Articles

“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 ...

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 ...