by Raffi Mnatzakanian
September 7, 2015 12:07 PM | Comments (0)
The tolerance for traditional military conflict towards achieving state interests has greatly diminished. Thus, SOF are now incorporated into a “Whole of Government...
by Douglas Paul Rose
September 6, 2015 08:17 AM | Comments (0)
We must move into a multi-dimensional understanding of information, connectivity, and signatures in order to turn the requisite data on its axis.
by John Q. Bolton
September 5, 2015 12:29 PM | Comments (1)
History offers lessons that, if properly understood within context, elucidate continuous themes and creates options, fostering adaptability through broadening.
by Bradford L. Gaddy
September 4, 2015 12:13 PM | Comments (0)
As the Army continues to draw down, the reality of an uncertain and complex future environment prevents the traditional post-war reset from occurring.
by Joshua Walton
September 4, 2015 01:29 AM | Comments (10)
It is interesting to note that in a time of a political crisis the governments of modern democracies will often act in defiance of their usually liberal agendas to impose...
by Zane Egitkhanoff
September 3, 2015 03:18 PM | Comments (1)
While this article provides an overview of Armenia’s and Azerbaijan’s HUMINT, it is important to acknowledge that there are many different types of intelligence...
by Andrew G. Attar, Jr.
September 3, 2015 07:41 AM | Comments (0)
The fundamental problem at the heart of the Doctrine 2015 effort was this attempt to rebuild within a few years what had previously taken generations to assemble.
by Jahara W. Matisek
September 2, 2015 01:51 PM | Comments (3)
Leadership and ideology seem to be practically immune to drone strikes; hence making them a "super bug" that is not deterred by threats of strikes or undermined by...
by Jonathan Bissell
September 2, 2015 07:28 AM | Comments (2)
Despite criticism from pundits, President Santos has pragmatically led Colombia through a difficult era, and currently has it poised to reach a lasting internal peace.
by Jimmy Byrn
September 1, 2015 06:40 AM | Comments (0)
An AAR can do more than simply identify simplistic lessons learned in training or on the battlefield - it is an opportunity to develop a more cohesive team.
by Michael Pietrucha and Jeremy Renken
August 31, 2015 03:12 PM | Comments (4)
The USAF’s fighter procurement plan puts Combat Air Forces on a pathway to become smaller, less capable, and less relevant to the challenges...
by Giuseppe A. Stavale
August 31, 2015 11:30 AM | Comments (0)
By examining Japan’s history and culture, this paper seeks to understand why the Yasukuni Shrine burdens Japan’s relationship particularly with the Republic of...
by David Tier
August 30, 2015 02:41 PM | Comments (4)
The Army must institute an evaluation system that offers promotion boards more information on each candidate’s performance and potential that is independent from the...
by Austin J. Luckenbach
August 30, 2015 12:50 PM | Comments (0)
The War on Terror has been coined our era’s Vietnam and there has been no shortage of opinions on how similar or different Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation...
by Jeffrey Julum and Daniel Evans
August 30, 2015 11:59 AM | Comments (4)
Our team has spent the last four months studying ungoverned spaces and the unique characteristics that will impact potential future operations and has initiated a network...
by Charles J. Beirne
August 29, 2015 12:32 PM | Comments (0)
With the sequester in effect, there must be a shift in the Army to transition to a Total Army training plan in order to synchronize its efforts and formulate synergy.
by Feryaz Ocakli
August 28, 2015 05:57 AM | Comments (4)
Erdoğan and the PKK see opportunities in renewed struggle, sidelining the threat of ISIS.
by Octavian Manea
August 26, 2015 07:49 AM | Comments (10)
Interview with Commander (rtd) Steve Tatham, PhD, RN, Director of Operations at IOTA-Global Ltd, a specialist civilian Information Operations company.
by Carole N. House and John House
August 25, 2015 02:04 PM | Comments (0)
Soldier efficiency should be a cornerstone of capabilities development in the Army. The importance of Soldier efficiency will only grow as a smaller segment of society...
by Jeong Lee
August 25, 2015 05:37 AM | Comments (3)
This paper examines the conduct of the Afghanistan War under the Barack Obama administration and offers policy recommendations for the president.
by Bryan Leese
August 24, 2015 09:10 AM | Comments (0)
The cyber domain is a 'forest' dense with complications and operational implications. Cyber black swan events will happen; we must prepare to deal with them.
by Cory Wallace
August 23, 2015 08:00 AM | Comments (0)
The Provisional Irish Republican Army lost the support of Catholics in Northern Ireland because the scope of its operations escalated the level of violence to a state that...
by Derek Raymond
August 22, 2015 11:46 AM | Comments (1)
Human domain maps are just as critical to 21st century warfare as terrestrial maps. This article demonstrates the importance of these human domain maps.
by Justin Lynch
August 21, 2015 12:09 PM | Comments (4)
War is nonlinear. The implications of this statement should shape our understanding of war’s nature, and the role of its unpredictability in our planning process.
by Mark Lavin II
August 20, 2015 05:54 PM | Comments (0)
The national military strategy showcases innovation as one of three mechanisms to retain our comparative advantage in a complex future environment.
by William R. Orkins
August 20, 2015 03:53 AM | Comments (10)
To address the national security challenges involving land power it is imperative for increased discipline and innovation to solve complex problems while simultaneously...
August 19, 2015 07:22 AM | Comments (3)
Interview with Dr. Mark Galeotti, Professor of Global Affairs and academic director of the Transnational Security concentration of the MS in Global Affairs program at...
by Gary J. Hale
August 18, 2015 02:14 AM | Comments (0)
This article examines the current and emerging security situation faced by Mexico’s petro-energy sector.
by James Howcroft
August 17, 2015 07:50 AM | Comments (3)
The conflict between Georgia and Russia over Abkhazia and South Ossetia provide a number of valuable and relevant lessons for international organizations and the...
by Jeff Goodson
August 16, 2015 05:53 PM | Comments (31)
The new military COIN doctrine articulated in December 2006 had been applied to the surge in Iraq with some success, and it was being applied in Afghanistan under General...