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Counterinsurgency as a Whole of Government Approach: Notes on the British Army Field Manual Weltanschauung An Interview with Colonel...

Strategy for Military Counter Drug Operations   by Robert Culp Download The Full Article:...

Reconceptualizing State Building in Africa (II): The Unbearable Lightness of Governing: Over-Centralized and Decentralized Governance ...

The Hizballah-North Korean Nexus by Carl Anthony Wege Download The Full Article:...

Counterinsurgency: Falling Short of the Comprehensive Approach in Afghanistan by Matthew Ince Download The Full Article:...

Discussions on the Complexity of Diverse Sunni Islamic Interpretations: History and Islamic Argumentation al-Qaida Chooses to Neglect...

Philippine Counterinsurgency Strategy: Then and Now by Mike Fowler Download The Full Article:...

Victory Has a Thousand Fathers: Evidence of Effective Approaches to Counterinsurgency, 1978-2008 by Christopher Paul, Colin P. Clarke, and Beth...

The New Physics: Key to Strengthening COIN by A. Lawrence Chickering Download The Full Article:...

US Cooperation with the Shanghai Cooperation Organization: Challenges and Opportunities by Jeffrey Reeves Download The Full...

COIN Manpower Ratios: Debunking the 10 to 1 Ratio and Surges by Joshua Thiel Download The Full Article:...

Reconceptualizing State Building in Africa (I): Non-State Systems, Decentralization and Refounding African Statehood by Mark...

El significado espiritual de ¿Plata O Plomo?   por Pamela L. Bunker y Robert J. Bunker Transfiera el...

Criminal Insurgencies in Mexico:   Web and Social Media Resources by Dr. Robert J. Bunker...

Root Causes of Islamist Extremism: Nine Years Later by John D. Johnson Download The Full Article:...

The Need to Create an Unconventional Warfare Advanced Studies and Training Center by John Cochran Download The Full Article:...

SOF Detachment Civil Military Operations in Iraq by Shaun A. Reynolds Download The Full Article:...

The Merida Initiative: A Flawed Counterdrug Policy?   by Philip K. Abbott Download The Full Article:...

Cyberwar Case Study: Georgia 2008   by David Hollis Download The Full Article:...

Widening and Flattening: The Case for Decentralized Thinking by Benjamin Summers Download The Full Article:...

Counterinsurgency: Domestic Politics by Other Means by Anton Kuruc Download The Full Article:...

Not Just a Job, an Adventure: Drafting the U.S. Civil Service for Counterinsurgencies by Michael A. Clauser ...

Small Wars Journal Vol 6, No. 12 is now available....

Afghanistan: Reconciliation plans, tribal leaders and civil society by Thomas Kirk Download The Full Article:...

Afghan National Security Forces Literacy Program by Michael J. Faughnan Download The Full Article:...

The Strategic Risk versus Tactical Safety: What Happens When We Lose the COG by Jeremy Kotkin Download the Full...

Is Our Afghanistan Counterinsurgency Approach Irrelevant? by Colonel Lawrence Sellin Download the Full Article:...

Mullah Engagement Program: Helmand and Farah Provinces, Afghanistan 15 February -- 15 March 2010...

Counterinsurgency as a Cultural System by David B. Edwards Download the Full Article:...

Combat Advising the ANA 205th Commandos: An Operational Perspective by Tim C. Leival Download the Full Article...