Dougal Robertson

Dougal Robertson is a Reserve Air Force Intelligence officer and graduate of the 2013 Fighter Intelligence Instructor Course. He has deployed to East Timor, Pakistan and the Middle East and served in tactical unit, headquarters and training commands. He holds an MA in Intelligence from Macquarie University and an MA in International Relations from UNSW and now works as a consultant for Defence industry.

​​​​​​​The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Australian Army, the Department of Defence or the Australian Government.

War Room

Understanding Offensive Support: An Airman Responds

In this post, Dougal Robertson provides an airman's response to Greg Colton's article 'Future Fires | A New Approach to Understanding Offensive Support'.

By Dougal Robertson

Command Post

The Failure of ‘Course of Action’ Analysis in Joint War-fighting

This article contends that predicting adversary behaviour through course of action analysis creates a false perception of certainty for a commander. A more effective approach is to use 'expectations analysis' - combining adversary capabilities and intentions and examining how the operating environment directly affects these variables.

By Dougal Robertson