Category Archives: Military Strategy

TED, FRY, Complexity, Systems and Strategy

First in a series on prediction.  I hope. Today is a simple if abstract discussion.  The math of strategy.  Now the majority of my peers at ASP specifically avoid the quantitative, and most strategists I’ve encountered are  MBA’s, historians, or … Continue reading

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Motives, Managing Expectations, Alignment and Friction.

So, been gone for a very long time. Explanation – life is what happens while you are making other plans.  Survived the “new normal” economy.  New day job, new house, lots of new changes. First a good strategic lesson I … Continue reading

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The coolest thing I’ve seen all year (AI)

Hi there world. First – A warning to all you young turks out there gearing up to change the world. It will vary with circumstances, but infants are resource consuming schwerpunkts, that will make it difficult to finish any other … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Intelligence and Espionage

An out­side the box strate­gic dis­cus­sion by TSGalpin The Dif­fer­ence Between Intel­li­gence and Espi­onage. Is a mat­ter of life and death. (2016 Bonus answer – because this article gets a ton of traffic – here’s the direct answer: Intelligence is … Continue reading

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You don’t know Sun Tzu

An out­side the box strate­gic dis­cus­sion by TS Galpin You don’t know Sun Tzu Well, actu­ally maybe you do.  But Prob­a­bly not the same way I do. I’ve been work­ing long days on the strat­egy book, and Sun Tzu cer­tainly takes some … Continue reading

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In Afghanistan, there are no coin­ci­dences

In Afghanistan, there are no coin­ci­dences. An out­side the box strat­egy analy­sis by TS Galpin. Reprint from July 2nd, 2010 This week we’ll talk about Afghanistan, mainly because cur­rent events make it too fun not to.  Last week I orig­i­nally started doing … Continue reading

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Strat­egy bogged down by reality?

Strat­egy bogged down by reality? A per­sonal note. Ok seri­ously, one of my prob­lems is get­ting “looped” by the every­day grind. Let’s step back a moment. What do I mean by looped? I need to explain John Boyd, his OODA loop, … Continue reading

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