By Jeremiah Monk, Strategy Bridge: “Strategic design differs from planning not only in its strategic context, but also in purpose, methodology, and output. Unlike plans, which attempt to script out a sequence of actions, strategic design should aim to comprehensively and continuously understand the problem."
The Marine Corps Must Locate, Close With, and Destroy Stress
By Miguel Zeran, Proceedings Magazine: “Institutionally enabled and self-induced chronic stress is one of the greatest threats to the security of the Marine Corps as it confronts difficult and diverse challenges. While often considered a temporary mental-emotional state, stress has very real acute and lasting effects on the intellect, body, and spirit.”
What must the United States do to deter potential aggressors from attacking allies or other countries in large-scale conventional conflicts? Managing an adversary's motives is the key first step. Read more »
- Eric Edelman and Gary Roughead, Providing for the Common Defense: The Assessment and Recommendations of the National Defense Strategy Commission (United States Institute of Peace, 2018).