SWJ Editors

As President Obama was weighing how to halt Islamic State advances in Iraq, some of the strongest resistance to boosting U.S. involvement came from a surprising place: a war-weary military.

This really is an ISIL unconventional warfare manual (with ISIL Characteristics).

Soldiers won’t follow clueless leaders into battles they can’t win.

It’s about practicing the other core missions for which commandos are responsible.

After extremists’ latest advances in Syria and Iraq, the U.S. is falling back on an old and discredited metric -- estimated enemy body counts.

As the conflict with the so-called Islamic State (IS) swings back and forth, one thing is increasingly clear: Even if Iraq survives the fight intact, there is no chance it will ever return to the...