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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

“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 ...