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Forthcoming from Biddle, Friedman, and Shapiro in International Security.

Outstanding resources for study of revolutions and insurgencies.

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Via CJCS General Dempsey's Facebook Page: "Thanks for sharing your favorite blogs and lectures this week!"

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Introducing the new blog La Revue de Presse Juridique.

The Afghan conflict  may be about to mutate again, this time into an old-fashioned war between Afghanistan and Pakistan.

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Fifty years on, the US, once very critical of French objectives in Algeria, would yearn for an analogous conclusion to her own protracted war in Afghanistan.

The Asia-Pacific ‘US Pivot’, of course, has ramifications (second-third order effects) well beyond US defense strategies, budgets, and service-related in-fighting.

Proof of counterinsurgency’s failures is the current state of affairs in Iraq and Afghanistan says Gian Gentile in the Jerusalem Post.

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SWJ friend Doug Ollivant takes a contrarian view of Rajiv Chanrasekaran’s new book, Little America.

Carl Prine is hurting, damn, damn, damn.

"We hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the...

Reconciling competing requirements and upholding academic rigor in PME.

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The next COIN Center webcast is scheduled for Thursday, 12 July 2012 at 1000 CDT (1100 EDT,15:00 ZULU). COL (RET) Mike Kershner from the Biometrics Identity Management Agency will be the guest.

America's 'Pacific Pivot' Craze by Max Boot, Los Angeles Times opinion piece.

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Fictional, from my hometown Baltimore and my all time favorite cable series, but lessons may be learned here...

Syrian opposition groups have rejected a United Nations-backed plan for a political transition in Syria, calling it "ambiguous" and "a farce".

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Via the Fort Leavenworth Lamp: The Command and General Staff College’s Golden Pen Award program recognizes personnel assigned to the college for their literary achievements. Four SWJ articles...

Subcommittee Hearing: Border Security Threats to the Homeland: DHS’ Response to Innovative Tactics and Techniques - Opening Statements and Witness Testimony.

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A sincere and humble thank you to our tried and true ally from across the pond as you celebrate Armed Forces Day.

Border School was held 26-27 June 2012 in Rancho Cucamonga, California. Sponsors of this training were the Los Angeles High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (LA HIDTA) in coordination with the...

Via VOA: US military leaders are promising a small-scale, but effective plan for dealing with terrorist threats throughout Africa.