Military Profession

Future Leadership, Old Issues, New Methods

Editor: Dr Douglas V Johnson II Each year, the Army After Next Seminar students are asked to orient their Strategy Research Papers on topics appropriate to the programs 30-years in the future focus. Thirty years ago, the United States Army was deeply involved in Vietnam and in the Cold War. Officers could reasonably expect to …

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On Diversity

Author: LTC Andre H Sayles Colonel Sayles logically and calmly asks questions about diversity and its effect on the future of organizations, individual soldiers, and leaders. He provides important arguments in support of the Army’s Consideration of Others Program. His thought-provoking discussion of diversity in the military meets his goal of providing dialogue that will …

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Making Do with Less, or Coping with Upton’s Ghost

Author: Dr Eliot A Cohen Each April the Strategic Studies Institute hosts a conference that addresses key strategic issues facing the Armed Forces and the Nation. This year’s theme, “Strategy During the Lean Years: Learning from the Past and the Present,” brought together scholars, serving and retired military officers, and civilian defense officials from the …

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Another View of the Revolution in Military Affairs

Author: Mr Jeffrey R Cooper In April 1994, the Army War College and the Strategic Studies Institute hosted the Fifth Annual Strategy Conference. The theme of this year’s conference was “The Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA): Defining an Army for the 21st Century.” Jeffrey R. Cooper presented the following paper as part of an opening …

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