INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS & NATIONAL SECURITY

The approach that the government often takes to acquisition of [intellectual property] rights is something that’s completely anathema to working with tech companies Managing and regulating intellectual property (IP) rights is central to the functioning of a working economy. The intellectual work behind the development of new products, publications, or innovative ideas is vital and […]

HOW US LEADERSHIP OF THE GLOBAL ECONOMY AFFECTS STRATEGY (ECONOMICS SERIES #3)

Even a big country like the United States can’t efficiently produce everything we need and want The third and final installment in our economic series focuses on how U.S. post-World War II “leadership” in the international system and burgeoning global economy has shaped U.S. strategy ever since. C. Richard Neu and Joel Hillison discuss how […]

THE PRACTICE (AND PROBLEMS) OF MILITARY GHOSTWRITING

We need to encourage all officers to engage more directly in the generation of expert knowledge, and remove barriers to doing so based on rank or position. I have never forgotten this incident. I was a junior field-grade officer, and my boss — a senior flag officer — wanted to write an article but did […]