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THE MORE THINGS CHANGE, THE MORE THEY STAY THE SAME

WAR ROOM is a labor of love The More Things Change … I had ...

IS PROFESSIONAL MILITARY EDUCATION REALLY “STAGNANT”?

How does one respond when the senior steward of the U.S. military profession states ...

THE INFORMATION APOCALYPSE, PART IV: INTELLIGENCE SECRETS OF SUCCESS

The U.S. intelligence community … is the singular community that Americans need to trust ...

LET’S PREPARE FOR FUTURE WAR — OR BRACE FOR CATASTROPHIC DEFEAT

[The U.S.] must suppress its appetite to rely on Cold War-era hardware The Division ...

A STRATEGIC CONGRESS EMERGES: NATIONAL SECURITY AND THE 116TH CONGRESS

[Congress] is flexing its muscles by using the power of the purse, lawmaking and, ...

THE CARLISLE EXPERIENCE AT THE U.S. ARMY WAR COLLEGE

The Army War College isn’t a year to ‘take a knee’ So, you’re on ...

THE VIRTUE IN IGNORANCE: A FAREWELL

could someone as young and unfamiliar with the military as I was make it ...

CHASING THE DELTA: A PITFALL OF THE MILITARY’S ‘CAN-DO’ ETHOS

an organization trained to overcome the seeming impossible will have a natural blind spot ...

DARK INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS: WHEN CRIME IS THE “DIME”

Criminal states have infused their national instruments of power with an ethos that more ...

OPTIMIZING ARMY RECRUITING

Better Army recruiting will yield a healthier force structure Recruiting is critical for sustaining ...

OVERUSING PERSONAL TECHNOLOGY: TICKING TIME BOMB FOR STRATEGIC LEADERS

Sleep deprivation is a problem at all levels in the military Technology now gives ...

A TALE OF TWO HILLS: THE MYTH AND REALITY OF THE BATTLE OF BAYONET HILL

Units have ignored clear evidence that Bayonet Hill actually took place more than a ...

THERE IS NO SPOON: RETHINKING WAR IN THE GRAY ZONE

Would a cyberattack that takes down the Texas power grid in the peak of ...

INCORPORATING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: LESSONS FROM THE PRIVATE SECTOR

Also listen to a related presentation on this topic on A BETTER PEACE: The ...

HOW CLIMATE CHANGE AFFECTS AFRICAN SECURITY

The United States Institute of Peace found a ‘basic casual mechanism’ linking climate change ...

MODELING COMPETITION AND COLLABORATION IN STRATEGIC GAMES: SOLVING THE “PRISONER’S DILEMMA”?

Role-playing games [can create] conditions for real-world cooperation When I began my year at ...

FACING A FUTURE WITH ORGANIZED WEAPONIZATION OF SOCIAL MEDIA

Propagandists now exercise increasing sophistication in their communications In February 2019, in (Indian-administered) Southern ...

SECURITY FORCE ASSISTANCE NEEDS THE STILWELL COMBINATION

The Army needs officers with experience working in foreign countries where the situation is ...

IF YOU ARE NOT FIRST YOU ARE LAST: GAINING AN ADAPTIVE EDGE THROUGH PROTOTYPE WARFARE

Prototype warfare is more than the rapid prototyping of technology … It is a ...

REBRANDING THE REBALANCE: ASSESSING U.S. INDO-PACIFIC STRATEGY (INDO-PACIFIC SERIES)

Three visions currently compete for American strategy in the region, but none are likely ...