URGENT: PUT THIS IN YOUR PURSE (DUSTY SHELVES)

In October 1962, during what become known as the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Navy ...

WHEN A GENERAL WRITES FOR THE GENERALIST (ON WRITING)

A BETTER PEACE welcomes authors General Sir Rupert Smith and Ilana Bet-El to the ...

MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE: WHY THE ALLIES WON (DUSTY SHELVES)

With such overwhelming numbers, how could the Allies not win? The numbers in World ...

AFTER 2020, WHAT’S NEXT? A WHITEBOARD

Managing homeland security challenges requires practitioners to engage in a discursive space that regularly ...

COVID-19 AND THE INFORMATION WAR: CHANGING THE NARRATIVE

One way to look at COVID-19 is as a conflict situation, involving a series ...

THE VALUE OF WRITTEN THOUGHT: STEPHEN VOGEL (ON WRITING)

A BETTER PEACE welcomes Pulitzer nominated journalist and author Stephen Vogel to the virtual ...

BATTLE CRY: A COMPREHENSIVE CIVIL WAR STUDY (DUSTY SHELVES)

Before speculating about another civil war, one should properly understand the first – the ...

IMAGINING OVERMATCH: CRITICAL DOMAINS IN THE NEXT WAR – A WHITEBOARD

As global politics and the international order destabilize, planners, strategists, and warfighters the world ...

TWO AUTHORS UNDER THE SAME ROOF
(ON WRITING)

It’s a two-for-one on A BETTER PEACE this week. Kara Dixon Vuic and Jason ...

THE GAITHER REPORT: REALITY VS WORST CASE PLANS (DUSTY SHELVES)

As the American national security apparatus again focuses on peer-to-peer combat after thirty years ...

GETTING WAR (GAMING) BACK INTO THE WAR COLLEGE (WARGAMING ROOM)

Before we get too far, let’s address some of the baggage that comes with ...

THAT ONE MOST IMPORTANT THING: A WHITEBOARD

War College students are at a point of significant departure in their careers, as ...

IT’S WORLD WAR THREE ALL OVER AGAIN (DUSTY SHELVES)

Today, as the United States once more finds itself in a situation of near-peer ...

SHALL WE PLAY A GAME? (WARGAMING ROOM)

All games can be used to understand how humans make decisions in environments shaped ...

THE LAST LION AND THE NEXT WAR: LESSONS FROM CHURCHILL (DUSTY SHELVES)

Churchill, an avid painter, ‘saw the beauty and vitality of details, and their effect ...

THE MORE BEAUTIFUL QUESTION: ALEXANDRA RICHIE (ON WRITING)

A BETTER PEACE welcomes Alexandra Richie, internationally acclaimed and award-winning writer and historian, and one ...

SARS-COV-2 AND THE WAR AGAINST WMD (COVID-19 SERIES)

Any attempt to securitize a pandemic response must of course be mindful that a ...

WHAT IF COVID-19 ENTERED THE CARLISLE BARRACKS?: A SIMULATION OF INSTALLATION CONTAGION

What if Carlisle Barracks went back to a “business as usual” model and faculty, ...

OWING AND OWNING: LATIN AMERICA, CHINA, AND THE PANDEMIC

Most Latin American countries are resource-dependent, some excessively, meaning that their central governments rely ...

ONE HELL OF A TRAVEL VOUCHER (DUSTY SHELVES)

If we’re all being honest, what we’ve really missed while not traveling is the ...