Small Wars Journal

North Korea

The Myths of Traditional Warfare: How Our Peer and Near-Peer Adversaries Plan to Fight Using Irregular Warfare

The belief that peer/near-peer/VEO competitors and adversaries will only fight us via traditional warfare, man to man, tank to tank, ship to ship, and plane to plane, are missing the historical and present day reality that these designated threats are currently competing and prevailing over us via Irregular Warfare activities in the competition space, and doing so quite successfully.

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From Pylos to Pyongyang: What Thucydides Can Teach Us about Contemporary Diplomacy SWJED Mon, 08/28/2017 - 9:31am

This essay offers a close reading of Sparta’s diplomatic engagement with Athens following its stunning defeat at Pylos.