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Marine Corps Doctrinal Publication (MCDP) 1-0, Marine Corps Operations, has been revised and is now posted at the Marine Corps Combat Development Command, Combat Development and Integration...

Building the Officer corps of tomorrow

Continue on for The Criminals South of the Border: Lessons from Mexico by Dr. Max G. Manwaring, US Army War College’s Strategic Studies Institute.

Have we exhausted our ways and means to engage in war?

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In a special edition of "This Week at War," I discuss whether the NATO operation in Libya is now a model for the future.

Continue on for the latest news concerning events in Libya.  Please add your own relevant links in the comments section below. Thanks!

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The US Army War College is pleased to announce the latest edition of Parameters (Spring 2011 Vol. 41 No. 1) is now available online.

US Troops Weather Rockets, Recoilless Rifles, and Grenades in Sabari by Bill Ardolino, Long War Journal.

More Special Operations Not the Answer by LTG William G. Boykin (USA Ret.) at Roll Call. BLUF: We should not fall into the proverbial trap of preparing for the “last war”...

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In my column at Foreign Policy, I discuss how endgame bargaining between Qaddafi and Libya's rebels will likely proceed. I also review Counterstrike, a new book from New York...

Overcoming the Transition Gap of Regime Change

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The US Army COIN Center is pleased to host Colonel Gian Gentile at the next FM 3-24 related webcast. COL Gentile is an associate professor of military history at the United States Military Academy...

America’s Lost Ally by George Will, Washington Post opinion. BLUF: “Since the Cold War’s end, the combined gross domestic product of NATO’s European members has grown 55...

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Via PR Newswire: “The Council for Emerging National Security Affairs (CENSA), a non-partisan, non-profit research organization focused on national security policy, announced today the...

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A Gates Team at the Pentagon by David Ignatius, Washington Post opinion. BLUF: "Leon Panetta, the new defense secretary, will lead a team that is collegial and congenial, two qualities...

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Internet group 'Anonymous' threatens authority and control of San Francisco government

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In Afghanistan’s Garmser District, Praise for a U.S. Official’s Tireless Work by Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Washington Post. BLUF: Afghan officials and U.S. commanders credit Malkasian...

The academic debate of enemy-centric, population-centric, leader-centric, and economic- centric counterinsurgency minimizes the complexities of the conflict and detracts from working towards...