Writing.

Book – Chapter

“Rebalancing Land Forces in the UK and Australia: Enable the Human Network,” in American Grand Strategy and the Future of U.S. Landpower, ed. Isaiah Wilson III et al (Carlisle, PA: U.S. Army War College Press, 2014), 177-188.

Refereed Journals

“Strategic Education for All Junior Officers: Building Morale and Enabling Adaptability,” Infinity Journal Volume 3, Issue No. 2 (Spring Edition, 2013).

“On Strategic Understanding: Teaching Strategy from the Ground Up,” Military Review, (July/August 2014).

 “Networking and Generalship Across the Anglo-Pacific,” with co-author Nicholas Howard, Military Review, (January/February 2015).

Manuscripts Under Review

“The Historical Staff Ride, Version 2.0: Educational and Strategic Frameworks,” under review at the Infinity Journal.

Major Daily Publications

“Why Officers Shouldn’t Vote,” New York Times (October 19, 2016). [Print title; Available online at nytimes.com as “I Fight for Your Right to Vote. But I Won’t Do It Myself”]

“To fight Zika, deploy the National Guard,” Chicago Tribune (May 27, 2016). [Available at chicagotribune.com]

“Ivy League should do more to promote ROTC,” USA Today (April 21, 2016). [Available at usatoday.com]

Refereed Online Publications

“A Straitjacket Strategy to Contain North Korea,” The National Interest (February 8, 2017). [Available at national interest.org]

“To Study Modern War, There Is No Substitute for Going,” War On The Rocks (July 27, 2016). [Available at warontherocks.com]

“The Soldier’s Question: Why Go Over There?,” War On The Rocks (July 15, 2016). [Available at warontherocks.com]

“In Search of Seamless Interoperability in Korea: The First Year of the R.O.K.-U.S. Combined Division,” War On The Rocks (June 24, 2016) [Available at warontherocks.com]

“On the Eternal Importance of Demographics and Allies,” War On The Rocks (April 28, 2016). [Available at warontherocks.com]

“A Netflix Assessment of China’s Rise and America’s Advantage,” War On The Rocks (April 20, 2016). [Available at warontherocks.com]

“Soju Soldiers: KATUSAs, GIs, and the Search for the Bottom of the Bottle,” War On The Rocks (March 29, 2016). [Available at warontherocks.com]

“The Way Home from ‘A War’,” War On The Rocks (February 11, 2016). [Available at warontherocks.com]

“The Forgotten Threat: North Korea as America’s Most Durable, Dangerous, and Diverse Enemy,” War On The Rocks (December 9, 2015). [Available at warontherocks.com]

“A Smith’s-Eye View from Korea on Army Headquarters Reduction,” War On The Rocks (December 7, 2015). [Available at warontherocks.com]

“Life and Death in a Minefield with Kilo Two Bravo, War On The Rocks (October 28, 2015). [Available at warontherocks.com]

“A Soldier Can Never Die in Vain,” War On The Rocks (October 12, 2015). [Available at warontherocks.com]

“Sinking A Wrong Idea, Again,” War On The Rocks (October 5, 2015). [Available at warontherocks.com]

“The Military’s Purpose is Not to Kill People and Break Things,” War On The Rocks (August 26, 2015). [Available at warontherocks.com]

“The Painful Privilege: Why Deployed Soldiers Feel Like ‘The Walking Dead,'” War On The Rocks (July 30, 2015). [Available at warontherocks.com]

“On Deployment: Love and Duty in Modern War,” War On The Rocks (June 25, 2015). [Available at warontherocks.com]

“The Civil-Military Bridge, Part 1: Simplification and Shorthand Abstractions,” War On The Rocks (February 18, 2014). [Available at warontherocks.com]

“The Long Gray Online: Driving Military Leadership and Innovation Online,” co-author with Nathan Finney and John McRae, Cicero Magazine (November 25, 2014). [Available at ciceromagazine.com] 

“Fear Paralyzes Pacific As Army Major Awaits Hearing,” Atlantic Council: Art of Future Warfare Project (January 15, 2015). [Available at artoffuturewarfare.org]

Works In Progress

“Critical Analysis as Strategic Framework”

“Generalship and Transition to Phase IV: Eisenhower in Western Europe”

Online Publications

“A Very Unequal Dialogue: New America/Arizona State University Future of War Conference and Civil-Military Relations,” Foreign Policy: The Best Defense (March 2, 2015). [Available at ricks.foreignpolicy.com]

“Destroying Value: ISIS, The Anaconda, and War on the Cheap,” The Bridge (September 29, 2014). [Available at medium.com/the-bridge]

“Where are the professional military voices in New America’s project on the future of war?” Foreign Policy: The Best Defense (April 23, 2014). [Available at ricks.foreignpolicy.com]

“The Decay of the Profession of Arms,” Foreign Policy: The Best Defense (January 8, 2014). [Available at ricks.foreignpolicy.com]

“Military Strategic Considerations [of American Military Intervention in Iran],” Small Wars Journal (October 21, 2013). [Available at smallwarsjournal.com]

“Is [Syrian Intervention] Wise?” Small Wars Journal (September 24, 2013). [Available at smallwarsjournal.com]