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IEAA Recommended Short Readings

Note: Hyperlinks to articles are correct as at the time of the publishing of this document

Adams, Sam. “Vietnam Cover-Up: Playing War with Numbers.”  Harper’s Magazine, May 1975.

Ancona, Deborah. “Sensemaking, Framing and Acting in the Unknown.” Chapter published in The Handbook for Teaching Leadership, Editors Scott Snook, Nitin Nohria, and Rakesh Khurana, Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, 2012.

Brown, Zachery. “A Crude Look at the Whole: A Simple Guide to Complexity for National Security Professionals.” The Strategy Bridge,  Jan 29, 2019.

Clark, M. “Russian Hybrid Warfare.” Institute for the Study of War’s Military Learning and the Future of War Series, 2020.

Corera, G. “Inside a US Military Cyber Team’s Defence of Ukraine.” BBC News, October 30, 2022.

Crabb, Andrew L.  “Toward Military Design: Six Ways the JP 5-0’s Operational Design Falls Short.” JFQ 105, 2nd Quarter 2022.

Cunningham, G., & C. Allen. “Chapter 18: Applying Clausewitz and Systems Thinking to Design.” U.S. Army War College Guide to National Security Issues, 2012.

Deresiewicz, William. “Solitude and Leadership.” The American Scholar, Spring 2010.

Ehlers, R., & P. Blannin.  “Making Sense of the Information Environment.” Small Wars Journal, March 3, 2020.

Ehlers, Robert S.&  P. Blannin, (n.d.). “Integrated Planning and Campaigning for Complex Problems.The US Army War College Quarterly, Parameters, May 18, 2021.

Eikmeier, Dale C. Colonel (Ret). Chapter 7, “Modernizing the Center of Gravity Concept – So It Works.” Addressing the Fog of COG, perspectives on the Center of Gravity in US Military Doctrine, edited by Celestino Perez, Jr. US Army Command and General Staff College, Combat Studies Institute Press, Fort Leavenworth, 2012.

Gerasimov, General Valery. “The Value of Science is in the Foresight.” Military Review, January-February 2016.

Gerras, S. “Critical Thinking and Judgment: The Key to Effective Leadership.” Academy Leadership, February 2011.

Gladwell, Malcolm. “How David Beats Goliath.” The New Yorker, May 11, 2009.

Howe, E. “Army Special Ops is Changing Psyops Training to Reflect Ukraine War.” Defense One, November 8, 2022.

Jones, Seth. & Danika Newlee. “The United States’ Soft War with Iran.” Center for Strategic and International Studies, June 2019.

Lyle, David J. “Perspectives: Looped Back In. We’ve Been Using the Wrong OODA Picture.Armed Forces Journal, December 2011.

Murauskaite, E. E. “U.S. Assistance to Ukraine in the Information Space: Intelligence, Cyber, and Signaling.” Start, National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism, February 2023.

Neumann, Ronald. “Demystifying the interagency process: The ambassador’s role.” Interagency Journal, Vol. 6, Issue 3, Summer 2015.

Niveza Editorial Desk. “What’s the difference between anticipation and prediction?Niveza, March 6, 2012.

Nolan, Steven. “Escaping the Cave: An Analysis of Russian and American Strategic Cultures Influence on War, Peace, and the Realm in Between.” The Strategy Bridge, September 8, 2022.

Ospino, Luis. “Plato’s Allegory of the Cave and Its Connection to the Present.” Greek Reporter, September 6, 2023.

Pomar, M. G. “A U.S. Media Strategy for the 2020s: Lessons from the Cold War.” Texas National Security Review, Winter 2021. 

Pomerantsev, Peter. “We Can Only be Enemies.” The Atlantic, May 1, 2022.

Rittenberg, J. “Integrating Information Warfare Lessons Learned from Warfighter Exercise 18-2.” Military Review, Army University Press, March/April 2019.

Singer, P. “How Ukraine Won the #LikeWar.” Politico, March 12, 2022.

Smith, Daniel J., Kelly Jeter and Odin Westgaard. “Three Approaches to Center of Gravity Analysis: The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.” Joint Forces Quarterly #78, 3rd Quarter 2015.

Soll, Jack B., Katherine L. Milkman and John W. Payne. “Outsmart Your Own Biases.” Harvard Business Review, May 2015.

Takagi, K. “The Future of China’s Cognitive Warfare: Lessons From the War in Ukraine.War on the Rocks, July 22, 2022.

Temple-Raston, Dina. “Elephants Under Attack Have An Unlikely Ally: Artificial Intelligence.” NPR, October 25, 2019.

Temple-Raston, Dina. “How The U.S. Hacked ISIS.NPR, September 26, 2019.

Tucker, Patrick. “How US Special Operators Helped Take Down Joseph Kony’s Army With Tailored Messages.” Defense One, October 17, 2017.

Watters, Ethan. “We Aren’t the World.” Pacific Standard, February 25, 2013.

Wilson, Chris. “Searching for Saddam.” Slate, February 21, 2010.

Zenko, Micah. “Millennium Challenge: The Real Story of a Corrupted Military Exercise and its Legacy.” War on the Rocks, November 5, 2015.