– NATO Innovation Hub – This FICINT short story is part of August Cole’s contribution to the NATO Operations 2040 study by the NATO Innovation Hub.
– Modern War Institute – a FICINT short story by August Cole.
– Atlantic Council – What if Norway was under threat from a dynamic and unconventional Russian incursion designed to redraw the borders on NATO’s northern flank? FICINT by August Cole.
– Modern War Institute – This FICINT short story by August Cole explores what war in Europe against an increasingly aggressive Russia might look like with a dramatically reduced US commitment to NATO.
– Norwegian Army – This FICINT short story by August Cole explores what war in the Arctic against an increasingly aggressive Russia might look like.
– Atlantic Council – This short FICINT story from August Cole describes a hypothetical future war in Europe between Russian and NATO forces using advanced technology.
– CIMSEC – A fictional vignette which expands on some of the concepts described in Commandant Berger’s Planning Guidance to the US Marine Corps.
– CIMSEC – Bringing a new light carrier into service would be an impressive feat for any naval enterprise, let alone the Korean People’s Navy….a new FICINT story…
– War on the Rocks – …As policymakers make hurried judgments with vast, life-altering consequences, they draw on a stock of intellectual capital assembled over decades. Every discipline — psychology, economics, biology, history — examines the world through a particular prism. Yet only fiction invites us inside the minds of others, transports us across time and place, and produces in us a kind of experience we could otherwise never attain. By enmeshing us in its characters and stories, reading fiction helps policymakers better understand the human condition, and more ably fashion responses to it.
– CIMSEC – A new naval near-future fiction story.
– USNI Blog – A near-future naval science fiction story.
– Art of Future War – A near-future fiction story by August Cole.
– CIMSEC – Last week CIMSEC featured a dozen short stories submitted in response to our call for articles. Authors used fiction to explore national security topics and share engrossing narratives. From expansive Pacific conflicts to individuals making a decisive difference, these stories explored the technological, exhibited the unconventional, and envisioned the unthinkable.