Tag: War Policy and National Security

WHEN A GENERAL WRITES FOR THE GENERALIST (ON WRITING)

A BETTER PEACE welcomes authors General Sir Rupert Smith and Ilana Bet-El to the ...

CHINA, SUSTAINABLE ENERGY AND GREAT POWER COMPETITION

The People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) BRI is currently the world’s largest global foreign investment program ...

THE FUTURE OF THE UNITED STATES’ FRIENDS AND FOES

As the United States sees its dominant position in the world diminish, and rising ...

MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE: WHY THE ALLIES WON (DUSTY SHELVES)

With such overwhelming numbers, how could the Allies not win? The numbers in World ...

PAST VISIONS OF FUTURE WARS

A BETTER PEACE welcomes Adam Seipp to discuss the world of Cold War literature. ...

MILITARY GEOGRAPHY AND MILITARY STRATEGY

Military strategy depends on geography to a far greater degree than what is currently ...

THE INFORMATION APOCALYPSE PART VIII: CIVICS LESSONS

So long as we have enough people in this country willing to fight for ...

A MODERN APPLICATION OF LANDPOWER IN SYRIA

U.S. involvement in Syria and Iraq from 2014 to the present exemplifies the central ...

THE VALUE OF WRITTEN THOUGHT: STEPHEN VOGEL (ON WRITING)

A BETTER PEACE welcomes Pulitzer nominated journalist and author Stephen Vogel to the virtual ...

TURNKEY ALLIES: ISRAEL BACKING THE SUNNI CAUSE

Ultimately, a positive end for Israel will lead to a dual benefit of strengthened ...

BATTLE CRY: A COMPREHENSIVE CIVIL WAR STUDY (DUSTY SHELVES)

Before speculating about another civil war, one should properly understand the first – the ...

MAKING SENSE OF THE RUMBLINGS ON THE KOREAN PENINSULA

The sparks that had defined the previous weeks promptly fizzled out. Two and a ...

IMAGINING OVERMATCH: CRITICAL DOMAINS IN THE NEXT WAR – A WHITEBOARD

As global politics and the international order destabilize, planners, strategists, and warfighters the world ...

A REALIST CASE FOR GERMANY TO RESURRECT NATO

Given the constraints on future U.S. defense spending, European states should expect U.S. defense ...

WHAT’S IN A WAR PLAN?

A war plan develops a concept to win a war militarily and politically; it ...

TWO AUTHORS UNDER THE SAME ROOF
(ON WRITING)

It’s a two-for-one on A BETTER PEACE this week. Kara Dixon Vuic and Jason ...

CHINA’S RECIPE FOR INSURGENCY

The Chinese government has exerted its authority over the Xinjiang region for generations, repressing ...

THE GAITHER REPORT: REALITY VS WORST CASE PLANS (DUSTY SHELVES)

As the American national security apparatus again focuses on peer-to-peer combat after thirty years ...

THAT ONE MOST IMPORTANT THING: A WHITEBOARD

War College students are at a point of significant departure in their careers, as ...

THE INTERFACE: REESTABLISHING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TACTICS AND POLITICS

Considering the mutual relation between strategy and tactics helps establish the extent of what ...