William McCallister

Afghan Governance Considerations by William S. McCallister Download the full article: Afghan Governance Considerations President Karzai appears to follow an imperial-confederacy form of governance...

Some Considerations for Planning and Executing a Military-Political Engagement in Afghanistan by William S. McCallister Download the full article: Some Considerations for Planning and Executing a...

The Men Who Would Govern Marjah by William S. McCallister Download the full article: The Men Who Would Govern Marjah Initial reports are optimistic. The combined Afghan and Coalition forces have...

The term strategy is generally applied to describe an "idea" of a direction, plan, concept, and courses of action in which to proceed. (1) Strategy is fundamentally concerned with the application of...

Version 2.0 of Counterinsurgency and Irregular Warfare in Tribal Society The COIN and Irregular Warfare in Tribal Society Pamphlet is designed to assist staff officers, non-commissioned officers,...

I would like to respond to what appears to be Afghanistanica's (on Abu Muqawama) main premise supporting his critique of my paper titled "Strategic Design Considerations for Operations in Pakistan's...