Mike Few

Michael Few is a retired military officer who served multiple combat tours to Iraq including the Thunder Runs and The Surge, and he currently serves as the editor of Small Wars Journal.  He is a graduate of the United States Military Academy and studied small wars at the Defense Analysis Department at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA

My Foreign Policy article argues that it is time to move past the colonial model of COIN and rise above a collection of disjointed tactics that have no proven cumulative effect.  

Illegal political groups lacking resources, ability or will to employ violence historically employ lawfare and other methods of non-violence to force political change 

An Alternative Measure of Means and Ways in Strategy

A primer to help move past COIN, CT, FID, SFA and start talking strategy to confront today's problems

Andrew Exum discovers FID and SFA

More debate on modern counterinsurgency