The 2% defense spending, an inadequate criterion for evaluating allied contributions to NATO

Since the Cold War the American Administrations have asked to their Europeans counterparts to assume a greater financial burden in its own defense. In the case of the Trump Administration the difference are in his explicit mistrust on NATO and in the brusqueness of its forms, calling ‘delinquents’ to the European allies who benefit from the dollars of American tax-payers.

Nothing Is Impossible; There Are Only Difficult Things. And The True Flavor of Victory Is Relished By Those Who Overcome Those Difficulties

In order to overcome the difficulty of really arduous undertakings, any leader must develop a dynamic and complex process of influencing the other members of his/her organization. This process, having to do with the technical part of the individual, has always had much more to do with the person's own behavior.

Evolución de la doctrina militar: La blitzkrieg (I)

Quizá la principal innovación de la Segunda Guerra Mundial fue el nacimiento del concepto moderno de guerra acorazada, conocido popularmente por el término propagandístico blitzkrieg (‘guerra relámpago’), si bien nunca se denominó oficialmente así (el término doctrinal alemán equivalente sería el de Bewegungskrieg o ‘guerra de movimiento’).