Category Archives: The Military Art

Review of “Tattoo” by Publisher’s Week  4,295 total views,  12 views today

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Posted in Books, Prose, The Military Art | 4 Comments

Open Thread – 11 April 2021

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Posted in History, The Military Art | 44 Comments

The Brits still want to play in the Great Game? To what end?

“The “Army of the future” will see £23 billion of investment. This will include upgrades to tanks and armoured vehicles, rockets, air defence, tactical surveillance drones, and new electronic warfare and cyberspace capabilities. However, with that will come cuts to both … Continue reading

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Posted in Borg Wars, France, government, Iraq, The Military Art | 58 Comments

“Deterrent Balance 6”

Comment: The US continues to insist that Ansar Allah (the Houthis) are just a front for Iran. To take this position is incredibly foolish and willfully uninformed. Yes, the Houthis and the rocket and aerospace forces which are allied with … Continue reading

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Posted in Israel, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Syria, The Military Art, weapons, Yemen | 20 Comments

The US Army can’t feed troops in the field?

Well, well, pilgrim turcopoles. National Guard soldiers and airmen are being fed what amounts to garbage during their Pelosi/Schumer inspired occupation of the US capital? 50 0f them got sick from eating whatever kind of crap the Democrats want to … Continue reading

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Posted in The Military Art | 17 Comments

Scots wa hae wi Wallace bled …

“Scots, wha hae wi’ Wallace bled,Scots, wham Bruce has aften led;Welcome to your gory bed,         Or to victory! Now’s the day, and now’s the hour;See the front o’ battle lour;See approach proud Edward’s power—         Chains and slavery! Wha will be a traitor … Continue reading

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Time to end the MADness?

“Mutually assured destruction (MAD) is a doctrine of military strategy and national security policy in which a full-scale use of nuclear weapons by two or more opposing sides would cause the complete annihilation of both the attacker and the defender (see pre-emptive nuclear strike and second strike).[1] It is based on the theory of deterrence, which … Continue reading

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Posted in Policy, The Military Art, weapons | 24 Comments

The Evolution of USCYBERCOM – TTG

New Thinking Taking Root  The essays in this volume describe ways in which U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) has evolved over the decade since Secretary of Defense Robert Gates directed its establishment in June 2009. Its current commander, Gen. Paul Nakasone, … Continue reading

Posted in The Military Art, TTG | 21 Comments


After hearing a lecture by my friend Steve Douglas on the lessons of the battle of Stalingrad, I urged him to write this essay on the topic.  Given the current toxic relationship between the United States and Russia–the two predominant … Continue reading

Posted in Harper, The Military Art | 32 Comments

77th Brigade revisited

"The personnel of 77th Brigade is not that of your typical military unit. Soldiers in the 77th Brigade, which was formed in 2015, are based in Berkshire and spend their time producing video and audio content, using data to understand how … Continue reading

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