by Garrett Wood
August 27, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (6)
There is a danger in the empirical mode of reasoning that it will lead us to think of a thousand locals or twenty counterinsurgents as homogenous units of human being....
by The Ellis Group
August 27, 2012 02:57 AM | Comments (16)
America’s maritime and amphibious capabilities are pivotal to the nation’s future ability to deter and defeat adversaries, strengthen alliances, deny enemies...
by Robert Tollast and David Forsythe
August 23, 2012 07:21 PM | Comments (3)
As the US Treasury imposes sanctions on an Iraqi bank, what defines our relationship with friendly autocracies?
by Niels Klingenberg Vistisen
August 23, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (3)
Could a conflict between Afghanistan and Pakistan lead to tactical nuclear weapon use?
by Louis H. Smith IV, MS
August 22, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (2)
Life-saving training for deploying forces.
by Frank Hoffman
August 21, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (1)
An edited volume by Williamson Murray and Peter Mansoor.
by Barry Zellen
August 20, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (5)
The post-Westphalian world must understand the pre-Westphalian one.
by Bob Couture
August 17, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (1)
Observing how the Afghans develop intelligence and seek creative means to support their operations is vital to Afghans owning the security.
by Alexander Ghaleb
August 16, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (2)
The current US/EU two-track policy on Iran, which includes the imposition of an oil embargo, is not sufficient to break the current nuclear stalemate.
August 15, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (3)
As we begin to imagine a post-Long War era, a renewed appreciation of the fundamental building blocks of world order is required.
by Howard Campbell and Tobin Hansen
August 14, 2012 05:22 AM | Comments (3)
This dialogue between anthropologists Howard Campbell and Tobin Hansen explores the relationship between violence, politics, and terrorism in Mexico’s narco-conflict....
by August Cole
August 14, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (2)
After more than a decade of overseas operations since Sept. 11, 2001, there is a needed moment of reassessment as to how to equip, train and even fund the military.
by Dan McCauley
August 13, 2012 10:35 PM | Comments (0)
To facilitate operational success and to provide clarity for Service members, Joint Force leaders must have clear codes of conduct developed for their organizations.
by Wm. J. Olson
August 11, 2012 01:06 PM | Comments (5)
Much of the discussion of a ‘military takeover’ is the phantasmagoria of the radical fringe that sees conspiracies and plots everywhere. This fever-swamp...
by Grant M. Martin
August 9, 2012 05:03 PM | Comments (54)
Will we “learn” the same lessons we learned after Vietnam again? (…and, by the way, what were those lessons?)
by M.L.R. Smith
August 9, 2012 05:56 AM | Comments (26)
Critiquing the Critique of British COIN
by Lee Robinson
August 7, 2012 04:13 PM | Comments (11)
What role should attack aviation play on future battlefields to best support ground forces in achieving their objectives?
by Colin Robinson
August 7, 2012 06:14 AM | Comments (2)
A British model, an American model, a Robinson model.
by Matthew Schweitzer
August 5, 2012 11:31 PM | Comments (0)
The CIA’s Small War that Killed the Monroe Doctrine and Marked a New Era of American Diplomacy
by John Kenneley
August 3, 2012 04:22 AM | Comments (0)
Operations in Safar focused on ridding the area of enemy fighters and not mimicking the standard gain a foot hold and chasing ghosts through a minefield tactics.
by Sandra Warmoth
August 2, 2012 04:53 AM | Comments (8)
A history and discussion of the Lebanese Shi'a Party of Allah
by Joanna D. Caytas
August 1, 2012 05:03 AM | Comments (5)
Identity-based conflicts are purposefully incited and strategically prepared by means of targeted mass communication.
by Peter J. Munson
July 31, 2012 04:27 AM | Comments (7)
A look at decision-making in Vietnam.
by Thaddeus L. Jankowski
July 30, 2012 04:51 AM | Comments (0)
It does not matter if one shows courage or leadership in Iraq or Afghanistan, if they return to meekly let the military industrial complex’s moral corruption continue...
by Paul B. Olsen
July 27, 2012 04:54 AM | Comments (0)
Herodotus had it right when he considered the Caspian Sea to be landlocked.
by Scott Swanson, Craig Astrich and Michael Robinson
July 26, 2012 04:59 AM | Comments (4)
Considering an active cyber defense.
by Kevin Benson and Jennifer Weber
July 25, 2012 04:53 AM | Comments (161)
If we're to face a period of persistent global conflict, then officers are professionally obligated to consider the conduct of operations on U.S. soil.
July 24, 2012 05:33 AM | Comments (1)
If one believes they are in the Clear/Hold phase and they are taking regular casualties, then I believe a change to disruption would make a difference.
July 23, 2012 04:08 AM | Comments (10)
Disruptive Technology and Reforming the Pentagon Establishment—Part III
by Robert Tollast and Maria Fantappie
July 20, 2012 04:47 AM | Comments (1)
What role does Iraq play in the development of the Syrian crisis?