School of Strategic Landpower

The School of Strategic Landpower’s educational programs (resident and distance) develop strategic leaders by providing a strong foundation of wisdom, grounded in mastery of the profession of arms, and by serving as a crucible for educating future leaders in the analysis, evaluation, and refinement of professional expertise in war, strategy, operations, national security, resource management, and responsible command.

Strategically Misaligned in a Competitive World

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National Security Strategy 2017 (NSS 2017) establishes the way forward to serve national interests and meet strategic objectives in today’s environment. It characterizes the global environment as one of competition with the great powers of the People’s Republic of China,…

Kautilya and Modern Day Strategic Advising

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As policy and decision makers evaluate the global strategic environment they must understand the underlying cultural and historical context in which competitors and allies view the actions taken and statements made by the United States. Kautilya’s “The Arthashastra” provides key…

Reducing the Redundancy of the Veterans Affairs Hospital System

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Current and future veterans will require health care. The Veterans Administration (VA) healthcare system with its problems of wait time, staffing, and budget, requires radical changes to improve the services that the VA provides more cost effectively. The VA has…

Is It Time for a United States Cyber Service?

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USCYBERCOM’s elevation to a Functional Combatant Command (COCOM), pending nomination and confirmation of a Commanding General, places operational command of cyberspace operations under a COCOM with service component support. However, the nature of the threat and adversaries’ advancing cyber capabilities…