SWJ Editors

The SWJ received the following via e-mail from G. Hale Laughlin who is currently serving in Afghanistan. Neither does Dr. Kilcullen, nor mil doctrine, state that religion is a, 'trivial actor in the...

Major Rob Thornton, US Army I think this weekend it is important to remember the hard things. It is what we owe our fallen, and we owe the nation as it's the most precious of treasures we spend in...

We received this overview of a soon to be published book from the author, Ms. Karina Marczuk. Marczuk is the Deputy Director of the Office of the Secretary of the State, Deputy Chief of the Crisis...

Several excerpts from and links to recent blog posts on Bing's latest SWJ Iraq trip report...

Iraq & the Americas: 3 GEN Gangs Lessons and Prospects Robert J. Bunker & John P. Sullivan Gangs and Iraqi insurgents, militias, and other non-state groups share common origins based on...

Thoughts from the Field on David Kilcullen's 28 Articles (Part IV) Compiled by Mr. Thomas P. Odom David Kilcullen intended his Twenty-Eight Articles, Fundamentals of Company-level Counterinsurgency...