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Featured Article: New Generation Warfare…



Featured Article: New Generation Warfare…
Featured article: New Generation Warfare and the Just War Tradition by Richard E. Berkebile Just war traditions establish norms for resorting to and conducting war – otherwise known as jus ad bellum and jus in bello. Ethicists argue these norms are universal and, excepting occasional and usually lagging adjustments for… 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

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

Featured Article: Losing Lessons at the Water’s Edge



Featured Article: Losing Lessons at the Water’s Edge
Featured article: Losing Lessons at the Water’s Edge: Applying FEMA’s Interagency Coordination Doctrine to International Stabilization and Reconstruction Operations by Benjamin Cabana There are two things for certain when it comes to the study of the interagency process for successful stabilization and reconstruction operations. First, a successful operation requires the… Read More

Featured Article: USAID and USACE Collaboration in the Pacific



Featured Article: USAID and USACE Collaboration in the Pacific
Featured article: USAID and USACE Collaboration in the Pacific by Patrick J. Wesner and Brett D. Fuller The United States must use its diplomatic, economic, and military tools simultaneously when assisting aspiring partners. — National Security Strategy, December 2017 The recently released U.S. National Security Strategy (2017 NSS) highlights the… Read More

Featured Article: Digital Age Superiority



Featured Article: Digital Age Superiority
Featured article: Digital Age Superiority …or the Digital Dark Age Collapse by William B. Scott Cyber may be one of the most consequential national security challenges in a generation, and it will not grow easier with time. Our adversaries now believe that the reward for attacking the United States in… Read More

Featured Article: Sovereignty-in-Being



Featured Article: Sovereignty-in-Being
Featured article: “Sovereignty-in-Being”: A Dangerous New Model for Territorial Expansion in the 21st Century by Russell Handy, Michael J. Forsyth and Joseph Kunkel The basis by which nation-states “declare” sovereignty is being challenged in ways our current generation has not experienced. Non-state entities have historically ignored the concept of borders… Read More

Featured Article: The Business of War



Featured Article: The Business of War
Featured article: The Business of War: Private Military and Security Companies in Armed Conflict by Kenneth A. Segelhorst In war-torn countries around the world, thousands of rough men stand ready to do violence on behalf of those unable or unwilling. They are equipped with the most advanced military technology available:… Read More

Featured Article: The Pursuit of Justice



Featured Article: The Pursuit of Justice
Featured article: The Pursuit of Justice: Assistance Needed to Tackle the International Criminal Court’s Prevention Component by Jason Elbert Don’t be a bystander, don’t let it happen again.” Henry Greenbaum, a Polish survivor of the Auschwitz Concentration Camp, gave these parting words of prevention to a small group of students… Read More