by Lisa Saum-Manning
December 27, 2012 05:30 AM | Comments (22)
Comparing Past and Current Challenges to Afghan Local Defense.
by G. Damon Wells
December 20, 2012 05:30 AM | Comments (8)
The key to successful advisor preparation lies in understanding the operational environment.
by James Howcroft
December 19, 2012 05:30 AM | Comments (2)
Intelligence shortcomings lie in how we share and utilize the information and data we have at our disposal.
by Martin Gabriel
December 18, 2012 05:30 AM | Comments (3)
Many German officers learnt their practice during this war and tactics that were first employed in the fighting against the Hehe became typical for other colonial wars fought...
by Michael L. Burgoyne
December 17, 2012 05:30 AM | Comments (10)
Many modern internal conflicts defy basic definitions, so use a composite framework instead.
by Robert M. Toguchi
December 14, 2012 05:30 AM | Comments (20)
History is with replete with former armies that prepared for the wrong type of conflict and received the unflattering result of becoming failed military systems.
by Andrew Marvin
December 13, 2012 05:30 AM | Comments (1)
Log in, tune in, don’t drop out.
by Dan McCauley
December 12, 2012 05:30 AM | Comments (6)
Current strategic guidance documents rely upon catchphrases and hyperbole to defer tough national security decision-making.
by Gary D. Brown and Owen W. Tullos
December 11, 2012 05:30 AM | Comments (1)
As cyberspace operations continue to evolve, they raise some unique questions regarding the nature of conflict and how it should be discussed and regulated.
by Tal Tovy
December 10, 2012 05:30 AM | Comments (13)
"To robbery, slaughter, plunder, they give the lying name of empire; they make a solitude and call it peace." -Calgacus, Chieftan of the Caledonian Confederacy
by Youssef Aboul-Enein
December 7, 2012 05:30 AM | Comments (0)
Dr. Kevin Woods and his colleague Williamson Murray have brought to life the Iraqi perspective on various conflicts, ranging from Operation Desert Storm to their latest work...
by Namrata Goswami
December 6, 2012 05:30 AM | Comments (4)
In war of any character, the basic principles are the same, but two sides may fight it differently or interpret the principles differently based on capacity and capability....
by Jill Long
December 5, 2012 05:30 AM | Comments (21)
War is the coherent execution of all means to bring about sufficient adherence to a nation’s will in the international (global) arena; resulting in armed conflict only...
by Gautam Das
December 4, 2012 05:30 AM | Comments (4)
It took the British a full century of trial-and-error to come up with the organization of a stable native army in India, a feat the US believes it has accomplished in less...
by John P. Sullivan
December 3, 2012 05:30 AM | Comments (34)
“The Family doesn’t kill for money; it doesn’t kill for women... only those who deserve to die, die... [T]his is divine justice.”
by Matthew Miller, Jon Brickey and Gregory Conti
November 29, 2012 09:29 PM | Comments (6)
Our physical world instincts often fail us when thinking about cyberspace.
by Jack Mulcaire
November 29, 2012 08:05 AM | Comments (3)
Is a major FSA operation underway?
by Daniel R. DePetris
November 29, 2012 05:30 AM | Comments (2)
There are some issues that are too important to remain unsolved.
by David S. Kauvar and Tucker A. Drury
November 28, 2012 05:30 AM | Comments (9)
It is time to rethink the role of conventional U.S. military medical assets in COIN operations.
by Matthew Archambault
November 27, 2012 05:30 AM | Comments (1)
When the balloon goes up... A new look from an old tool.
by Grant M. Martin
November 26, 2012 05:30 AM | Comments (18)
Design is to MDMP as the universe is to apples. All we can do now is apples.
November 23, 2012 05:30 AM | Comments (1)
The war in Syria is entering a critical new phase in which the regime’s lines of communication between its stronghold cities are being seriously threatened.
November 21, 2012 05:30 AM | Comments (1)
The autobiography of the renowned Middle East historian Bernard Lewis.
by TJ Waters
November 21, 2012 05:30 AM | Comments (0)
This fight is different from any that have come before between these two adversaries.
by Sylvia Longmire
November 20, 2012 05:30 AM | Comments (3)
The presence of Mexican-origin drugs in Chicago is more prominent now than ever before
by Jeremy White
November 19, 2012 05:30 AM | Comments (0)
The evolution of al-Qaeda's media strategy.
by Phil Smith
November 18, 2012 07:30 AM | Comments (8)
The American society, along with civilian and military leaders, remain unprepared to deal with the complexities of insurgencies and small wars.
by Jason Kim
November 16, 2012 05:30 AM | Comments (25)
Without dedicating proper resources to develop language and cultural skills, there is a risk of degradation in a critical capability delivered through regional alignment.
by John A. Bertetto
November 15, 2012 05:30 AM | Comments (15)
Some great lessons for law enforcement, military, and intelligence professionals for countering street gangs of all stripes.
November 14, 2012 05:30 AM | Comments (9)
Social media's role in mobilization and narrative.