Scholars and students of warfare have yet to look at military occupations collectively to see if any common themes, trends or correlations emerge.

During the campaign against Islamic extremism, policymakers were more concerned about the conduct of organizations which wanted to assume power in various states.

As ISIS continues to employ capable means to radicalize individuals and encourage directed and inspired attacks, the threat of homegrown attacks is unlikely to cease anytime...

Given the military’s privileged position in Burma, US organizations experienced in capacity development could build partnerships that foster healthcare and professional...

If global government were possible today, the end of national and local democracy would begin.

ISIS supporters have taken to twitter to unofficially claim responsibility for the attacks as retaliation for the death of Abu Omar Shishani.

While the details of the current SOF mission in Yemen are few, there are several one can glean from recent press that assist in evaluation of the mission.

Asymmetric tactics are not Russia-Ukraine unique; they are employed against the United States and have been for quite some time.

As the Army transitions to a more flexible, adaptive force able to operate with little or no forewarning across a broad range of environments and conflicts, its PT program...

A literature review and a description of three cases of ADM planners substituting alternative theoretical models to that of PMESII-PT in the process of the Army Design...

The Iran-Iraq War played a major role in the violence we see today and it is time to recognize just how much of an impact this conflict actually had.

The extremely confused land war against ISIS in Syria and Iraq continues to grind on, with the current situation trending somewhat against ISIS in Iraq, less so in Syria....

Rather than fall into the trap of starting with revolutions and working backwards, this paper starts from general theories of the state, society, and war and work forward.

Three types of trade relationships promote conflict - incompatible types of government, asymmetry of trade volume and possibilities for third-party influence.

Getting COIN training for host nation forces right is especially important given that instances of intrastate dynamics such as insurgency and civil war are on the rise.

Colonel Evgeny Messner, Russian Imperial Army, made a significant contribution to understanding irregular warfare. His flagship concept of myatezh voina remains...

The Darbha attack was a reminder of why the Maoist insurgency has repeatedly been called India’s biggest internal security challenge. This paper is an attempt to...

This paper explores Unified Quest 06 in order to show how and under what circumstances civilian-military and interagency constructs struggle to serve as true interfaces.

My hypothesis, the Intelligence Community has been unable to predict cyber-attacks against the United States, is false.

“The central fallacy at the heart of the current narrative is that it employs a single prism to view a complex world.”

Without international support from Western nations and friendly neighboring states, the future of Libya is sure to be at the will of al-Baghdadi and ISL.

Transitional justice, within a short period, has become one of the most dominating debates in rule of law, human rights protection, democracy and nation building.

“More evidence for extreme marginalization, implosion, and the Islamic State Organization’s certain future as a hunted underground ultra-takfiri terrorist...

Are you or your organization interested in submitting a paper that would influence how the Army generates and employs a Cyber-proficient Force for 2025 & Beyond?

Small Wars Journal book review of ...

Today, in the wake of the Orlando massacre, it’s time to come to grips with the reality of active killer events. Let us not repeat the unfortunate mistake of passivity...

The Islamic State and al-Qaeda are fiercely competing for leadership of the global extremist jihadi movement.

An important bi-lateral U.S.-Mexico conference on “Promoting The Rule Of Law In Mexico” was held at the University of San Diego on Friday 10 June 2016.

In confronting the brutality of ISIS, its social media savvy, its maneuver warfare ability, and its foreign fighter cadre, the US government has adopted a limited approach....

This report explores the influence of regional state actors in Afghanistan’s political stability and focuses on armed extremism and the opium economy as the two primary...