Journal Article | May 6, 2017 08:20 AM | Comments(2)

The use and threat of American military force (hard power) has substantially increased, while diplomatic and socioeconomic efforts (soft power) have been notably marginalized.

Flexibility exercised with good judgment is a pearl without price if it resides within the mind of the man on the spot.

Journal Article | February 12, 2017 06:37 PM | Comments(5)

Line-on-line warfare of the past hasn’t evolved into something completely new; it’s the greater quantity of small action conflict we should burden our minds with.

Journal Article | February 4, 2017 01:15 PM | Comments(1)

What is the role of allies and alliances in the modern era?  There are four choices for Western governments.

Journal Article | November 4, 2016 07:08 AM | Comments(8)

A great source of frustration when reading current US Army doctrine, specifically ADP 3-0 Unified Land Operations, is the lack of a definitive characterization of the theory of war and warfare.

Blog post | January 24, 2013 07:30 AM | Comments(1)

A discussion with Mark Thompson on warfare and coming challenges.

ESOC identifies, compiles, and analyzes micro-level conflict data and information on insurgency, civil war, and other sources of politically motivated violence worldwide.

Journal Article | December 5, 2012 04:30 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 when all other means fail.