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Tactical and Technical

Keyboard Warriors: 'Best practice for countering violent extremism

The Keyboard Warriors conference held on 30-31 March 2017 in Melbourne brought together speakers from the Australian, US and British militaries, law enforcement and emergency services, government,...

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Tactical and Technical

Commanding the Military During Disaster Response

This article via Inderscience explains the fundamentals of adaptive campaigning which comprises five mutually reinforcing and interdependent Lines of Operation: Joint Land Combat, Population...

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Tactical and Technical

Combat Case Studies from the Middle East

This link to "Case Studies from the Long War" via the Combat Studies Institute (also recently shared by Grounded Curiosity), provides seven different lethal and non-lethal missions from Iraq and...

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Introduction to Organisational Theory

This article by Dr David S. Walonick via StatPac provides a really good introduction to various organisational theories in order to develop a baseline understanding of this key focus area.

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Operational Art

Paper - Introduction to Operational Art

This paper by Colonel Michael Matheny (or click image above) via the United States Air Education and Training Command (AETC) Air University, takes us on a journey through the history of how...

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Strategy

What is this Thing we call 'Strategy'?

This article by Colin S. Gray via the United States Air Education and Training Command (AETC) Air University provides an excellent explanation and detailed introduction on strategy as a theory.

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Tactical and Technical

How the Dutch Tackle Leadership Development in Army Leaders

Major Peter de Bock and Doctor Peter Olsthoorn via the Journal of Military and Strategic Studies examine in depth what leadership theories should underpin the promotion courses for junior officers,...

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Leadership & Ethics

Paradox and Challenges in Military Leadership

This academic paper by Ronit Kark, Tair Karazi-Presler and Sarit Tubi via ResearchGate provides a nuanced understanding of the challenges of modern military leadership.

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Strategy

A General's perspective on Raising and Training the Australian Army

Major General Peter 'Gus' Gilmore, AO, DSC gives an address at the Royal United Services Institute of New South Wales (RUSI NSW). He provides us with strategic level insight into a range of issues...

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Leadership & Ethics

The Importance of Trust in the Army Profession

Two Articles focusing on the importance of trust - The first is by Major Jim Nemec via The Center for the Army Profession and Ethic (CAPE), and the second is by Colonel Charles Allen & Colonel...

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