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The Essential Guide to Writing a Best-Selling Strategy
February 27, 2014
The Essential Guide to Writing a Best-Selling Strategy
“Overlooking the interactive nature of strategic competition amounts to unilateral intellectual disarmament.”
The Essential Guide to Writing a Best-Selling Strategy
Strategy and the Tyranny of Maxims
February 23, 2014
Strategy and the Tyranny of Maxims
Military strategists need the intellectual toolkits to use bumper-sticker precepts knowledgeably and nimbly.
Strategy and the Tyranny of Maxims
Why Every Sailor Should Read Richard McKenna
February 18, 2014
Why Every Sailor Should Read Richard McKenna
McKenna’s books have been on the Chief of Naval Operations’ Professional Reading List for some time.
Why Every Sailor Should Read Richard McKenna
Five Ways to Make Maritime Strategists
February 17, 2014
Five Ways to Make Maritime Strategists
Strategy should be as fundamental to an officer's education as mathematics and the sciences.
Five Ways to Make Maritime Strategists
How the Weak Win Wars: China Edition
February 15, 2014
How the Weak Win Wars: China Edition
The U.S. should not take too much solace in the fact that China’s defense spending lags behind its own.
How the Weak Win Wars: China Edition
Slouching Toward Offshore Balancing
February 09, 2014
Slouching Toward Offshore Balancing
With America facing fiscal constraints, are lawmakers are absentmindedly adopting offshore balancing?
Slouching Toward Offshore Balancing
Time: Air Power’s Great Nemesis
February 04, 2014
Time: Air Power’s Great Nemesis
Cumulative strategic bombing campaigns are rarely strategically decisive in themselves.
Time: Air Power’s Great Nemesis
“Responsibility to Protect” Can’t Save Syria
February 01, 2014
“Responsibility to Protect” Can’t Save Syria
R2P is just too sweeping to be practical, including in Syria. It’s time to search for more realistic options.
“Responsibility to Protect” Can’t Save Syria
Where Abe’s WWI Analogy Falls Apart
January 28, 2014
Where Abe’s WWI Analogy Falls Apart
Just one month into 2014, and the analogies to 1914 are already picking up.
Where Abe’s WWI Analogy Falls Apart
The Right Way to Educate Navy Officers
January 24, 2014
The Right Way to Educate Navy Officers
The Naval Diplomat offers a “No Officer Left Behind” solution to the STEM-Humanities debate raging inside the US Navy.
The Right Way to Educate Navy Officers
The Battle Over the Littoral Combat Ship Heats Up
January 20, 2014
The Battle Over the Littoral Combat Ship Heats Up
The Pentagon and the Navy seek to frame the debate over the LCS as the budget is written.
The Battle Over the Littoral Combat Ship Heats Up
Yes, The US Navy’s Been on a Strategic Holiday
January 16, 2014
Yes, The US Navy’s Been on a Strategic Holiday
For the past 2 decades plus the US Navy hasn’t had to fight for command of the sea. Is it now hungover?
Yes, The US Navy’s Been on a Strategic Holiday
How Leaders Transform Organizations
January 14, 2014
How Leaders Transform Organizations
In sports as in war, a good leader can bring change to big organizations and culture overnight.
How Leaders Transform Organizations
Does America Have Any Naval Strategists Anymore?
January 12, 2014
Does America Have Any Naval Strategists Anymore?
Our navy needs to think strategically about its return to history -- before history comes a-knocking.
Does America Have Any Naval Strategists Anymore?
The Return of China’s Small-Stick Diplomacy in South China Sea
January 09, 2014
The Return of China’s Small-Stick Diplomacy in South China Sea
With a new directive China has appointed itself the sheriff over most of the South China Sea.
The Return of China’s Small-Stick Diplomacy in South China Sea
Will the F-35 Live Up to the Hype?
January 04, 2014
Will the F-35 Live Up to the Hype?
Interservice and multi-national rivalries could undermine the Joint Strike Fighter. Then again, we may never know.
Will the F-35 Live Up to the Hype?
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