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  • When AIs Fail to Act Human: A Legal Framework to Determine the Reasonableness of Artificial Intelligence Actions

    IntroductionImagine your boss has just requested that you take a package to a customer and instructs you to utilize the company’s self-driving car to carry out this feat. Your boss hands you the package before giving you the customer’s address to input it into the car’s navigational system, which you do. The car carefully drives out of the parking
  • Wild Blue Yonder on the Air - Ep. 5 - Lt. Col. Karen Buikema on "Strategic Direction for Blood Banks" with Sara Belligoni and Brian Hastings

    Opinions, conclusions, and recommendations expressed or implied within are solely those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the views of the Air University, the United States Air Force, the Department of Defense, or any other US government agency.[music]0:00:13.1 Sara Belligoni: Alright, good morning everyone and thanks for joining us
  • Towards Redefining Implementation of Personality Assessment in Professional Military Education

    One of the key aspects of developing strong leaders is deepening an understanding of one’s own personality and leadership style. Professional Military Education (PME) relies upon personality assessment to portray accurate depictions of personality traits so that leaders can deepen their understanding of their own psychological tendencies, strengths, and weaknesses.

  • Asian Middle Powers: Implications for United States Military Planning

    Asian middle powers’ unique blend of national autonomy, transnational economic interdependence, and a multi-pronged approach to great power relations limits the United States’ ability to secure consistent cooperation on regional security issues. The US military must recognize that these changing dynamics will affect its ability to project combat power in the Pacific.

  • Designing for Doctrine: Decentralized Execution in Unmanned Swarms

    Designs for current and future autonomy must actively search for opportunities for decentralized execution of critical system functions associated with widespread use in applications such as Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) swarming. This will involve shifting system requirements to focus on a true system of systems architecture, manipulating the behavior of the individual to influence the greater behavior of the whole.

  • Expeditionary Airfields in the Pacific, 1941–1945

    This article examines the US Army Air Force’s prewar preparations for expeditionary airfields and wartime operations and highlights the challenges and solutions adopted to provide airpower from advanced locations in the Pacific in World War II.

  • SOF Swarm: Special Operations Air Assets and Autonomous Systems

    The past decade has seen tremendous leaps forward in the development of autonomous system technologies. Unmanned aerial systems (UAS) are increasing in use in both commercial and military applications. This paper will assess the current progress of such UAS development, identify barriers, and recommend long-term solutions to keep SOF both safe and relevant in its current and future mission sets.

  • Wild Blue Yonder on the Air - Ep. 4 - Colonel Michelle Ewy on "Cicadas, Diabolical Beetles, and Killer Flies: How To Get To Where Our Adversaries Cannot"

    Opinions, conclusions, and recommendations expressed or implied within are solely those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the views of the Air University, the United States Air Force, the Department of Defense, or any other US government agency.Dr. Mark Conversino: Good morning, everyone. So I want to welcome everybody this morning
  • US-China International Law Disputes in the South China Sea

    China’s incremental expansion and bold territorial claims in the South China Sea (SCS) over the past 20 years have raised global concerns. This article will examine the history of US support of UNCLOS, China’s nine-dash line claim, and the intersecting issues related to international law and territorial disputes in the SCS.

  • Russia’s Recent Conquests and Long-Term Strategy in the Arctic

    Russia has a long history of exploration in the Arctic region. The northernmost border of its country is home to vast quantities of oil, natural gas, nickel, copper, and other metals. Russian advancements in the region serve as a source of national pride, which is dwindling after 20 years under Putin’s tenure in Moscow. There are avenues for the United States to counter Russian efforts in the Arctic, running the gamut of economics, diplomacy, and military options.

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