Echevarria

Rapid Decisive Operations: An Assumptions-Based Critique

Author: Dr Antulio J Echevarria II In support of the Joint community’s efforts to develop a viable operational concept, the author argues that the Rapid Decisive Operations (RDO) concepts developers deserve high praise for attempting to link two relative properties–speed and decisiveness–but that the definition of RDO is at present incoherent and based on several …

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Toward a Strategy of Positive Ends

Author: Dr Antulio J Echevarria II, BG Huba Wass de Czege Brigadier General (Retired) Huba Wass de Czege and Lieutenant Colonel Antulio J. Echevarria II make a case for a strategy aimed at achieving positive, rather than neutral or negative, ends. They first discuss the dynamic conditions of the new strategic environment, then explore the …

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The Army and Homeland Security: A Strategic Perspective

Author: Dr Antulio J Echevarria II The topic of homeland security includes a broad array of missions and mission areas ranging from national missile defense to military assistance to civil authorities. The topic has recently attracted a great deal of attention due to the public’s heightened awareness of the variety and nature of emerging threats …

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