Joanna Siekiera is an international lawyer and Doctor of Social Sciences in public policy sciences. She studied under a New Zealand Government scholarship at the Victoria University in Wellington. Her specialization is legal and political relations in the South Pacific, and the law of armed conflict. She is prodigious author, having written a book, co-authored three monographs, over 90 scientific publications in several languages, and over 40 legal analyses.
In today’s podcast, we explore the legal aspects of Multi-Domain Operations and the protection of civilians, what we can learn from the on-going war in Ukraine as it pertains to U.S. policy and legal implications, and her concerns about security and policy in the Indo-Pacific. The following bullet points highlight key insights from our interview:
Stay tuned to the Mad Scientist Laboratory for our next episode of The Convergence on 9 March 2023 when we’ll discuss synchronizing modernization efforts across the U.S. Army with GEN Gary Brito, Commanding General, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC)!
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The Operational Environment (2021-2030): Great Power Competition, Crisis, and Conflict, along with its source document
Your Adversary is Rational, Just Not the Way You Want Them to Be by LTC Nathan Colvin
Other People’s Wars: The US Military and the Challenge of Learning from Foreign Conflicts, with Brent L. Sterling, and associated podcast
Then and Now: Using the Past to Secure the Future by Warrant Officer Class 2 Paul Barnes, British Army
China’s PLA Modernization through the DOTMLPF-P Lens, by Dr. Jacob Barton
Disclaimer: The views expressed in this blog post and podcast do not necessarily reflect those of the U.S. Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Army Futures Command (AFC), or Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC).
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