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THE PROFESSIONAL JOURNAL OF THE U.S. ARMY July-August 2014 Vol 94 No.4 Professional Bulletin 100-14-7/8 Authentication no.1415503 Commander, USACAC; Commandant, CGSC: Lt. Gen. Robert B. Brown Deputy Commanding General, CGSC: Brig. Gen. Christopher Hughes Director and Editor in Chief: Col. Anna R. Friederich-Maggard Administrative Assistant: Linda Darnell Managing Director: William M. Darley, Col., USA (Ret.) Executive Officer: Maj. Efrem Gibson Writing and Editing: Jeffrey Buczkowski, Lt. Col., USA (Ret.), Desirae Gieseman, Lt. Col. James Lowe Design: Michael Serravo Editorial Board Members: Command Sgt. Maj. Joe B. Parson Jr.—LD&E Command Sergeant Major; Clinton J. Ancker III—Director, Combined Arms Doctrine Directorate; Robert Baumann—Director, CGSC Graduate Program; Lester W. Grau—Foreign Military Studies Office; John Pennington—Chief, Media Division, Center for Army Lessons Learned; Col. Christopher Croft— Director, Center for Army Leadership; Thomas Jordan—Deputy Director, MCCoE; Col. Thomas E. Hanson—Director, Combat Studies Institute; Mike Johnson—Combined Arms Center-Training; Col. Denton Knapp—Center for the Army Profession and Ethic; Col. Hank Arnold—Director, School of Advanced Military Studies Consulting Editors: Col. Luiz Henrique Pedrosa Mendes—Brazilian Army, Brazilian Edition; Lt. Col. Claudio Antonio Mendoza Oyarce—Chilean Army, Hispano-American Edition Submit manuscripts and queries by email to usarmy.leavenworth.tradoc. mbx.military-review-public-em@mail.mil; or by mail to Military Review, CAC, 290 Stimson Avenue, Unit 2, Fort Leavenworth, KS 66027-1254. Military Review presents professional information, but the views expressed herein are those of the authors, not the Department of Defense or its elements. The content does not necessarily reflect the official U.S. Army position and does not change or supersede any information in other official U.S. Army publications. Authors are responsible for the accuracy and source documentation of material they provide. Military Review reserves the right to edit material. Basis of official distribution is one per 10 officers for major commands, corps, divisions, major staff agencies, garrison commands, Army schools, Reserve commands, and Cadet Command organizations; one per 25 officers for medical commands, hospitals, and units; and one per five officers for Active and Reserve brigades and battalions, based on assigned field grade officer strength. Military Review is available online at http://militaryreview.army.mil. Military Review (US ISSN 0026-4148) (USPS 123-830) is published bimonthly by the U.S. Army, CAC, Fort Leavenworth, KS 66027-1293. Paid subscriptions are available through the Superintendent of Documents for $42 US/ APO/FPO and $58.80 foreign addresses per year. Periodical postage paid at Leavenworth, KS, and additional mailing offices. 63 The Rise of Al Jazeera The Need for Greater Engagement by the U.S. Department of Defense Col. Shawn Stroud, U.S. Army An experienced public affairs practitioner discusses the increasing legitimacy of Al Jazeera, particularly in the Arab world, and the need for the Army to foster a stronger relationship with one of the world’s largest and most influential media networks. 71 You Are Fired Maj. Gen. Michael W. Symanski, U.S. Army Reserve, Retired A perspective of leadership, both good and bad, is couched in a vignette where the reader becomes the subject of termination from a job. 77 America’s Frontier Wars Lessons for Asymmetric Conflicts The Honorable Ike Skelt