by Jason Rivera
October 25, 2014 12:15 PM | Comments (0)
The United States’ national adversaries are engaged in protracted unconventional warfare strategies designed to counter-balance U.S. military might.
by Gary Anderson
October 25, 2014 06:02 AM | Comments (0)
There has been a lot of alarm spread about Ebola and the past weeks, and I am loathe to add fuel to the fire, but I am concerned about the possible weaponizing of Ebola by...
by Octavian Manea
October 24, 2014 10:00 AM | Comments (0)
Interview with Dr. John Nagl on his just released book ...
by Elizabeth Rechniewski
October 24, 2014 05:50 AM | Comments (0)
The war in Cameroon remains little known and its very existence has been denied by official French spokesmen.
by David S. Maxwell
October 23, 2014 10:34 AM | Comments (12)
But UW Is Being Practiced Around The World By Those Who Are Interested In It
by Mark Lawrence
October 16, 2014 01:48 AM | Comments (6)
Southern Europe’s mass migration problem is out of control. The U.S. government may be forced to address this fact sooner rather than later.
by David Musick
October 15, 2014 11:10 PM | Comments (3)
As the world watches the 2014 iteration of the Middle East conflict observers should remember that history is continuous rather than episodic.
by Robert G. Dixon
October 14, 2014 11:11 PM | Comments (2)
The fundamentals of basic combat training are not new, only the specifics have changed.
by H. R. McMaster
October 13, 2014 11:14 PM | Comments (8)
I thought that I might build on the previous essay I wrote for DEF on how to develop an understanding of war and warfare through the study of military history in width, depth...
by Kevin Benson
October 13, 2014 09:34 AM | Comments (0)
Our current system of military operations is reaching a point where it is not producing options which fit the expectations of our civilian leaders and perhaps the conditions...
by Michelle Garcia and Steven Boylan
October 12, 2014 11:11 PM | Comments (0)
Army doctrine does not adequately address the relationship between transition, collaboration and risk.
by Douglas Paul Rose
October 12, 2014 04:26 AM | Comments (0)
The purpose of this research is to propose the initial stages of development of a construct of an actual information domain.
by Russell Croy
October 10, 2014 11:10 PM | Comments (2)
The ability to understand how and why insurgencies end can provide better insight for counterinsurgent stakeholders and for more accurate applied foreign policy prescriptions...
by Geoffrey Demarest and Ivan Welch
October 10, 2014 12:27 AM | Comments (22)
We arrive in late 2014 at a 1947-like institutional moment.
by G. Murphy Donovan
October 9, 2014 09:07 AM | Comments (0)
The conventional wisdom about strategic inertia, doing little or nothing, is that whatever might be done might make things worse.
by Frederic Labarre
October 8, 2014 02:11 PM | Comments (0)
This is an attempt at establishing the facts as to how Georgia’s armored capability fared against what emerged to be as the Russian 58th Army’s 19th Motor Rifle...
by Timothy E. Grebo
October 8, 2014 06:28 AM | Comments (3)
Network-centric warfare doctrine continues to fall short of revolutionizing the battlefield, even after a decade of upgrades born out of combat in Iraq and Afghanistan.
by Geoffrey Demarest
October 7, 2014 06:36 PM | Comments (1)
The actions and consequences of the Venezuelan struggle extend to all of the countries of Central America, the Caribbean, and the northern Andes. They will especially...
by SWJ Editors
October 7, 2014 06:10 PM | Comments (1)
Posted today: The U.S. Army Operating Concept (AOC): Win in a Complex World
by Douglas Macgregor and Young Kim
October 4, 2014 03:42 PM | Comments (3)
The Light Reconnaissance Strike Group is a break from the Army’s Cold War past and a bridge to the Army’s future in 21st Century Joint warfare.
by Dennis A. Lowe
September 26, 2014 05:35 AM | Comments (4)
As long as ISIL controls territory and shelters among civilian populations in easily fortified urban environments, a combined arms ground force will be required to root them...
by Tom R. Przybelski
September 24, 2014 01:11 PM | Comments (5)
The 2014 QDR puts significant emphasis on the need to build capacity in foreign militaries and rely on those partners to both improve regional security and further US...
by William Allen
September 24, 2014 11:50 AM | Comments (0)
Sufism in Asymmetric Warfare: Human Networks of the Somali Qadiriyya tariqa
by Robert Bunker
September 24, 2014 11:34 AM | Comments (0)
Sheriff and State Advisor Border Summits: Mexican Cartel, Gang, and Criminal Alien Security Issues
by Herman Butime
September 23, 2014 07:49 AM | Comments (0)
This article examines the origins, organization and execution of the Mpeketoni terror attacks in Kenya.
by E.J. Degen and John W. Spencer
September 22, 2014 05:41 AM | Comments (10)
As the Army resets after protracted wars in Iraq and Afghanistan it is an appropriate time to challenge existing Army beliefs about force structures and design.
by Peter G. Chirico and Katherine C. Malpeli
September 18, 2014 11:27 AM | Comments (0)
The significant influence of the informal network that surrounds artisanal mining is therefore an important security concern that can extend across borders and have far-...
by Daniel Fisher and Christopher Mercado
September 17, 2014 05:20 AM | Comments (5)
So-called “ungoverned spaces” present the United States with significant security challenges in an era characterized by “softened sovereignty."
by Raja Sutherland
September 17, 2014 05:04 AM | Comments (0)
Radical Islamist factions have risen and established a firm presence in the conflict, and it is now time to question whether a hands-off policy has really worked in favor of...
by Thomas L. English
September 16, 2014 11:29 AM | Comments (1)
The Rule of Law in the Context of US Military Operations: An Insider’s View from JTF/CJIATF 435 in Afghanistan 2010-2011