Tag: National Security Policy and Strategy

THE EISENHOWER SERIES COLLEGE PROGRAM: 50 YEARS OF OUTREACH

Dickinson College…students marched on the War College but instead of violence we had discussion. ...

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 ...

A STRATEGIC CONGRESS EMERGES: NATIONAL SECURITY AND THE 116TH CONGRESS

[Congress] is flexing its muscles by using the power of the purse, lawmaking and, ...

DARK INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS: WHEN CRIME IS THE “DIME”

Criminal states have infused their national instruments of power with an ethos that more ...

THE CHALLENGES OF KEEPING SPACE SECURE (LEADER PERSPECTIVES)

There is nothing we do in the joint force that isn’t enabled by space. ...

THE DOD-CIA RELATIONSHIP: ARE WE MILITARIZING STRATEGIC INTELLIGENCE?

Military intelligence is important, but it isn’t the whole world As quoted from David ...

HOW CLIMATE CHANGE AFFECTS AFRICAN SECURITY

The United States Institute of Peace found a ‘basic casual mechanism’ linking climate change ...

INF TREATY WITHDRAWAL: THE CONGRESSIONAL ROLE

There are times when Congress has to lead by bringing attention to an issue ...

A ZOMBIE ALLIANCE OR ALLIANCE AGAINST ZOMBIES? NATO AT 70 YEARS

one could argue that NATO [is] a rambling, destructive creature carrying on in the ...

“GOOD ALLIES”: INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON AFGHANISTAN

War is complex. States often have multiple objectives for sending their sons and daughters ...

CONVENTIONAL AND UNCONVENTIONAL WAR ARE NOT OPPOSITES

It seems that Western military forces are doomed to reinvent the wheel every time ...

THE HIDDEN COMPLEXITIES OF U.S. DECISION-MAKING ON NORTH KOREA

Any U.S. pursuit of victory over North Korea could spark a corrosive, lethal, escalatory ...

WHY DOES THE MEDIA COVER STORIES IN SOME COUNTRIES … BUT NOT OTHERS?

If Moldova is never in the news, I doubt policy makers are ever really ...

CIVIL-MILITARY RELATIONS & THE DANGERS OF BEING A HIGHLY TRUSTED INSTITUTION

Don’t love the military too much, and don’t love the other institutions too little ...

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS & NATIONAL SECURITY

The approach that the government often takes to acquisition of [intellectual property] rights is ...

A CLOSER LOOK AT THE “NEW” U.S. STRATEGY FOR AFRICA

The new strategy seems far less a “strategy” and much more akin to a ...

ROLES (AND PERILS) OF BEING A WATCHDOG: THE PRESS AND GOVERNMENT

The relationship is complex because journalists and politicians depend on each other A free ...

THE TALE OF TWO GENERALS WHO BECAME SECRETARY OF DEFENSE

It might seem natural that retired flag officers would be considered for [Secretary of ...

HOW WILL BREXIT IMPACT GLOBAL CYBERSECURITY?

regaining national sovereignty poses problems for cybersecurity because the internet is inherently transnational Cybersecurity ...