Bans and Illusions of Security

President Trump’s executive order temporarily banning entry for those coming from 7 Middle Eastern Countries and implementing a religious test…

Report: Rotors and Roads

Executive Summary The peace agreement between FARC and the Colombian Government is an encouraging step towards stabilization, though stabilization will…

Colombian Defense After FARC

-Michael Martelle Since 1965 the focus of Colombia’s defense policy has been on countering insurgent groups, principally the Revolutionary Armed…

Secure Press for a Secure World

Article appeared originally on “The Hill” -Michael Martelle The gunmen broke into the Veracruz home of crime reporter Ana Flores…

Breaking the "Guerrilla" Umbrella

-Michael Martelle Conventional military history is peppered with instances of humbling engagements against forces mistakenly perceived to be substantially weaker,…

CARVER Target Selection

-Michael Martelle CARVER is a system used to evaluate and prioritize targets by the amount of damage the target exposes…