Tag: War Policy and National Security

MILITARY SOCIETY IN EARLY MODERN EUROPE: ANDRÉ CORVISIER (DUSTY SHELVES)

The historical profession in the mid-twentieth-century decisively shifted its focus to social and cultural ...

NEGLECT AND ATTENTION IN THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE

There is no “Latin America” right? It is a region made up of independent ...

RUSSIA, LIBYA AND WEAPONIZING HUMAN MIGRATION

THE KREMLIN’S ABILITY TO UNLEASH MILLIONS OF MIGRANTS GIVES PUTIN STRATEGIC LEVERAGE OVER EUROPE SINCE ...

IMPERIAL ECHOES AND CONTEMPORARY CONFLICT IN THE MIDDLE EAST

The old adage under Atatürk was zero problems with the neighbors; now the adage is ...

GREAT WAR IN THE GREAT LAKES REGION OF AFRICA

It’s very hard to implement a long term development project when rebels might overrun ...

THE RISE OF THE LIBERAL WORLD ORDER

To understand the rise of the liberal world order requires understanding scholarship in both ...

FIGHTING OVER THE LAW OF WAR

International law can actually be a very powerful tool in the regulation of warfare ...

START WITH BOOK THREE: FINDING UTILITY IN CLAUSEWITZ’S ON WAR

The problem, due in large part to Clausewitz’s meandering style, is that too many ...

PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE: THE TRANSATLANTIC ALLIANCE

Burden sharing has been an issue in the alliance from the very beginning, from ...

WHAT MAKES A CIVILIAN?

But what might the process of civilianizing mean, and what are the results? What ...

A TRANSATLANTIC PERSPECTIVE ON NATO (LEADER PERSPECTIVES)

My abiding memory of colonels is that they really are the pivot between the ...

A NEW WASHINGTON NAVAL CONFERENCE FOR A POST-COVID WORLD?

International leaders might do well to look to an idea from a century ago, ...

WHAT GOOD IS GRAND STRATEGY? A WHITEBOARD

A grand strategy defines a country’s interests, the threats to those interests and the ...

THAT NEVER HAPPENED: A WATER COOLER DISCUSSION ABOUT MOVIES

If he didn’t do that, he should have. If you’ve ever spent any time ...

THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE ODNI: AN INTERVIEW WITH JAMES CLAPPER

The President, and all policy makers should have the unvarnished truth as best as ...

MOBILIZATION TO DEMOBILIZATION: THE LIFE OF THE MINUTEMAN (DUSTY SHELVES)

He was a competent but not flamboyant officer, commanding at an echelon that attracted ...

CHINA’S GRAND STRATEGY AND THE BRI

There has never been anything like it in recorded history where a country has ...

IT’S ONLY A PRE-WAR PERIOD IN HINDSIGHT

The Army prides itself on being able to learn, but it also has shown ...

LIBERATION FROM THE POINT OF VIEW OF THE LIBERATED

If you go into reading history with an open mind what you’re looking for ...

AI ON THE BATTLEFIELD? – IT’S ALREADY HERE

I worry that we’re going to field many of these systems without really thinking ...