Culture Wars

If we don’t recognize how culture influences why people fight, we won’t be able to recognize coming wars until it’s too late. And if we don’t see how cultures shape how people fight, we won’t be able to win those wars when they come.

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The Overweight Infantryman

The equipment ground forces carry into combat has grown steadily heavier in recent decades. Reducing this burden could have a real impact on combat effectiveness. But how can the military do so?

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Women in War, Lessons from History

With combat arms jobs newly opened to women, MWI Non-Resident Fellow Max Brooks argues that the cultural narrative about women in combat needs to change—and that Hollywood should play a role.

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