ON HOLDING THE ENEMY ACCOUNTABLE: CUSTOMS OF RETALIATION IN THE CIVIL WAR

The ritual of retaliation codified what makes you legitimate [as a combatant] and what ...

HOW DO ORGANIZATIONS CHANGE AFTER INCORPORATING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE?

If we want [Artificial intelligence] to thrive, we have to have leaders who understand ...

GENDER INTEGRATION AND THE EXPERIENCE OF BEING A “FIRST”

Today it is commonplace for a female to command a brigade, and it is ...

“FICINT”: ENVISIONING FUTURE WAR THROUGH FICTION & INTELLIGENCE (INDO-PACIFIC SERIES)

I don’t write science fiction so I can predict the future, but I want ...

HOW COMPETITORS USE TECHNOLOGY TO SHAPE THE ENVIRONMENT(INDO-PACIFIC SERIES)

This is not humanity’s first technological rodeo This episode is another in a series ...

SECURITY IN THE INDO-PACIFIC REGION: THE VIEW FROM TOKYO (INDO-PACIFIC SERIES)

It’s not so much the mil-mil relationship … the political relationship is something that’s ...

THE MEANING OF ‘PARTNERSHIP’ IN THE INDO-PACIFIC (INDO-PACIFIC SERIES)

This is not going to look like US-Soviet competition. … Countries in Southeast Asia ...

DEMOGRAPHICS, AGING, AND SECURITY IN THE INDO-PACIFIC (INDO-PACIFIC SERIES)

How fantastic that we live in a world where we have a problem of ...

HOW TO TELL THE STORY OF A WAR: THE OIF STUDY

[General Odierno] felt that we’d spent the first several years of the Iraq War ...

BEYOND TASK FORCE SMITH: ‘NATIONAL’ UNPREPAREDNESS FOR WAR IN KOREA

In the States, we hadn’t had tanks coming off the assembly line in months ...

TENSIONS AND PARADOXES FACING SENIOR LEADERS (LEADER PERSPECTIVES)

The common thread [in addressing key strategic problems] is the requirement to convert operational ...

RELIVING THE CIVIL WAR THROUGH BATTLEFIELD STAFF RIDES

It’s natural to ask what can we gain from this ‘old war’? … You ...

REMOTE WARFARE & RISKS OF RELYING ON LOCAL FORCES

‘Is Remote Warfare Cheaper?’ ‘So that’s a really hard question to answer. … We ...

BEYOND THUCYDIDES: HERODOTUS, XENOPHON & UNDERSTANDING WAR (GREAT STRATEGISTS)

What if we spent one day on Herodotus, one day on Thucydides, and one ...

KNOW THY ENEMY: OSAMA BIN LADEN & RISE OF THE NON-STATE ACTOR (GREAT CAPTAINS)

Armed conflict is a deadly business. We in the military profession have a moral ...

GEORGE C. MARSHALL & LEADING THE NATIONAL WAR EFFORT (GREAT CAPTAINS)

As the ‘global’ commander, he oversees all of the Army including the Army Air ...

WHY DOES THE MEDIA COVER STORIES IN SOME COUNTRIES … BUT NOT OTHERS?

If Moldova is never in the news, I doubt policy makers are ever really ...

CIVIL-MILITARY RELATIONS & THE DANGERS OF BEING A HIGHLY TRUSTED INSTITUTION

Don’t love the military too much, and don’t love the other institutions too little ...

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS & NATIONAL SECURITY

The approach that the government often takes to acquisition of [intellectual property] rights is ...

REFLECTIONS ON THE HUE CITY MASSACRE (ANNIVERSARIES)

It was the largest battle in the [Vietnam] war in terms of numbers of ...