SWJ Blog Archive

Hunters may prefer the search feature (top right, above navigation menu), but browsers may get some mileage out of our monthly listing of SWJ Blog entries.  Below the title & author listing, look for the same list expanded with short post teasers. You can click forward or back in time, but for large jumps look to the control at the top of the sidebar.

February, 2016

02/02 - Pentagon Budget Focuses on Evolving Challenges by Voice of America
02/02 - 6,500 Coalition Troops in Iraq; U.S. Wants More by Voice of America
02/02 - Army Faces a "Crisis of Relevance," Rand Expert Warns by Minneapolis Star Tribune‎ and RAND Corporation
02/02 - The United States Should Admit It No Longer Has a Middle East Policy by Foreign Policy
02/02 - Afghanistan Fight Requires Unwavering Commitment by Voice of America
02/03 - If Russia Started a War in the Baltics, NATO Would Lose - Quickly by RAND Corporation and Foreign Policy
02/03 - PLA Reforms: Toward Winning 'Informationised Local Wars' by The Interpreter
02/04 - Obama Is Pressed to Open Military Front Against ISIS in Libya by The New York Times
02/04 - The Most Valuable Player List by Keith Nightingale
02/04 - The Islamic State is Still on the Rise by The Washington Post
02/05 - Fewer Fighters in Iraq/Syria as IS Focuses on 'Third Capital' by Voice of America
02/05 - Assad Regime Gains in Aleppo Alter Balance of Power in Northern Syria by Institute for the Study of War
02/06 - Paradoxes of the Gray Zone by The Foreign Policy Research Institute
02/06 - COIN Scorecard Update by RAND Corporation
02/06 - Islamic State No Longer So Formidable On The Battlefield by The Washington Post
02/06 - Who’s Out of Control? by Colin Griffin
02/07 - Academics in Foxholes: The Life and Death of the Human Terrain System by Foreign Affairs
02/07 - Navy, Air Force Lag Behind in Professionalism, Top Pentagon Official Says by Military Times
02/07 - Moderate Syrian Rebel Factions Face Wipe-Out by Voice of America
02/08 - Marine Corps Gazette Twofer: IW Evolution and a Response by Marine Corps Gazette
02/08 - NATO Adapts to More Subtle Warfare Techniques by The Wall Street Journal
02/08 - Pentagon Orders Commanders to Prioritize Climate Change in All Military Actions by The Washington Times
02/09 - DNI’s 2016 Worldwide Threat Assessment by SWJ Editors
02/09 - Intelligence Officials: IS Determined to Strike U.S. this Year by Associated Press
02/10 - See Something, Say Something (About Benghazi - 13 Hours) by G. Murphy Donovan
02/10 - U.S. Envoy: ‘A Long Way to Go’ in Fight Against the Islamic State by The Washington Post
02/10 - Why the West is Standing by Amid Russia's Campaign in Syria by The Christian Science Monitor
02/10 - Russian Intervention in Syrian War Has Sharply Reduced U.S. Options by The New York Times
02/11 - Russia Pitches Syria Cease-fire, West Skeptical by Voice of America
02/11 - Thoughts as I Watch My Army Walk Away from Counterinsurgency Once Again by Foreign Policy
02/12 - Syria: Cessation of Hostilities to Begin in a Week by Voice of America
02/12 - Syria Peace Talks: What Assad and the Rebels Say by SWJ Editors
02/12 - Russia Plays Familiar Hand in Syria by The Wall Street Journal
02/12 - The North Korean Threat: Where Do We Go From Here? by Vocativ
02/13 - Absentee Ballot Precincts by Keith Nightingale
02/13 - Factions Shift as Civilians Die in Syrian War by Voice of America
02/13 - Academic Journal "Defence Strategic Communications" by NATO Strategic Communications
02/14 - On Syria: Thank You, Russia! by The Boston Globe
02/14 - An Analysis of the Candidates on National Security and Defense Issues: Senator Bernie Sanders by Gary Anderson
02/15 - Global Radical Islamist Insurgency by SWJ Editors
