ARMY WAR COLLEGE ROUNDTABLE ON THE NEW(?) NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY

This [National Security Strategy] sort of fits the mold, in that it is strong on ends, aspirations, and vision, but vague on ways. In this podcast, four members of the U.S. Army War College engage in dialogue about the Trump Administration’s National Security Strategy (NSS), released in December 2017. Beyond focusing on the content of […]

THE NEW NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY: DEGRADING THE U.S.’S ABILITY TO MOBILIZE?

Woody Allen once said, “80% of success is showing up.” The U.S. government has a “big stick” in the U.S. military, a force with unsurpassed capabilities on land and sea, and in the air and space. Yet a big stick is only useful if you can carry it abroad. The new National Security Strategy that […]

INDIA’S JOINT DOCTRINE: HOPELESS MUDDLE, OR THE START OF STRATEGIC ARTICULATION?

Indian civil-military relations enjoy the paradox of being applauded for robust civilian control in a region where that is not common, while being condemned for an absence of a constructive dialogue on strategic issues between civilian and military leaders In April 2017, the Headquarters of the Indian Integrated Staff – the equivalent to the U.S. […]