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.


Win our favorite recent books on Asia

Win our favorite recent books on Asia

Be sure to check out these books on Asia that we were excited to read or are looking forward to reading. You can win these…

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Win our favorite recent books on strategy

Win our favorite recent books on strategy

Be sure to check out these books on strategy that we were excited to read or are looking forward to reading. You can win these books…

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Win our favorite recent books on the Middle East

Win our favorite recent books on the Middle East

Be sure to check out these books on the Middle East that we were excited to read or are looking forward to reading. You can…

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F-35: Highway to the Danger Zone

F-35: Highway to the Danger Zone

Editor’s Note: This piece on the War on the Rocks Hasty Ambush blog is published in partnership with the Hoover Institution’s new Military History in the…

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The Seven Deadly Sins of the Human Terrain System: An Insider’s Perspective

The Seven Deadly Sins of the Human Terrain System: An Insider’s Perspective

The Human Terrain System (HTS) – a U.S. Army program aimed at helping U.S. and allied military forces understand the people around them in Iraq…

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OPM Director Archuleta Resigns

OPM Director Archuleta Resigns

The tale of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) data breaches has kept getting worse and worse for weeks. And now the government official who…

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