The Future of MISO: A Critique
by Alfred H. Paddock, Jr.
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In his article for the January-February 2011 issue of Special Warfare, "The Future...
The Future of Terrorism
Mass Hostage Taking in Russia and Mumbai
by Luke Allison
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Terrorism has a future; terrorism always has a future. The question...
The Future of U.S. Ground Forces
A Counter View
by Colonel Robert M. Toguchi and Colonel Victor M. Rosello
Small Wars Journal
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For COIN, a trinity of attributes is needed to complement traditional military acumen: analytical intelligence, openness of mind, and broad culture.
The Genetic Roots of the War on Terrorism
Clash of Icon Worship
by Colonel William M. Darley, Small Wars Journal
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In its January/February...
The Global Counter Insurgency
America's New National Security and Foreign Policy Paradigm
by Jonathan Morgenstein & Eric Vickland
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The Growing Mexican Cartel and Vigilante War in Cyberspace: Information Offensives and Counter-Offensives by Dr. Robert J. Bunker.
The growth of Islamism in the Pakistan Army is a distinct threat to US interests in the region.
The CIA’s Small War that Killed the Monroe Doctrine and Marked a New Era of American Diplomacy
The Hasan Slide Presentation
A Preliminary Commentary
by Charles Cameron
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There is no place as private as the interior of a human skull: the...
The Hezbollah Myth and Asymmetric Warfare
by Adam Elkus
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Since the early 1990s, military theorists examined ways that a rogue state...
The Hidden Engagement: Interpreters
by Captain Don Moss
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Author's Note: This article represents the second in a series of papers (see...
The Hizballah-North Korean Nexus
by Carl Anthony Wege
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A significant relationship between Hizballah and North Korea, facilitated by Iran,...
Bringing time into the assessment of counterinsurgency warfare.
The Impact of FCS Technologies on Small Unit Performance
by Colonel Victor M. Rosello, Small Wars Journal
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What capabilities will small units require...
The Impact of Incorporating MRAPs into BCT's
by Joe Parker
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The Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle had a highly...
The Implications of the 2008-2009 Gaza War in Times of Extended Conflict
By Dr. Russell W. Glenn, A-T (Anti-Terrorism) Solutions.
This study, sponsored by the U.S. Joint Forces...
It will take an entire generation to fully reform Afghanistan. Are the people of Afghanistan and the Coalition partners prepared for such a commitment?
Engaging the villages is not enough to ensure success
Does “the infantryman’s half kilometer” continue to have utility in an all-purpose service rifle in modern conflict?
The Influence of Seapower Upon Small Wars
A Review Essay
by Lieutenant Commander Benjamin Armstrong
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Over the past decade the...
Russia has integrated cyber operations into its military doctrine.
The 800-Pound Gorilla
The Interrelationship of Culture, Economics, and Security in Afghanistan
by Major Bradley Boetig
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The Iranian Ballistic Missile Threat And a "Phased, Adaptive Approach" to Missile Defense for Europe
by John D. Johnson
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As some try to connect the dots of recent events, is there an Iranian role in what appears to be Stage 2 of the Arab Spring?
The Iraqi COIN Narrative Revisited: Interview with Douglas A. Ollivant
by Octavian Manea
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How the Army Can Capitalize on Technologically Savvy Troops
by Nick M. Masellis, Small Wars Journal
The iSoldier (Full PDF Article)
Upon arriving in Iraq as a stout 18 year old in March...
The Jones Insurgency Model
A Tool for the Prevention and
Resolution of Insurgency
by Colonel Robert C. Jones
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What happened to the sports college?
The Kandahar Offensive: Avoid the Snake Oil
by Captain Jonathan Pan
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Sometimes doing nothing or doing less is better than doing...
The Killer Tiger Roared:
A Strategic Analysis of Sri Lankan "Kinetic" Counterinsurgency and its Theoretical Implications
by Christian Chung
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The Koepenick Syndrome: Is the United States the new Prussia?
by Franz-Stefan Gady
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January 2011 marked the...
Former battalion commander LTC David Oclander provides a valuable experience in taking responsibility in another culture.
The Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army is struggling for survival.
Brad Fultz offers a qualitative tool to help commanders understand actors in their area of operations through a lens of locally defined legitimacy.
The Limits of American Power and Civil-Military Relations
A Framework for Discussion
by Thomas Donnelly
Small Wars Journal Op-Ed
It has been fascinating to follow the discussion sparked by Andy...