by Robert Tollast and Richard Weitz
September 7, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (2)
An autocratic Iraq will probably be happier doing more business with China and Russia. But the idea of a Sino-Russian strategy in the Middle East is far from simple.
by John R. Deni
September 7, 2012 04:00 AM | Comments (1)
Using security cooperation to prevent, shape ... and win.
by EM Burlingame
September 6, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (56)
Implementing a provocative idea.
by G. Scott Alamanach Mikalauskis
September 5, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (3)
The conventional approach taken by most aid programs has been a counterproductive disaster.
by Robert Sharp and Marwan Noman
September 4, 2012 07:47 PM | Comments (0)
Looking to Plan Colombia to create a Plan Yemen.
by Ben Zweibelson
September 4, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (65)
Or how to shatter organizational stagnation and identify critical tensions preventing creative thinking and improvisation.
by Michael Cummings and Eric Cummings
August 31, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (25)
The authors lay out the “courses of action” available to Iran at sea, air, ground, in other countries and by conducting terrorism around the globe.
by Butch Bracknell
August 30, 2012 04:45 AM | Comments (11)
The killing of this (unprivileged, unlawful) combatant enjoyed ample legal authority under both international and domestic law, and is, as a matter of law and policy,...
by Youssef Aboul-Enein
August 30, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (0)
A look inside the increasingly pivotal nation.
by Sterling Jensen and Robert Sharp
August 29, 2012 04:35 AM | Comments (1)
Lebanon has a political system, security force, and national memory to weather the current storm.
by Sylvia Longmire
August 29, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (0)
Guadalajara could lose its protected status among drug lords and become the next epicenter for drug-related violence.
by Thomas Doherty
August 28, 2012 10:27 AM | Comments (21)
Developed to streamline and expedite the orders process, the CONOP has forced leaders to expend time, effort and energy to push the CONOP through the approval process from...
by Jai Singh and Ajay Singh
August 28, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (1)
A look at the war and how the administrations have prosecuted it.
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?