Dave Dilegge

Dave Dilegge is Editor-in-Chief of Small Wars Journal and serves as a Director at Small Wars Foundation. He is a retired USMCR Intelligence and Counterintelligence / HUMINT officer, and former USMC civilian intelligence analyst, as well as a defense consultant in the private sector. His son, David, is an Infantry Sergeant in the Big Red One.

Contact Dave at dave@smallwarsjournal.com.

"The Constitution is inconvenient, deal with it."

Many thanks Gian. Continue on for the acknowledgment.

Excerpt from Acknowledgements in David Kilcullen’s new book Out of the Mountains: The Coming Age of the Urban Guerrilla.

SWJ postings will be light, if at all, through Saturday. Heading to Ft. Benning for my Son’s Army Infantry Basic graduation and Turning Blue ceremony. This ole Marine is quite proud!

3 August post on COIN continues to evoke stimulating commentary...

Continue on for today's SWJ news and opinion roundup.