THE WAR ROOM HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE!

Finding yourself stumped in the search for an appropriate gift for the national security ...

FIGHTING SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN WAR: CONTEXT MATTERS

any efforts to reduce sexual violence in conflict are unlikely to succeed without addressing ...

A.I. & THE URGENCY OF FINISHING FIRST

The race to develop and apply meaningful, breakthrough Artificial Intelligence … is moving at ...

JUST BE GRATEFUL: THANKSGIVING, 1789

render our national government a blessing to all the people, by constantly being a ...

INFORMATION APOCALYPSE II: THIS TIME, IT’S PERSONAL

trust in our public and democratic institutions is falling away in a landslide An ...

DIRTY MONEY: DEVELOPMENT, MONEY LAUNDERING, & REAL ESTATE

Developing countries suffer the broadest, most severe social, economic, and security effects of money ...

INF TREATY WITHDRAWAL: THE CONGRESSIONAL ROLE

The notion that the Trump administration’S decision was unexpected is UNCONVINCING President Trump’s October ...

NUCLEAR DECISION-MAKING AND NUCLEAR WAR: AN URGENT AMERICAN PROBLEM

In nuclear war, the past is necessarily a poor guide Carl von Clausewitz wrote, ...

HALLOWEEN WHITEBOARD: THE UNDEAD GENERALS, PART 2

there are individuals and events in history so far outside the ordinary that a ...

HALLOWEEN WHITEBOARD: THE UNDEAD GENERALS, PART 1

she laid her hand upon this nation, this corpse, and it rose and followed ...

WHITEBOARD RESPONSE: DOES ‘BROADENING’ WORK?

Broadening experiences are essential to the development of Army leaders—both Officer and Enlisted Thanks ...

DEATH OF A GENERAL: EDWARD SIGERFOOS & LEADERS IN WAR

Is it necessary for Generals to be on the modern battlefield? Is it worth ...

THE HALLOWEEN WHITEBOARD: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

It’s the Night of the Living Dead Generals! We’re changing things up a little ...

THE CONNECTION BETWEEN PEACEKEEPING AND INCREASED SEX TRAFFICKING

There have been reports alleging that peacekeepers have abused the very people they are ...

GOTLAND: A NORDIC DEFENSE DILEMMA

The Arctic is definitely heating up — in more ways than one As the ...

WAR ROOM INDEX — VOL. 6 (SUMMER 2018)

This index is also available in PDF Form Volume 6 (Summer Qtr 2018) INDEX ...

WHITEBOARD: DOES ‘BROADENING’ WORK?

The problem with broadening assignments is the persistent tension between the requirements of the ...

RELATIONSHIPS MATTER: DON’T BE A TURKEY

U.S. organizations that engage in relationship-building efforts with other nations … provide major advantages ...

BURDEN SHARING DILEMMAS AND NATO’S TUMULTUOUS SUMMER

The history of U.S. NATO policy is littered with episodes like those witnessed this ...

HEZBOLLAH, ISRAEL’S BIGGEST CHALLENGE AMONG ARAB GROUPS

Roles in the Syrian civil war have fostered Hezbollah’s growth into a more traditional ...