Global Trends 2025: the National Intelligence Council’s 2025 Project

Summary:  Have you not been regularly reading the New York Times?  The US government has, at vast expense, commissioned a project to bring your vision of the future up to speed.  The speed of the New York Times Editors, that is.  Reading this guarantees that you will be surprised by every major development over the … Continue reading Global Trends 2025: the National Intelligence Council’s 2025 Project

Insights about modern war from the NIC’s 2020 Project

Summary:  the papers from a workshop of the NIC's 2020 Project provide valuable insights.  This post discusses a paper by Martin van Creveld, and then ends with a speculative question. As part of their "2020 Project", the National Intelligence Council held a workshop on the "Changing Nature of Warfare" on 25 May 2004.  Key topics and questions focused … Continue reading Insights about modern war from the NIC’s 2020 Project