f Assad is eating Cheerios, we’re going to take away his spoon and give him a fork.
Tim Kane continues his campaign against the US military’s antiquated personnel system.
John Nagl, who became famous as a leading counterinsurgency theorist and practitioner, is taking on a new challenge: grooming young boys for life.
For the first time in 68 years, neither major party candidate for President has served in the military. Does this matter?
The military promotion system does not reward top performers rapidly enough.
The American military personnel system works against keeping the best and brightest officers in the service.
NPR’ Morning Edition calls. John Nagl the disciple of COIN’s Jesus, GEN David Petraeus.
LTC John Nagl, author of How to Eat Soup With a Knife appears on “The Daily Show” with Jon Stewart explaining Counterinsurgency doctrine. Stewart’s reaction to “Be polite – Be professional – Be prepared to Kill” is priceless.
NYT Magazine has an illuminating piece entitled, “Professor Nagl’s War.” It’s especially interesting to me because I knew John Nagl when he was an 18-year-old cadet on the West Point debate team. He was a very impressive fellow then and has certainly gone on to do well for himself.