Title Index

Journal Articles

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

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Simply a Nirvana Fallacy: Seeing Everything from the Prism of Islamic Extremism in Afghanistan by Metin Turcan Download The Full Article: Simply a Nirvana Fallacy Abstract. There has emerged a...
Sisyphus and Counterinsurgency by Major Niel Smith, Small Wars Journal Sisyphus and Counterinsurgency (Full PDF Article) In Greek legend, Sisyphus was a king condemned by the gods to roll a huge rock...
Six Frigates and the Future of Gunboat Diplomacy by Kurt Albaugh Download The Full Article: Six Frigates and the Future of Gunboat Diplomacy March was a busy month for the Navy. It supported the war...
Six Reasons Counterinsurgencies Lose A Complementary Perspective by Captain James Cahill Six Reasons Counterinsurgencies Lose (Full PDF Article) Dr. Donald Stoker's article, Six Reasons Insurgencies...
Six Reasons Insurgencies Lose A Contrarian View by Dr. Donald Stoker, Small Wars Journal Six Reasons Insurgencies Lose (Full PDF Article) The American conventional wisdom is of the all-powerful, all-...
This essay examines several COIN case studies to detail lessons and provide recommendations for both policy-makers and warfighters engaged in future conflicts of these and other comparable types.
Sleeping with the Enemy: Pakistan's Military Industrial Complex and Existential Crises of National Identity by Patrick J Christian Download the Full Article: Sleeping with the Enemy In a May 2011...
A provocative essay.  What say you?
The February 2011 issue of Small Wars Journal (Vol. 7 No. 2) is now available. Click here for the full issue, or directly on these titles for single articles.
Small Wars Journal's January 2011 issue (Vol. 7 No. 1) is now available. Click here for the full issue, or directly on the titles below for single articles.
Download Volume 6, No. 1 We are bringing back Small Wars Journal in proper multi-article journal style in a formatted-to-print PDF, just like we did in the old days.  We will continue to...
Download Volume 6, No. 2 Small Wars Journal Volume 6, No. 2 includes the winners of Question #1 from our writing competition.  Question #2 winners were published in Issue No. 1. ...
Download Volume 6, No. 3 - April, 2010 Small Wars Journal Volume 6, No. 3 is now available.  The issue focuses on Lessons Learned from Six and a Half Years in Afghanistan, by Dave Prugh...
Small Wars Journal Counterinsurgency Inquiry: Dr. John Nagl, COL Douglas Macgregor, Dr. Nadia Schadlow, COL Gian Gentile, COL Robert Cassidy, and Celeste Ward Gventer by Octavian Manea Download the...
Small Wars Journal Vol. 7, No. 3 is now available.  It presents a few new (as of 31 Mar) articles and provides select reprints and an index of all articles from March.  Click here for the...
Small Wars Journal Vol. 7, No. 4 is now available.  Click here for the full issue, or directly on these titles for single articles. In this issue:
Small Wars Journal Vol. 7, No. 5 is now available.  Click here for the full issue, or directly on the titles below for single articles. In this issue:
Here at last, Small Wars Journal Vol. 7, No. 6 is now available. Click here for the full issue, or directly on the titles below for single articles. In this issue:
Smarter, Not Harsher by Matthew Alexander, Small Wars Journal Op-Ed Smarter, Not Harsher (Full PDF Article) TV shows like 24 incorporate interrogations and the use of torture under the "ticking bomb...
Ten easy to follow recommendations to help you become an effective military advisor.
Implications for information operations in Guatemala.
Social Epidemics and the Human Element of Counterinsurgency by CPT Nils French, Small Wars Journal Download interim version of article as PDF Insurgency has historically presented a significant...
Social media's role in mobilization and narrative.
Log in, tune in, don’t drop out.
Extreme Barbarism, a Death Cult, and Holy Warriors in Mexico:   Societal Warfare South of the Border? by Dr. Robert J. Bunker and John P. Sullivan Download the Full Article: Societal...
SOF Detachment Civil Military Operations in Iraq by Shaun A. Reynolds Download The Full Article: SOF Detachment Civil Military Operations in Iraq "All the air conditioners are gone," said the...
SOF vs. SOF-like by Brigadier General Bennet S. Sacolick Small Wars Journal SOF vs. SOF-like (Full PDF Article) Recently, there has been significant discussion regarding the need for America's...
As Iraq appears to unravel, it is only right to continue the debate about counterinsurgency, the appropriate application of landpower, and  the expanding role of Special Operations in the US...
Soft Power: More than Hearts and Minds by Lieutenant General Norman R. Seip, Small Wars Journal Op-Ed Soft Power: More than Hearts and Minds (Full PDF Article) Leading up to the Presidential...
As we near the 20- year anniversary of the Battle of Mogadishu, it is worthwhile to look back at US and UN involvement in that effort to see what we have learned and can learn.
Some Advice for Military Humanitarians by Colonel Gary Anderson Download the full article: Some Advice for Military Humanitarians For military personnel assigned to conduct humanitarian assistance...
Some Considerations for Planning and Executing a Military-Political Engagement in Afghanistan by William S. McCallister Download the full article: Some Considerations for Planning and Executing a...
Cultural Intelligence has once again become a much sought after commodity in the wake of the September 11th attacks and its ensuing wars.
Serving Pork Chops at a Bar Mitzvah: Some Thoughts on Aid in COIN Operations by Colonel Gary Anderson Download the full article: Some Thoughts on Aid in COIN Operations Some observers call the...
R2P, its historical roots, applications, and its confrontation with the "wicked" problems in Libya and Syria.
Sons of Iraq A Study in Irregular Warfare by William S. McCallister, Small Wars Journal Sons of Iraq (Full PDF Article) Iraq's mainly Shia central government appears intent on limiting the power of...