TO KEEP PACE WITH RIVALS, ANALYZE THE COMPETITION SPACE

National security experts regularly reference the idea of a whole of government approach. But all too often the interagency process is confounded by communication stovepipes. What if there was a tool that overcame those silos of excellence. WAR ROOM welcomes Tommy Daniel and Aaron Honn as they suggest Competition Space Analysis (CSA) as just that tool. Their hope is to use network and operational experience gained from counterinsurgency campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan to develop a malign actor event and network database. A database that could synchronize U.S. Government efforts in contested spaces.

THE TURMOIL OF IDENTITY CRISIS: SPECIAL FORCES ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE

EDITOR’S NOTE: The current temporary theme we are using only credits a single guest. This podcast featured John Brennan, Steve Marks, Ed Croot and Ron Granieri. Organizational culture, on its face, is a relatively easy concept to understand; who “we” are as an organization is defined by the underlying beliefs, assumptions, and values – spoken […]

OBSERVATIONS FROM NATO’S NORTHERN FRONT (LEADER PERSPECTIVES)

What I think is important is to do your current job as good as you can. Don’t be too focused on the next steps because then you are not focused on your current job. A BETTER PEACE welcomes Major General Torgeir Gråtrud, commander of the Norwegian Special Operations Command, to the studio to discuss his perspectives […]