By John Abbatiello, Strategy Bridge: “How should junior officers in the field deal with inept commanders and incompetent management from higher headquarters? How do military institutions organize, train, and equip forces employing new technologies? What is the role of the press in highlighting mismanagement of military organizations?"
By Seth Cropsey, The Hill: "Chinese fighter jets crossed the Taiwan Strait’s “mid-line,” the unofficial boundary between Taipei and Beijing, on Feb. 10. Since then, Chinese military exercises have become increasingly bellicose."
Will the U.S. Really Go to Zero Troops in Afghanistan?
By Jonathan Schroden, Lawfare: “. . . The agreement calls for the United States to withdraw all of its troops from Afghanistan within 14 months, but given Trump's sharp criticism of a similar, previous course of action in Iraq, it is unclear whether a full U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan will really happen."
By Khang Vu, The Diplomat: "The current “crisis” in inter-Korean relations follows a similar pattern from Pyongyang."