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'3 Rounds, 3 Dead Bodies' - Scott Wilson, Ann Scott Tyson and Stephanie McCrummen, Washington Post. Three deft sniper shots ended a drama that appeared initially as another example of a muscle-bound...

The Maoist Insurgency in Nepal and US Counterinsurgency Doctrine by Major Timothy R. Kreuttner, Small Wars Journal The Maoist Insurgency in Nepal and US COIN Doctrine (Full PDF Article) Since the...

The Associated Press and others are reporting that Richard Phillips, Captain of the Maersk Alabama, was freed unharmed Sunday in a swift firefight that killed three of the four Somali pirates who had...

Putting the PRIORITY Back Into PIR PIR Development in a COIN Environment by Ms. Z. Tenay Guvendiren and Lieutenant Colonel Scott Downey Small Wars Journal PIR Development in a COIN Environment (Full...

Lexicon and Struggle by Major Matthew Orris, Small Wars Journal Lexicon and Struggle (Full PDF Article) Winners and losers of a war may already be known long before the first shot is ever fired if a...

The AfPak Challenge - Trudy Rubin, Philadelphia Inquirer opinion When Gen. David Petraeus testified on Capitol Hill 11 days ago about the new US policy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, the story was...