Recommended Readings

2 April 2021


Hybrid is Everything and Everything is Hybrid | RUSI

How Small Wars Fit into Big Ones: Lessons from the Masters of Irregular Warfare – Modern War Institute (


Maneuver Warfare: “Reports of My Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated” – Modern War Institute (

Learning the lessons of Nagorno-Karabakh the Russian way (

Are U.S. Special Forces Quietly Using Armed Robots? (

Thinking beyond the Books: Sociological Biases of Our Military Institutions (

Incorporating the Cyberspace Domain: How Russia and China Exploit Asymmetric Advantages in Great Power Competition – Modern War Institute (

Turkey’s New Joint Operational Concepts Foreshadow the Future of Armed Conflict – Georgetown Security Studies Review

Artificial Intelligence, Autonomy, and the Risk of Catalytic Nuclear War – Modern War Institute (

An Irregular Upgrade to Operational Design – War on the Rocks

Russian Forces in Kaliningrad: Implications of the newly formed 18th Guards Motor Rifle Division – Russia Military Analysis (

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1 March 2021

Total Defense: How the Baltic States Are Integrating Citizenry Into Their National Security Strategies | Small Wars Journal

Building the Next Generation of Boyds, Hoppers, Krulaks and Pattons – Modern War Institute (

Chemical Weapons and the Hierarchy of Victims – War on the Rocks

The Army Needs an Urban Warfare School and it Needs it Soon – Modern War Institute (

Poland | Simulation of war with Russia with the participation of F35 and Patriot turns into a fiasco | News on Defence, Security and International Relations (

Special operations (forces) explained | Militaire Spectator

Is the Department of Defense Making Enough Progress in Wargaming? – War on the Rocks

Military “Science”: What Have You Done For Me Lately? | by Grant Martin | Feb, 2021 | Medium

Resourcing Irregular and Conventional Warfare Capabilities | RealClearDefense

Kill the Homothetic Army: Gen. Guy Hubin’s Vision of the Future Battlefield – War on the Rocks

I’m Sorry for Creating the ‘Gerasimov Doctrine’ – Foreign Policy

What’s in a Name? Reimagining Irregular Warfare Activities for Competition – War on the Rocks

The Death of Critical Thinking in the Military? Here’s How to Fix It. | RealClearDefense

Paralysis in Peer Conflict? The Material Versus the Mental in 100 Years of Military Thinking – War on the Rocks

The Pentagon thinks urban warfare is obsolete. That’s wrong. – The Washington Post