Budgetary Pressures Induce Indian Navy Rethink
By Daniel Darling, Defense & Security Monitor: "Confronting an unfavorable fiscal picture unlikely to change in the short term, the Indian Navy is shrinking its procurement ambitions as it re-scopes future force goals."
Comprehensive Report on Culture and Ethics in the Special Operations Community with Pauline Shanks Kaurin
U.S. Approves Possible Sale of an Integrated Air Defense Weapon System for India
By Ankit Panda, The Diplomat: "The IADWS package that has been approved includes a range of sensors, weapons systems, and support equipment."
Part 1: Eight Myths That Weaken Combat Readiness
By Matt Clark, Modern War Institute: "The U.S. Army is a force with extraordinary expeditionary capabilities. We send our soldiers around the world with remarkable regularity to fulfill a range of vital missions. But when we deploy units globally—whether to the ongoing mission in Afghanistan, to work with partners to defeat ISIS, or to reassure allies and conduct combined exercises in Europe or the Pacific—a big problem arises, one that we unfortunately don’t talk about."
Why America Loses Wars
By Heather Venable, Strategy Bridge: "Donald Stoker—an instructor for many years at the Naval Postgraduate School and the author of several books including, importantly, a biography on Clausewitz—has now written another book to take the Western national security community to school. In Why America Loses Wars, Stoker gives that community a failing grade for, among other things, an inability to understand limited wars."
—Two Failures of American Strategic Thinking
By Donald Stoker & Craig Whiteside, Naval War College Review: "The terms in question and the concepts arising from them cause more harm than good, contributing to a dangerous distortion of the concepts of war, peace, and geopolitical competition, with a negative impact on U.S. and allied security strategy."
The Need for Interoperability Standards
By William G. Langston, Frederick J. Fable & Steven G. Drake, Army Army AL&T Magazine: “The modernization efforts will also provide commonality across applications, graphics and data sets, as well as interoperability within the Army and with our mission partner environments while enabling joint, all domain command-and-control."
'Parallel Warfare' in Conflicts with Limited Political Aims
By Andrew McNaughton, Canadian Military Journal: "From the dawn of heavier-than-air flight, many individuals, strategic planners, and armed forces visualized a future where the devastations of terrestrial war could be solved from above. However, the airplane and air power theory did not entirely live up to expectations."