IO EFFECTIVENESS

In the latest installment of our Human Domain series, Louis L. Cook examines Information Operations effectiveness in multi-domain operations through a focused look at the offensive and defensive uses of Operations Security (OPSEC).

AMERICA’S MAGINOT LINE: THE BLIND SPOT IN THE UNITED STATES’ DEFENSIVE CONSTRUCT

Seventy years of American invulnerability to existential threats is coming to an end and Civilian and Military leaders will have to adapt.

FIFTH GENERATION WARFARE: EMERGING NAVAL COMBAT CLOUDS

Peter Layton explores how future warfighting concepts and network/combat cloud design are now interdependent – with the actual platform design of more secondary importance. He notes how, in moving to a fifth-generation force, networks and combat clouds are the fundamental building blocks and we need to get them right.

FIFTH GENERATION WARFARE AND OTHER MYTHS: CLARIFYING MUDDLED THINKING IN OUR CURRENT DEFENSE DEBATES

Much of the debate over future force structure, command and control, and strategy writ large is littered with unexplored assumptions and muddled thinking. This article explores some of the most recent examples of imprecise language, unqualified assumptions, and outright myths one frequently sees as the US Department of Defense attempts to build a ready force that can match lethality and military effectiveness with purpose in the emerging operational environment.

OTH VIDEO INTERVIEW: GENE KRANZ

Gene Kranz gives his perspective on leadership and forging a team that can manage significant risk to accomplish difficult tasks.