Archive for January, 2008

On War #248: My Master’s Voice

By William S. Lind Yesterday I placed my annual call to my All-Highest War Lord and Sovereign Master, Kaiser Wilhelm II, to offer my usual felicitations on his birthday. His Majesty was laughing when he picked up the receiver, so after congratulating him I took the liberty of inquiring what Heaven found so funny. “Democracy,” […]

Filed in Uncategorized | 34 responses so far

Sample Chapter

If We Can Keep It: A National Security Manifesto for the Next Administration, by DNI Editor Chet Richards.Chapter III, “Is It War?” is now available [63 KB PDF]. This is a marketing teaser, to implant a subliminal impulse to buy the book and then tell all your friends about it.It should be on Amazon within […]

Filed in Uncategorized | 14 responses so far

Is Boyd Still Relevant?

The Marines think so. “Is Warfighting Enough?” by Chet Richards and Don Vandergriff is now available in the February 2008 edition of the Marine Corps Gazette. [Available to members and subscribers only. If you’re eligible, join! If you’re not, subscribe! Click here for details.]

Filed in Uncategorized | 6 responses so far

On War #247: Crossing the Channel

By William S. Lind For centuries, Continental wars that included Great Britain tended to follow a pattern. The British would send an army to the Continent; it would be defeated by the French or Germans; the British would withdraw to their island; and their triumphant European enemy would draw up a superior force on the […]

Filed in Uncategorized | 10 responses so far

What we should have learned from MC02

by Dag von Lubitz, Ph.D., M.D. and Chairman of the Board of MedSmart Original post by Fabius Maximus Reply by Ed Beakley of Project White Horse To: Fabius Maximus

Filed in Uncategorized | 5 responses so far

Framing Current Events About The Global Economic And Geopolitical System

We are experiencing a change in the fundamental structure of the global economic regime. If you’re starting to become concerned about what’s going on in the financial world, check out Fabius Maximus’s frame of reference.

Filed in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Framing Current Events About The Global Economic And Geopolitical System

During Millenium Challenge 2002

Fabius Maximus asked: In an ideal world, what should have happened during MC 2002 after General Paul van Riper took the exercise “out of the box”, outside its designed conceptual frame? [Original post on Fabius Maximus’s blog is here.] Comments by Ed Beakley, who runs the Project White Horse blog: This is a really good […]

Filed in Uncategorized | 6 responses so far

Adaptive Leadership Conference

The Critical Incident Management Institute at Greenville (SC) Tech will host the first annual Adaptive Leadership Symposium on March 19, 2008. The focus of the symposium will be creating leaders (and therefore organizations) that can use the OODA loop model to survive crises and periods of rapid change.

Filed in Uncategorized | 4 responses so far

At the Printer

If We Can Keep It: A National Security Manifesto for the Next Administration has gone to the printer. It should be for sale on Amazon in about three weeks. Try to contain your excitement.

Filed in Uncategorized | Comments Off on At the Printer

America’s Global Problems

By Max Cunningham “Asymmetric Warfare,” as defined by Martin Creveld, boils down to the strong, vs. the militarily weak, in the conventional sense. A good definition that gives students of evolving 4th generational warfare something to work with. However, some difficulty arises currently, and in understanding our world, with Clausewitz’s much earlier assertion of “war […]

Filed in Uncategorized | 14 responses so far

Next »