Tag: Theater Strategy and Campaigning

THE *SECOND* BEST FIELD ARMY COMMANDER — A WHITEBOARD

Destroying enemy armies provides the best litmus test for ranking great army commanders Who’s ...

FIGHTING SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN WAR: CONTEXT MATTERS

any efforts to reduce sexual violence in conflict are unlikely to succeed without addressing ...

DEATH OF A GENERAL: EDWARD SIGERFOOS & LEADERS IN WAR

Is it necessary for Generals to be on the modern battlefield? Is it worth ...

THE HALLOWEEN WHITEBOARD: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

It’s the Night of the Living Dead Generals! We’re changing things up a little ...

GOTLAND: A NORDIC DEFENSE DILEMMA

The Arctic is definitely heating up — in more ways than one As the ...

SUSTAINMENT IN A FUTURE COMBAT ENVIRONMENT

The way we should approach this is ‘How do we put ourselves out of ...

CAN ARMY EXPEDITIONARY OPERATIONS BE SUSTAINED?

If you go to Disney World, twenty years ago there were no express lines. ...

WHEN THE MILITARY IS NOT IN CHARGE: DEFENSE SUPPORT TO CIVIL AUTHORITIES

We’re in a support role, and sometimes that’s a little bit challenges for folks ...

WHERE DOES INTELLIGENCE GO FROM HERE? AN INTERVIEW WITH JAMES CLAPPER

The intelligence community typically focuses too much on the here-and-now and urgent, as opposed ...

NEEDLES IN HAYSTACKS: ANALYZING TODAY’S FLOOD OF INFORMATION

How do we take an institution … that is designed to collect sensitive material ...

STRATEGIC ATTACKS AND THEIR FALLOUT

It’s silly to expect that intelligence will always get it right. WAR ROOM welcomes ...

THE DEATH OF THE CYBER GENERALIST

DoD will continue to struggle to develop and employ effective cyber capabilities if it ...

IMPACT (OR NOT) OF INTEL ON STRATEGIC DECISION MAKING

What a President or any other senior leader brings with him or her to ...

INTELLIGENCE & RISK: VICKSBURG, GUADALCANAL, IRAQ

to use intelligence properly, commanders must exercise the operational art to integrate ends, ways, ...

POLICY SUCCESS VS. INTEL FAILURE?

Failure is not just the result of one part of the equation. [Sometimes] you ...

THE ART OF GAMING: STRATEGIC EDITION

Gaming is a useful method for educating Army strategists. … Command and General Staff ...

THE LAW OF THE SEA: PROVIDING ORDER OR INTRUDING ON SOVEREIGNTY? A PODCAST

The United States says over and over that the U.S. supports a rules-based international ...

EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN: STABILIZATION LESSONS FROM RECONSTRUCTION

Stabilization is … an essential step in translating military success into political victory. Picture ...

MULTI-DOMAIN BATTLE, 1781: THE LESSONS OF YORKTOWN

America’s strategic position today bears a stronger resemblance to that of Great Britain in ...

GAME ON: GETTING AMERICAN POWER BACK IN THE FIELD

With William “Trey” Braun, Albert Lord, Jr., Lieutenant Colonel Michael Hatfield, Lieutenant Colonel James Hayes, ...

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