Tag: Military Strategy and Campaigning

“ON BEHALF OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE”

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

STRATEGY WHILE SHAVING WITH A BLOWTORCH (DUSTY SHELVES)

[King’s] autobiography is superb reading for those interested in leadership, and it contains two ...

REMEMBERING THE BATTLE OF THE BULGE

In September 1944 defeat looked not only likely but imminent for the German Army. ...

STAGE SETTING: THE MODERN THEATER ARMY

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

WHAT’S IN A NAME?

The U.S. Army’s experience over the last 18 years shows a vigorous demand from ...

MAKING PEACE, KEEPING PEACE

When the local belligerents are still willing to fight and they’ve not stopped the ...

HA/DR: A CASE STUDY FOR POTENTIAL BILATERAL U.S.-CHINA INTEROPERABILITY

It is no secret that the U.S. and Chinese currently compete for influence throughout ...

ESTIMATING THE SITUATION: INTUITION, DELIBERATION, OR A THIRD WAY?

To delay action in an emergency because of insufficient information shows a lack of ...

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 ...

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