Mosul: The Post-ISIS Landscape

May 2019 No Comments

“Mosul: The Post-ISIS Landscape” Speaker: Waziri, H. (ARTIS International) Date: 2 May 2019 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Mr. Hoshang Waziri (ARTIS International) and Dr. Scott Atran (ARTIS International / University of Michigan) as a part of its SMA CENTCOM Speaker Series. To begin, Dr. Atran explained what ARTIS does and provided some insight […]

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How Russian Society Challenges Putin’s Grand Narrative: Perceptions of Domestic Problems and External Threats after Crimea

May 2019 No Comments

“How Russian Society Challenges Putin’s Grand Narrative: Perceptions of Domestic Problems and External Threats after Crimea” Speaker: Sherlock, T. (United States Military Academy, West Point) Date: 1 May 2019 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Thomas Sherlock (United States Military Academy, West Point) as a part of its SMA EUCOM Speaker Series. During his presentation, Dr. Sherlock discussed a […]

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Understanding China’s AI Strategy: Clues to Chinese Strategic Thinking on Artificial Intelligence and National Security

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“Understanding China’s AI Strategy: Clues to Chinese Strategic Thinking on Artificial Intelligence and National Security” Speaker: Allen, G. (Center for a New American Security (CNAS)) Date: 30 April 2019 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Mr. Gregory Allen (Center for a New American Security (CNAS)) as a part of its Future of Global Competition & Conflict Speaker Series. Mr. Allen’s presentation […]

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JC-HAMO and the Operational Art Joint Concepts: An Overview

April 2019 No Comments

“JC-HAMO and the Operational Art Joint Concepts: An Overview” Speaker: Lane, Daniel (USSOCOM J7) Date: 26 April 2019 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Mr. Daniel Lane (USSOCOM J7) as a part of its SMA General Speaker Series. Mr. Lane began by providing a history of the campaigning concept within the US military. He pointed out […]

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Systemic Shift and the Middle East

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“Systemic Shift and the Middle East” Speaker: Ehteshami, A. (Durham University) Date: 25 April 2019 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Anoush Ehteshami (Durham University) as a part of its Future of Global Competition & Conflict Speaker Series. To begin, Dr. Ehteshami stated that the Middle East seems to sit at the center of […]

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The Theater Army in the Competition Phase

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“The Theater Army in the Competition Phase” Speakers: Cantwell, G. (Joint Force Land Component Commander Course Center for Strategic Leadership, US Army War College); Mikolashek, P. (USAWC Highly Qualified Expert- Senior Mentor (HQE-SM)) Date: 24 April 2019 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Gregory Cantwell (Joint Force Land Component Commander Course Center for Strategic Leadership, […]

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Ukraine: The Epicenter of Hybrid Warfare and Ways to Win There

April 2019 No Comments

“Ukraine: The Epicenter of Hybrid Warfare and Ways to Win There” Speaker: Meredith, S. (National Defense University) Date: 23 April 2019 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Spencer Meredith III (National Defense University) as a part of its SMA EUCOM Speaker Series. Dr. Meredith first explained that Ukraine is at the epicenter of Russia’s global strategy. He […]

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UW Countergovernance: Political Warfare in Great Power Competition

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“UW Countergovernance: Political Warfare in Great Power Competition” Speaker: Uherka, J. (US Army Special Operations Command (USASOC)) Date: 22 April 2019 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by MAJ Jeffrey Uherka (US Army Special Operations Command (USASOC)) as a part of its SMA NDU Speaker Series. During his presentation, MAJ Uherka discussed the 1st Special Forces Command’s […]

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On the Horizon: Security Challenges at the Nexus of State and Non-State Actors and Emerging/Disruptive Technologies

April 2019 No Comments

On the Horizon: Security Challenges at the Nexus of State and Non-State Actors and Emerging/Disruptive Technologies Authors | Editors: Ackerman, G. (University at Albany); Burnett, R. (National Defense University); Clifford, B. (George Washington University); Earnhardt, R. (University at Maryland); Harrigan, G. (Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate); Holt, T. (Michigan State University); Ligon, G. […]

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Communicating Meaning in the Intelligence Enterprise

April 2019 No Comments

“Communicating Meaning in the Intelligence Enterprise“ Speaker: Broniatowski, D. (George Washington University) Date: 18 April 2019 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. David Broniatowski (George Washington University) as a part of its SMA General Speaker Series. During his presentation, Dr. Broniatowski discussed intelligence analysis, stressed the importance of informing decision makers, and provided policy recommendations in his presentation. He […]

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