Title Index

Journal Articles

For the true gluttons for punishment, here is a listing of all Journal Articles by title.

(2) | " (11) | ' (2) | 1 (2) | 3 (1) | 4 (1) | 7 (1) | 8 (1) | 9 (1) | A (284) | B (125) | C (216) | D (118) | E (55) | F (95) | G (49) | H (74) | I (174) | J (14) | K (13) | L (57) | M (127) | N (51) | O (69) | P (112) | Q (5) | R (107) | S (177) | T (619) | U (56) | V (24) | W (133) | Y (8) | Z (2) | ¿ (2) | (4)
How the Pentagon resisted change and needed disruption to enact life-saving programs in the face of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Robert Sharp takes a look at the war rhetoric and the youth of Iran and America and urges us to give peace a chance with Iran.
"Bring It On" Worked by James R. Van de Velde Download the Full Article: Bring It On Worked Through accident or design, mostly through accident and blunt trauma, the war in Iraq was brutal, costly in...
Continue on for a SWJ book review of “Dog Company: A True Story of American Soldiers Abandoned by Their High Command”.
"Mr. Gates Doth Protest Too Much" by Neoptolemus Download the Full Article: "Mr. Gates Doth Protest Too Much" Mr. Gates continued his farewell tour with a strong speech at the Air Force Academy last...
"Napoleonic Know-How" in an Age of Persistent Engagement by Douglas Batson, Al Di Leonardo, Christopher K. Tucker Download the Full Article: "Napoleonic Know-How" in an Age of Persistent Engagement...
"Partnership 'Till it Hurts" The Use of Fusion Cells to Establish Unity of Effort Between SOF (Yin) and Conventional Forces (Yang) by Captain Paul Lushenko Download the full article: "Partnership '...
"Penny Wise, Pound Foolish" by Dr. Tammy S. Schultz Download the Full Article: "Penny Wise, Pound Foolish" "Efficiencies" is the new Washington watchword as U.S government departments, agencies, and...
"Right Tech" Solutions for USAF Security Force Assistance by Mike Lydon Download the Full Article: Right Tech Solutions for USAF SFA For the USAF, Airpower and SFA is a ticket out of constant...
"The COIN Warrior" Waging Influence Hints for the Counterinsurgency (COIN) Strategy in Afghanistan by Sean McKenna and Russell Hampsey ISAFCAAT-E Memorandum Special to Small Wars Journal Download...
"To robbery, slaughter, plunder, they give the lying name of empire; they make a solitude and call it peace." -Calgacus, Chieftan of the Caledonian Confederacy
8 May 1986 address by General Volney F. Warner at Saint Anselm College, New Hampshire. Posted here with the kind permission of General Warner.
'Holding' for Companies and Platoons in Counterinsurgency by George R. Dimitriu Download The Full Article: 'Holding' for Companies and Platoons in Counterinsurgency In August 2010, the Dutch...
'What's Happening In Basra?' by Paul Smyth Small Wars Journal Magazine Download interim version of article as PDF The recent Iraqi military operation in Basra has generated much speculation in media...
Get writing! Generous prizes for three categories of authors. Continue on for the all the details.
19th Century Strategy and its Applicability to Insurgent Warfare by Dr. Geoffrey Demarest, Small Wars Journal 19th Century Strategy and its Applicability to Insurgent Warfare (Full PDF Article)...
Thirty years ago, on 2 April 1982, Argentine forces occupied the Falkland Islands.  Matt Ince looks at the issues that still brew there.
As we pause to celebrate, it seems appropriate to consider the vital role played by the American military in the creation and growth of our nation and its impact on our world.
War, what is it good for? Well, as it turns out, weapons development.
800 Words on the Last Year in Afghanistan by Major General Nick Carter, British Army Download the Full Article: 800 Words on the Last Year in Afghanistan The last year has seen significant change in...
Anything that distances, atomizes or alienates people - technology, bureaucracy, security - defeats the purpose of public diplomacy.
It is important to assess the progress of the PLAAF’s degree of progress toward achieving the capabilities it requires by the early 2030s and this paper intends to do so.
A Backyard Challenge by Dr. Nadia Schadlow, Small Wars Journal A Backyard Challenge (Full PDF Article) While President Barak Obama's meetings in Mexico in mid-April resulted in several promising...
Unlike a certain mathematical solution counterinsurgency is a laden with human error and complexity.
A Battalion's Employment of "The Elements of National Power" by LtCol Robert R. Scott Download interim version of article as PDF
The interconnectivity of global economic markets and the dichotomy between the East and West directly led to a new type of conflict, coined “economic warfare”.
A Small Wars Journal and Military Writers Guild Writing Contest Finalist Article
A Better Understanding of the Vietnam War by Colonel Gian Gentile Download the full article: A Better Understanding of the Vietnam War Thanks to Senator Kerry for his excellent and very accurate...
A Better, Bad Choice by Richard M. Wrona, Jr. Download the Full Article: A Better, Bad Choice The Democratic Republic of Congo is a modern-day nightmare. After more than a decade of conflict, the...
Islamic terrorism in Europe has again gained media and public attention, amplified by western coalition efforts to defeat the so-called Islamic State.
Will Mexico’s admittance into the Trans-Pacific Partnership create an even more empowered global criminal network?
Without the funds we have enjoyed for the last decade, we have to increase our emphasis on maximizing the efficiency of military spending.
Attacks against Mexican government officials, law enforcement, and political institutions by drug cartels, fall neatly into the Fourth Generation Warfare paradigm.
This paper examines the conduct of the Afghanistan War under the Barack Obama administration and offers policy recommendations for the president.
The military’s lessons from a decade of war can be particularly useful for a domestic audience facing similar challenges.