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January 23, 2014 04:44 PM | Comments (0)
Zone Defense: A Case for Distinct Service Roles and Missions by Clay Beers, Gordon Miller, Bob Taradash, Parker Wright, Center for a New American Security
January 23, 2014 02:06 PM | Comments (0)
Strategic Horizons: As Insurgency Mutates, U.S. Response Must Evolve by Steven Metz, World Politics Review (Registration Required)
January 23, 2014 12:22 PM | Comments (0)
Despite widespread recognition of this success, the Air Force wants to junk all 340 aircraft by 2020.
January 23, 2014 12:05 AM | Comments (0)
Continue on for today's SWJ news and opinion roundup.
January 22, 2014 07:31 PM | Comments (0)
The U.S. military has recommended that President Barack Obama maintain 10,000 American troops in Afghanistan.
by Scott Forster
January 22, 2014 06:19 PM | Comments (0)
This year will be a year of transitions within the Joint Force. With the QDR looming many experts anticipate significant reductions in the capacity or size of American Landpower.
January 22, 2014 07:12 AM | Comments (0)
Understanding War’s Enduring Nature Alongside its Changing Character by Christopher Mewett, War on the Rocks
January 22, 2014 12:05 AM | Comments (0)
January 21, 2014 02:48 AM | Comments (1)
Continue on for information concerning the Modern Warfare’s Complexity and the Human Dimension: Implications for Policymakers, Warfighters, NGOs and the Private Sector conference.
January 21, 2014 02:21 AM | Comments (0)
January 20, 2014 04:41 PM | Comments (26)
NATO’s former top military commander has warned that the widening sectarian conflict in Syria and Iraq could engulf a broader region in the Middle East.
January 20, 2014 04:20 PM | Comments (1)
It’s a new age of military intervention by Africans in Africa. And the implications are huge for the entire world.
January 20, 2014 12:08 AM | Comments (0)
January 19, 2014 08:37 PM | Comments (0)
Defeating Violent Nonstate Actors by SWJ El Centro Senior Fellow Dr. Robert J. Bunker in the current issue of Parameters.
January 19, 2014 05:35 PM | Comments (0)
One fighter claimed to be a US Army veteran who returned to Mexico specifically to join the militias. There were many like him, he said.
January 19, 2014 10:28 AM | Comments (0)
One Family, Two Sacrifices - Written by Ian Shapira, photos by Ricky Carioti, video by Whitney Shefte, Washington Post.
January 19, 2014 09:10 AM | Comments (0)
January 19, 2014 08:42 AM | Comments (1)
A dozen years after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, most of the two million American men and women who went to war are home, adjusting to new lives.
January 17, 2014 11:59 PM | Comments (0)
January 17, 2014 09:33 PM | Comments (1)
Drones and Apaches Are the Army’s New Aerial Scouts - And Not Everyone Is Thrilled by David Axe, War is Boring
January 17, 2014 07:17 PM | Comments (0)
Continue on for an AFPS overview of Obama’s address on NSA data-collection program reform and links to related news articles and resources.
January 17, 2014 06:21 PM | Comments (0)
Continue on for Parameters, Winter 2013-14
January 17, 2014 02:15 PM | Comments (0)
Video Podcast: Counterinsurgency in Crisis at War on the Rocks.
January 17, 2014 10:19 AM | Comments (0)
The U.S. military is slated to shed 150,000 soldiers. Can it still go to war with so few?
January 17, 2014 12:06 AM | Comments (0)
January 16, 2014 03:55 PM | Comments (1)
British defense cuts mean the country can no longer be a full military partner of the United States, former Defense Secretary Robert Gates warned.
January 16, 2014 12:00 AM | Comments (0)
January 15, 2014 12:14 AM | Comments (4)
Studying War and Warfare by Major General H.R. McMaster, War Council
January 15, 2014 12:12 AM | Comments (0)
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.