Small Wars Journal

2011's Wars and More (Updated)

The 16 brewing conflicts to watch for in 2011 are listed at Foreign Policy. Includes Sudan, Ivory Coast, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guinea, Somalia, Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, Guatemala, Haiti, Iraq, Pakistan, Lebanon, and Tajikistan.

In case you missed it, SWJ's own Robert Haddick offers up three New Year's resolutions for the Pentagon; the Los Angeles Times reports that 2011 is seen as the make-or-break year for the Afghan mission, and the Wall Street Journal has coverage on the broken record that is North Korea's annual New Year's message.

The Daily Telegraph covers the top 10 foreign policy challenges facing Barack Obama in 2011, Army Times has what to expect in the Army this year, and for the lighter side of 2011 see GrEaT sAtAn"S gIrLfRiEnD.


Areas To Watch For Progress (Or A Lack Of) by Trudy Rubin at the Philadelphia Inquirer. "Yet, as the new year starts, there's room for optimism (even if the facts don't justify it). Here are some signs to watch for - abroad and at home - that would indicate 2011 might be a better foreign policy year."