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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 ...

WHITEBOARD RESPONSE: IS THE US MILITARY TACTICALLY PROFICIENT, BUT STRATEGICALLY DEFICIENT? (2 OF 2)

maybe the grandiose version of strategy is overrated. A nation that muddles along may ...

WHITEBOARD RESPONSE: IS THE US MILITARY TACTICALLY PROFICIENT, BUT STRATEGICALLY DEFICIENT? (1 OF 2)

If strategy is what you do when you run out of money, our post ...

IS THE “CHAIN OF COMMAND” STILL MEANINGFUL?

In the face of so much change in the private sector, continued adherence to ...

THE INFORMATION APOCALYPSE … IS ALREADY HERE

This is the real danger: that people become numbed by the daily dose of ...

WHITEBOARD: IS THE US MILITARY TACTICALLY PROFICIENT, BUT STRATEGICALLY DEFICIENT?

It is striking how much difficulty the United States has had converting its tactical ...

WHITEBOARD RESPONSE: SHOULD THE US MILITARY SECURE THE BORDER?

the problem at hand is one of enforcing laws rather than of imposing political ...

WILL THERMOBARIC WEAPONS OVERWHELM THE MILITARY HEALTH SYSTEM?

Thermobaric weapons in high-intensity conflict dramatically change the quantity and severity of blast injuries ...

INVESTING IN THE MILITARY’S FUTURE THROUGH STRATEGIC RESEARCH

Leaders both inside and outside the professional military education system are often skeptical of ...

BIAS: THE HIDDEN FIGURE IN DIVERSITY

Diversity alone, without a climate that fosters it, does little to root out latent ...