There is an ongoing debate in the US military establishment about the changing character of war. Officially, we acknowledge the need for significant change over continuity, yet very few agree on the details.
Maneuver warfare is a fraud, and maneuver as a warfighting function is dead. At least, that is what some scholars and military analysts claim. We disagree.

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Autonomous Weapons are the Moral Choice

Thomas X. Hammes

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Toward Integrated Deterrence: Sweden's Role on NATO's Northeast Flank

Lisa Aronsson, Dave Auerswald, Jaclyn Kerr, Brett Swaney

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Maneuver Warfare is not Dead, but It Must Evolve

Colonel Pat Garrett and Lieutenant Colonel Frank Hoffman (USMCR Ret)

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Phillip C. Saunders
Director, CSCMA
Areas of Expertise:  China; Asia and the Pacific; International Political Economy; Deterrence;

Thomas F. Lynch III
Distinguished Research Fellow, CSR

Asia and the Indo-Pacific (South and Central Asia); Middle East and North Africa (Gulf Arab States); Great Power Competition (GPC); Counter-terrorism


Jaclyn Kerr
Senior Research Fellow, CSR

Defense and Technology Futures, Digital and Emerging Technologies


T.X. Hammes
Distinguished Research Fellow, CSR

Future Strategic Concepts; Humanitarian Assistance & Disaster Relief; Insurgency/Irregular Warfare

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