STRATEGY WHILE SHAVING WITH A BLOWTORCH (DUSTY SHELVES)

[King’s] autobiography is superb reading for those interested in leadership, and it contains two ...

SIR MICHAEL ELIOT HOWARD: IN MEMORIAM

Sir Michael Eliot Howard OM CH CBE MC FBA FRHistS, In Memoriam To say that the fields ...

WHAT’S IN A NAME?

The U.S. Army’s experience over the last 18 years shows a vigorous demand from ...

WINSTON CHURCHILL: CHRISTMAS 1941

I spend this anniversary and festival far from my country, far from my family, ...

MAKING PEACE, KEEPING PEACE

When the local belligerents are still willing to fight and they’ve not stopped the ...

LEADERSHIP ROLE MODELS IN FICTION: A WHITEBOARD

Before one can achieve anything (or even aspire to do so), one must find ...

THE 2019 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

It’s that time of the year again. Time to find that perfect gift for ...

IMPROVING INSTITUTIONAL STRATEGY: A CONVERSATION WITH MR. ROBIN SWAN

Design is wonderfully adaptive to ambiguity. The Army has extensive experience with crafting theater ...

INSIDER THREATS – AN ESSAY CONTEST

As government and private organizations come to understand the extent, nature, and full context ...

WOULD ADMITTING MORE REFUGEES MAKE US SAFER?

Despite the burgeoning numbers of displaced people, the United States is admitting the fewest ...

ABRAHAM LINCOLN: THANKSGIVING 1863

The year that is drawing toward its close has been filled with the blessings ...

A QUESTION OF PROFESSIONALISM (DUSTY SHELVES)

For today and tomorrow, I think it can remind us of one tool that’s ...

HA/DR: A CASE STUDY FOR POTENTIAL BILATERAL U.S.-CHINA INTEROPERABILITY

It is no secret that the U.S. and Chinese currently compete for influence throughout ...

ESTIMATING THE SITUATION: INTUITION, DELIBERATION, OR A THIRD WAY?

To delay action in an emergency because of insufficient information shows a lack of ...

THE KURDISH LESSON

Abandoning an ally or proxy because they no longer serve your interest may be ...

CONFESSIONS OF A FAILED STRATEGIST

Is this a strategy for building a budget? For fighting in a future environment? ...

THE MOST IMPORTANT LEGACY OF THE VIETNAM CONFLICT: A WHITEBOARD

The very existence of the draft motivated enough men to enlist voluntarily that all ...

DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique A. Pineiro

MEDIA AND THE MILITARY: A MATTER OF PROFESSIONALISM (LOOKING AT YOU, #FOXNEWSIES)

As long as reporters abide by agreed-upon rules of operational security and attribution and ...

THE MILITARY AND THE MEDIA: A MATCH MADE IN…NECESSITY?

The general public often assumes a great deal about the relationship between the media ...

JUNGLE MISSION: A REVIEW (DUSTY SHELVES)

The jungle is the natural refuge of the weak. René Riesen, Jungle Mission   ...