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

At what point does reality completely overwhelm the neatly, beautifully constructed theories we’ve used to explain it?  

Sometimes, despite our best intentions and desire to help, a strategy of non-military intervention might be in the best interest of our National Security Policy

Can US military experience abroad in counterinsurgency help domestically to counter gangs?

In an era of the All Volunteer Force, the wars of the 9/11 generation invoked little to no national commitment.     

What are you going to do now?

What do we do now?