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 (297) | B (129) | C (222) | D (121) | E (60) | F (98) | G (54) | H (77) | I (179) | J (14) | K (13) | L (63) | M (131) | N (51) | O (69) | P (119) | Q (5) | R (108) | S (188) | T (645) | U (61) | V (25) | W (134) | Y (10) | Z (2) | ¿ (2) | (4)
The unmatched military capabilities we enjoy today, not to be confused with strategic shortfalls, were shaped by the failure of the Iran Rescue and the confusion surrounding the invasion of Grenada.
TRADOC Mad Scientist Project: Exploring the art of the possible in future infantry combat.
Now that the Pentagon has decided to integrate females into combat arms units the question turns to how to do so in the best manner possible.
Or how to shatter organizational stagnation and identify critical tensions preventing creative thinking and improvisation.
Congress is right to try and take back their war powers before they are eroded by yet another administration. War Powers Resolution section 8(c) represents one excellent opportunity.
History offers lessons that, if properly understood within context, elucidate continuous themes and creates options, fostering adaptability through broadening.
How Should the U.S. Execute a Surge in Afghanistan? by Lieutenant Colonel Robert A. Downey, Lieutenant Colonel Lee K. Grubbs, Commander Brian J. Malloy and Lieutenant Colonel Craig R. Wonson, Small...
Soft power is an expansive concept, and every one of Mr. Trump’s immature tweets stands to lessen U.S. credibility as the example of a moral force.
The Iran-Iraq War played a major role in the violence we see today and it is time to recognize just how much of an impact this conflict actually had.
The purpose of this paper is to explore cognitive errors leading to poor strategic-level U.S. military decision making and policy adoption.
The IC largely fails to plan and take into consideration sociocultural facets typical to a population within the purview of a unit’s operational environment.
Penny Packets Revisited: How the USAF Should Adapt to 21st Century Irregular Warfare by Ben Zweibelson Download the Full Article: Penny Packets Revisited This white paper will argue that C2DE in...
The modernization of the Chinese military was predicated on a new set of assumptions, namely that the nature of warfare that the Chinese would be most likely to face was now a “local, limited...
The ISIS’ caliphate and the security challenges it portends. These problems have been poorly addressed by the Administration’s low cost/minimum risk containment policy.
This "Mad Scientist" essay proposes adoption of a specific planning framework for urban operations.  
How to Improve U.S. National Security Strategies - Presented to The Center for Army Analysis on 17 September 2013.
Today, in the wake of the Orlando massacre, it’s time to come to grips with the reality of active killer events. Let us not repeat the unfortunate mistake of passivity in Orlando.
The Seven Deadly Questions   How to Think about Mexico and Beyond by Roger Pardo-Maurer, Small Wars Journal How to Think about Mexico and Beyond (Full PDF Article) Quick Quiz By...
Regardless of what the current US administration and Senior Military Officers claim, we lost the peace in Iraq.
Sometimes in the course of military operations ill-conceived ideas survive to produce unacceptable outcomes.  When this happens, frustrated leaders might ask, “What made us think this...
In the future global environment, the U.S. military will rely more heavily on distributed command groups for managing and responding to crises and threats.
Human domain maps are just as critical to 21st century warfare as terrestrial maps. This article demonstrates the importance of these human domain maps.
The recent development and adoption of population centric counterinsurgency (COIN) doctrine and tools has led to an ongoing and important debate about the utility of this type of COIN.
Human Insecurity in Mali: Overcoming Obstacles to Economic Solvency and Democratic Governance through External Intervention
Human Intelligence in Counterinsurgency: Persistent Pathologies in the Collector-Consumer Relationship by Michael Gallagher Download the Full Article: Human Intelligence in Counterinsurgency:...
This paper sheds light on the relocation of power and control over security from state to non-state armed actors.
Improving the Coalition's Understanding of 'The People' in Afghanistan: Human Terrain Mapping in Kapisa Province by Dr. Matthew Arnold Download the full article: Human Terrain Mapping in Kapisa...
Human Terrain A Strategic Imperative on the 21st Century Battlefield by Nick Masellis, Small Wars Journal Human Terrain A Strategic Imperative (Full PDF Article) Six months into a one-year deployment...
Humanizing "The Man:" Strengthening Psychological and Information Operations in Afghanistan by A. Lawrence Chickering Download the Full Article: Humanizing the "Man" In...
HUMINT Nature and the Jim Thyne Theory by Dalton Fury, Small Wars Journal Op-Ed HUMINT Nature and the Jim Thyne Theory (Full PDF Article) For the past several months I've had the great opportunity to...
A Small Wars Journal and Military Writers Guild Writing Contest Finalist Article
SWJ Book Review - Hunting Che:  How a U.S. Special Forces Team Helped Capture the World’s Most Famous Revolutionary.
A key question going unanswered is whether “The Clash of Civilizations” is still a driving force in current and future operational environments.
Hybrid Threats and Challenges Describe... Don't Define by Nathan Freier Download the full article: Hybrid Threats and Challenges: Describe... Don't Define The emerging concept of "hybrid warfare" is...
Interview with Dr. Mark Galeotti, Professor of Global Affairs and academic director of the  Transnational Security concentration of the MS in Global Affairs program at New York University.
The fundamental principle of utilizing a combination of conventional and irregular methods to achieve a political objective is consistent with older forms of conflict.