May, 2017

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May, 2017

Articles Published During May, 2017

05/01 - A Beginner’s Guide to the Musical Scales of Cyberwar by Jessica Malekos Smith
05/01 - Criminal Networks: A Gateway for Terrorists by Devin M. Henry
05/02 - Idlib's Problems Are Just Getting Started by Roland Bartetzko and Christopher Solomon
05/02 - New Rules for Advisers: Lessons From a Year With the Iraqi Army by James King
05/03 - Among the Apple Trees by Ethan Skarstedt
05/03 - Tactical Surprise in Small Wars: Lessons from French Wars in Afghanistan and Mali by Rémy Hémez
05/04 - Boudicca by Hal Wilson
05/04 - Russian “New Generation” Warfare: Theory, Practice, and Lessons for U.S. Strategists by Nicholas Fedyk
05/05 - Caretaker by Michael Martineck
05/06 - Combat, Orders and Judgment by Keith Nightingale
05/06 - Beware the Limits of Hard Power in 2017 by Kyle R. Brady
05/06 - Cultural Support Team by Mike Barretta
05/07 - The Defense of Gipper’s Twist by Nathan W. Toronto
05/07 - Language & Culture Note #1: On the Gray Zone and the Space Between War and Peace by Robert R. Greene Sands
05/08 - HUMINT: A Continuing Crisis? by W. R. Baker
05/08 - Moose Musstard by Karl Klicker
05/09 - Rockets, Radio and RNA: The Role of Hobbyists in Driving Innovation by Diane DiEuliis and Peter A. Emanuel
05/09 - Something Old, Something New by Darren Carter
05/11 - The Weapons of World War Four by Oren Hammerquist
05/11 - Mexican Cartel Tactical Note #33: Terrorist TTP Firebreak Crossed - Criminal Group Utilizes Women and Children as Human Shields in Palmarito, Puebla by Robert Bunker and John P. Sullivan
05/11 - Complex Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield in Ukrainian Antiterrorism Operations by Victor R. Morris
05/12 - Does K-2SO Deserve a Medal? by Dan Maurer
05/12 - Utilizing Society’s Forgotten Half: The Essential Role of Women in Counter Terrorism by James Howcroft
05/13 - There is No “Stalemate” in Afghanistan: We’re Losing by Daniel Fisher
05/13 - Presidential Elections in Iran and American Foreign Policy by Masoud Kazemzadeh
05/13 - The Great Enabler: Capitalizing Upon Operations in the Information Environment by Evan Salbego
05/14 - Taking Stock: What the US is Learning from Europe’s Spate of Urban Truck Attacks by Cameron Reed
05/14 - Leading Millennials in the Military by Keith Humbard
05/15 - The Second Lebanon War: Failures, Lessons Learned and the Future by Mohammad Naved Ferdaus Iqbal
05/16 - Third Generation Gangs Strategic Note No. 3: Brazilian Gangs and Colombian BACRIM Recruit Demobilized FARC Commandos by John P. Sullivan and Robert Bunker
05/16 - Mexican Cartel Strategic Note No. 20: Mexican Newspaper (El Norte, Juárez) Closes Doors in Response to Cartel Targeting/Violence Against Journalists by John P. Sullivan and Robert Bunker
05/17 - Women: A NATO Special Operations Forces Force Multiplier by Marius Kristiansen
05/21 - The Higgins Boat: Wood, Steel, and Purpose by Keith Nightingale
05/21 - Turkey: Ally or Albatross? by G. Murphy Donovan
05/21 - Multi-Domain Battle: A Perspective on the Salient Features of an Emerging Operational Doctrine by Amos C. Fox
05/22 - No More Fun and Games: How China’s Acquisition of U.S. Media Entities Threatens America’s National Security by Darren E. Tromblay
05/23 - Combating Corruption by David Jennen and Charles Barham
05/24 - The Good Vibrations of D-Day by Keith Nightingale
05/26 - Mexican Cartel Strategic Note No. 21 by John P. Sullivan and Robert Bunker
05/26 - The Circum-Caribbean (Bolivarian-Grenadine) War - Early 2017 Review by Geoffrey Demarest
05/26 - Third Generation Gangs Strategic Note No. 4 by John P. Sullivan and Robert Bunker
05/26 - Trump’s Imaginary “Strategy” for Afghanistan by Ehsan M. Ahrari
05/28 - Considerations for Planning Humanitarian Operations in Hybrid Warfare by Scott Porter
05/29 - The Gray Zone in Africa by Donald C. Bolduc, Richard V. Puglisi and Randall Kaailau
05/30 - "Vietnam" by Volney F. Warner
05/30 - Carry a Big Stick or Be Quiet: A Case for Conscription by Robert Murphy
05/31 - Treating Islamic Violent Extremism as a Pandemic Super-Infection: Inverse Darwinist Operations Line of Operation Explained by Thomas Doherty

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