EVOLUTIONARY STRATEGY TO COMBAT STRATEGIC ATROPHY

The 2018 National Defense Strategy was clear in its call to shake off strategic atrophy – to maintain competitive advantage against our Nation’s adversaries¬†we must evolve. – Commander’s Foreword, Army Special Operations Forces Strategy In the realm of national security very few elements ever remain stagnant, and those that do are relegated to irrelevance. As […]

FROM COMPETITORS TO COALITIONS: CAN ARMY SPECIAL OPS FORCES SHOW THE WAY WITH CHINA?

It is not hard to conceive various scenarios in which the U.S. and Chinese militaries would have to conduct combined operations History is replete with alliances among nations who were otherwise competitive with each other. For example, World War II brought together the U.S., Britain, France, and the Soviet Union against Nazi Germany. Today, strategic […]