Robert C. Jones

Robert C. Jones is a retired Army Special Forces Colonel who has recently been hired as the strategic advisor to the USSOCOM J5. His service includes Special Operations positions in Desert Shield/Storm, OEF-Philippines and OEF-Afghanistan. He is a graduate of the U.S. Army War College, Willamette University College of Law, and Oregon State University.  He was serving as a Deputy District Attorney in Multnomah County, OR on 9/11 and is a fellow at the Center for Advanced Defense Studies.

The focus of this interview was ISIS and the current crisis is Syria and Iraq.  While the actual interview will be made available by SMA, I am providing the answers I prepared in advance.

Ahead of the COIN conference at Ft. Leavenworth, Robert C. Jones offers ten points for consideration.

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Bob Jones expands on his thoughts on modern insurgency

The Jones Insurgency Model   A Tool for the Prevention and Resolution of Insurgency   by Colonel Robert C. Jones   Download the full article: The The Jones...

Strategic Principles of Counterinsurgency by Colonel Robert C. Jones, Small Wars Journal Op-Ed Strategic Principles of Counterinsurgency (Full PDF Article) Currently there are many voices...