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 (288) | B (127) | C (217) | D (119) | E (57) | F (96) | G (52) | H (76) | I (177) | J (14) | K (13) | L (57) | M (128) | N (51) | O (69) | P (112) | Q (5) | R (107) | S (180) | T (628) | U (57) | V (24) | W (134) | Y (8) | Z (2) | ¿ (2) | (4)
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.
I Can't Believe We Are Losing To These Guys by Vegetius I Can't Believe We Are Losing To These Guys (Full PDF Article) "The greatest threat to the Afghan government is the Afghan government." This...
IBOLC: Platoon Leader Decision Making for the 21st Century by Major Michael Fortenberry, Small Wars Journal IBOLC: Platoon Leader Decision Making for the 21st Century (Full PDF article) In the...
Common Analytic Standards Intelligence Community Directive # 203 and U.S. Marine Corps Intelligence by Lieutenant Colonel Von H. Pigg, Small Wars Journal Common Analytic Standards (Full PDF Article)...
13 October 2014: I thought that I might build on the previous essay on how to develop an understanding of war and warfare through the study of military history in width, depth, and context.
29 May 2015: A Small Wars Journal discussion with Lieutenant General H. R. McMaster.
29 March 2014: Reflections on the Continuities in War and Warfare: SWJ Discussion with Major General H.R. McMaster
Mad Scientist series - In light of the contemporary operating environment, terrorist activity and political violence will continue to have direct and indirect effects on European security.
Identity, Insurgency & Healing by Dianna Wuagneux See Full Article: Identity, Insurgency & Healing A constant challenge faced by the Coalition Forces in Afghanistan is the ability of the Anti...
The Syrian civil war has to be understood as a conflict that is surpassing national borders and which can’t be solved by military and diplomatic concentrated on only one small region.
President Obama is repeating three key strategic mistakes that President Johnson made in Vietnam.
Asian support for ISIL will largely be based in Southeast Asia, which possesses the largest Muslim population in the region and will manifest through Asian nationals traveling to the Middle East.
Cocaine and illicit-timber trade are linked by their profitability, industrial proximity, and smuggling convenience.
What is done and what should be done? Insights into political-criminal nexuses.
From the outset, the U.S. treated Al Qaeda as a military objective instead of an organization to be understood, penetrated, and permanently dismantled. 
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.
In future conflicts against near-peer enemies, hybrid 4th and 5th generation threats will challenge allied air superiority and limit the ability for CAS aircraft to loiter and provide on-call fires.
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.