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Featured Article: A Comparative Analysis of the Effectiveness of Operations in Mali and Somalia



Featured Article: A Comparative Analysis of the Effectiveness of Operations in Mali and Somalia
Featured article: A Comparative Analysis of the Effectiveness of Operations in Mali and Somalia by Lawrence J. Richardson The theory of a joint interagency task force (JIATF) operating in a predatory state or disparaging regime is perhaps the largest practical and contemporary challenge that military and interagency officers face in… Read More

Featured Article: The Challenges in JIATF operations in a Predatory State



Featured Article: The Challenges in JIATF operations in a Predatory State
Featured article: The Challenges in Joint Interagency Task Force operations in a Predatory State by Mark D. Natale The theory of a joint interagency task force (JIATF) operating in a predatory state or disparaging regime is perhaps the largest practical and contemporary challenge that military and interagency officers face in… Read More

Featured Article: The Literature of Intelligence



Featured Article: The Literature of Intelligence
Featured article: The Literature of Intelligence by Kevin Rousseau Intelligence officers are by trade a tight-lipped group, unwilling and often unable to talk to outsiders about their business. Where, then, does everyone else get their ideas about intelligence? More importantly, where can those who are not intelligence professionals reliably turn… Read More

Featured Article: The Value of Conceptual Planning During Disasters



Featured Article: The Value of Conceptual Planning During Disasters
Featured article: The Value of Conceptual Planning During Disasters by Michael Long The Army Design Method is a useful tool for understanding poorly structured problems and developing approaches to solving them. It is the most effective methodology for conceptual planning within the military. After a year-long fellowship at the Federal… Read More

Featured Article: Providing Humanitarian Aid to North Korea



Featured Article: Providing Humanitarian Aid to North Korea
Featured article: Understanding the Challenges and Stakeholders in Providing Humanitarian Aid to North Korea by Caitlyn M. Rerucha There is a growing humanitarian crisis with evidence of human rights violations mounting within the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). The Cooperative for Assistance and Relieve Everywhere ranked North Korea as… Read More

Featured Article: A Mechanism for the Early Detection of Mass Atrocities



Featured Article: A Mechanism for the Early Detection of Mass Atrocities
Featured article: Very Small Satellites: A Mechanism for the Early Detection of Mass Atrocities by Dani Redmon Swarms of blue-winged butterflies greedily cling to the tall, white, weedy beauty of the Artemisia vulgaris plant. However, beneath this carpet of alluring flora in the foothills surrounding the town of Srebrenica, Bosnia,… Read More

Featured Article: A Novel Approach to Reducing Violence and Poverty in El Salvador



Featured Article: A Novel Approach to Reducing Violence and Poverty in El Salvador
Featured article: Enabling Tax Payments: A Novel Approach to Reducing Violence and Poverty in El Salvador by Ann Low Poorly organized governments collect insufficient revenue to pay for police forces and civil administrations whose staff are consistently well trained, highly motivated, and immune from bribery. Inadequate tax collections generate weak… Read More

Featured Article: The Economics of Trade and National Security



Featured Article: The Economics of Trade and National Security
Featured article: The Economics of Trade and National Security by David A. Anderson In an increasingly globalized world, trade and economic displacement issues, geopolitics and national security concerns has become intertwined creating a multitude of possible friction points between state actors, international financial institutions and trade organizations. Left to their… Read More