Title Index

Journal Articles

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

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Malcolm Gladwell uses high pressure defense as a metaphor for insurgency in his newest book, David and Goliath. The lesson he draws is that the weaker party should always choose asymmetric...
F3EA and D3A are great for what they do – but a flexible plan across all echelons for all planners may be a way to go, especially in a military where manpower could be severely limited in the...
Man Dogs by Michael Yon Download the full article: Man Dogs In David Galula's 1964 book, Counterinsurgency Warfare, Theory and Practice, he states: "The ideal situation for the insurgent would be a...
Man-machine teaming is inexorable and Special Warfare needs a blueprint to transform along with it.
This essay is the first in a series exploring the issue of drug-related violence in Mexico.
Pierce and Zanol offer a concept for maneuver in n-dimensional terrain.  Does this provide the conceptual basis to combat "wicked" problems?
Manhunting...from the Sea (Full PDF Article) Although once considered little more than a nuisance and a force protection issue for overseas troops, terrorism will remain the top priority of our...
Insurgency has evolved in five seminal ways since Mao's time. Ideas and literature on it should too.
A Maoist approach may have produced a more politically meaningful victory with less brutality in the First Congo Civil War.
Maras in Central America   National Security Implications of Gang Activity South of the Border by COL Terry Saltsman and LTC Ben Welch III, Small Wars Journal Download interim version...
Marketing Framework in Support of Non-Lethal Fires by Lieutenant Colonel Morgan Mann Marketing Framework in Support of Non-Lethal Fires (Full PDF Article) The purpose of this paper is to put forth an...
Many African soldiers are not accurate marksmen because they have problems seeing targets. Few African troops wear corrective eyewear or have access to eye examinations.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Barack Obama, and the U.S. Military by Captain Timothy Hisa, Small Wars Journal Op-Ed Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Barack Obama, and the U.S. Military (Full PDF Article) On...
Measuring Defense Reform by Ronald Mangum and Bill Craven Download the full article: Measuring Defense Reform The many plans for withdrawal from Iraq and Afghanistan recognize that a draw down...
Mediating Between Crusaders and Conservatives by Shawn Brimley, Small Wars Journal Op-Ed Mediating Between Crusaders and Conservatives (Full PDF Article) The long simmering debate over American...
Meeting Lt. Col. David Galula - April 1962 by Rufus Phillips, Small Wars Journal Retrospective Meeting Lt. Col. David Galula - April 1962 (Full PDF Article) In April 1962, I participated in a RAND...
Mega cities will complicate and greatly challenge Army urban combat missions in the 2030-2040 timeframe.
"Mad Scientist" series - Megacities and dense urban environments are firmly on the horizon as likely and potential environments for future warfare and humanitarian engagements.
Megacities are sure to challenge every member of a coalition. How these urban areas might do so in the intelligence realm in the near future is the primary focus of this offering.
“Mad Scientist” series - Megacities are hard, issues and problems compound over things that were solvable in other environments.
The Closers Part V: Mentoring Host Nation Interagency Operations by Colonel Gary Anderson Download the Full Article: Mentoring Host Nation Interagency Operations Governments get in trouble when they...
Mentoring on the Edge or, "What you Don't Learn in a Classroom" by Colonel John Bessler Download the full article: Mentoring on the Edge The 'Afghan experience' for those who serve overseas...
The purpose of this paper is to describe social science research methods employed in Afghanistan during 2011-2012 and to report their use to clarify social issues related to conflict.
Mexican Cartel Op-Ed No. 8: Will Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera be tried in Mexico or the United States?
While cartel drones are typically considered a tool for smuggling, they are increasingly seen as having application for other purposes including espionage, surveillance, and as weapons.
Up until recently, weapons that provide for armor and bunker defeat capability at the levels that the RPG-29 is capable of, have not been seen in the hands of the Mexican cartels.
“Splinter Gulf Cartel drug groups fight for control of Matamoros/Reynosa.”Mexico DailyReview. 14 February 2015,
Mexican Cartel Tactical Note #24: Gendarmerie Ambushed in Ocotlan, Jalisco State by Narco Commando—5 Killed, 8 Wounded
Fifteen police officers were killed in a ‘military-style’ ambush in Jalisco on 6 April 2015. The attack resulted in the highest death toll in a single attack since 2010.
A Border Patrol agent with alleged ties to a Mexican drug cartel has been arrested in connection with the beheading of a Honduran man in March.
Bloodbath on the beaches: The Mexican drug gangs riding on JET SKIS to blast victims ‘James Bond-style’.
A Redeye Man Portable Air Defense System seized was in the possession of armed personnel belonging to La Linea.
Many in the academic and policy communities share the notion that organized crime groups operate similarly to legitimate businesses.
This article examines the current and emerging security situation faced by Mexico’s petro-energy sector.
Mexico's new president Enrique Peña Nieto has trumpeted its proposed reforms, but there are more similarities than differences with the Calderon Administration.
Despite the scope of the threat to Mexico’s security, violent drug-trafficking organizations are not well understood, and optimal strategies to combat them have not been identified.