THE GENERAL STAFF THAT WASN’T

“The charter was…to look at preparation of the Navy for the defense of maritime ...

THE EISENHOWER SERIES COLLEGE PROGRAM: 50 YEARS OF OUTREACH

Dickinson College…students marched on the War College but instead of violence we had discussion. ...

A SCIENTIFIC APPROACH TO WAR? ANTOINE-HENRI JOMINI (GREAT STRATEGISTS)

I see [Jomini] as one of the final products of the Enlightenment — the ...

THE NATURE AND CHARACTER OF WAR — THUCYDIDES (GREAT STRATEGISTS)

[Thucydides] is one of the very few primary resources we have. If he hadn’t ...

FINDING “WOW” MOMENTS (AND OTHER WRITING TIPS FOR SENIOR LEADERS)

If you don’t end your essay with the ‘so what’ answered, you haven’t done ...

WORLD WAR I WAS ALSO FOUGHT IN AFRICA!

At the outbreak of the war, all of those armies were quite small but ...

A CAREER FULL OF ‘ZIGS’ AND ‘ZAGS’ — MAJOR GENERAL TAMMY SMITH (LEADER PERSPECTIVES)

One of the things that will occur as you [move up the ranks] is ...

“GIRLS NEXT DOOR” — WOMEN AS EMOTIONAL LABORERS ON THE FRONT LINES

They’re outgoing. They’re adventurous. They want to do something for the war effort. They ...

THE ARMED FORCES OF LIBERIA TODAY

A lot of neighbors in our subregion were skeptical of Liberia, so after the ...

WHY WAR COLLEGES? — A SPECIAL RE-RELEASE

From the WAR ROOM Editorial Staff: What happens when a DBA from the Harvard ...

WHAT DOES IT TAKE FOR ONE TO SUCCEED IN A MULTINATIONAL ASSIGNMENT?

How important is enhancing unity of effort … [so] all the differences in culture, ...

WHAT SHOULD A U.S. SPACE FORCE LOOK LIKE?

Space is important and we would notice if it went away Indeed, so much ...

THE CHALLENGES OF KEEPING SPACE SECURE (LEADER PERSPECTIVES)

There is nothing we do in the joint force that isn’t enabled by space. ...

KNOWING WHEN A WAR IS UNWINNABLE — GENERAL FREDERICK C. WEYAND (GREAT CAPTAINS)

He realized that in a democracy, military success is not sufficient General Frederick C. ...

THE DOD-CIA RELATIONSHIP: ARE WE MILITARIZING STRATEGIC INTELLIGENCE?

Military intelligence is important, but it isn’t the whole world As quoted from David ...

CLEARING THE BATTLEFIELD: WHY DE-MINING IS A POWERFUL U.S. CAPABILITY

Humanitarian Mine Action is one way for the DoD to really support the other ...

STRATEGY AS PERFORMANCE: EDUCATING STUDENTS TO GO BEYOND ENDS, WAYS, & MEANS

One weakness of the way we view strategy … is that we neglect the ...

WHY SENIOR LEADERS SHOULD NOT TAKE PERSONAL FINANCE FOR GRANTED

For those that say ‘I wish I would have started a little bit earlier ...

HOW A HOMING PIGEON SAVED THE LOST BATTALION OF WORLD WAR I (DUSTY SHELVES)

Pigeons were treated with very high regard in the military … much like working ...

HOW CHANGE OF FLAG OFFICER COMMANDERS IMPACT THEIR ORGANIZATIONS

When you have a new commander who comes in and feels like they must ...