Tag: Military Strategy and Campaigning

ALLIES ARE MORE THAN FRIENDS (LEADER PERSPECTIVES)

We need to go back and think big, and We need to think big ...

THE KURDISH LESSON

Abandoning an ally or proxy because they no longer serve your interest may be ...

CONFESSIONS OF A FAILED STRATEGIST

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

RETHINKING STRATEGY IN VIETNAM AFTER TET – EPISODE 2

What are the costs for the U.S. of losing the war? And it’s a ...

RETHINKING STRATEGY IN VIETNAM AFTER TET – EPISODE 1

From an American-centric scholarship standpoint, I think much of it is driven by this ...

THE MOST IMPORTANT LEGACY OF THE VIETNAM CONFLICT: A WHITEBOARD

The very existence of the draft motivated enough men to enlist voluntarily that all ...

DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique A. Pineiro

MEDIA AND THE MILITARY: A MATTER OF PROFESSIONALISM (LOOKING AT YOU, #FOXNEWSIES)

As long as reporters abide by agreed-upon rules of operational security and attribution and ...

THE MILITARY AND THE MEDIA: A MATCH MADE IN…NECESSITY?

The general public often assumes a great deal about the relationship between the media ...

JUNGLE MISSION: A REVIEW (DUSTY SHELVES)

The jungle is the natural refuge of the weak. René Riesen, Jungle Mission   ...

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 ...

WILL NEW DOCTRINE FIX MISSION COMMAND?

But is updating the doctrine sufficient to answer its critics? Persistent execution challenges may ...

WHERE HAVE WE SUCCEEDED: A WHITEBOARD

In political terms, the operation helped improve public perceptions of the United States across ...

HOW THE ARMY IS (NOT) PREPARING FOR THE NEXT WAR

A new kind of threat requires significant changes in the way that soldiers make ...

THERE’S MORE TO LIFE THAN LETHALITY

When you’re more focused on lethality you’re less likely to look at ways the ...