Title Index

Journal Articles

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

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Many Paths up the Mountain: Population-Centric COIN in Afghanistan by Major Nathan Springer Download the full article: Population-Centric COIN in Afghanistan The reality of how Troops implement and...
Avoid the Charlie Wilson complex: guilt over the cries of ‘abandoning Afghanistan’ and deciding not to spend billions more of taxpayer’s money on a hop-scotch of social...
As the withdrawal of US and allied forces continues, the post-2014 allied manning and assistance levels in Afghanistan have yet to be defined.  The absence of a plan, inadequate media coverage...
Postcard from Mumbai Modern Urban Siege by John P. Sullivan and Adam Elkus, Small Wars Journal Postcard from Mumbai (Full PDF Article) According to many television news reports, the Mumbai terrorist...
Posturing for the Durand Line - 'We Can and Must do Better'? by Paul Smyth, Small Wars Journal Download interim version of article as PDF On 10 July 2008, the Pakistan Daily Times reported a...
Book Review - Dr. Brian Glyn William Predators: The CIA’s Drone War on al Qaeda.
Ongoing changes in tactics and organization presage a near-term transformation to battalion-based Battle Groups.
Governments are being confronted by hard realities, peace and stability can’t be sustained through the introduction of military power alone. Today’s military powers are either engaged...
The US must shift focus away from the Global War on Terror and prepare for the complexities of the twenty-first century international security environment. 
Roughly on time (go us!) here's volume 6, number 10 of Small Wars Journal. It continues our emerging m.o. of presenting an index of all the Journal articles published in the past month.  This...
Small Wars Journal Vol 6, No. 11 is now available. Click here for the full issue, on titles below for single articles.
Small Wars Journal Vol 6, No. 12 is now available. Click here for the full issue, or directly on the titles below for single articles.
President Obama: Look for a New Massoud by Cora Sol Goldstein Download the Full Article: President Obama: Look for a New Massoud It is often said that foreign powers are condemned to fail in...
President Enrique Peña Nieto is rapidly approaching a defining moment in his Presidency.
A look at decision-making in Vietnam.
Preventing Future Natural Disaster Casualties: Partnering with USAID and the Office of Reconstruction and Development by Nicholas Dickson Download the Full Article: Preventing Future Natural...
The problem can be summarized as follows: allied troops are better trained and equipped, while local forces enjoy a greater familiarity with the terrain, including above all the population.
Primitive Violence, Culture, and the Path to Peace by Phillip S. Meilinger Download the Full Article: Primitive Violence, Culture, and the Path to Peace There is an old saw among political scientists...
The barbarians have come and the rules of war and peace stand transformed.
Prioritizing the Reconstruction of Critical Infrastructure within a Stability Operation Environment A New Methodology by Major Travis (TJ) Lindberg and Dr. David A. Anderson, Small Wars Journal...
This article provides insights into the privatization of violence and the legal as well as illegal armed actors’ activities in the new wars.
Professors in the Trenches Deployed Soldiers and Social Science Academics (Part 1 of 5) edited by Rob W. Kurz, Small Wars Journal This is the first installment of a five-part series. Each article was...
Professors in the Trenches Deployed Soldiers and Social Science Academics (Part 2 of 5) edited by Rob W. Kurz, Small Wars Journal This is the second installment of a five-part series. Each article...
Professors in the Trenches Deployed Soldiers and Social Science Academics (Part 3 of 5) edited by Rob W. Kurz, Small Wars Journal This is the third installment of a five-part series. Each article was...
Professors in the Trenches Deployed Soldiers and Social Science Academics (Part 4 of 5) edited by Rob W. Kurz, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS Small Wars Journal This is the...
Professors in the Trenches Deployed Soldiers and Social Science Academics (Part 5 of 5) edited by Rob W. Kurz, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS Small Wars Journal This is the...
A new perspective on alternative analysis and the intelligence process
Prospects for Israeli-Palestinian Peace by John D. Johnson Download the Full Article: Prospects for Israeli-Palestinian Peace Will the Arab Spring turn into an Israeli-Palestinian Winter? Judging...
Why have the post 9/11 wars not had the same degree of protests as Vietnam?
Paul was an independent thinker, uninterested in unifomity of behavior in others. His thinking and practice were contextual—shaped by and for each new situation
Providing Basic Sanitation: A Means to Achieving the Military’s Strategic Objectives During Stability Operations
Provincial Reconstruction in Afghanistan An Examination of the Problems of Integrating the Military, Political and Development Dimensions with Reference to the US Experience in Vietnam by Colonel...
Pseudo-Operations to Neutralize Extremist Networks, Insurgents, and Terrorists by Major Seth Wheeler Download the full article: Pseudo-Operations to Neutralize Extremist Networks, Insurgents, and...
The fundamentals of basic combat training are not new, only the specifics have changed.
Steven Metz writes about the psychology of insurgents. It is not mirror-image political concerns that they are after, but psychological needs.