SECURITY COOPERATION: COLLABORATION IN THE ERA OF POWER COMPETITION

In the last decade, both China and Russia have significantly increased military diplomacy efforts. From post-WWII European reconstruction efforts (such as the Marshall Plan), to today’s multinational security partnership programs (such as the joint strike fighter program and international military education and training), the United States has relied upon Foreign Area Officers (FAOs) and U.S. […]

WHY MILITARY OFFICERS ARE FAILING

The prerequisites for cross-cultural leadership are to reflect on and understand one’s own culture, and how it shapes one’s experience. My first deployment was an excellent leadership lab: I worked side by side with experienced military officers from all branches. This experience sparked my curiosity as to what made one officer exceptional and another a […]