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“The General and the Ambassador” discuss the U.S., Kyrgyzstan, and Central Asia



“The General and the Ambassador” discuss the U.S., Kyrgyzstan, and Central Asia
In a new “The General and the Ambassador” podcast, Ambassador (retired) Deborah McCarthy is joined by General Blaine Holt and Ambassador Tatiana Gfoeller to converse on the United States, Kyrgyzstan, and Central Asia. General Holt and Ambassador Gfoeller describe their efforts to keep the Manas base as an airbridge for… Read More

“The General and the Ambassador” focus on Latin America and the Caribbean



“The General and the Ambassador” focus on Latin America and the Caribbean
This month “The General and the Ambassador: A Conversation” dropped another two-part interview, this time featuring guests Admiral Kurt Tidd and Ambassador Liliana Ayalde. The two joined Ambassador (retired) Deborah McCarthy for discussions about the United States’s role in Latin America and the Caribbean. Part one centers on Tidd and… Read More

Featured Article: Countering Russian Hybrid Warfare



Featured Article: Countering Russian Hybrid Warfare

Russia’s recent operations in Crimea, Eastern Ukraine, and Georgia have disrupted a generation of relative peace and stability between Moscow and its Western neighbors… This article recommends that the U.S. Army needs to escape from the traditional American Way of War and see its role as part of a broader, whole-of-government and comprehensive, approach…

Featured Article: Great Power Competition Lessons from Tibet



Featured Article: Great Power Competition Lessons from Tibet

President Eisenhower characterized proxy warfare as the “cheapest insurance in the world.” He recognized the potential to accomplish national security objectives without direct U.S. military involvement by making relatively small investments in surrogate forces… Today, proxy warfare again provides the United States a way to compete below the level of armed conflict…

Featured Article: Empowering U.S. National Security with AI Capabilities



Featured Article: Empowering U.S. National Security with AI Capabilities

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is the principal Department of Defense intelligence agency that possesses and processes “Geospatial” information. The agency is aggressively pursuing innovative solutions regarding artificial intelligence-based enhanced capabilities, automation, and human-machine teaming augmentation… This article will focus on United States DoD initiatives, with an in-depth focus on the NGA’s AI-enhanced capabilities and initiatives…

Part II of conversation with Gen. Lute and Amb. Grossman now available



Part II of conversation with Gen. Lute and Amb. Grossman now available
The most recent edition of the “The General and the Ambassador” podcast series features another conversation with Ambassador (retired) Deborah McCarthy, General Douglas Lute, and Ambassador Marc Grossman. McCarthy and her guests discuss the role of diplomacy and of military in building alliances, the huge imbalance of resources between the… Read More

InterAgency Journal 11-1



InterAgency Journal 11-1
Inside this issue: Features The Productive Organization: Survival of the Fittest Ted Thomas, Kevin Gentzler, and Billy Miller Mission Command: Small Teams in the U.S. Border Patrol Robert W. Edwards A Solution to WMD Proliferation Michael W. Parrott A Nation Unprepared: Bioterrorism and Pandemic Response John B. Foley Missed Operational… Read More

InterAgency Journal 10-3



InterAgency Journal 10-3
Inside this issue: Features In the beginning… Special Report by Robert Ulin Military Neuro-Interventions: Solving the Right Problems for Ethical Outcomes Shannon E. French and Jacob A. Sandstrom The Decembrist Revolt and its Aftermath: Values in Conflict Robert F. Baumann Coding Just War Theory: Artificial Intelligence in Warfare Dana Gingrich… Read More

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