Leadership: The Warrior’s Art by Christopher Kolenda, CNAS Adjunct Senior Fellow and retired Army Colonel, has been lauded as “the absolute best book on military leadership,” and has served as a field guide to leadership development for tens of thousands—even accompanying soldiers into battle in Afghanistan and Iraq. Twenty years later, the second edition of Warrior’s Art is fully updated with new chapters and upgrades that help military leaders deal with the biggest challenges they face in the 2020s and beyond.
On Tuesday, September 28, the Center for a New American Security hosted a special event for the launch of the second edition of Warrior’s Art. Kolenda was joined by Marine veterans and CNAS Adjunct Senior Fellows Dr. Jeannette Gaudry Haynie and Dr. Kyleanne Hunter to discuss their new chapter, “Developing Operational Leaders … Who Happen to be Women,” on why the full integration of women into the military is crucial for readiness, and practical ways to end sexual assault within the ranks.
Jeannette Gaudry Haynie, PhD, LtCol USMCR (Ret.)
Co-Director, Athena Leadership Project
Political Scientist, RAND Corporation
Kyleanne Hunter, PhD
Director, Strategy and Warfare Center
Assistant Professor, Department of Military and Strategic Studies
U.S. Air Force Academy
Christopher Kolenda, PhD, Col (Ret.)
Leadership: The Warrior's Art
Director, Military, Veterans, and Society Program
Center for a New American Security