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Empowered Commanders: The Cornerstone to Agile, Flexible C2

Date Posted:  2/24/2015

This article highlights the Air Force's evolution of command and control (C2) during recent combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. The article examines common issues regarding the C2 enterprise as well as some unique challenges of the Asia-Pacific theater. It then addresses PACAF's approach in managing its C2 efforts through six critical capabilities: battlespace awareness, resilient architecture, defensive cyberspace operations, combat su...

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Leading Millennials-an Approach that Works

Date Posted:  1/13/2015

Col Clinton Hinote explores the need to lead a new generation of Airmen - millennials. He examines the need for leaders to understand their value, trust commitment to service and view of authority then ensure we harness their desire to interact with their leaders while simultaneously taking advantage of their competence and creativity....

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Policy for US Cybersecurity

Date Posted:  11/4/2014

With respect to cyber domain attacks on US civilian systems attributable to a nation-state, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) should have responsibility for consequence management; US Northern Command (USNORTHCOM), for domestic attack assessment; and US Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM), for defense and any cyber counterstrike response (in coordination with any applicable combatant commands and US national agencies). Written by: Lt Col Augu...


Modern Geopolitics and Security: Strategies for Unwinnable Conflicts

Modern Geopolitics and Security: Strategies for Unwinnable Conflicts by Amos N. Guiora. Taylor & Francis Group, 2014, 165 pp., $79.95.

Author Amos Guiora presents Modern Geopolitics and Security as a comprehensive and authoritative examination of a difficult subject, both in layout and title. Guiora’s experience in the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) implementing the Oslo Peace Process from 1994 to 1999 delivers a perspective to international relations thought not often seen—firsthand experience. His current position as professor of law and co-director of the Center for Global Justice at the University of Utah reveals an adeptness at international law but perhaps a limited knowledge of academic international relations.

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