by Douglas V. Mastriano
October 24, 2015 04:36 AM | Comments (1)
The world is in turmoil; the geostrategic security environment is rapidly changing, with new, and adaptive threats facing the NATO Alliance.
by Andrew G. Attar, Jr.
October 23, 2015 01:44 PM | Comments (13)
Col Robert Dixon continues a theme popular among many military theorists which advocates for immediate change to longstanding principles of military doctrine and science.
by Alan Dinerman
October 23, 2015 12:16 AM | Comments (1)
After two years, the United States has little evidence that efforts to degrade and subsequently destroy the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant is working.
by Edward J. Perkins and Jeffery A. Steevens
October 22, 2015 11:44 AM | Comments (0)
Rapid technological advancement over the last three decades has resulted in extraordinary discoveries and advancements in the biotechnology field.
by Lemar Alexander Farhad
October 20, 2015 11:07 PM | Comments (0)
China seems to have abandoned its cautiously courteous policies in Afghanistan in favor of a more hands on approach.
by Robert Dixon
October 20, 2015 02:06 PM | Comments (20)
There are likely few strategic concepts that instigate arguments more than Clausewitz’s Center of Gravity - Schwerpunkt - the point where all force must be...
by Matthew J. McGoffin
October 20, 2015 03:53 AM | Comments (1)
"Reorganize the current US presence into a smaller force, augmented with remote sensing equipment."
by Johnny Lou and Patrick O'Connor
October 19, 2015 06:25 AM | Comments (3)
ISIS is displaying a level of tactical skill foreign to most terrorist groups, but familiar to any conventional military officer.
by Jeffrey Julum and Daniel Evans
October 18, 2015 12:12 PM | Comments (0)
In this paper, we will introduce another region in the world in which there are networks that are competing for influence, Kano, Nigeria.
by Aaron F. Brantly
October 17, 2015 02:35 PM | Comments (2)
Five years after the establishment of Cyber Command the U.S. is confronted with another advance in technology that requires a re-evaluation of the concepts of maneuver in a...
by Justin Baumann
October 16, 2015 09:58 AM | Comments (1)
What are hybrid threats and why have they received so much attention lately?
by Charles J. Dunlap, Jr.
October 14, 2015 11:09 PM | Comments (1)
Few things have been more emblematic of the military and, indeed, political aspects of the Obama War Powers legacy than drones.
by Yalí Noriega Curtis
October 14, 2015 11:55 AM | Comments (0)
The possibility of Mexican drug cartels establishing close ties to Islamic terrorist groups and the transformation of criminal organizations into terrorist groups, and vice...
by Jay Morse and Geoffrey Corn
October 13, 2015 03:59 AM | Comments (1)
We should be careful not to confuse sympathy for the victims of the Kunduz hospital incident with an assumption that the attack was in violation of international law.
October 13, 2015 12:03 AM | Comments (42)
I argue that there is direct relationship between liberty and democracy. In order to have democracy, a state must value individual liberty and subscribe to liberal values.
by Daniel Fisher
October 12, 2015 11:58 AM | Comments (1)
Most stakeholders fail to appreciate that Afghanistan is fighting a parallel, and far less visible, battle that is likely to have a profound effect on the fate of the country...
by G. Murphy Donovan
October 11, 2015 07:22 PM | Comments (72)
A great man is not necessarily good or popular. Vladimir Putin may be such a man. The American president is not.
by Joel Lawton and Phillip Serpico
October 10, 2015 08:12 PM | Comments (0)
This paper examines threat insights as they pertain to each of the Long-Range Investment Requirements Analysis investment categories.
by Jack T. Judy
October 2, 2015 08:10 AM | Comments (0)
To mitigate potential consequences on children, military families need to understand and proactively address potential traumatic effects separation can have on dependents.
by Tiberiu-Dan Onuta
October 1, 2015 07:47 AM | Comments (2)
The author attempts to summarize the important facets of the entanglement between U.S. strategy and emerging technologies.
by John P. Sullivan, Khirin A. Bunker and Robert Bunker
October 1, 2015 01:45 AM | Comments (4)
Written and directed by Matthew Heineman, “Cartel Land”, also available in Spanish as “Tierra de carteles,” is a timely and graphic documentary.
by Eric Slater
September 30, 2015 01:03 AM | Comments (0)
Tactics, techniques and procedures for the successful application of Decision Point Tactics while conducting Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield in a decisive action...
September 29, 2015 04:15 PM | Comments (3)
When everything is strategic, nothing is strategic.
by Daniel McCauley
September 29, 2015 11:24 AM | Comments (1)
Single-point solutions developed by government experts have failed to account for dynamic and volatile global conditions highly resistant to predetermined resolution.
by James Armstrong
September 28, 2015 07:10 AM | Comments (2)
Each nation brings unique capabilities to the team and learning how to maximize the effectiveness of these capabilities requires consistent training among the different...
by Yelena Biberman and Orr Genish
September 27, 2015 07:43 AM | Comments (1)
The US strategy of selecting reliable proxies against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria based on their ideological leanings is proving to be disastrous.
by Anthony N. Celso
September 25, 2015 12:59 AM | Comments (3)
The ISIS’ caliphate and the security challenges it portends. These problems have been poorly addressed by the Administration’s low cost/minimum risk ...
by Octavian Manea
September 24, 2015 12:02 PM | Comments (1)
SWJ interview with William McCants on The ISIS Apocalypse: The History,...
by Lawrence M. Doane
September 24, 2015 12:23 AM | Comments (21)
The creation of operational level of war between strategy and tactics in U.S. doctrine resulted from a misunderstanding of the operational art and its relationship to both...
by Brian Kitching
September 23, 2015 04:03 PM | Comments (0)
We remain quiet because it’s good to be hard and professional, cloaked in the comfort of our own delusion.