by David Spencer
May 31, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (0)
The outcome of the fighting in this part of the country will greatly influence the outcome of the whole conflict.
by Robert Beljan
May 30, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (2)
Some of the major “lessons learned” by ISAF while conducting Counterinsurgency and Stability Operations in Afghanistan
by John Zambri
May 29, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (2)
The difference between intelligence and information is analysis.
by Daniel R. DePetris
May 28, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (0)
If the Joint Chiefs only learned about the withdrawal scheme a mere few hours before the State of the Union was given, then it is appropriate to question whether the state of...
by Dan McCauley
May 24, 2013 01:31 AM | Comments (1)
Integrating strategic foresight tools into Joint Professional Military Education curricula will help develop an appreciation for the nonlinearity, complexity, and uncertainty...
by Youssef Aboul-Enein
May 24, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (0)
Twelve academics at the American University of Cairo admit that the events of 2011, now called the Arab Spring, caught them unprepared
by Carl Castellano
May 23, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (38)
Does “the infantryman’s half kilometer” continue to have utility in an all-purpose service rifle in modern conflict?
by Bill Putnam
May 22, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (20)
The Army has an unfortunate tradition of considering insurgent conflict a sideshow effort and relegating the study of insurgencies to the fringes of military science. The...
by David S. Maxwell
May 21, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (27)
The threat exists and continues to operate. But more importantly we must understand that it is waging unconventional warfare and only using terrorism as one of the means of...
by Barry R. Baron and Ira C. Houck
May 20, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (2)
The failure to understand and appreciate the religious dimension of political action is not without consequence.
by Crispin Burke and Albert (Jim) Marckwardt
May 17, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments (9)
In the book’s final chapter, Kaplan warns America’s pivot to Asia may overlook its greatest foreign policy opportunity: building an enduring partnership with...
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.