Jablonsky

U.S. National Security: Beyond the Cold War

Author: AMB Robert Ellsworth, Dr Morton H Halperin, Dr David Jablonsky, Dr Lawrence Korb, Prof Ronald Steel U.S. national security is a subject that has been under intense scrutiny since the end of the Cold War. What constitutes such security for the United States as this country approaches the new century? Are the ends, ways, …

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Time’s Cycle and National Military Strategy: The Case for Continuity in a Time of Change

Author: Dr David Jablonsky Every April the Army War College’s Strategic Studies Institute hosts its Annual Strategy Conference. This year’s theme, “Strategy During the Lean Years: Learning from the Past and the Present,” brought together scholars, serving and retired officers, and civilian defense officials from the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom to discuss …

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The Owl of Minerva Flies at Twilight: Doctrinal Change and Continuity and the Revolution in Military Affairs

Author: Dr David Jablonsky Revolutions in military affairs have never been strictly military phenomena. Social and political transformations in the past have also been major and often catalytic ingredients of such revolutions. The current revolution is no exception, whether it involves the relationship of communication-information breakthroughs to the interaction of the elements of Clausewitz’s remarkable …

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Paradigm Lost?: Transitions and the Search for a New World Order

Author: Dr David Jablonsky After every momentous event, there is usually a transition period, in which participants in the events, whether individuals or nation-states, attempt to chart their way into an unfamiliar future. In the United States in this century, there are three such transitions, each focused on America’s role in the international arena. After …

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