by Thomas Doherty
February 18, 2014 06:16 PM | Comments (2)
The Army continues to debate the use of the term Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance. This debate was triggered when ISR became a synonym for Unmanned Arial Surveillance...
by Keith Nightingale
February 7, 2014 09:09 PM | Comments (5)
His views and observations are personal, simple and quite visceral. They may be skewed, wrong, right or something in between.
by Octavian Manea
February 6, 2014 07:53 PM | Comments (119)
Village Stability Operations and the Future of the American Way of War. SWJ Book Discussion with Linda Robinson on “One Hundred Victories. Special Ops and the Future of...
by Kurt McDowell
February 5, 2014 07:28 AM | Comments (2)
The Collective-Action Frame and Emergence: A Better Understanding of the Operational Environment
by Douglas A. Livermore
February 4, 2014 03:09 PM | Comments (116)
Pakistani Unconventional Warfare Against Afghanistan: A Case Study of the Taliban as an Unconventional Warfare Proxy Force
by J. Overton
February 3, 2014 05:37 AM | Comments (0)
Speaking of the Long War: CNO Speech Transcripts from 2001 to 2011, and the Contemporary Myth of U.S. Sea Power
by Devin Myler
February 3, 2014 05:06 AM | Comments (2)
Connecting Air Support Acquisitions and National Strategy: The Case for Again Fielding a Light Air Support Aircraft
by Michael McBride
January 31, 2014 06:56 AM | Comments (0)
The Art of Restraining the Knife: Understanding the Limits of Drone Strikes in Pakistan
by Brian S. Petit
January 30, 2014 07:44 AM | Comments (11)
The post-Iraq and Afghanistan US national security environment is predictably yearning for a renewed era of engagement.
by John Wilcox
January 29, 2014 02:06 PM | Comments (1)
Aid Dependence In Cambodia: How Foreign Assistance Undermines Democracy by Sophal Ear. SWJ book review by John Wilcox.
by Ryan Neely and Kevin Lawhon
January 29, 2014 07:37 AM | Comments (0)
A Partnership Forged in Hell: A Non-traditional Approach to Assured Mobility and Security Force Assistance in the Devil’s Elbow
by Virginia Byers
January 28, 2014 03:49 PM | Comments (2)
Using lessons learned from the PRU and PRT teams, how does an interagency organization improve its collaboration and cooperation in future engagements?
by Robert D. Schroeder
January 27, 2014 06:30 AM | Comments (5)
In 2012, the U.S. Border Patrol transitioned from a resource-based to a new, risk-based approach for measuring border security and informing planning efforts along U.S....
by J. Furman Daniel, III
January 25, 2014 09:09 AM | Comments (3)
This essay argues that General George S. Patton Jr. was a proficient practitioner of small wars in three different contexts.
by Gawdat Bahgat and Robert Sharp
January 24, 2014 02:21 PM | Comments (4)
If the US allows Afghanistan to slip from its grasp, it opens the door in classic Great Game theory to other powers.
by Brian Harris
January 24, 2014 01:08 PM | Comments (7)
Saving the Kiowa: A Case for Augmenting the Reconnaissance and Security Brigade with the Aviation it Needs
January 24, 2014 12:46 AM | Comments (1)
NATO’s Post ISAF Challenges and the Danger of a Hollow Alliance: SWJ Interview with Dr. Andrew A. Michta
by David Shunk
January 23, 2014 04:09 PM | Comments (7)
Mega cities will complicate and greatly challenge Army urban combat missions in the 2030-2040 timeframe.
by Carl Forsling
January 22, 2014 03:57 PM | Comments (8)
The words,”put up or shut up” come to mind when talking about the advisor mission.
by Justin Lynch
January 22, 2014 12:09 AM | Comments (1)
America’s recent counterinsurgency campaigns have caused a disconnect between strategic and foreign policy objectives.
by Bernard Carreau
January 21, 2014 01:37 PM | Comments (1)
Continuing the Fight: How New Joint Doctrine Advances the Counterinsurgency Debate
January 21, 2014 03:18 AM | Comments (1)
Lessons From Previous Competitive Strategies: SWJ Interview with Thomas G. Mahnken
by Andrew Pfluger and William Wright
January 20, 2014 08:36 AM | Comments (1)
More than Weather: The Strategic Importance of Remote Environmental Monitoring Capabilities to DOD.
by Dan McCauley
January 19, 2014 06:02 PM | Comments (2)
U.S.-Iran Rapprochement: A Counterintuitive Alternative to Thirty-five Years of Distrust
by Robert Bunker and Pamela L. Bunker
January 16, 2014 12:05 AM | Comments (0)
Mexican Cartel Strategic Note No. 16: Recent Santa Muerte Spiritual Conflict Trends
by Kevin Benson
January 14, 2014 01:47 PM | Comments (33)
How much Army is enough and too much? The essence of the argument, the size of the active Army, puts the cart before the horse.
by John P. Sullivan
January 13, 2014 05:47 AM | Comments (4)
Part 7 of a series that provides a retrospective look at the first year of Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s Sexenio with comments on the prospects for 2014...
by Sylvia Longmire
January 12, 2014 01:43 AM | Comments (0)
Part 6 of a series that provides a retrospective look at the first year of Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s Sexenio with comments on the prospects for 2014...
by Eduardo Salcedo-Albaran and Luis Jorge Garay
January 10, 2014 08:39 AM | Comments (1)
Part 5 of a series that provides a retrospective look at the first year of Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s Sexenio with comments on the prospects for 2014...
by John A. McCary
January 9, 2014 02:15 PM | Comments (4)
Absent an effective U.S. counterbalance, Sunnis in Anbar have returned to old alliances with al Qaeda and other sympathetic resistance forces.