Articles – 2012

The U.S. Department of Education has established its first-ever, fully articulated international strategy.  Succeeding Globally Through International Education and Engagement. This 2012-2016 strategy document references the impact of A National Strategic Narrative. The strategy states that fostering an educated and engaged citizenry is a cornerstone of a strong democracy. November 2012

John Kennedy, ITLG and CoderDojo pioneer farms of the future in rural California, Silicon Republic,  Dublin, Ireland, December 19, 2012.

Mark Mykleby, Mark Mykleby –  A National Strategic Narrative, What Now Solutions, November 19, 2012.

Carl Conetta, “Reasonable Defense: A Sustainable Approach for Securing the Nation,” Project for Defense Alternatives, Cambridge, Massachusetts,November 14, 2012

Chris McCarus, “National Security Not Had Through Barrel of Gun,” Michigan Now, November 7, 2012

Chris McCarus, “National Strategic Narrative: Pentagon Voices,” Michigan Now, November 5, 2012

Tom Webb, “Reflection: A Question of Vision,” Pax Christi, October 3, 2012

Wayne Porter, “Fighting over the last pack of cigarettes,” The Hot Spring Quarterly, Fall 2012, p. 45-46.

“What Porter and Mykleby accomplished with the National Strategic Narrative was provide a blueprint for what should be a national conversation about the direction we head in as a country. The Millennial Generation, who will execute our national strategy in the coming years, needs to be well represented in this discussion. The decisions we make, guided by the values that we choose to embrace, will determine the way our story turns out.”  Timothy Robbins, NROTIC Battalion Commander at University of Maine “Global Leadership in a Millennial World,” Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs. Georgetown University, August 15, 2012

A response to the National Strategic Narrative, This Education and Prosperity Partnership, written by Dorothy Bray, a California educator, and national / global consultant, outlines the rising crucial role for U.S.  Education in developing the “Intellectual Capital” key to national prosperity and security goals described in the National Strategic Narrative.  She can be contacted at  August 13, 2012

James R. Holbrook, “Designing A National Service Academy,” August 2, 2012

Holbrook Article Featured on National Strategic Narrative Website | ULaw Today | The S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah, August, 2, 2012

Jack A. LeCuyer, “Fixing the Future Rather Than the Past” Strategic Studies Institute, July 16, 2012

Andrey Bezrukov “America Caught by Inertia. The Future of American Global Leadership”  Russia in Global Affairs June 24, 2012

“Where did ‘Tom Clancy Presents:  Act of Valor’ Land on the Charts?”  George Galdorisi, May 21, 2012

Michigan Now article mentions A National Strategic Narrative May 22, 2012

“Interdependencies as an Advantage” — Emergency Management May 21, 2012

Porter and Mykleby awarded Ellis Island Medal of Honor May 12, 2012

Wayne Porter and Mark Mykleby, “Rethinking America’s Joint Force:  Strength and Credibility in a Constrained Fiscal Environment” , by National Committee on American Foreign Policy, March / April, 2012

Richard Grefe, Designing a National Strategic Narrative, February 22, 2012

“Let’s get on with the hard work of our age” by  Mykleby February 18, 2012

“What became of that Visionary National Strategic Narrative?” February 15, 2012

“Essential Thoughts on 21st Century Security by Mykleby in Center for a Better Life  February, 2012

“A grand strategy of sustainability is needed” The Columbia Star February 17, 2012

Allen Ruff, “Long War Storyline”, Ruff Talk Commentary, February 3, 2012.

Mark Mykleby, “National Security, Sustainability, and Citizenship,”  The  Solutions Journal,  January, 2012

Steve Horn and Allen Ruff,   “The Pentagon Pitches Its New Strategic Narrative“,, January 30, 2012

New America Foundation Smart Strategy Initiative 2012 on-going

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