Title Index

Journal Articles

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

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Knowing how insurgencies last so long can help to understand why they last so long
Implementing a Population-Centric Counterinsurgency Strategy Northeast Afghanistan, May 07 -- July 08 by Major Nathan Springer Download the full article: Implementing a Population-Centric COIN...
Implementing COIN Doctrine in the Absence of a Legitimate State by David C. Ellis and James Sisco Download the Full Article: Implementing COIN Doctrine in the Absence of a Legitimate State The...
It is time to unleash US irregular warfare capabilities. All the controversy over today’s “gray zone” challenges leads one to believe that the US is an amateur player in this game.
This article discusses an alternative defensive strategy which addresses human performance capabilities and limitations to disrupt spearphishing attacks.
Improving Information Operations in Iraq and the Global War on Terror by Farook Ahmed and Oubai Shahbandar, Small Wars Journal Download interim version of article as PDF The Surge of US military...
This essay provides an examination of current thought on how to build a team capable of performing at a high level.
In Afghanistan, Less is More by David Malet Download the Full Article: In Afghanistan, Less is More Two recent developments have brought optimism to some Afghanistan-watchers. The first is the...
On 16 January 2013 the BP and Statoil ASA In Amenas gas facility in Algeria was attacked by al Qaeda linked terrorists resulting in the deaths of 40 workers.
Concerning the sorry performance of the Afghan National Army since 2012, the military and Pentagon planners need to ask themselves some hard questions.
In Marja: Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way by Colonel Gary Anderson Download the full article: In Marja: Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way It never ceases to amaze me how quick we are to lecture...
Failure in training is vital in unconventional and conventional warfare environments. Battalion and higher staff must fail in training and then correct their mistakes.
Recent budget debates have featured emotional discussions about reforming the military retirement system. This is not a new phenomenon; there have been more than a dozen official studies on...
As India’s ambitions and might grow, attachments to the UN and to UNPKOs are eroding in favor of more hard-headed assessments
This essay focuses on analyzing the different human security threats present in the region followed by an analysis of the traditional policy approach followed by the government.
This article thus aims to bring back to light India’s national security policies following the 2008 Mumbai attacks.
Indigenous Forces and Sanctuary Denial Enduring Counterinsurgency Imperatives by LTC Robert M. Cassidy Download interim version of article as PDF
Transitional justice, within a short period, has become one of the most dominating debates in rule of law, human rights protection, democracy and nation building.
Mad Scientist # 6: Social Media is becoming a powerful tool to recruit “foreign fighters” as well as to persuade groups and individuals to perform terrorist acts elsewhere.
Using interviews as background and Afghanistan as a case study, this article captures tactics that may allow future commanders to build the basis for sustainable governance.
This is the first article in the second round of the TRADOC “Mad Scientist” call for papers.
Information Counterrevolution by Adam Elkus, Small Wars Journal Information Counterrevolution (Full PDF Article) When Iranians took to the streets to protest vote-rigging by their nation's theocratic...
Information Operations on the Counterinsurgency Battlefield by Azriel Peskowitz, Small Wars Journal Information Operations on the Counterinsurgency Battlefield (Full PDF Article) Terrorism has always...
Information Sharing for Irregular Warfare by Lieutenant Colonel Ehsan Mehmood Khan Download the full article: Information Sharing for Irregular Warfare A sturdy string of irregular warfare is the...
Strategic, operational, and tactical actions the US should take in each dimension of the information environment to counter the ISIL's asymmetric, and apparently dominant, information campaign.
Should we focus more on creating ink spots and less on defeating the Taliban?
The defense establishment must embrace the energy and ideas already being produced and provide a way for them to have real impact - an innovation program that seeks true offsets.
We have no more real control over conflict (or the universe) than anyone else, in fact, sometimes we now have less.  If we cannot control, we must adapt.
Times of crisis can be a brief window of opportunity for large institutional bureaucracies to overcome jurisdictional boundaries and make changes to business as usual. 
The Russians have developed a new theory of warfare, and in the future, we can only expect them to perform it more effectively and on an even larger scale.
Inside the Surge 1-5 Cavalry in Ameriyah by Lieutenant Colonel Dale Kuehl, Small Wars Journal Inside the Surge: 1-5 Cavalry in Ameriyah (Full PDF Article) I had the privilege of commanding the 1st...
The Human Terrain System has found itself in the news again. A feat of considerable effort as the program ceased operations in September 2014.
In 2012, the U.S. Border Patrol transitioned from a resource-based to a new, risk-based approach for measuring border security and informing planning efforts along U.S. borders.
Imperatives for Confronting Irregular Challenges
Insurgencia Criminal en las Américas   por John P. Sullivan Transfiera el Artí­culo Completo: Insurgencia Criminal en las Américas Organizaciones criminales...
SWJ's Spanish version of Criminal Insurgency: Narcocultura, Social Banditry, and Information Operations.