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by SWJ Editors
September 17, 2015 02:22 AM | Comments (0)
"The Massachusetts National Guard has been selected as the U.S. partner for the Republic of Kenya as part of the Defense Department’s State Partnership Program."
September 16, 2015 04:05 PM | Comments (0)
"The tiny number of fighters are part of the New Syrian Force, the byproduct of a $500-million-dollar train and equip program."
by Dave Dilegge
September 16, 2015 10:08 AM | Comments (1)
Millions of Central Americans live outside their countries, with 80 percent living in the US, according to research into the connections between food insecurity, violence, and migration.
September 16, 2015 08:34 AM | Comments (5)
"Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Mark Welsh has heard one too many times that his service doesn't care about close-air support missions."
September 16, 2015 04:04 AM | Comments (0)
“The disturbing reports of homemade mustard gas being used by so-called Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, while shocking, should come as no surprise.”
September 16, 2015 02:21 AM | Comments (0)
"A group of analysts have provided investigators with documents they say show senior military officers manipulated the conclusions of reports on the war against the IS."
September 16, 2015 12:47 AM | Comments (0)
“After fourteen years of being immersed in the bloody wars of our era, C.J. Chivers came home.”
September 15, 2015 11:39 AM | Comments (0)
"There should be concern that ISIS has become so well armed, experts warn."
September 15, 2015 06:05 AM | Comments (2)
"The Marine Corps named this demonstration 'Operational Test One,' but it turns out it wasn’t actually an operational test."
September 14, 2015 01:07 PM | Comments (1)
"Our secretary of the Navy completely rolled the Marine Corps and the entire staff that was involved in putting this [experiment] in place under the bus."
September 14, 2015 09:57 AM | Comments (3)
“The advisers-only strategy proposed today by many in Washington won't cut it unless they have U.S. ground troops to back them up.”
September 14, 2015 07:55 AM | Comments (0)
"The special U.S. envoy to the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS, retired Marine General John Allen, said “remarkable progress” has been made against the Islamic State."
September 14, 2015 07:12 AM | Comments (1)
“Predictions of the imminent, or even medium term fall of Damascus are wrong.”
September 14, 2015 03:58 AM | Comments (0)
"Championed by human rights advocates and condemned by critics who say it amounts to selling out old allies, the move speaks to an ever-complicated relationship."
September 14, 2015 02:52 AM | Comments (0)
"The top U.S. general says the Syrian refugee crisis likely will galvanize more European action to help end that nation’s bloody struggle."
September 13, 2015 10:20 AM | Comments (3)
"Is Russia exporting hybrid warfare and frozen conflicts to the Middle East?"
September 13, 2015 09:05 AM | Comments (0)
"Observers suggest that the Air Force may be hoping to avoid unwarranted attention on the A-10, which they have repeatedly sought to divest."
September 13, 2015 08:10 AM | Comments (0)
"Al Qaeda leader al-Zawahri called on young Muslim men in the United States and other Western countries to carry out attacks inside there."
September 12, 2015 04:10 PM | Comments (0)
"It happened to me."
September 12, 2015 02:20 PM | Comments (0)
"US Gen. Martin Dempsey, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, says NATO members must acknowledge the alliance is facing “multiple complex” threats."
September 12, 2015 03:41 AM | Comments (0)
"Incidents of violent infighting between IS extremists are on the rise with rifts developing between elements and arguments erupting over the distribution of spoils, sex slaves and cash."
September 12, 2015 02:51 AM | Comments (0)
“How Pakistan's intelligence agency created a pliant proxy and implacable foe of India.”
September 11, 2015 01:36 PM | Comments (2)
The national Rick Rescorla memorial is on permanent display at the National Infantry Museum’s Memorial Walk of Honor. Continue on for more.
September 11, 2015 12:38 PM | Comments (0)
Mabus tells NPR’s David Greene the military benefits from an integrated force, cites ‘lack of standards’. Continue on to listen to a NPR interview.
September 11, 2015 09:52 AM | Comments (0)
Continue on for the Special Issue: The Al-Qa`ida Threat 14 Years Later
September 11, 2015 07:20 AM | Comments (6)
“Fourteen years after terror struck the U.S., our strategy to defeat terrorism is failing.”
September 11, 2015 03:35 AM | Comments (6)
"In a changing global security environment, the United States is pursuing a third offset strategy to bolster a weakened conventional deterrence."
September 11, 2015 03:19 AM | Comments (0)
"The head of the Army Capabilities Integration Center said yesterday the service will unveil its combat vehicle modernization strategy at the ASAU's annual convention next month."
September 11, 2015 03:04 AM | Comments (1)
"When classes began Aug. 17, the U.S. Army War College introduced a new seven-day introduction to strategic studies course, which includes a four-day Gulf War case study."
September 10, 2015 12:21 PM | Comments (0)
Continue on for a link to the Marine Corps Gender Integration Research Executive Summary.