December, 2015

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December, 2015

Articles Published During December, 2015

12/01 - The Importance of History in Technology and Security Policy Analysis by Adam Elkus
12/02 - Small Islands, Big Problems: Cybersecurity in the Caribbean Realm by José de Arimatéia da Cruz and Taylor Alvarez
12/03 - Should There Be a Human Warfighting Domain? by Thomas Doherty
12/05 - Reevaluating General Order 1X by Tom Ordeman, Jr.
12/05 - The NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan: A Game-Changer; Lest We Forget. by Nick Barley
12/06 - A Distant Christmas by Robert Collins
12/08 - Super Soldiers: 3D Bioprinting and the Future Fighter by Theresa Campobasso
12/08 - Talking to Tyrants, Sharpening Axes by Robert Murphy
12/08 - Top 10 Questions for Commanders to Ask About Cybersecurity by Patricia Frost and Matthew Hutchison
12/09 - Finding the ISIS Center of Gravity: Why Does It Have to Be So Complicated? by Ian Bertram
12/10 - Jihadist Narratives: Democratized Islam and Islamic Nation Building by Caleb S. Cage
12/12 - The Blood-Dimmed Tide: Technology and the Dangerous New “Improvised Everything” International Security Environment by David G. Smith and Allan O. Steinhardt
12/12 - Warnings to Civilians Directly Participating in Hostilities: Legal Imperative or Ethics-based Policy? by Butch Bracknell
12/13 - Coca Cola, Allies and Terror by Robert Murphy
12/14 - Rethinking Western COIN: Lessons from Post-Colonial Conflicts by Octavian Manea
12/15 - Game Review: Fire in the Lake, the Vietnam War, 1964-75 by Michael Peck
12/15 - No Thanksgiving Without Turkey by Benjamin Newhart
12/16 - The Coming Anarchy in the Levant by Ehsan Ahrari
12/17 - What is the Value of the Away Game? by William R. Orkins
12/19 - Basing Stabilisation Efforts on Evidence of What Works: Lessons from Afghanistan by Jon Moss
12/22 - Defeating the Abu Bakr al Baghdadi Gang: A Realistic Strategy by Huba Wass de Czege
12/23 - A Review of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards and Qods Force: Growing Global Presence, Links to Cartels, and Mounting Sophistication by Alma Keshavarz
12/23 - Playing a Give-Away Game? The Undeclared Russian-Ukrainian War in Donbas. by Tatyana Malyarenko
12/25 - The Price of Professionalization by John Bolton
12/26 - The Cognitive Delusions of a Top Secret Clearance by Doyle Quiggle
12/26 - Justifying Jihad: A Case Study of Al-Shabaab and Boko Haram by Daniel Pesature
12/27 - Kurdistan: The Permanent Solution to Daesh by Joshua A. Perkins
12/28 - Gray Zone Conflicts May Be the New Normal, But Will Have the Same Marginal Success by Dave Betz
12/29 - Congress Has Embraced Unconventional Warfare: Will the US Military and The Rest of the US Government? by David S. Maxwell
12/29 - ISIS is Not a Terrorist Organization by Ajit Maan
12/30 - The Classical Principles of Counterinsurgency are Inadequate for Countering Global Insurgency by Jesse A. Heitz
12/30 - How Not to Integrate Females into Combat Arms by Anonymous
12/31 - A Kinder Gentler, Machine Gun Hand or How I Gave Up My Right to Self Defense and Learned to Love COIN by Matthew Swearingen

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