by Andrew Chadwick
June 5, 2012 03:45 AM | Comments (15)
by Ben Zweibelson
June 4, 2012 03:28 AM | Comments (66)
How operational planners applied military design to a wicked problem set in Afghanistan.
by Daniel Jacquier
June 4, 2012 03:26 AM | Comments (0)
A worthwhile read on Pakistan from the Washington Post's Pamela Constable.
by Robert Sharp and Sterling Jensen
June 1, 2012 03:48 AM | Comments (4)
The Lebanese Armed Forces are the strongest institution for national unity. We should assist them to grow stronger in this mission.
by Matteo B. Scianna
May 31, 2012 03:46 AM | Comments (3)
A direct action case study from World War II.
by Sergio Miller
May 30, 2012 03:49 AM | Comments (8)
Pop-centric COIN - where from and where to?
by Sandra Warmoth
May 29, 2012 04:40 AM | Comments (11)
In the first of several installments, we take a look at Iranian and Hizballah activities in Latin America.
by Keith Nightingale
May 28, 2012 03:54 PM | Comments (0)
On Memorial Day, read a tale of significant sacrifice.
by Robert Sharp
May 25, 2012 04:56 AM | Comments (0)
Haste makes waste - or how not to push Yemen over the cliff.
by Brian Platt
May 25, 2012 04:53 AM | Comments (1)
Wells?! No its all ball bearings and aquifer storage and recovery systems now!
by Dan Ward
May 24, 2012 04:52 AM | Comments (7)
Dan Ward asserts that acquisitions take too long. But no one knows if he is right.
by Robert Tollast and F. Gregory Gause III
May 23, 2012 04:34 AM | Comments (0)
The first part in a series of interviews of leading lights on Iraq and its environs.
by Al Mauroni
May 22, 2012 05:56 AM | Comments (2)
Back to the basics of deterrence, diplomacy, and defense to address potential nation-state employment of unconventional weapons?
by Youssef Aboul-Enein
May 21, 2012 05:01 AM | Comments (0)
CDR Aboul-Enein reviews Martin Evans' book.
by David James
May 21, 2012 04:48 AM | Comments (29)
Should we focus more on creating ink spots and less on defeating the Taliban?
by Ramin Shirzay
May 18, 2012 03:49 AM | Comments (6)
The perhaps-unsurprising second- and third-order effects of VSO and ALP.
by Colin Jones
May 17, 2012 01:47 PM | Comments (2)
A look at the issues behind the use of private security contractors.
by Andrew G. Attar, Jr.
May 17, 2012 03:44 AM | Comments (3)
Andrew Attar adds to his March article on the operational approach to stability operations.
by Asher Berman
May 16, 2012 03:46 AM | Comments (0)
Criminalization is as much or more of a concern than radicalization in the Syrian conflict.
by Judd C. Floris
May 15, 2012 03:52 AM | Comments (7)
Clausewitz and non-state actors - a combination that surely won't produce any disagreements, will it?
by EM Burlingame
May 14, 2012 03:42 AM | Comments (148)
Capturing the investor's mindset in special operations.
by Octavian Manea and Daniel R. Green
May 11, 2012 05:05 AM | Comments (26)
An interview with Daniel R. Green, who served at the PRT in Uruzgan in 2005-2006 and in Kabul from 2009-2010.
by Mike Campbell
May 10, 2012 03:55 AM | Comments (16)
Military officers should be intrapreneurs, not entrepreneurs.
by Mehar Omar Khan
May 9, 2012 03:41 AM | Comments (3)
An erudite lesson on words and COIN from a Pakistani officer.
by Morgan Smiley
May 8, 2012 03:45 AM | Comments (1)
Some disruptive thoughts on future defense initiatives from Khobar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
by Matthew Stein
May 7, 2012 04:04 AM | Comments (1)
The power of online videos to analyze events and the information struggle they present.
by Nicholas J. Armstrong
May 4, 2012 03:48 AM | Comments (3)
As we look toward a combat exit, how to sustain the advisory effort?
by Thomas J. Buonomo
May 3, 2012 03:54 AM | Comments (4)
Thomas Buonomo offers a roll-up of recent commentary on the way ahead in Afghanistan.
by Karen Kaya
May 2, 2012 03:43 AM | Comments (4)
Turkey and the PKK - whither U.S. policy?
by Ernest Y. Wong and James Y. Wong
May 1, 2012 03:39 AM | Comments (1)
A balanced COIN approach?