by Morgan Smiley | Apr 18, 2016 | MonitorBy: Morgan Smiley Our foreign policy efforts will probably favor “show-of-force” theatrics designed to reinforce the image of US engagement but with an eye towards exploiting opportunities for American businesses.
by Morgan Smiley | Oct 2, 2015 | MonitorBy: Morgan Smiley Shrinking defense budgets in the face of continuing, even growing, threats will require new ways of addressing the need to protect mutual interests.
by Morgan Smiley | Aug 15, 2015 | MonitorBy: Morgan Smiley A recent National Defense University article posted on Small Wars Journal titled “Rapid Regeneration of Irregular Warfare Capacity” identifies some pitfalls with the elimination of irregular warfare capability.
by Morgan Smiley | May 21, 2015 | MonitorBy: Morgan Smiley Special Forces and CIA FID advisors certainly have their place. But the development of staff capabilities can be better supported by conventional troops.
by Morgan Smiley | Feb 25, 2015 | MonitorBy: Morgan Smiley The recent National Security Strategy (NSS) as well as events unfolding in Iraq may point the way for what we will see in the years to come and how we…