Nuclear Posture

What Weasel is reading: The 2018 Nuclear Posture Review Why?  Because nuclear weapons are important! What Weasel is drinking: usually a bottle of Negra Modelo or a glass of a nice Tempranillo or Malbec. The report is available on this page in several languages, and as an executive summary. https://dod.defense.gov/News/Special-Reports/0218_npr/ US nuclear weapons today include … Continue reading Nuclear Posture

Different Types of Warfare, and Questions

Not all wars are the same, and there are many ways to categorize the differences between them.  The term 'spectrum of conflict' can be found in older and recent doctrine documents as well as recent pronouncements by leaders. The notion of the spectrum implies that there are only differences in degree between noncombat deployments, low-, … Continue reading Different Types of Warfare, and Questions