‘BEHAVIORAL INDICATORS’: AVOIDING SELF-DEFEAT IN COUNTERING INSIDER THREATS

At the end of 2019 the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for ...

MOBILIZATION TO DEMOBILIZATION: THE LIFE OF THE MINUTEMAN

He was a competent but not flamboyant officer, commanding at an echelon that attracted ...

THE BALANCING ACT FOR FEMALE OFFICERS

Meaningful progress will occur only when male leaders engage in deliberate and sustained efforts ...

A TOOL FOR DECEPTION: THE URGENT NEED FOR EM DECOYS

THE EXTENT TO WHICH THE U.S. MILITARY HAS EMPLOYED DECEPTION, PARTICULARLY DECOYS, HAS VARIED ...

SANCTIONS IN THE CYBER DOMAIN: OLD WAYS WON’T WIN TODAY’S WARS

Generals always fight the last war. Ever heard this saying? Turns out this adage, ...

THE UNITED NATIONS’ GREATEST ACCOMPLISHMENT: A WHITEBOARD

26 COUNTRIES SIGNED THE DECLARATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS ON 1 JANUARY 1942 THAT ...

WHY MILITARY OFFICERS ARE FAILING

The prerequisites for cross-cultural leadership are to reflect on and understand one’s own culture, ...

“TECHNOCRATS AND OPERATIONAL EXPERTS” (DUSTY SHELVES)

Murray…highlights the German military’s failure as a whole to understand how the Industrial Revolution ...

SANCTIONS IN ACTION: THE IRANIAN PROTESTS

Iran is suffering significantly due to increasing inflation and stagnant economic growth because of ...

DENNIS SHOWALTER: IN MEMORIAM

Dennis Showalter In Memoriam In the waning days of 2019, word passed among military ...

CONFESSIONS OF A FAILED STRATEGIST, PART 2: SOLVE PROBLEMS THROUGH PROBLEMS

We must anticipate the implication of new technologies on the battlefield, rigorously define the ...

THE INFORMATION APOCALYPSE, PART V: THE FOURTH ESTATE

It is twice as hard to crush a half-truth as a whole lie. Austin ...

RARE EARTH ELEMENTS: RARER IN THE UNITED STATES

In recent months, China has increased its rhetoric and threats to halt exports of ...

THE LEAVENWORTH HERESY?

Operational art had become all-encompassing, because the Joint community called all war making at ...

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 ...