02/15 - On Service and the F-35 by William Herbert
02/15 - Is Canada Training a Separatist Army in Iraq? by Radio Canada International
02/15 - The Commander in Chief’s Constituents by Keith Nightingale
02/16 - An Analysis of the Candidates on National Security and Defense Issues: Donald Trump by Gary Anderson
02/16 - U.S. Had Cyberattack Planned if Iran Nuclear Negotiations Failed by The New York Times
02/16 - From Stalemate to Settlement by RAND Corporation
02/17 - An Analysis of the Candidates on National Security and Defense Issues: Hillary Clinton by Gary Anderson
02/17 - Putin Hasn’t Given Up His Designs on Ukraine by The Wall Street Journal
02/17 - U.S. Airstrikes Have Destroyed IS Cash Worth Hundreds of Millions by Stars & Stripes
02/18 - David Kilcullen: Rise of Terror, Displacement is the "New Norm" by The Australian
02/18 - An Analysis of the Candidates on National Security and Defense Issues: Ted Cruz by Gary Anderson
02/18 - Russia Seizes Upper Hand as U.S. Flounders in Syria by Stars & Stripes
02/18 - Video: Anonymous Soldiers - How Terrorism Undermined Britain's Rule Over Palestine by Georgetown University Center for Security Studies
02/18 - Overhauling the Army for the Age of Irregular Warfare by The Wall Street Journal
02/19 - Mad Scientist Speaker Series: Megacities and Dense Urban Areas by SWJ Editors
02/19 - Afghanistan is in Bad Shape, and it Could Get Worse by The Interpreter
02/20 - An Analysis of the Candidates on National Security and Defense Issues: Marco Rubio by Gary Anderson
02/21 - How IS Has Been Making Enemies in Afghanistan by The British Broadcasting Corporation
02/22 - When Peacekeepers Come Home by The New York Times
02/22 - Echoes of 1991 Gulf War Linger on in Mideast by Associated Press
02/22 - A Fast-Growing Club: Countries that Use Drones for Killing by Tribune News Service
02/22 - An Analysis of the Candidates on National Security and Defense Issues: John Kasich by Gary Anderson
02/22 - Is the Powell Doctrine Dead and Gone? by The Modern War Institute
02/23 - CTC Sentinel - February 2016 Issue Now Online by Combating Terrorism Center at West Point
02/23 - President Obama on Closing the Guantanamo Bay Detention Center by SWJ Editors
02/24 - The Exotic New Weapons the Pentagon Wants to Deter Russia and China by The Washington Post
02/24 - Reversal of Fortunes Written on Syrian Map by Voice of America
02/24 - FY 2016 Weapon Systems Factbook by Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments
02/25 - Russia’s Hybrid War and How to Bog Down Putin in Syria by The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times
02/25 - “A Bipartisan National Security Agenda for an Election Year” by The Center for a New American Security
02/25 - Video Explainer: In Syria, Who's Fighting Whom by Voice of America
02/25 - MWI Podcast: Are We Headed for Limited War? by The Modern War Institute
02/26 - Guantanamo at Bay by The Wall Street Journal
02/26 - Video: The Changing Nature of Terrorism and Counterterrorism by The International Institute for Strategic Studies
02/26 - Remarks by the President on Progress Against ISIL by SWJ Editors
02/26 - Obama Orders National Security Team to Ramp Up Fight Against IS by Voice of America
02/26 - Toward Operational Art in Special Warfare by RAND Corporation
02/27 - Syrian Cease-Fire Generally Holds, Some Violence Reported by Voice of America
02/27 - The Pentagon's 'Force of the Future' Plan Just Got Trashed in Congress by Military Times
02/28 - The Libya Gamble Part 1: Hillary Clinton, "Smart Power" and a Dictator's Fall by The New York Times
02/28 - 30 Years of Continuous Fighting Against the VC and NVA by Keith Nightingale

February, 2016

Post Titles & Excerpts