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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...

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Forward Arming and Refueling Points for Fighter Aircraft

Date Posted:  10/6/2014

This article examines a new concept for dispersed operations that allows fighter aircraft to operate from any airfield with a suitable runway. Furthermore, it does not require infrastructure at the dispersed location and results in significant operational and strategic effects....

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The Asia-Pacific Century by Dr. Adam Lowther

Date Posted:  9/17/2014

The Asia-Pacific Century-This work looks to the future of the Asia-Pacific and examines a broad range of questions that focus on diplomatic, economic, and military challenges facing the region’s key players, with a particular focus on their relevance to the US military. In the last 15 years, many other forward looking studies have come to the same conclusion. The Air Force 2025 study concluded that among the possible outcomes before 2030 was ...


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Under the Eagle’s Wing: A National Security Strategy of the United States for 2009

Under the Eagle’s Wing: A National Security Strategy of the United States for 2009 by Gary Hart. Fulcrum Publishing, 2008, 128 pp., $14.95.

Former senator Gary Hart presents a national security strategy that is based on creating a “global commons composed of liberal democracies that will further economic integration and collective security” (p. xx). As the co-chair of the US Commission on National Security for the Twenty-first Century, Hart expands in this slim volume on the work completed in the 2001 report. While addressing and expanding on some of the US Commission’s recommendations, Hart focuses on the role the United States needs to assume to lead the global commons effort. As a former US senator for the state of Colorado fr... Read Full Review