Hasty Ambush

Hasty Ambushes are short, sharp, reactive pieces from War on the Rocks contributors. If commentary and analysis are our symphonies, Hasty Ambushes are jazz.


Beyond Offset: Paul Scharre on Technical Landscape

Beyond Offset: Paul Scharre on Technical Landscape

Editor’s Note: War on the Rocks has partnered with the Center for a New American Security to produce Beyond Offset, a series that explores the…

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Beyond Offset: Shawn Brimley on DoD Investment

Beyond Offset: Shawn Brimley on DoD Investment

Editor’s Note: War on the Rocks has partnered with the Center for a New American Security to produce Beyond Offset, a series that explores the…

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Bew in The American Interest: Pax Anglo-Saxonica

Bew in The American Interest: Pax Anglo-Saxonica

On the way to work at the Library of Congress during the year just past, I was stopped on more than one occasion by activists…

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India in Afghanistan: Tackling a Thorny Issue

India in Afghanistan: Tackling a Thorny Issue

Last week, I had the privilege to speak with a small group of Indian parliamentarians who were visiting the United States. The subject was U.S….

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B.J. Armstrong to Receive Marine Corps Heritage Foundation Award for WOTR Article

B.J. Armstrong to Receive Marine Corps Heritage Foundation Award for WOTR Article

War on the Rocks contributor B.J. Armstrong has been named the recipient of the General Roy S. Geiger Award by the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation…

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Alex Hecht takes the helm at Molotov Cocktail

Alex Hecht takes the helm at Molotov Cocktail

War on the Rocks would like to welcome Alex Hecht on board as the editor of Molotov Cocktail – our blog for all things booze….

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What You Need to Know about Modern Mercenaries

What You Need to Know about Modern Mercenaries

Watch Sean McFate discuss his new book, The Modern Mercenary, at the National Defense University. Sean offers an insider’s understanding of the opaque private military world,…

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