by Peter Luskin
June 25, 2012 05:54 AM | Comments (0)
An American who spent 16 months in Damascus argues against inserting ourselves in a confusing, conflictual morass.
by George Hodge
June 22, 2012 03:19 AM | Comments (2)
The doctrine for wargaming during COA analysis falls short for small wars.
by Dan McCauley
June 21, 2012 03:17 AM | Comments (6)
To implement mission command successfully, a shared understanding of the environment, problem, and strategic intent must exist with echelons above and below.
by EM Burlingame
June 20, 2012 09:11 AM | Comments (7)
Harnessing the Disruptive Mind of the entrepreneur and investor with
the System Mind of the military and government at the tactical and
strategic level of...
by Scott Kesterson
June 20, 2012 04:33 AM | Comments (2)
Using visual media to disrupt insurgent formation.
by Reed Kitchen
June 19, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments (33)
Ultimately, our current strategy in Afghanistan will prove to be costly and unsustainable. Can we take a new approach molded by the careful study of our enemy?
by Brenda Bi Hui Ong
June 18, 2012 04:36 AM | Comments (0)
China's struggle with the Uyghur minority.
by Octavian Manea and Robert M. Cassidy
June 15, 2012 04:05 AM | Comments (1)
COIN, organizational culture, and leadership - how they have interplayed in Afghanistan over the past several decades.
by Dan Cox
June 14, 2012 03:48 AM | Comments (13)
The Army is globally engaged and regionally responsive; it is an indispensible partner and provider of a full range of capabilities to Combatant Commanders in a Joint, Interagency, Intergovernmental, and...
by Richard J. Allain
June 13, 2012 03:48 AM | Comments (3)
We have no more real control over conflict (or the universe) than anyone else, in fact, sometimes we now have less. If we cannot control, we must adapt.
by Sónia Rodrigues
June 12, 2012 03:41 AM | Comments (11)
R2P, its historical roots, applications, and its confrontation with the "wicked" problems in Libya and Syria.
by Carlos Nash Licona
June 12, 2012 03:39 AM | Comments (0)
Mexico’s war against their drug cartels is a war they cannot win by themselves. Must we take some responsibility?
by Robert Tollast and Reidar Visser
June 11, 2012 04:02 AM | Comments (3)
As sanctions bite and pressure mounts on Assad, Iran steps up its involvement in Iraqi affairs. But how extensive is their influence?
by Andrew B. Nocks
June 8, 2012 03:59 AM | Comments (11)
The Army is a learning organization, but it must avoid learning mumbo-jumbo.
by Youssef Aboul-Enein
June 7, 2012 03:42 AM | Comments (1)
The inside story of 9/11 and the war against al Qaida.
by Alexander Frank
June 6, 2012 03:52 AM | Comments (8)
Afghans generally haven't seen the latest episode of How I Met Your Mother, but they would love to talk to you about the great things their male relatives are...
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?
May 21, 2012 05:01 AM | Comments (0)
CDR Aboul-Enein reviews Martin Evans' book.