Category Army

The Myth Of Decisive Battle Wars Are Won By Defense And Attrition, Not The All-Out Clashes That So Often Tempt Generals.

The Myth Of Decisive Battle Wars Are Won By Defense And Attrition, Not The All-Out Clashes That So Often Tempt Generals. Ian F.W. Beckett reviews “The Allure of Battle: A History of How Wars Have Been Won and Lost” by Cathal J. Nolan. https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-myth-of-decisive-battle-1487961183?tesla=y Tanks from the ‘Wild Bunch’ company of Task Force 1-64 Armor […]

Fox News Investigation: DoD Funded School At Center Of Federal Probes Over Suspected Chinese Military Ties

Fox News Investigation: DoD Funded School At Center Of Federal Probes Over Suspected Chinese Military Ties  By Catherine Herridge, Pamela K. Browne, Cyd Upson February 24, 2017 FoxNews.com  http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/02/24/fox-news-investigation-dod-funded-school-at-center-federal-probes-over-suspected-chinese-military-ties.html  EXCLUSIVE: Based just four miles from the Pentagon in northern Virginia is an innocuous-sounding online school for “management and technology” – which a Fox News investigation […]

McMaster Has The Islamophobes Worried. Good.

McMaster Has The Islamophobes Worried. Good. By William Mccants, Annie Karni, www.politico.com View Original February 23rd, 2017 When America’s most influential Islamophobes are upset, you know the president made a good choice. “Score one [for] the swamp,” whined Robert Spencer upon hearing the news that Donald Trump appointed Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster to be his national security adviser. Spencer makes […]

Did Hitler Have A NUCLEAR BOMB? Newly Declassified U.S Documents Suggest Suggest The Nazi’s Successfully Tested A Nuke Before The End Of WWII; What If Hitler Had Successfully Developed The Atomic Bomb?

Did Hitler Have A NUCLEAR BOMB?   Newly Declassified U.S Documents Suggest Suggest The Nazi’s Successfully Tested A Nuke Before The End Of WWII;  What If Hitler Had Successfully Developed The Atomic Bomb?   www.fortunascorner.com         Allan Hall, Berlin correspondent for the Daily Mail Online, has an article on the publications website (February […]

McMaster May Reorganize Trump’s Foreign Policy Team

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/02/22/us/politics/hr-mcmaster-trump-foreign-policy.html McMaster May Reorganize Trump’s Foreign Policy Team Once Again Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster is likely to changean organization chart that caused concern when it was released last month. AL DRAGO / THE NEW YORK TIMES By PETER BAKER FEBRUARY 22, 2017 WASHINGTON — Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster, President Trump’s new national security adviser, is […]

Mattis’s Pyrrhic Personnel War: SecDef Clashes With White House About Staffing The Pentagon

Mattis’s Pyrrhic Personnel War The defense secretary clashes with the White House about staffing the Pentagon. https://www.wsj.com/articles/mattiss-pyrrhic-personnel-war-1487894275 The defense secretary at a press conference in Baghdad, Feb. 20. PHOTO: ZUMA PRESS By KIMBERLEY A. STRASSEL Updated Feb. 23, 2017 7:20 p.m. ET 203 COMMENTS Every military tactician fears the Pyrrhic victory-winning a battle but losing the war. Defense […]

Mattis Takes On The Pentagon Bureaucracy

Mattis Takes On The Pentagon Bureaucracy BY KATHERINE MCINTIRE PETERSDEPUTY EDITOR ,GOVERNMENT EXECUTIVE By Read, www.defenseone.com View Original Photo by Tech. Sgt. Brigitte N. Brantley AA Font size + Print Defense Secretary Jim Mattis exchanges greetings with Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, upon arriving at the Pentagon for his first […]

Lessons Not Learned: Viet Cong Infrastructure And The War In South Vietnam

Lessons Not Learned: Viet Cong Infrastructure And The War In South Vietnam thestrategybridge.org · by Robert J. Thompson · February 22, 2017 The Taliban resurgence jeopardizes the United States’s ability to conduct a pacification campaign in support of a foreign government. Indeed, the 2016 uptick in Taliban movement in Afghanistan mirrored that of North Vietnamese Viet Cong Infrastructure […]

POTUS Trump’s NSC Pick – H.R. McMaster On ‘Continuities Of War & The Future Of Warfare

Thanks to Dave Maxwell for sending.   Also worth re-reading is HR’s 2014 Veteran’s Day Speech at Georgetown here:  http://blogs.cfr.org/davidson/2014/11/18/the-warrior-ethos-at-risk-h-r-mcmasters-remarkable-veterans-day-speech/ ICYMI: Discussing the Continuities of War and the Future of Warfare: The Defense Entrepreneurs Forum by H. R. McMaster Journal Article |  February 20, 2017 – 4:11pm http://smallwarsjournal.com/jrnl/art/icymi-discussing-the-continuities-of-war-and-the-future-of-warfare-the-defense-entrepreneur Discussing the Continuities of War and the Future of […]

Former Secretary Of Defense Carter Outlines The Future Of Warfare

Concluding Q&A: At heart, you’re a scientist. What is your advice to all the scientists concerned about the direction this White House is taking the country? Again, it’s very early. It’s very difficult to discern what the direction is. I’d encourage people to keep heart and to remember that we’ve been around for 241 years […]