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Paper argues that the newly outlined “Counter-Unconventional Warfare” strategy will be the best way to counter the emerging threat of hybrid warfare.

Wastebook 2014: What Washington Doesn't Want You to Read. By Senator Tom Coburn

The Imploding U.S. Strategy in the Islamic State War? By Anthony H. Cordesman, Center for Strategic and International Studies

The Syrian opposition force to be recruited by the U.S. military and its coalition partners will be trained to defend territory.

The new Afghan government under President Ashraf Ghani has acknowledged the depth of the crisis,.