Rather that sending the B-1 Lancer into early retirement, the Department of Defense could transfer it to the Navy for duty as a land-based ship-killer.Read more
Estimated Reading Time: 7 minutes Editor’s Note: This week we will be republishing a 3-part series focused on the ideaRead more
This OTH Anniversary article takes a look at the need for increased information sharing across programs in order for multi domain operations to be successful.Read more
Approximate reading time: 20 minutes Editor’s Note: OTH sat down with three professors from Air University to discuss the Russia-USRead more
Three professors from Air University sit down to discuss the Russia-US relationship from a strategy and policy perspective. Welcome toRead more
Cognitive computing may have significant implications for future cyber and multi-domain operations.Read more
This article is an out of cycle publication in order to consolidate three previously published articles on Strategic Design. The introduction makes the case for a “whole of community” approach to strategy and policy development, and parts I & II present the structural elements of Strategic Design.Read more
Accepting increased product and process risk is necessary to facilitate the faster acquisitions timelines the future operating environment demands.Read more
Strategic design is not a strategy cure all, it is a means by which to go far beyond ill structured brain storming sessions and tactically rigid joint planning.Read more
Strategic design is a constructivist model focused on developing schemata to explore complex problem sets involving grand strategy and policy.Read more
A strategic design framework may be the point of origin for fostering “whole of community” solutions.Read more
In OTH’s fifth podcast, Ben Zweibelson connects an international group of scholars and practitioners of design from Norway, the Netherlands, Belgium, Canada, Australia, and India to discuss: the military design movement.Read more
In this upcoming week, OTH will turn its attention to design-thinking, featuring an article from Dr. Jeff Reilly and OTH’s fifth podcast!Read more
Welcome to OTH’s third podcast! For this episode, we turn our attention to the evolving character of risk in the emerging security environment.Read more
Team OTH asks a former U.S. Defense Attaché to Moscow about his experiences and Russia’s perspective on international security.Read more
Everything ran in its own compartment. I think that far more than people realize, it was a tragedy of bureaucraticRead more
Economic globalization, industrial modernization, and the technological revolution have led to the emergence of an element of a nation’s power that underpins them all: energy.
By Mike Benitez, Prichard Keely, and Mark Nexon
How do we need to organize as an Air Force to provide multi-domain capabilities? Second, how do we train our forces so they can provide multi-domain capability? Finally, how are we equipping our forces so they can do it?Read more
The military cyber community lacks a solid culture to set the tone and expectations for how fusing cyber and kinetic operations should be conducted, central to enabling effective multi-domain operations.
By John Myers
As the United States Air Force prepares itself for the future, it must look critically at the manner in which it achieves nuclear deterrence. The world in which we live and the adversaries whom we strive to deter are far different, and so our deterrence method must also evolve. In order to defeat our adversaries in the future, we must prepare now.
By Mary Yelnicker
US nuclear deterrence strategy must be revised to fit the nature of future conflicts. More coming next week.Read more
If America expects to maintain its economic and military advantages around the globe, it must also reinforce existing diplomatic, economic, and military relationships to avoid a premature end to US global primacy.
By Aaron Sick and Mark Nexon
China’s rise challenges the Asia-Pacific’s balance of power, making it difficult for relatively smaller Pacific nations. Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, and others compete for natural resources and in fiscal markets with their larger neighbors.
By Allison Hardwick
“The Navy’s intelligence operations writ large and cyberspace operations, specifically, are on the precipice of being able to fully capitalize on the variety and velocity of data coming from both organic sensors and Open Source to create battlespace awareness and inform decision making in ways we never imagined in the past.”Read more
The Defense community is only at the beginning of developing a common understanding and vision for multi-domain operations and strategy. Join us Monday for a special interview with VADM Tighe.Read more
A whole of government approach is lacking and therefore the United States restructure its regional leadership construct .
By Isaiah Oppelaar