HYPERCOMPETITION AND TRANSIENT ADVANTAGE (INDO-PACIFIC SERIES)

We have to become accustomed to federated approaches to security … as opposed to multilateral alliance approaches This episode is another in a series of releases on the Emerging Environment in the Indo-Pacific Region, produced in collaboration with the United States Military Academy at West Point’s Department of Social Sciences as part of the 2019 […]

GAME ON OR GAME OVER: HYPERCOMPETITION AND MILITARY ADVANTAGE

The National Defense Strategy is explicit in its recognition that U.S. strategic advantage is eroding. Competition does not always mean hostility…an America that successfully competes is the best way to prevent conflict.        – 2017 National Security Strategy Washington, We Have a Problem In drug addiction, the first step to recovery is admitting the […]

TRADING QUEENS

Just as a chess master with a positional advantage is willing to trade queens with his opponent, an adversary prepared to operate in a degraded electronic environment may be willing to do the same. The U.S. military’s technological advantage may also be its biggest weakness, as its reliance on technology has left it under-trained and […]