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 ...

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 ...

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 ...