Title Index

Journal Articles

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

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This article asserts that if organizational leaders focus on human-to-human interface points for easier integration, it will lay the foundational logic needed to allow for collaboration to occur...
Observing how the Afghans develop intelligence and seek creative means to support their operations is vital to Afghans owning the security.
When an adversary arrives in a form that was unanticipated, an intellectually curious officer will be able to draw upon years of education tested not in the classroom, but in the real...
Intelligence and Policy Making for the 21st Century: A Case-study of the Benghazi Attacks and the Relationship Between Policy Makers and the Intelligence Community
Intelligence and Third-Party Intervention in Unconventional Civil/Sectarian Conflicts: The British in Malaya and American Military in Lebanon by Augustine Marinelli, Small Wars Journal Intelligence...
Military operations in an urban area are not normally thought of as a “Small Wars” concern, yet they are an important capability that will remain relevant.
Four years into the United States military’s effort to counter the Lord’s Resistance Army in central Africa its leader, Joseph Kony, remains elusive.
The importance of network analysis and socio-cultural understanding within the military intelligence community and how it was used to capture Saddam Hussein.
The Army continues to debate the use of the term Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance. This debate was triggered when ISR became a synonym for Unmanned Arial Surveillance.
Interagency Reform by Major Christopher Smith, Small Wars Journal Interagency Reform (Full PDF Article) After many years of in-depth studies and comprehensive proposals on how to improve the...
An important bi-lateral U.S.-Mexico conference on “Promoting The Rule Of Law In Mexico” was held at the University of San Diego on Friday 10 June 2016.
Interoperability is a function of leadership, hardship, and time. To quickly achieve it, focus on individual personalities, understand that everyone has value, and exercise mission command.
The Wrong War: An Interview with Bing West, A Sequel by Octavian Manea Download the Full Interview: Interview with Bing West: A Sequel What is wrong with the war strategy employed by ISAF forces? The...
Interview with Colonel Peter Mansoor by Octavian Manea Download the full article: Interview with Colonel Peter Mansoor "Local relationships are really the key in winning a counterinsurgency." It is...
The whole concept of “nation-building” is flawed, because nations aren’t built, nations grow. We can no more build a nation than we can build an oak tree.
Interview with Dr. David Kilcullen by Octavian Manea Download the full article: Interview with Dr. David Kilcullen What would success and victory look like in a counterinsurgency (COIN) operation?...
Interview with Dr. David Ucko by Octavian Manea Download the full article: Interview with Dr. David Ucko "The conceptual and institutional advances within the US military since Iraq are the product...
Interview with Dr. John Arquilla: How can French Encounters with Irregular Warfare in the 19th Century Inform COIN in our time? by Michael Few Download the Full Article: Interview with Dr. John...
Interview with Dr. John Nagl by Octavian Manea Download the full article: Interview with Dr. John Nagl "Counterinsurgencies are after all learning competitions." What is the legacy of David Galula...
Interview with Jeffrey Dressler An Interim Assessment on the Campaign for Regaining the Momentum in Helmand Province by Octavian Manea Download the full article:  Interview with Jeffrey...
Interview with Jim Thomas: Challenging the Conventional Wisdom on US Traditional Alliances from Protectorates to Partnerships by Octavian Manea Download the Full Article: Interview with Jim Thomas...
From Classic Conventional Deterrence to a “Lloyd’s of London” Posture
We are woefully under-trained.  The troops can absorb and do far more than we tend to credit them.  Our training is mostly designed to be easy on the trainers and to produce metrics
Retired Indian General and Small Wars Council extraordinaire Ray visits to talk all things India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan
Interview with Roger Hardister: The Global Partnership for Afghanistan by Bob Tollast Download the Full Article: Interview with Roger Hardister: The Global Partnership for Afghanistan Since 2004,...
The focus of this interview was ISIS and the current crisis is Syria and Iraq.  While the actual interview will be made available by SMA, I am providing the answers I prepared in advance.
Interviewing Tactics in Counterinsurgency by Stacy S. Lamon, Ph.D., Nahama Broner, Ph.D., John Hollywood, Ph.D., and COL Billy McFarland, USAR Download the full article There is a recent...
Is Pakistan in a low-level equilibrium trap or simply too focused on India?  Octavian investigates for SWJ.
SWJ Book Review: David Kilcullen, Out of the Mountains: The Coming Age of the Urban Guerrilla, New York: Oxford University Press.
Into Thine Hand I Commit My Spirit by Michael Yon Download the full article: Into Thine Hand I Commit My Spirit Arghandab, Afghanistan New Year's Eve, 2009 On this small base surrounded by a mixture...
Where does legitimacy derive from in the local populace?
Introspection and Emotional Vulnerability as Leader Development and Team Building Tools by Steven Rotkoff Download The Full Article: Introspection and Emotional Vulnerability as Leader Development...
The influence of family, ethnic and religious-based networks is an important component of the Nigerian political and social landscape.
Truth to Power with Information Operations in Khost Province
This paper examines two “Tri-Border” areas in Latin America. Criminal demographics and dynamics of illicit markets and related security concerns are reviewed.