Our favorite longreads and blog posts from the past week.
The United States Army War College in Carlisle Pennsylvania serves a unique mission in the military— to convert senior field commanders, usually colonels, into strategic thinkers and future leaders of the Army. In today’s Great Decisions podcast, Sarwar Kashmeri speaks with with Major General William Rapp about the challenges the AWC faces.
Industrial espionage has been a constant source of tension between the U.S. and Chinese governments; however, last year, it was China that was on the defensive for the theft of American trade secrets.
The following is a response by the government of Djibouti to the Oct. 17, 2014 post “China’s war for Africa’s hearts and minds”
As a U.S. ally and member of NATO, Turkey has a large, well-trained, and well-funded military with more than a half-million personnel in uniform. It is also the only NATO nation that shares a border with both Iraq and Syria, where the Islamic State continues to take and hold significant territory.