Conclusions: Reflections on great power competition in a time of COVID-19

Conclusions: Reflections on great power competition in a time of COVID-19

Dr. Graeme P. Herd, Marshall Center professor If great power competition is the defining paradigm of our current era, COVID-19 acts as its X-ray. The…

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Great Power Competition and Europe

Great Power Competition and Europe

State and network-centric perspectives By Dr. Graeme P. Herd, Marshall Center professor In the United States, there is cross-party bipartisan agreement that China is the…

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The Contest For Central Asia

The Contest For Central Asia

AUTHOR:  Alexander Cooley PUBLISHED BY:  Oxford University Press, USA REVIEWED BY:  Patrick Swan, per Concordiam contributor In the 1800s, Russia and Great Britain played a…

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‘War by other memes’

‘War by other memes’

AUTHORs:  P.W. Singer and Emerson T. Brooking PUBLISHED BY:  Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt REVIEWED BY:  Patrick Swan, per Concordiam contributor If war is, as Prussian…

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Modern Propaganda

Modern Propaganda

A most exquisite and indispensable fifth-generation warfare tool By Joseph Vann, Marshall Center  |  Photos By The Associated Press The art of propaganda is in…

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Defining Hybrid Warfare

Defining Hybrid Warfare

By James K. Wither Following the Russian Federation’s invasion of Crimea in March 2014, hybrid warfare ceased to be a subject studied only by military…

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Hybrid War in the Lands in Between

Hybrid War in the Lands in Between

BOOK AUTHOR:  Mitchell A. Orenstein PUBLISHED BY:  Oxford University Press, 2019 REVIEWED BY:  per Concordiam Staff Mitchell Orenstein assures us that his book, The Lands…

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Dispelling Myths

Dispelling Myths

Defeating transnational organized crime requires a thorough understanding of how it works By Dr. Paul Rexton Kan  |  Photos by The Associated Press Organized crime syndicates…

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An Essential Military Role

An Essential Military Role

Edited by:  U.S. Army Col. William Mendel and Dr. Peter McCabe PUBLISHED BY:  JSOU Press REVIEWED BY:  per Concordiam Staff It is counterintuitive that nations…

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What the Past Reveals

What the Past Reveals

AUTHORS: Peter R. Mansoor and Williamson Murray PUBLISHED BY: Cambridge University Press, 2016 REVIEWED BY: per Concordiam Staff Seven precarious coalitions battled French attempts to…

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