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The Human Costs of War: Justin Miller’s Story

Christopher Mercado is an infantry officer in the U.S. Army and currently attending Georgetown University’s Security Studies Program as a

In the Information Age

Centers of Activity > Centers of Gravity

Jason M. Brown is an officer in the U.S. Air Force. He is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Weapons

Achilles and Odysseus in Modern Warfare

Justin Lynch is an officer in the US Army and a member of the Military Writers Guild. The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s alone


Everybody is talking about it but we still aren’t sure what it is

Jason Logue is an Australian Army Information Operations specialist. The views

This Anzac Day

Defining the Contemporary Veteran

Major Clare O’Neill served in Afghanistan in 2006 and 2008. She is currently an Officer Commanding at the 3rd Combat

Teaching Tacticians

#Reviewing “Naval Tactics”

Erik Sand is an active duty U.S. Navy Surface Warfare Officer stationed at the Pentagon. The views expressed in this

Beyond Great Men & Great Wars

Finding wisdom in the spaces in between.

Catherine (Katie) Putz is the special projects editor at The Diplomat. She studied American

The Movement that Seeks a State

Chris Zeitz is a veteran of military intelligence within the U.S. Army who served one year in Afghanistan. While in the Army, he also attended the Defense

#Reviewing ISIL’s Playbook

A Look at Managing Savagery: The Most Critical Stage Through Which the Uma will Pass

When its Personal #Professionalism

Diane Maye is a former Air Force officer, defense industry professional, and academic. She is a PhD candidate in Political Science at George Mason

Preparing for the #FutureOfWar

On the Beginnings of an Enduring National Security Framework

Irene is an applied mathematician-in-training, with some study in

New Deal, New Strategy

The Iran Deal Heralds a Grand Strategic Decision

Martin Skold is currently pursuing his PhD at the University of St. Andrews, with a

Human Fog, Human Friction, Human Chance

The anonymous author is a U.S. Army officer with operational experience in Iraq. These views do not reflect those of the U.S. Army, Department of

Text YES to 1775 to Enlist ARMY

Marketing to and enlisting the iGeneration

W. Sparks is an officer in the US Army and a Recruiting Company Commander. His views do

#Reviewing Airpower Reborn

The Strategic Concepts of John Warden and John Boyd

JP “Spear” Mintz is an airpower strategist currently working on the Air Staff. The

Re-looking the #FutureOfWar

War in the future will be more than the application of novel technologies in new (or old) places around the globe…it will be what it has always been — the…

Investing in Human Capital for the #FutureOfWar

The Price of Adaptation and Victory

Ted Ehlert is an armor officer in the U.S. Marine Corps, and is currently

The Gestalt of Warfare in the Flow of Time: Preparing Leaders for the #FutureOfWar and Warfare

The Gestalt of Warfare in the Flow of Time

Embrace the Renaissance for the #FutureOfWar

Developing Diverse Cultural Knowledge

Aaron Reisinger is an officer in the U.S. Army currently attending the Naval

The #FutureOfWar and the Fight for the Strategic Narrative

The Proprietor of ‘Carl’s Cantina’ is an Australian military officer who has served in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Proprietor

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