Tag: Defense Management

EVOLUTIONARY STRATEGY TO COMBAT STRATEGIC ATROPHY

The 2018 National Defense Strategy was clear in its call to shake off strategic ...

THE INFORMATION APOCALYPSE, PART VI: PARANOIA AND PRIVACY

Every border you cross, purchase you make, call you dial, friendship you keep, site ...

THE MARTIAL CITIZEN

Martial Citizenship…is the concept that since soldiers serve the state the state therefore owes ...

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF CLASSIFICATION

I think the most important thing the public should know about classification is that ...

LESSONS FROM 1918: GET A FLU SHOT, WASH YOUR HANDS

What we do know is that all of the movement of people and animals ...

A TOOL FOR DECEPTION: THE URGENT NEED FOR EM DECOYS

THE EXTENT TO WHICH THE U.S. MILITARY HAS EMPLOYED DECEPTION, PARTICULARLY DECOYS, HAS VARIED ...

“TECHNOCRATS AND OPERATIONAL EXPERTS” (DUSTY SHELVES)

Murray…highlights the German military’s failure as a whole to understand how the Industrial Revolution ...

CONFESSIONS OF A FAILED STRATEGIST, PART 2: SOLVE PROBLEMS THROUGH PROBLEMS

We must anticipate the implication of new technologies on the battlefield, rigorously define the ...

RARE EARTH ELEMENTS: RARER IN THE UNITED STATES

In recent months, China has increased its rhetoric and threats to halt exports of ...

“ON BEHALF OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE”

From my vantage point…there’s been a growing role and place for USAID in policy ...

STAGE SETTING: THE MODERN THEATER ARMY

Perhaps the biggest most powerful thing they can do is in the field of ...

COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE: MORE THAN JUST TECHNOLOGY

At any given time the DoD can be engaged with a competitor, an adversary, ...

WAC MARRIAGE CASE: THINKING ABOUT GENDER, SEX, AND MILITARY SERVICE

The law only required that both parties be consenting adults…which tells us something about ...

CONFESSIONS OF A FAILED STRATEGIST

Is this a strategy for building a budget? For fighting in a future environment? ...

THE HONG KONG PROTESTS: A CASE STUDY OF POLICE AND MILITARY USE OF FORCE

The goal of police use of force is to gain control over a situation ...

ROLL OUT THE ROBOTS! MANAGING COMM NETWORKS AND ACCESS IN THE FUTURE

These capabilities must seamlessly integrate commercial and military communication networks to the warfighter’s devices. ...

HYPERSONICS: THE NEW ‘SPUTNIK’ MOMENT?

The rise of hypersonic technologies could render the current naval and marine strategies obsolete ...

“GIRLS NEXT DOOR” — WOMEN AS EMOTIONAL LABORERS ON THE FRONT LINES

They’re outgoing. They’re adventurous. They want to do something for the war effort. They ...

LET’S PREPARE FOR FUTURE WAR — OR BRACE FOR CATASTROPHIC DEFEAT

[The U.S.] must suppress its appetite to rely on Cold War-era hardware The Division ...

CHASING THE DELTA: A PITFALL OF THE MILITARY’S ‘CAN-DO’ ETHOS

an organization trained to overcome the seeming impossible will have a natural blind spot ...