“FICINT”: ENVISIONING FUTURE WAR THROUGH FICTION & INTELLIGENCE (INDO-PACIFIC SERIES)

I don’t write science fiction so I can predict the future, but I want ...

HOW COMPETITORS USE TECHNOLOGY TO SHAPE THE ENVIRONMENT(INDO-PACIFIC SERIES)

This is not humanity’s first technological rodeo This episode is another in a series ...

REBRANDING THE REBALANCE: ASSESSING U.S. INDO-PACIFIC STRATEGY (INDO-PACIFIC SERIES)

Three visions currently compete for American strategy in the region, but none are likely ...

HYPERCOMPETITION AND TRANSIENT ADVANTAGE(INDO-PACIFIC SERIES)

We have to become accustomed to federated approaches to security … as opposed to ...

SECURITY IN THE INDO-PACIFIC REGION: THE VIEW FROM TOKYO (INDO-PACIFIC SERIES)

It’s not so much the mil-mil relationship … the political relationship is something that’s ...

THE MEANING OF ‘PARTNERSHIP’ IN THE INDO-PACIFIC (INDO-PACIFIC SERIES)

This is not going to look like US-Soviet competition. … Countries in Southeast Asia ...

DEMOGRAPHICS, AGING, AND SECURITY IN THE INDO-PACIFIC (INDO-PACIFIC SERIES)

How fantastic that we live in a world where we have a problem of ...

AN UNBEATEN ROMAN GENERAL: SCIPIO AFRICANUS (GREAT CAPTAINS)

These two commanders, Scipio Africanus vs. Hannibal … demonstrated [strategic leadership] to a great ...

A ZOMBIE ALLIANCE OR ALLIANCE AGAINST ZOMBIES? NATO AT 70 YEARS

one could argue that NATO [is] a rambling, destructive creature carrying on in the ...

TENSIONS AND PARADOXES FACING SENIOR LEADERS (LEADER PERSPECTIVES)

The common thread [in addressing key strategic problems] is the requirement to convert operational ...

BEST MOVIE TO TEACH LEADERSHIP: WHITEBOARD RESPONSE

How do you keep sending your people into the cauldron of combat, repeatedly? … ...

BEYOND THUCYDIDES: HERODOTUS, XENOPHON & UNDERSTANDING WAR (GREAT STRATEGISTS)

What if we spent one day on Herodotus, one day on Thucydides, and one ...

KNOW THY ENEMY: OSAMA BIN LADEN & RISE OF THE NON-STATE ACTOR (GREAT CAPTAINS)

Armed conflict is a deadly business. We in the military profession have a moral ...

GEORGE C. MARSHALL & LEADING THE NATIONAL WAR EFFORT (GREAT CAPTAINS)

As the ‘global’ commander, he oversees all of the Army including the Army Air ...

BEST MOVIE TO TEACH LEADERSHIP? A WHITEBOARD

The over-arching leadership theme that ‘The Post’ so effectively conveys is the familiar choice between ...

REFLECTIONS ON THE HUE CITY MASSACRE (ANNIVERSARIES)

It was the largest battle in the [Vietnam] war in terms of numbers of ...

THE PARTNERSHIP OF ROBERT E. LEE AND STONEWALL JACKSON (GREAT CAPTAINS)

As the Campaigns of 1862 move forward, Lee turns to Jackson more and more ...

*SECOND* BEST FIELD ARMY COMMANDER: WHITEBOARD RESPONSE

attributes essential for field army command: professional competence, courage (physical and moral), initiative, self-confidence, ...

JOHN WARDEN AND THE ENEMY AS A SYSTEM (GREAT STRATEGISTS)

The great benefit of looking at John Warden’s system is that it [employed] effects-based ...

JOHN BOYD AND THE “OODA” LOOP (GREAT STRATEGISTS)

The OODA loop kinda represents how … humans and organizations learn, grow, and survive ...