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Oct. 1, 2001

UCAVs-Technological, Policy, and Operational Challenges

The author explains the use of unmanned combat aerial vehicles (UCAVs), its challenges, policy issues, and operational considerations.

Sept. 1, 2001

Resurrecting Transformation for the Post-Industrial Era

The author proposes recommendations for how the Armed Forces can constantly to transform itself to become more responsive and effective to modern threats.

June 1, 2001

Managing Change: Capability, Adaptability, and Transformation

Authors discuss the threefold challenge of capability, adaptability, and transformation in change and military modernization.

Jan. 1, 2001

Coping with an Attack, A Quick Guide to Dealing with Biological, Chemical and ‘Dirty Bomb’ Attacks

While our forces are well-trained and capable of responding to a CBRN attack, the safety of their dependents and our DOD civilian workforce remains a concern. If a military base with dependents were attacked, it is doubtful the family members or civilian employees would know what immediate actions to take.

Jan. 1, 1991

Measures Short of War: The George F. Kennan Lectures at the National War College 1946-47

The current transition to a post-Cold War world is in certain ways reminiscent of the immediate post-World War II years. Then, amidst the euphoria of victory over the Axis powers, the Allies immediately had to face new problems, among them the threat of nuclear weapons, the necessity of rebuilding Europe and stabilizing Japan, and the need to contain Communist expansionism across the globe. Today, the West has had precious little time to celebrate the end of the Cold War before turning to the destabilizing problems of Soviet disintegration and the blatant military aggression of Iraq.