Joint Force Quarterly 60

Joint Force Quarterly 60

(2nd Quarter, April 2019)

Tactics in the Cyber Domain

  • Warrior Women
  • Unity of Command and Military Justice

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JFQ Dialogue

From the Chairman

Letters to the Editor Forum

6 Executive Summary

8 Conceptualizing Victory Anew: Revisiting U.S. Law, Doctrine, and Policy for War and Its Aftermath

By Stephen L. Melton

14 An Actor-centric Theory of War: Understanding the Difference Between COIN and Counterinsurgency

By Sebastian L.v. Gorka and David Kilcullen

19 Whose COIN?

By Amitai Etzioni

26 Private Contractors in Conflict Zones: The Good, the Bad, and the Strategic Impact

By T.X. Hammes

38 Silent Kingmaker: The Need for a Unified Wartime Contracting Strategy

By Jonathan Pan Special Feature

42 Spacepower and Warfare

By M.V. Smith

46 Airpower, Spacepower, and Cyberpower

By Benjamin S. Lambeth

54 An Allard Commission Postmortem and the Need for a National Space Council

By Joan Johnson-Freese

61 Defense Planning Paradigms and the Global Commons

By Mark E. Redden and Michael P. Hughes Commentary

67 A Philosophical Case for OPCON Transition on the Korean Peninsula

By John W. Bauer

73 Mastering the Art of Wiki: Understanding Social Networking and National Security

By James Jay Carafano

79 A Commander’s Strategy for Social Media

By Thomas D. Mayfield III Features

85 Chinese Soft Power in Latin America: A Case Study

By R. Evan Ellis

92 Chinese Views on Deterrence

By Dean Cheng Features

95 Red Wings Ascendant: The Chinese Air Force Contribution to Antiaccess

By Michael P. Flaherty

102 Long-range Conventional Strike: A Joint Family of Systems

By Robert P. Haffa, Jr., and Michael W. Isherwood Book Reviews

108 Theodore Roosevelt’s Naval Diplomacy: The U.S. Navy and the Birth of the American Century Reviewed

by Thomas Bruscino

109 Wanting War: Why the Bush Administration Invaded Iraq Reviewed

by Joseph J. Collins

110 Arsenal of Democracy: The Politics of National Security— From World War II to the War on Terrorism Reviewed

by Jordan Michael Smith

111 Endless War: Middle Eastern Islam vs. Western Civilization Reviewed

by Sam J. Tangredi

112 WMD Proliferation: Reforming the Security Sector to Meet the Threat Reviewed

by Jeffrey L. Caton Joint Doctrine

113 Joint Chiefs of Staff J7, Joint Education and Doctrine Division

By Edward L. Pearce

115 The Joker is Wild: Managing Assumptions in Planning and Execution

By Jeffery E. Marshall

120 Centers of Gravity from the “Inside Out”

By Jan L. Rueschhoff and Jonathan P. Dunne

126 Evidentiary Validation of FM 3–24: Counterinsurgency Worldwide, 1978–2008

By Christopher Paul and Colin P. Clarke