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Who supports whom in the maritime domain?

Who supports whom in the maritime domain?

Joint and service doctrine remain dangerously unclear

When a joint force goes to war at sea, sound command and control requires that the force’s commander clearly state the support relationship between the …

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1944: Improve our tanks

A field-grade officer suggests the U.S. emulate the German Tiger VI tank.

From the archive: December 16, 1944

Here’s a letter to the editor from an unnamed lieutenant colonel.

U.S. vs. German tanks

An article in the August 5[, 1944,] issue of the Journal …

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Deterrence in the post-Cold War era

Deterrence in the post-Cold War era

Five myths of the nuclear nonproliferation agenda

The Truman National Security Project recently released the fifth edition of the Truman Security Briefing Book, a primer on “the most significant national security and …

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1962: Army preps for moon base

Artist's conception of a lunar base prepared for the Army's Project Horizon study.

From the archive: December 14, 1962

Editor’s note: This ambitious order followed the 1956 Project Horizon study led by Wernher von Braun at the Army Ballistic Missile Agency.

Army Gets Lunar Construction Task

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Fostering military entrepreneurs

Fostering military entrepreneurs

The ‘Disruptive Thinkers’ plan a conference

Navy Lt. Benjamin Kohlmann, Marine Capt. Lindsay Rodman, Army Maj. Nathan Finney, and Air Force Capt. Jeff Gilmore

Our generation has returned from the battlefields of …

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Rewrite the AUMF | No split for NSA/CYBERCOM | Better mobile tools

Charles E. Berger says it’s time to rewrite the AUMF. (National Interest)

The White House rejects the arguments for un-dual-hatting NSA and CYBERCOM, at least for now. (Washington Post)

Sea change at …

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No China strategy | Framing the NSS | ADIZ and int’l norms

Four experts told a House hearing on China’s growing seapower yesterday that no real strategy exists to deal with Beijing’s increasing assertiveness in the western Pacific, Chris Cavas reports. (Defense News)

Meanwhile, …

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Budget deal | More might, less cost | AirSea Battle & ADIZ

Gordon Adams on the Murray-Ryan budget deal: “But let’s get real: $498 billion is a pretty good deal in a world where threats to the United States are low, terror attacks are …

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A2/AD is key | China’s ADIZ, so far | Should the USN buy corvettes?

It’s A2/AD Day, apparently:

Starting by declaring that wars of choice are gravely risky and therefore the U.S. military should be optimized for wars of necessity, Sam Tangredi argues that counter-A2/AD operations …

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1944: Proposals for a post-war draft

John J. McCloy served as Assistant Secretary of Warfrom 1941 to 1945. Here, he arrives in Berlin for the 1945 Potsdam Conference.

From the archive:  December 2, 1944

Editor’s note: “As World War II was coming to an end, the House, on March 28, 1944, established the Select Committee on Post-War Military Policy composed …

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