https://www-m.cnn.com/2019/01/04/politics/trump-border-wall-national-emergency-declaration/index.html?r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2F And see: 10 U.S.C. 2808 https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/10/2808 And see 10 U.S.C 284 https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/10/284 And see 10 U.S.C 331-334 https://policy.defense.gov/portals/11/documents/hdasa/references/insurrection_act.pdf Sent from my iPhone
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/29/opinion/behind-the-phoenix-program.html South Vietnam’s role in the controversial counterinsurgency effort offers lessons for today’s wars.
This dissertation uses a game theoretic model of space war to examine how sentiments in multiple dimensions impact state decisions regarding whether to expand a ground war into the space domain. https://www.rand.org/pubs/rgs_dissertations/RGSD400.html https://www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/rgs_dissertations/RGSD400/RGSD400/RAND_RGSD400.pdf
https://warontherocks.com/2017/08/are-cyber-weapons-too-dangerous-to-use/ The upshot is that it is possible for states to go on the offensive in cyberspace without undermining cybersecurity. Unlike ice-nine, the tools the United States creates to fight in this realm do not appear, at least so far, to be uncontrollable. There may be good reasons to eschew…
https://warontherocks.com/2017/08/u-s-cyber-command-now-stands-taller-but-can-it-see-further/ The many internal studies of Cyber Command’s future over the last five years have taken significant energy. Now that the decision is finally made, the focus will turn to implementation — with dozens of practical questions for the department to answer in the next one to five years. What…
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/06/world/europe/russia-america-military-exercise-trump-putin.html “A 10-day exercise in July offered a window into how Army commanders are rehearsing updated tactics and strategies once used to counter Soviet troops.” For more on the Saber Guardian exercise: http://www.eur.army.mil/saberguardian/
https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/08/04/world/middleeast/blackwater-contractors-iraq-sentences.html?emc=edit_na_20170804&nl=breaking-news&nlid=44923803&ref=cta&referer= And for background, see: Govern, Kevin H. and Bales, Eric C., Taking Shots at Private Military Firms: International Law Misses its Mark (Again) (May 29, 2008). Fordham International Law Journal, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2008. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2070437
https://www.wsj.com/articles/pentagon-ramps-up-space-warfare-effort-1493199003 Gen. John Hyten told the Senate Armed Services Committee that ‘we must prepare for a conflict that extends into space’ through defensive measures, but also by building ‘an offensive capability to challenge’ adversaries. PHOTO: YURI GRIPAS/REUTERS . By Andy Pasztor The Wall Street Journal April 26, 2017 5:30 a.m….
An important debate (though not necessarily a new one) has been brought to the forefront by two recent articles. In the first, Maj. John Spencer and Dr. Lionel Beehner argue that declining physical fitness in our nation is adversely—and dangerously—affecting our military readiness, and in turn, our national security. This…