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August, 2016

08/01 - A Modest Proposal by Keith Nightingale
08/01 - South Korea’s Overseas Peacekeeping Activities – Part I: The History and Current Status by Korea Economic Institute’s The Peninsula
08/02 - Macro-criminalidad: Complejidad y Resiliencia de las Redes Criminales (Spanish Edition) by Robert Bunker
08/02 - Snapping Up Cheap Spy Tools, Nations 'Monitoring Everyone' by Associated Press
08/02 - Islamic State Tries to Trigger 'War of Religions' in the West; Pope Francis a Target by Voice of America
08/02 - Training Ukraine: Turning a Soviet Army Into a Modern Force by U.S. News & World Report
08/03 - How a Secretive Branch of ISIS Built a Global Network of Killers by The New York Times
08/03 - Mad Scientist Conference: Strategic Security Environment 2050 by U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command
08/03 - Mad Scientist Initiative: Information Video by U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command
08/03 - USASOC - Unconventional Warfare Pocket Guide (w/ Updated Link) by SWJ Editors
08/05 - Russia’s Superior New Weapons by The Washington Post
08/06 - Europe’s Terror Subsidies by The Wall Street Journal
08/06 - Military Success in Syria Gives Putin Upper Hand in U.S. Proxy War by The New York Times
08/07 - American Authorities Fear Terror Networks Already in U.S. by Voice of America
08/09 - The Arrest of a Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Police Officer by James Sheehan
08/09 - Balancing Mexico’s Economy and Its Drug War by William Rothrock and The Modern War Institute
08/09 - The Pool by Keith Nightingale
08/09 - Army’s ‘Mad Scientist’ Initiative Looks at Future Differently by Army News Service
08/10 - ‘They Will Kill Us’: Afghan Translators Plead for Delayed U.S. Visas by The New York Times
08/10 - The Myth of a U.S. Military ‘Readiness’ Crisis by The Wall Street Journal
08/11 - Many Americans Fighting in Iraq, Syria Are Foes of IS by Voice of America
08/11 - Fears Mount of Full-Scale Ukraine-Russia Clash by Voice of America
08/11 - House Republicans Find Centcom Produced Overly Upbeat Intelligence on Islamic State by The Washington Post
08/12 - With ISIS on the Run, New Wars Could Erupt in Iraq by The Washington Post
08/12 - Small Wars Journal—El Centro Associate Irina Chindea Finishes Doctorate Requirements by SWJ Editors
08/13 - The 10,000 Kidnapped Boys of Boko Haram by The Wall Street Journal
08/13 - The Challenge In Mosul Won’t Be To Defeat The Islamic State. It Will Be What Comes After. by The Washington Post
08/13 - Mad Scientist With a Crystal Ball: The Army of 2050 by Defense News
08/13 - What They Carried by Keith Nightingale
08/14 - What Defines the Profession of Arms? by Mark Gilchrist
08/15 - Promises Unfulfilled: How a State Department Plan to Stabilize Iraq Broke Apart by The Washington Post
08/16 - More Sights, Sounds and Senses by Keith Nightingale
08/16 - Why the Pentagon Sees Recaptured Syrian City as a Template for Battling the Islamic State by The Washington Post
08/17 - 2016 CSS-US Army TRADOC Mad Scientist Conference at the Georgetown University Center for Security Studies by Georgetown University Center for Security Studies, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command and SWJ Editors
08/17 - DoD’s 9 Combatant Commands: What They Are, What They Do by DoD News
08/18 - Dimming Hope for Afghan Translators by The New York Times
08/18 - DLA Land and Maritime Hosts 2016 Supplier Conference and Expo; DoD and Industry Leaders Converge on Downtown Columbus by SWJ Editors
08/18 - Explaining the Obama Administration Overlooking Iran’s Cheating on the Nuke Deal by Masoud Kazemzadeh
08/18 - Remembering Long Tan: Australian Army Operations in South Vietnam 1966–1971 by The Strategist
08/19 - Bracing for a Long Road in the South China Sea Dispute by Voice of America
08/19 - A Great Man Has Passed by Keith Nightingale
08/20 - President Ronald Reagan’s Remarks at a Farewell Ceremony for General John W. Vessey, Jr., Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff by SWJ Editors
08/21 - New Commander Will Increase Tempo of US Operations in Conclusive Stage of ISIS Fight by The Washington Post
08/21 - Social Media in the Military: Opportunities, Perils and a Safe Middle Path by Grounded Curiosity
08/21 - General Robert Scales On The Steep Price Paid By America’s Infantry by Task & Purpose
08/21 - Initial Findings of the U.S. House of Representatives Joint Task Force on U.S. Central Command Intelligence Analysis by SWJ Editors
08/22 - The ISIS War Has a New Commander and ISIS May Be the Least of His Worries by Military Times
08/22 - Mad Scientist Conference: The 2050 Cyber Army Information Paper by U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command
08/22 - They Know Our Pain by Nicole Heydari
08/22 - US Army War College Parameters Summer 2016 Issue Now Online by Parameters
08/23 - Washington’s Sunni Myth and the Middle East Undone by War on the Rocks
08/23 - CTC Sentinel - August 2016 Issue Now Online by Combating Terrorism Center at West Point
08/23 - The Hard March to Mosul: A Frontline Report by Combating Terrorism Center at West Point
08/24 - Islamic State Prepares to Fight a War From the Shadows by Voice of America
08/24 - Mad Scientist: Megacities and Dense Urban Areas Compendium by U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command and SWJ Editors
08/24 - Colombia and FARC Announce Deal to End the Americas’ Longest War by The New York Times
08/25 - U.S. Army Fears Major War Likely Within Five Years -- But Lacks The Money To Prepare by Forbes
08/25 - GAO: Air Force Doesn’t Grasp Implications of its Own A-10 Warthog Decisions by National Defense
08/27 - The PLA’s Latest Strategic Thinking on the Three Warfares by The Jamestown Foundation
08/27 - Mortal Moment by Keith Nightingale
08/28 - A Powerful Russian Weapon: The Spread of False Stories by The New York Times
08/29 - U.S., European Military Advisers Work to Boost Lagging Afghan Combat Readiness by The Washington Post
08/29 - Congress, National Security and Rockets – Continuing Battle by John Mosbey
08/29 - Terrorist and Insurgent Teleoperated Sniper Rifles and Machine Guns by SWJ Editors
08/29 - CNAS Releases New Report on Digital Resiliency and Warfare by The Center for a New American Security
08/30 - The Bush by Keith Nightingale
08/30 - Philippines Peace Process: Duterte Playing For High Stakes by The Interpreter
08/30 - “Mad Scientist”: TRADOC G-2 Says Army Will Augment Navy, Air Force in Future Conflicts by Army News Service
08/31 - Does Killing Terrorist Leaders Make Any Difference? Scholars Are Doubtful by The New York Times
08/31 - President Obama Should Pardon General David Petraeus by The Washington Times
08/31 - Adding Rigor to Stability and Reconstruction Operations: An MWI Report by The Modern War Institute

August, 2016

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