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Tactical and Technical

How to Criticise with Kindness

In this article by Maria Popova via BrainPickings, the author walks us through how to best compose an intelligent argument that will ideally keep you out of hot water with your boss.

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Tactical and Technical

TEWT Situation Brief

This video produced by ALPC, provides a comprehensive explanation and demonstration of a 'situation brief.' Whilst you might remember the rough composition of a situation brief, watching this video...

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Operational Art

Operational Art, Design & the Centre of Gravity

Assistant Professor Dale Eikmeier of the U.S. Command and General Staff College presents a 4-part video series on the Operational Art. The videos are around 11 minutes each and are excellent value...

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War

Are the Levels of War Just a Set of Labels?

This article by Martin Dunn, a former Chief Research Officer at the Land Warfare Studies Centre, poses the thought that seeking to associate Clausewitz with three levels of war is curious.

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Operational Art

Striking a Balance Between Operational Art and Craftsmanship

In this article via Task & Purpose, author Brad Hardy states that operational art is a cornerstone doctrinal concept that joint headquarters and defence forces use to plan everything from...

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War

Is the 'Operational Art' Synonymous with the Operational Level of War?

This article by Dale Eikmeier via Small Wars Journal offers yet another perspective on whether or not the operational art is synonymous with the operational level of war. 

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Operational Art

Invigorating Campaigning into the Australian Defence Force

This paper by Lieutenant Colonel Trent Scott, published as part of the Land Warfare Studies Centre Study Papers, provides a critique of the Australian Defence Force's (ADF) approach to operational...

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Operational Art

Introduction to Joint Operations

The Australian Defence Force Warfare Centre (ADFWC) is one of our premier institutions for training and education. Here they offer 'an introduction to joint operations', a series of presentations...

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Operational Art

The ADF and the Operational Art

This article by Professor Michael Evans via the Institute for Regional Security argues that the ADF has failed to keep abreast of conceptual developments and debates regarding operational art that...

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Operational Art

Overview of Operational Art

This article or briefing script via the Air University of the Air War College provides a great snapshot of many of the elements that feed into the operational art.

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