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

Evolving the COIN Field Manual: A Case for Reform by Carl Prine, Crispin Burke, and Michael Few Download the Full Article: Evolving the COIN Field Manual: A Case for Reform Nearly a decade removed...

Book Review: Voices From Iraq: A People's History, 2003-2009 by Mark Kukis Published by Columbia University Press (May 4, 2011), 240 pages, ISBN-10: 0231156928 Reviewed by Michael Few Download the...

As we close in on the ten year anniversary of 9/11, I thought it was time to reread and reflect on Fareed Zakaria's Magnum Opus, The Politics of Rage: Why Do They Hate Us? First published by...

Feedback Loops: Mexican Immigration Trends Over the past couple of years, SWJ authors have been on the forefront of both design thinking and the situation in Mexico. Recently, Ben Zweibelson...

The Black Rock I want to write about something we don't talk about. More than likely, you don't want to read this, but you need to. It seems paradoxical to our military values. Often times, we...

The Accidental Counterinsurgent? Travel back with me a couple of decades to the Trident Room, the local watering hole at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA. We could pay $3 to obtain a...