run Chavez for president for a fifth time, only this time by proxy.
by Vanita Datta
April 12, 2013 08:04 AM | Comments (5)
The issue of the reach of the state needs to be put into a wider focus by including women and gender issues as part of the narrative.
by Joseph J. Collins
April 11, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (2)
One consistently wrong—but always convenient—prediction has been the improbability of ground wars and the declining utility of ground forces.
by Nicholas Murray
April 10, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (13)
If physical success on the battlefield cannot be translated into part of a larger aim, it is largely irrelevant even if it does a great deal of physical damage to the enemy...