By: Joshua Thiel and Douglas A. Borer If the coalition consolidates on major bases along the ring road and attempts a Soviet-style hub and spoke concept, the result will be the same: defeat.
By: Craig Whiteside Times of crisis can be a brief window of opportunity for large institutional bureaucracies to overcome jurisdictional boundaries and make changes to business as usual.
By: David Bowers Operators must understand local culture and must harness the power of local institutions to fight an irregular enemy. A proposed method to do so.
By: John M. Ives The most frustrating moment for the J2 occurs when the operations summary contains more useful intelligence-producing data than the official intelligence reporting.
By: Lisa Saum-Manning Comparing Past and Current Challenges to Afghan Local Defense.