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January 14, 2014 03:22 PM | Comments (12)
Mexican security forces sent to quell unrest in the western state of Michoacan have started disarming local vigilante groups, state officials say.
January 14, 2014 03:00 PM | Comments (0)
US Special Operations in PACOM, Special Warfare Magazine
January 14, 2014 08:53 AM | Comments (0)
Hong Kong Triads Work with Mexican Drug Lords on Methamphetamine by Brian Harris, South China Morning Post.
by Scott Forster
January 14, 2014 07:35 AM | Comments (0)
After experiencing some technical difficulties changing over to our new website, everything now appears to be working smoothly...
January 14, 2014 07:32 AM | Comments (0)
Continue on for today's SWJ news and opinion roundup.
January 13, 2014 05:41 AM | Comments (0)
January 12, 2014 01:58 AM | Comments (4)
Out of the Mountains: The Coming Age of the Urban Guerrilla by David Kilcullen, reviewed by Lawrence D. Freedman, Foreign Affairs.
January 11, 2014 10:39 PM | Comments (0)
January 10, 2014 10:30 PM | Comments (7)
I'm a free born man of the USA.
January 10, 2014 09:54 PM | Comments (3)
Iraq’s High-Stakes Struggle - Council on Foreign Relations Interview With Jane Arraf, Correspondent, Christian Science Monitor and Al Jazeera, Baghdad. Interviewer: Bernard Gwertzman.
January 10, 2014 09:06 PM | Comments (1)
Voice The Decay of the Profession of Arms by Major Matthew Cavanaugh, Foreign Policy’s Best Defense.
January 10, 2014 09:38 AM | Comments (0)
Stop the presses: Robert Gates has a revealing memoir that provides penetrating new insights into how Washington works.
January 10, 2014 08:50 AM | Comments (27)
"Robert Gates’s tenure running the Pentagon might go down as the greatest performance in acting history."
January 10, 2014 08:33 AM | Comments (0)
by Robert Bunker
January 9, 2014 04:02 PM | Comments (0)
The authors urge the U.S. to revisit the concept of hemispheric defense and develop and execute a new military strategy that will help maintain stability and prosperity in Latin America.
January 9, 2014 12:06 AM | Comments (0)
Continue on for today's SWJ news and opinion roundup. Includes an update on Robert Gates' "Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War" and associated issues.
January 8, 2014 12:49 AM | Comments (0)
January 7, 2014 07:54 PM | Comments (2)
The Quiet Fury of Robert Gates - Robert M. Gates, Wall Street Journal.
January 7, 2014 07:05 PM | Comments (0)
In his new book Gates takes the reader inside the war-room deliberations of Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama and delivers unsentimental assessments.
January 7, 2014 04:41 PM | Comments (0)
In His New Memoir, Robert M. Gates, the Former Defense Secretary, Offers a Critique of the President.
January 7, 2014 01:35 PM | Comments (0)
Aid Effectiveness: Send Them to The Field vs. The Myth of “The Field” at WhyDev
January 7, 2014 09:37 AM | Comments (1)
It’s an Anbar Thing (Not an AQ or U.S. Thing) by Peter Munson, War on the Rocks.
January 7, 2014 12:47 AM | Comments (0)
January 6, 2014 11:15 PM | Comments (2)
Fireproof Commanding Officers by Lieutenant Lawrence Heyworth, Proceedings.
January 6, 2014 08:15 PM | Comments (0)
The Not-So-Jolly Roger: Dealing with Piracy off the Coast of Somalia and in the Gulf of Guinea
January 6, 2014 09:16 AM | Comments (0)
Continue on for an invitation to this 15 January event at NDU.
January 6, 2014 06:49 AM | Comments (1)
With the start of 2104 we needed to replace our server for Landpower. This hardware upgrade necessitated a new web so here it is.
January 6, 2014 06:42 AM | Comments (0)
Out of the Mountains Book Review by Alex Spillius, The Telegraph.
January 6, 2014 06:35 AM | Comments (0)
Drug Traffickers Threaten Central America's Democratic Gains by Elliott Abrams, Washington Post.
January 6, 2014 12:04 AM | Comments (0)