by Raashi Bhatia
April 15, 2014 07:53 PM | Comments (0)
This article thus aims to bring back to light India’s national security policies following the 2008 Mumbai attacks.
by James Steels
April 15, 2014 07:13 PM | Comments (2)
"Russia seized on an opportunity and took the initiative."
by Jack McCourt
April 15, 2014 03:06 PM | Comments (8)
This is meant as a poetic book review of The Insurgents by Fred Kaplan. It is about how General Petraeus and others tried to advance Army doctrine by incorporating...
by Kris Bachmann
April 14, 2014 02:16 AM | Comments (0)
The military must be kept in conversation with the populace it serves or risk the rise of a warrior class unable to relate to or understand the public they are defending.
by Nate Roy
April 11, 2014 04:28 PM | Comments (3)
The purpose of this essay is to enter into an ongoing debate regarding the definition of an ended insurgency.
by Sean P. Walsh
April 8, 2014 02:10 PM | Comments (16)
High-level language skills for Special Forces personnel are a requirement for current and future operations, but they are very difficult and costly to achieve and maintain....
by Octavian Manea
April 8, 2014 06:58 AM | Comments (14)
Lessons from the Post 9/11 Campaigns: Small Wars Journal Discussion with General John R. Allen.
by Alex Deep
April 7, 2014 05:32 AM | Comments (9)
VSO incorporates aspects of a US sponsored insurgency by attempting to expand government influence and administration to areas under the control of an occupying power.
by Alex Calvo
April 6, 2014 06:04 PM | Comments (3)
Cyberwar is War: A Critique of “Hacking Can Reduce Real-World Violence”
by Jeong Lee
April 5, 2014 03:45 PM | Comments (0)
The Lieutenant Don't Know: One Marine's Story of Warfare and Combat Logistics in Afghanistan by Captain Jeffrey Clement.
by Kieran Elliott
April 5, 2014 03:07 AM | Comments (4)
There is no shortage of literature on Hezbollah’s history, ideology and strategies, but comparatively less addressing the group’s involvement in the Syrian...
by Norman T. Lihou and Marisol Nieves
April 4, 2014 02:34 AM | Comments (8)
Conceptualizing Human Domain Management: Human Network Analysis and Engagement (HNAE) Operations
by Dan McCauley
April 3, 2014 10:43 PM | Comments (1)
Joint Professional Military Education: Anticipating at the Speed of the Environment
by Douglas Batson
April 3, 2014 09:18 PM | Comments (1)
Black Spots Are No Treasure Island: Land Tenure and Property Rights in Megacities
by M. David Yaman
April 2, 2014 08:01 PM | Comments (0)
At a Crossroads: Flashpoints and Opportunities in U.S. Relations with the Muslim Brotherhood
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.
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.