Monographs

Mending the Broken Dialogue: Military Advice and Presidential Decision-Making

2016-12-28T23:30:57+00:00

Study examining the cultural and institutional drivers of civil-military friction, the doctrinal limitations of the military options formulation process, and the relationship between group friction and presidential decision-making. Proposes a series of reforms predicated on a close reading of 70 years of U.S. military history and interviews with former cabinet-level officials, COCOMs, and Joint Staff planners.

Roma Surrecta: Portrait of a Counterinsurgent Power, 216 BC – AD 72

2016-12-28T21:37:59+00:00

Evaluation of the behavior and anti-revolt strategies of the Roman Empire in context of contemporary counterinsurgency theory. Roman history, economy, values system, force disposition, and acculturation practices are each considered in this light, supplemented by fourteen case studies.

Finding Efficiencies in the Business of Defense: Reducing Fuel Cost for the Defense Logistics Agency

2016-12-28T21:37:59+00:00

Comprehensive review of DLA-Energy fuel procurement practices, from market engagement to governance structure to final product distribution. Analyzes previously proposed reforms and makes new recommendations based on consultation with petroleum industry leaders. (Business Executives for National Security)