The Ludendorff Offensives of 1918
By Lorris Beverelli, Strategy Bridge: "Each level of war is essential to achieve success, and are all equally important. The Ludendorff Offensives of 1918 provide an illustration of why the operational level is essential."
By Nathaniel Moir, War Room: "The idea that going native entails the violent pathology of the Kurtz’s stands in stark contrast with René Riesen’s efforts to support the Bahnar Tribe during the First Indochina War."
By Giedrimas Jeglinskas, RUSI: "How does a state achieve effective deterrence? Lithuania provides an example"
By Mike Glenn, The Washington Times: "In their “2020 Index of U.S. Military Strength,” Heritage Foundation analysts rate each of the armed services as only “marginal.” They also paint a chilling picture about the rapid military modernization of Russia and China."
Here’s How to Prepare Leaders and Organizations to Overcome It
By Jim Greer, Modern War Institute: "On October 6, 1973 the Israel Defense Forces were surprised when the Egyptian and Syrian armed forces commenced what would become known to Israelis as the Yom Kippur War and to Arabs as the October War. The true surprise, though, was not when and how the war commenced."
Success Requires Self Direction
By Albert H. Konetzni Jr., Proceedings: "To continuously improve, organizations and individuals need a game plan."
By Mathew J. Burrows, Atlantic Council: "We must recognize that the old historical rhythm that laid the foundations of the Western liberal order has come to an end."
U.S. Deterrence in the Middle East Is Collapsing
By John Hannah, Foreign Policy: “The withdrawal from Syria is part of a broader pattern of weakness, especially in response to Iran."