Volume 1, Issue 1

Contents

  • Former Marine Colonel T.X. Hammes holds that without knowing the underlying assumptions, decision makers cannot evaluate proposed strategies. As assumptions are rarely mentioned, decision makers must demand they be clearly stated as part of any discussion.

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  • Targeted Killings Work

    A.E. Stahl & William F. Owen

    Precisely what are targeted killings and are they effective? In this article, A.E. Stahl and William F. Owen argue that in the right context and with a coherent policy in play, there is plenty of room for success for this strategy.

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  • Lynchpin: The U.S.-ROK Alliance after the Cheonan

    Abraham M. Denmark & Zachary M. Hosford

    After a North Korean naval attack killed 46 South Korean sailors, where does the U.S.-ROK alliance go from here? Abe Denmark and Zack Hosford see a new era unfolding, but both Washington and Seoul have their work cut out for them.

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  • Does strategic thinking have a universal logic, or is it culturally defined? Jonathan Dowdall explores the concept of “strategic culture” in Europe, and argues that when it comes to strategy, history is everything.

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Volume 1, Issue 1

Volume 1, Issue 1

Winter 2010