Articles

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   ...

THE HONG KONG PROTESTS: A CASE STUDY OF POLICE AND MILITARY USE OF FORCE

The goal of police use of force is to gain control over a situation ...

INSIDER THREATS – AN ESSAY CONTEST

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

WILL NEW DOCTRINE FIX MISSION COMMAND?

But is updating the doctrine sufficient to answer its critics? Persistent execution challenges may ...

ROLL OUT THE ROBOTS! MANAGING COMM NETWORKS AND ACCESS IN THE FUTURE

These capabilities must seamlessly integrate commercial and military communication networks to the warfighter’s devices. ...

WHERE HAVE WE SUCCEEDED: A WHITEBOARD

In political terms, the operation helped improve public perceptions of the United States across ...

HOW THE ARMY IS (NOT) PREPARING FOR THE NEXT WAR

A new kind of threat requires significant changes in the way that soldiers make ...