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SWJ Blog is a multi-author blog publishing news and commentary on the various goings on across the broad community of practice.  We gladly accept guest posts from serious voices in the community.

by SWJ Editors | Fri, 03/29/2013 - 6:33am | 0 comments

Army Defends Battlefield Social Science Program by Tom Vanden Brook, USA Today.

by Dave Dilegge | Thu, 03/28/2013 - 6:03am | 0 comments

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by Robert Bunker | Thu, 03/28/2013 - 5:16am | 0 comments

Intersections of Crime and Terror is a Routledge anthology of hybrid violent non-state actor research.

by SWJ Editors | Wed, 03/27/2013 - 4:14pm | 0 comments

Continue on for details concerning the Smith Richardson Foundation "Fellowship Competition Announcement".

by Dave Dilegge | Wed, 03/27/2013 - 4:13am | 0 comments

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by Robert Bunker | Tue, 03/26/2013 - 6:45pm | 0 comments

Wealthy, business-savvy Mexican immigrants transform Texas city by Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Los Angeles Times.

by SWJ Editors | Tue, 03/26/2013 - 2:45pm | 4 comments

Why Did We Invade Iraq? By Victor Davis Hanson, National Review.

by SWJ Editors | Tue, 03/26/2013 - 7:02am | 0 comments

With Speech, Petraeus Returns to Public Life, ‘Keenly Aware’ of Altered Reputation by Michael Gordon, New York Times.

by Dave Dilegge | Tue, 03/26/2013 - 5:50am | 0 comments

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by Jill S. Russell | Tue, 03/26/2013 - 2:20am | 0 comments

This is the first piece in a series on the process of examining the riots as military history.

by SWJ Editors | Mon, 03/25/2013 - 6:02pm | 0 comments

A Photo that Makes North Korea Look a Lot Less Scary by Max Fisher, Washington Post.

by Dave Dilegge | Mon, 03/25/2013 - 5:07pm | 1 comment

Real Clear Defense - A new, and excellent, resource covering national defense issues.

by SWJ Editors | Mon, 03/25/2013 - 7:54am | 14 comments

Why the U.S. Lost the Vietnam War - CSPAN video of authors and veterans of the wars in Iraq and Vietnam debating the reasons why the U.S. lost the Vietnam War.

by Dave Dilegge | Mon, 03/25/2013 - 6:51am | 0 comments

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by SWJ Editors | Mon, 03/25/2013 - 12:05am | 0 comments

Europe faces serious security challenges that continue to grow in scale and sophistication.

by SWJ Editors | Sun, 03/24/2013 - 7:27am | 32 comments

The Invasion of Iraq: A Balance Sheet by Brian Michael Jenkins, Rand Corporation.

by Dave Dilegge | Sat, 03/23/2013 - 10:30pm | 0 comments

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by Dave Dilegge | Sat, 03/23/2013 - 3:30am | 0 comments

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by SWJ Editors | Fri, 03/22/2013 - 4:42pm | 0 comments

Lessons From Iraq We Haven't All Heard Before by Benjamin Friedman, Real Clear Politics.

by Dave Dilegge | Fri, 03/22/2013 - 6:37am | 0 comments

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by SWJ Editors | Thu, 03/21/2013 - 6:55pm | 5 comments

Army Lessons Observed… But Not Learned by Douglas A. Macgregor, Time.

by SWJ Editors | Thu, 03/21/2013 - 2:26pm | 6 comments

The War in Iraq Was Won by Brandon Scott, Fair Observer.

by Dave Dilegge | Thu, 03/21/2013 - 2:19pm | 0 comments

US Army IW Fusion Center Webcast: COIN Challenges in Pakistan, Thursday 4 April.

by Dave Dilegge | Thu, 03/21/2013 - 9:03am | 0 comments

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by SWJ Editors | Wed, 03/20/2013 - 12:02pm | 0 comments

The International Crisis Group published a new report on 'criminal cartels' in Mexico. The report Peña Nieto’s Challenge: Criminal Cartels and Rule of Law in Mexico, is the International Crisis Group's first report on Mexico.