Archive for January, 2014

1866: Ode to the quartermaster

Petersburg, Va.: Part of Quartermaster Department, 1st Division, 9th Corps, in November 1863

Editor’s note: The following was part of the Journal’s approving response to a proposal by General Ulysses S. Grant to reorganize the Army’s quartermasters and lessen their responsibilities.

From the archive:¬†January …

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1863: Rebuilding railroads

Bridge on Orange & Alexandria Railroad, as repaired by Union Army engineers under Col. Herman Haupt. (Attributed to Andrew J. Russell/Library of Congress via Wikipedia)

Editor’s note: The Orange and Alexandria Railroad, which linked Alexandria, Va., to points west and south, was the most bitterly contested route in the first railroad war. The Battle of Bull Run …

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What about deterrence in an era of cyberwar?

What about deterrence in an era of cyberwar?

By Peter W. Singer and Allan Friedman

This is an excerpt from Singer and Friedman’s new book, “Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know,” released Monday by Oxford University Press. Another …

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Exercise is good for you

Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command, Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Va. (U.S. Navy)

How can we better prepare for cyber incidents?

By Peter W. Singer and Allan Friedman

This is an excerpt from Singer and Friedman’s new book, “Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to …

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