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CGSC professor speaks on Russian threat to U.S. national security



CGSC professor speaks on Russian threat to U.S. national security
As part of the Simons Center Distinguished Speaker Series, Professor Mark R. Wilcox, Associate Professor and LTG William Eldridge Odom Chair for Joint, Interagency, and Multinational Studies at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College presented a talk titled, “Meeting the Russian Challenge in a Competitive Security Environment: Whither… Read More

Featured Article: Will Russian Exploitation of Open Press Destroy U.S. Democracy?



Featured Article: Will Russian Exploitation of Open Press Destroy U.S. Democracy?
Featured article: Will Russian Exploitation of Open Press Destroy U.S. Democracy? by Nicholas Kane A democracy is only as resilient as its people. An informed and engaged citizenry is the fundamental requirement for a free and resilient nation. For generations, our society has protected free press, free speech, and free… Read More

Featured Article: Criminal Ethos of Russia…



Featured Article: Criminal Ethos of Russia…
Featured article: Criminal Ethos of Russia: The Great Western Dilemma of Fighting New Generation Warfare by Egidijus Čiūtas After the collapse of the Soviet Union and the rise of Putin, Russia institutionalized a criminal world and employed it as another instrument of national power. It was talentedly interconnected with the… Read More

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

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

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: Competing Successfully in the Global Narrative



Featured Article: Competing Successfully in the Global Narrative
Featured article: Speak Smartly and Carry a Big Stick: Competing Successfully in the Global Narrative by Brian Anthony, Robert Lyons and Stuart Peebles “Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far,” the 26th President of the United States Theodore Roosevelt famously advised. Notwithstanding the wisdom of Teddy… Read More

Report addresses cyber threats to infrastructure



Report addresses cyber threats to infrastructure
This month, Defense One released a special report concerning cyber defense. Protecting Infrastructure from Cyber Threats is a collection of short pieces on various cyber threats facing the nation. Protecting Infrastructure begins with a piece on the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) search for automated defenses from cyber adversaries,… Read More

Anthology focuses on importance of Eurasian region



Anthology focuses on importance of Eurasian region
Army University Press recently published “Cultural Perspectives, Geopolitics & Energy Security of Eurasia: Is the Next Global Conflict Imminent?” under the auspice of Culture, Regional Expertise and Language Management Office. The anthology looks at the military and diplomatic dynamics of the Eurasia region, and provides cultural context of the region.… Read More

House passes Intelligence Authorization Act



House passes Intelligence Authorization Act
On May 3, the House of Representatives passed the Intelligence Authorization Act (IAA) for Fiscal Year 2017. The bill ensures that the programs and activities of the U.S. intelligence community are authorized by law, fully resourced, and subject to rigorous congressional oversight. The IAA provides urgent funds and authorities to… Read More