by John P. Sullivan
March 31, 2014 07:22 PM | Comments (1)
Transnational crime and its associated transnational illicit networks pose a challenge to sovereignty and governance by fostering corruption and impunity.
by Octavian Manea
March 29, 2014 05:25 PM | Comments (5)
Reflections on the Continuities in War and Warfare: SWJ Discussion with Major General H.R. McMaster
by Marcelo O.L. Serrano
March 25, 2014 03:02 PM | Comments (0)
This paper analyses the concept of War Amongst the People proposed by General Rupert Smith in his book “The Utility of Force: the Art of War in the Modern World...
by Stephen A. Mackey
March 24, 2014 06:15 AM | Comments (8)
A Civilian Expeditionary Force Defense Agency would promote creation of a readily deployable “Government in a Box” to meet contingencies.
March 23, 2014 01:17 PM | Comments (0)
SWJ discussion with Dr. Andrew D. May, Associate Director, Office of the Director, Net Assessment, Department of Defense.
by Magdalena Defort
March 22, 2014 03:51 PM | Comments (9)
The “Hidden” Power of Illegally Armed Groups in Latin America: Mexico a Case Study
by Patrick C. Brien
March 21, 2014 01:33 AM | Comments (1)
Understanding the Sea: The Practical Application of Census Operations as a Primary Tool for the Platoon-Level Counterinsurgent
by Caitlin S. Hall
March 20, 2014 08:34 AM | Comments (0)
The Trusted Shadow and Trojan Horse of the United States Government: Human Behavior and the Insider Threat
by David Sniffen
March 19, 2014 08:36 AM | Comments (1)
The importance of “trust” as a unifying force in military organizations and their battlefield operations is often hidden behind a ‘vale of...
by Irina Alexandra Chindea
March 19, 2014 12:18 AM | Comments (1)
This essay is the first in a series exploring the issue of drug-related violence in Mexico.
by Kristen Wood
March 18, 2014 12:40 AM | Comments (1)
SWJ Book Review - Hunting Che: How a U.S. Special Forces Team Helped Capture the World’s Most Famous Revolutionary.
by Shawn Green
March 17, 2014 04:08 AM | Comments (0)
The intention of this essay to argue that radical individuals and groups are not the product of perennial characteristics of Islam.
by Kris Michaud, Joe Buccino and Stephen Chenelle
March 14, 2014 01:13 AM | Comments (17)
Since the end of World War II, the employment of the U.S. military has been linked to Middle Eastern oil and its exportation lanes.
by Jonathan Schroden, Patricio Asfura-Heim, Catherine Norman and Jerry Meyerle
March 13, 2014 02:01 PM | Comments (0)
Observations from the field say “yes”.
by John Groninger and Charles Ruffner
March 13, 2014 10:56 AM | Comments (2)
Interaction among foreign forces and local farmers was perhaps never more important for mission success than in Afghanistan over the course of OEF.
by Bianca De Bortoli
March 13, 2014 03:12 AM | Comments (1)
As a result of many decades of advocacy and fighting for justice, it is clear that in order to achieve the best outcome, no mechanism can do so in isolation.
by Adam Jay Harrison
March 12, 2014 05:31 AM | Comments (0)
The Defense Innovation Imperative: A Prescription for Preserving and Formalizing Rapid Technology Innovation in the Department of Defense
by Juan-Camilo Castillo
March 11, 2014 06:06 AM | Comments (0)
BACRIM in Colombia: Security Micro-Ecosystems and Violent Non-State Actor Fragmentation
by Evan Munsing
March 10, 2014 12:18 PM | Comments (21)
A man, a myth, and a Hollywood epic, Thomas Edward Lawrence has served as a theoretical touchstone for generations of professional soldiers.
by Brett Doyle
March 10, 2014 12:43 AM | Comments (4)
Co-Existence, Co-Ordination, and Crowding Out: Examining the Interrelation Between Nonviolent and Armed Resistance Movements
by William Allen
March 9, 2014 01:58 AM | Comments (0)
Once the heart of a bustling Islamic maritime trade the Horn of Africa is now wrought with war, drought, famine, and violent political decay.
by Byron Ramirez
March 8, 2014 08:02 AM | Comments (0)
This essay focuses on a set of highly advanced technological inventions used for transporting and delivering narcotics.
March 8, 2014 05:47 AM | Comments (35)
Responding to Crimea by Bolstering NATO’s Military Presence in Central and Eastern Europe: SWJ Discussion with A. Wess Mitchell.
by Andrew Watkins
March 7, 2014 05:18 AM | Comments (0)
While it may be convenient to write off "spoilers" as intractable enemies of peace to be dealt with solely by coercive force, there do exist possibilities for their...
by Dale C. Eikmeier
March 6, 2014 09:55 AM | Comments (6)
This is a follow-up companion piece to the Small War Journal article ‘...
by D. Robert Worley
March 6, 2014 08:34 AM | Comments (2)
The Royal Road: A Mission-Oriented Service for Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict
by Gary Anderson
March 5, 2014 03:27 PM | Comments (0)
One More Thought on Unconventional Approaches to Dealing with al Qaeda: If the Afghans Kick Us Out, Let’s Hire the Haqqanis
by Michael Dennis
March 5, 2014 03:07 PM | Comments (0)
Thrilla in Minnesota: Al-Shabaab vs. The Somali Diaspora
by David Hunter-Chester
March 4, 2014 03:36 PM | Comments (4)
People do not live in history, they live in the narrative. Nowhere is this truth more evident than between three countries in East Asia.
by Jillian Marie Wisniewski
March 3, 2014 01:23 PM | Comments (0)
Most aviators and intelligence professionals agree that something about tactical aviation intelligence just isn’t working.