Год / месяц: 2018/11-12
Формат: PDF - 75 MB
The Military Review provides an established and well regarded Army forum to stimulate original thought and debate on topics related to the art and science of land warfare.
6 Strengthening Partnerships to
Face the Complexities of Africa
Maj. Matt Kuhlman, U.S. Army
In this winning entry of the 2018 DePuy writing contest, the author describes the need to develop and strengthen partnerships with regional allies to overcome the challenges of operating in Africa.
18 Uncovering Hidden Patterns of Thought in War
Wei-Chi versus Chess
Maj. Jamie Richard Schwandt, U.S. Army
The 2018 MacArthur writing contest winner compares two classic games to describe the difference between Eastern and Western ways of war.
30 The Use of “Stryker” in Doctrine Is Limiting and Symptomatic of Doctrinal Shortcomings That Are Harmful to Small-Unit Leaders
Capt. Matthew Allgeyer, U.S. Army
Changing the term “Stryker” to “medium force” in doctrine would help drive additional doctrinal changes necessary to allow small-unit leaders to think comparatively about peer-competitive concepts and would help clarify the medium concept’s place in the current Army brigade combat team framework.
37 A History of Operational Art
Lt. Col. Wilson C. Blythe Jr., U.S. Army
The author discusses the development of the concept of operational art in the Soviet Union, its eventual adoption by the U.S. Army, and contemporary debates about the utility of operational art.
50 The Cubazuela Problem
Lt. Col. Geoff Demarest, JD, PhD, U.S. Army, Retired
Cuban “Bolivarian” has significantly influenced the conditions in Venezuela. According to this Ibero-American expert, the impunity
enjoyed by leaders of the Communist Party of Cuba and United Socialist Party of Venezuela must be challenged to avoid further tragedy in the region.
66 Brazil-Russia Military-Technical
A Fruit of the Post-Cold War World Order
The author examines the gradual emergence of the de facto strategic and technological alliance that now exists between Russia and Brazil and why it has occurred.
80 The Russians of Latin America Moscow’s Bid for Influence Over Russian-Speaking Communities in the Region
Vladimir Rouvinski, PhD
The authors examine the evolution of Russian diaspora engagement in Latin America and the Caribbean, and assess its potential to support Russian domestic and foreign policy objectives.