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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 Dave Dilegge | Fri, 03/08/2013 - 9:07am | 0 comments

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by Mark Phillips | Thu, 03/07/2013 - 9:30am | 0 comments

Small business development of tactics, countermeasures, and capabilities can help break the action-reaction cycle and give us a decisive edge in asymmetric warfare

by Dave Dilegge | Thu, 03/07/2013 - 9:05am | 0 comments

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by Dave Dilegge | Wed, 03/06/2013 - 6:11am | 0 comments

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by Keith Nightingale | Tue, 03/05/2013 - 11:31am | 2 comments

When I joined the 101st as a replacement Captain, I was sent to the Screaming Eagle Replacement Training Center for a programmed week of prep before being assigned to a specific unit.  On the first day, the Brigade S1 raced up in a jeep and told me to load my duffle bag and myself.   I was replacing part of a company command group that had been killed on the edge of the A Shau.  Training was over.

by Robert Bunker | Tue, 03/05/2013 - 11:21am | 0 comments

Spread of Vigilantes Sparks Debate in Mexico by Mark Stevenson, Associated Press.

by Dave Dilegge | Tue, 03/05/2013 - 7:34am | 0 comments

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by Dave Dilegge | Mon, 03/04/2013 - 6:28am | 0 comments

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by Dave Dilegge | Sun, 03/03/2013 - 6:44am | 0 comments

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by Dave Dilegge | Sat, 03/02/2013 - 12:03am | 0 comments

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by Dave Dilegge | Fri, 03/01/2013 - 1:58am | 0 comments

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by Dave Dilegge | Fri, 03/01/2013 - 1:41am | 0 comments

Spending Cuts Create Challenges for Army by Ernesto Londoño, Washington Post.

by Dave Dilegge | Thu, 02/28/2013 - 9:19am | 1 comment

The National Interest book review by Gary Hart: Stanley McChrystal, My Share of the Task: A Memoir.

 

by Dave Dilegge | Thu, 02/28/2013 - 7:45am | 0 comments

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by Johnny Lairsey | Wed, 02/27/2013 - 9:30am | 12 comments

The United States military wastes an inordinate amount of time attempting to solve symptoms instead of problems.

by Dave Dilegge | Wed, 02/27/2013 - 5:01am | 0 comments

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by Dave Dilegge | Tue, 02/26/2013 - 8:44pm | 4 comments

The US Senate has confirmed President Barack Obama’s pick for defense secretary.

by Robert Bunker | Tue, 02/26/2013 - 9:30am | 1 comment

MOGO (Making Order using Google as an Oracle) is highly cost effective and provides very significant OSINT (open source intelligence) analytical capabilities via a web crawler approach.

by Dave Dilegge | Tue, 02/26/2013 - 5:14am | 0 comments

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by SWJ Editors | Mon, 02/25/2013 - 10:30am | 0 comments

20 February 2013, Ottawa: The Conference of Defence Associations Institute (CDA Institute) today released its major annual study examining the international strategic landscape and how Canada will meet challenges in security and defence, as well as the defence and security dimension of its foreign affairs.

by Robert Bunker | Mon, 02/25/2013 - 8:30am | 2 comments

This may very well be the first targeted assassination of a Mexican public safety official by a sniper utilizing a .50 cal rifle.

by Dave Dilegge | Mon, 02/25/2013 - 5:42am | 0 comments

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by Dave Dilegge | Sun, 02/24/2013 - 2:00am | 0 comments

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by SWJ Editors | Sat, 02/23/2013 - 7:25am | 0 comments

SWJ El Centro Fellow Vanda Felbab-Brown's new paper.

by Dave Dilegge | Fri, 02/22/2013 - 11:55pm | 0 comments

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