November 2012 Archive

The Day I Met LCpl Christ

Veterans’ Day occurs on the eleventh day of the eleventh month, a date stemming from the Armistice Day of the First World War. Unfortunately, “The War to End All Wars” did not live up to its title, so we honor the veterans of many more conflicts: the Second World War, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm,...

Psychoanalysis

Dr. Steven Metz, military theorist with the US Army War College Strategic Studies Institute, wrote in this gated article about the psychological dimension of warfare and its relation to the Office of Strategic Landpower , which I wrote about here . The divide between the Army’s focus on...

Identity Crisis

For a months now, there has been something of a discussion about the role of the US Army going forward after the end of OEF and the budget cuts that will accompany it. First, strategic theorist Antulio Echevarria wrote this piece . Then, in a widely discussed article on Foreign Policy, Douglas...

A Brief Note on Air-Sea Battle

Editor's Note: Thank you to the Infinity Journal for providing the PDF to the article Friedman mentions below. Since I have posted here about Air-Sea Battle on more than one occasion, I wanted to highlight an article in the most recent issue of Infinity Journal that does the best job of explaining...