News You Can Use: 08/24/18



News You Can Use: 08/24/18
National Security China’s growing power is bringing military drills center stage in Asia, Quartz What I Learned by Studying Militarized Policing, The Atlantic Securing America’s Technological Advantage, The Cipher Brief Stabilization Symposium Executive Report, Stabilization Symposium Microsoft shuts down phishing sites, accuses Russia of new election meddling, ARS Technica Senator… Read More

Featured Article: Hidden Changes in Organizational Culture…



Featured Article: Hidden Changes in Organizational Culture…
Featured article: Hidden Changes in Organizational Culture and Their Lasting Effects by Christopher R. Allen and Ted A. Thomas We continue to see reports of unethical practices within trusted organizations, oftentimes committed by good people. What causes these individuals to act out of character, especially when their organizations advocate upholding… Read More

InterAgency Journal 9-3



InterAgency Journal 9-3
Inside this issue: Features Hidden Changes in Organizational Culture and Their Lasting Effects by Christopher R. Allen and Ted A. Thomas New Generation Warfare and the Just War Tradition by Richard E. Berkebile Disenfranchisement Breeds Conflict by Benjamin E. Birtles Criminal Ethos of Russia: The Great Western Dilemma of Fighting… Read More

Guardsman, civilians, and agencies fighting wildfires across western U.S.



Guardsman, civilians, and agencies fighting wildfires across western U.S.
The 2018 wildfire season has consumed more than two million acres of land, with more than 100 fires burning as of earlier this month. This comes after another two million acres of land burned in 2017. Over 30,000 personnel – including firefighters from the U.S., Australia, and New Zealand as… Read More

National security professionals move to save PKSOI



National security professionals move to save PKSOI
An open letter published last week argues against the elimination of the U.S. Army War College’s Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI). Secretary of the Army Mark Esper has called for the elimination of PKSOI, and Secretary of Defense James Mattis is expected to make a decision on the matter … Read More

Featured Article: Designing Complexity Into Our Understanding of Conflict



Featured Article: Designing Complexity Into Our Understanding of Conflict
Featured article: Deep Analysis: Designing Complexity Into Our Understanding of Conflict by Thomas G. Matyók, Hannah Rose Mendoza and Cathryne Schmitz Conflict is inherently messy, and today those analyzing conflicts are confronted with an incredible number of problems that resist resolution. Chaos, ambiguity, and contradiction are routine. The vast majority… Read More

News You Can Use: 08/14/18



News You Can Use: 08/14/18
National Security White House drafting sanctions order to punish foreign interference in U.S. elections, The Washington Post How Transitional Justice Can Help the U.S. Defeat Terrorism, Just Security Space Force Is Trump’s Answer to New Russian and Chinese Weapons, Foreign Policy Trump’s National Security Claim for Tariffs Sets Off Crisis… Read More