After several generations of expensive failures, even our leaders have noticed. A new book begins to grapple with this problem, one of our most serious.
A biography of Admiral Rickover, founder of the US Navy's nuclear submarine force, points the way to reform of our military – and America.
Who can reform the US military, and how – before we need it? Here is a solution.
Summary: Our long war, with its failure to achieve its objectives despite the expenditure of so much money and blood, has been marked by serving officers protesting the madness of our tactics -- as we copy tactics of other foreign armies defeated by local insurgents using fourth generation war. Here is another, by Captain Waddell … Continue reading A Marine Captain explains our failure in the Long War, & how to win
Summary: The failures of our military in Vietnam and our occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan have sparked discussion about how the US Army can best meet the wide range of threats facing us in the 21st century. Here Robert Prescott reviews the Army's planning for this new century of war. There are no easy answers. … Continue reading America needs a smaller and more lethal Army for the 21st century