The Operational Environment (2021-2030): Great Power Competition, Crisis, and Conflict

 The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) has approved and published The Operational Environment (2021-2030):  Great Power Competition, Crisis, and Conflict.  This document is intended to complement previously published Operational Environment…

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The Latest from TRADOC Mad Scientist: China’s PLA Modernization through the DOTMLPF-P Lens

[Editor’s Note:  As previously noted on the Mad Scientist Laboratory, U.S. battlefield dominance over the past thirty years has been sustained by three heretofore unchallenged pillars:  1) We have the best…

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The Operational Environment (2021-2030): Great Power Competition, Crisis, and Conflict

The TRADOC G-2's new publication, The Operational Environment (2021-2030): Great Power Competition, Crisis, and Conflict complements previous publications exploring the Operational Environment (OE), expanding the Army's understanding of Competition, Crisis, and Conflict with our Pacing Threats (Russia and China) in the decade ahead. These adversaries are now engaged in a race to compete with the United States globally. This Competition has extended to the two areas where the Army has enjoyed its historical advantages: in the ability to fight the way we wish to fight and in human capital. Our Pacing Threats' challenge to the Army is more than a multi-domain challenge on the battlefield; it is also a challenge across doctrine, organization, training, materiel, leadership and education, personnel, facilities, and policy (DOTMLPF-P). View the document below.

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MadSci Blog 284. The Convergence: Disinformation, Revisionism, and China with Doowan Lee

Editor’s Note:  Mad Scientist is pleased to announce our latest episode of “The Convergence” podcast, featuring Mr. Doowan Lee, discussing disinformation, changes over time in approaches to information warfare, and revisionism…

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