by Lincoln Ward
December 9, 2016 03:36 PM | Comments (0)
This essay focuses on noteworthy contributions that are essential for the operational artist to “better understand the problem or problems at hand.”
by Malcolm Nance
December 9, 2016 03:46 AM | Comments (0)
Continue on for a short excerpt and a link to this 31 October 2007 SWJ article. It is Small Wars Journal’s most read piece.
by Daniel H. McCauley and Sadi S. Sadyev
December 8, 2016 05:19 AM | Comments (0)
While frustrating to some, the United States’ increasing inability to dictate preferred outcomes should come as no surprise.
by Douglas Farah
December 8, 2016 03:20 AM | Comments (0)
As past demobilization efforts show, significant segments of non-state armed actors who are supposed to disarm simply move on from ideologically inspired violence to...
by John P. Sullivan and Robert Bunker
December 6, 2016 02:17 PM | Comments (0)
Three nations in Central America’s Northern Triangle have implemented an integrated, multinational task force to combat the threat from gangs.
by Nicholas Hermberg
December 6, 2016 09:54 AM | Comments (0)
The United States has failed to appropriately respond to the gray zone so far, so what should the new administration strive for?
by Roger J. Chin
December 6, 2016 06:05 AM | Comments (1)
Are successful international companies and drug cartels so different after all? Apparently not.
by Paul Rexton Kan
December 5, 2016 08:49 AM | Comments (0)
The 2015 prison escape of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman demonstrated the degree to which Mexican drug cartels have penetrated a key institution of state control.
by David S. Maxwell
November 25, 2016 11:23 PM | Comments (10)
On Dr. Simpson’s excellent arguments, there is one that I must take exception to and I ask this question: If a President Trump will not listen to General Mattis to whom...
by Rod Korba
November 25, 2016 11:05 AM | Comments (0)
Military regulation and creativity are strange bedfellows. This is the second part of a three part series.
by U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command
November 22, 2016 01:50 PM | Comments (0)
Continue on for more information. The topic is "warfare in 2030-2050". Submission deadline is 15 February.
November 22, 2016 06:48 AM | Comments (2)
Military regulation and creativity are strange bedfellows. This is the first part of a three part series.
by Patrick Duggan
November 21, 2016 03:58 AM | Comments (0)
Operationalizing cyber is not about linear thinking and lines of operation.
by G. Murphy Donovan
November 19, 2016 12:44 PM | Comments (23)
Presumption comes before the fall in sport and war. Trash talking never won a real fight in the real world. Adult leadership always matters.
by SWJ Editors
November 16, 2016 10:36 AM | Comments (0)
Get writing! Generous prizes for three categories of authors. Continue on for the all the details.
November 14, 2016 03:35 PM | Comments (4)
If I could recommend one book to the Trump Transition Team it would be Dr. Juliana Geran Pilon’s The Art of Peace: Engaging in Complex World.
November 13, 2016 03:06 PM | Comments (5)
Secrets are the knowable unknowns and mysteries are the secrets that might never be known, or at least not until disaster strikes.
by General Robert B. Neller
November 10, 2016 01:59 PM | Comments (0)
An annual SWJ Veterans Day post by the Commandant of the United States Marine Corps. First published in 2012.
by Morgan Smiley
November 8, 2016 09:06 AM | Comments (1)
I still wish I could’ve done more but I did what I could given the time, resources, and understanding (by our leaders) available. I say this in order to share the...
November 7, 2016 10:24 AM | Comments (0)
Continue on for all the details.
by Octavian Manea
November 7, 2016 12:04 AM | Comments (0)
Interview with Professor Stathis Kalyvas conducted during the Nafplio Olympia Summer Academy, Summer 2016, Greece.
by Adam Taliaferro
November 4, 2016 07:08 AM | Comments (8)
A great source of frustration when reading current US Army doctrine, specifically ADP 3-0 Unified Land Operations, is the lack of a definitive characterization of...
by Richard Best
November 2, 2016 11:11 AM | Comments (2)
Policymakers would be well-advised to make appropriate preparations and take necessary initiatives rather than wait for another Pearl Harbor or 9/11 to jolt the country into...
by James Torrence
November 2, 2016 02:07 AM | Comments (0)
This is not an all-inclusive how-to guide to developing a learning institution, but should serve as a springboard for any leader looking at taking their organization in a...
by Scott Jasper and Scott Moreland
October 29, 2016 07:56 AM | Comments (2)
Even as coalition forces mass on the suburbs of Mosul and prepare their assault on the last major ISIS stronghold in Iraq, strategic planners are far from declaring victory...
by Jessica Malekos Smith
October 27, 2016 02:17 PM | Comments (0)
The emergence of gray tactics in cyber operations, their utility as a political instrument, and reasons that twilight zone conflicts are no longer a mere science fiction...
by Brenda Fiegel
October 27, 2016 06:38 AM | Comments (0)
Contract agreements between the two countries are far-reaching and encompass trade, investment, agriculture, technology, and defense.
by Angus E. Goldberg
October 26, 2016 02:43 PM | Comments (1)
Uncertainty has led to a proliferation of definitions for Russian hybrid operations, including such terms as ambiguous warfare, grey warfare, non-conventional warfare, and...
by Douglas V. Mastriano
October 24, 2016 04:12 AM | Comments (0)
NATO is one of the bulwarks of strength to avert war, as long as the commitment of its members to honor Article V is believed by any potential threat.
by Erik Richardson
October 23, 2016 03:16 AM | Comments (0)
Mad Scientist # 21: This is a first sketch of an initiative that will help to make sure we keep on being those precious few nanoseconds ahead of our opponents.