EXECUTIVE ORDER 9981 AT 70: WHAT INTEGRATION MEANS FOR TODAY’S MILITARY

As we wind down Black History Month the Editorial Team thought it most appropriate ...

EXECUTIVE ORDER 9981 AT 70: DESEGREGATING THE ARMED FORCES

As we wind down Black History Month the Editorial Team thought it most appropriate ...

THE UNITED NATIONS’ GREATEST ACCOMPLISHMENT: A WHITEBOARD

26 COUNTRIES SIGNED THE DECLARATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS ON 1 JANUARY 1942 THAT ...

“TECHNOCRATS AND OPERATIONAL EXPERTS” (DUSTY SHELVES)

Murray…highlights the German military’s failure as a whole to understand how the Industrial Revolution ...

OBSERVATIONS FROM NATO’S NORTHERN FRONT (LEADER PERSPECTIVES)

What I think is important is to do your current job as good as ...

LOOKING TO THE PAST TO CHANGE THE FUTURE

Back in the 1930s, Air Force officers who were assigned instructor duty at the ...

STRATEGY WHILE SHAVING WITH A BLOWTORCH (DUSTY SHELVES)

[King’s] autobiography is superb reading for those interested in leadership, and it contains two ...

REMEMBERING THE BATTLE OF THE BULGE

In September 1944 defeat looked not only likely but imminent for the German Army. ...

PARIS 1919: A CONVERSATION WITH MARGARET MACMILLAN

And somebody hadn’t written a book on the whole [conference]…and so I thought well ...

LEADERSHIP ROLE MODELS IN FICTION: A WHITEBOARD

Before one can achieve anything (or even aspire to do so), one must find ...

A QUESTION OF PROFESSIONALISM (DUSTY SHELVES)

For today and tomorrow, I think it can remind us of one tool that’s ...

THE CHALLENGES OF WRITING BIOGRAPHIES

I’m using Kennedy’s life to tell the story of America’s rise, first to great ...

BOOK LOVERS NEED APPLY: A DUSTY SHELVES PODCAST

One of the things we’re trying to do is encourage people…to start talking about ...

ALLIES ARE MORE THAN FRIENDS (LEADER PERSPECTIVES)

We need to go back and think big, and We need to think big ...

THE MOST IMPORTANT LEGACY OF THE VIETNAM CONFLICT: A WHITEBOARD

The very existence of the draft motivated enough men to enlist voluntarily that all ...

JUNGLE MISSION: A REVIEW (DUSTY SHELVES)

The jungle is the natural refuge of the weak. René Riesen, Jungle Mission   ...

WHERE HAVE WE SUCCEEDED: A WHITEBOARD

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

DUSTING OFF THE DUSTY SHELVES

We are looking for new and updated looks at old books, articles, chapters, speeches, ...

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 ...