With the current situation in Afghanistan, the book, Ensuring National Government Stability After US Counterinsurgency Operations: The Critical Measure of Success, by retired Marine Dr. Dallas Shaw is a timely must-read.
The Gathering Pacific Storm Emerging US-China Strategic Competition in Defense Technological and Industrial Development Tai Ming Cheung and Thomas G. Mahnken The U.S. has enjoyed overwhelming military technological superiority in the post-Cold War era, but China has begun to chip away at this dominance. As distrust and strategic rivalry becomes more prominent in US-China relations,… Continue reading Asian Security – 3 Essential Books
Happy Veterans Day to America's heroes! Highlighted today is Lt. Col. Edith Disler's book Language and Gender in the Military. From the preface: "American military identity is part of American identity in that it influences the American masculine construct and has affected 26 million veterans and their families, as well as those who may… Continue reading Veterans Day Salute: Language and Gender in the Military