by Gary Anderson
April 21, 2016 06:15 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 19, 2016 11:19 PM | 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.
by Steve Blank
April 19, 2016 09:11 AM | Comments (0)
An update on week 3 of Stanford University’s Hacking for Defense course.
by Tom Ordeman, Jr.
April 18, 2016 01:32 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 12:28 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 10:21 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 03:17 PM | Comments (0)
An update on week 2 of Stanford University’s Hacking for Defense course.
by Thomas Matyók
April 12, 2016 03:45 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 06:06 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 10, 2016 11:19 PM | 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 09:55 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 08:49 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 07:40 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 11:46 AM | 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 08:07 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 05:19 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 05:46 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 08:50 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 01:33 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 04:47 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 07:22 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 02:38 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.
by Austin Michael Bodetti
March 29, 2016 12:48 PM | Comments (0)
The Sudanese Justice and Equality Movement has expanded from Darfur to other warzones in Sudan, promoting a countrywide revolution against an aging government.
by Michael C. Davies
March 28, 2016 05:31 PM | Comments (1)
The Human Terrain System has found itself in the news again. A feat of considerable effort as the program ceased operations in September 2014.
by John P. Sullivan and Robert Bunker
March 28, 2016 10:10 AM | Comments (0)
While cartel drones are typically considered a tool for smuggling, they are increasingly seen as having application for other purposes including espionage, surveillance, and...
March 27, 2016 07:18 PM | Comments (0)
The long term viability of Russian autocracy is more threatened by the standard of living in Finland, Estonia, Lithuania, and Poland, than by any foreign military.
by Philip Murray
March 25, 2016 12:06 PM | Comments (0)
Human Insecurity in Mali: Overcoming Obstacles to Economic Solvency and Democratic Governance through External Intervention
by Tom Pike and Eddie Brown
March 24, 2016 03:23 PM | Comments (4)
Mad Scientist series - The U.S. Government must improve its capability to rapidly analyze foreign populations and the need for this capability will only increase.
by John Bedolla and Miguel Bedolla
March 23, 2016 04:18 PM | Comments (0)
Healthcare delivery in ISIS is characterized by a very low doctor/patient ratio of 1/50,000. Most doctors and healthcare professionals have left or have gone underground.
by Douglas Paul Rose
March 23, 2016 12:38 AM | Comments (0)
It is necessary to embrace the notion that current impressions and metrics likely represent a high degree of inaccuracy when used in a predictive model.