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Stabilization and Reconstruction of Nations: Where, When, and Why Should the U.S. Intervene? by Carol E. B. Choksy and Jamsheed...

To Build Bridges in Afghanistan, Deploy India-Pakistan Nation-Builders by Kaustav Dhar Chakrabarti Download the Full Article:...

Design and the Prospects for Frame Reflection by Christopher R. Paparone Download The Full Article:...

CSIS's Afghanistan IED Metrics Report Does Not Tell the Whole Story by Captain Scott A. Cuomo and Captain Brandon J. Gorman ...

A Comprehensive Approach to Local Engagement in Afghanistan, That may also Mitigate IEDs by Eric T. Furey ...

Southern Sudan - the Four Theses by Thomas Talley Download the Full Article:...

Governance in the Raw: A Primer on Tribal Political Systems by Stan Wiechnik Download the Full Article:...

Team Ninewa Models Successful Civilian-Military Unity of Effort by Mark Schapiro and Stephen Petzold Download the Full Article...

Design and the Prospects for Critical Dialogue by Christopher R. Paparone Download the Full Article:...

Planning a Military Campaign to Support Negotiations in Afghanistan by Dr. Bernard I. Finel Download the Full Article:...

In Afghanistan, Less is More by David Malet Download the Full Article:...

Afghanistan: It Never Hurts to Talk by Colonel Gary Anderson Download the Full Article:...

Implementing COIN Doctrine in the Absence of a Legitimate State by David C. Ellis and James Sisco Download the Full Article:...

Looking for the Hedgehog Idea by Justin Kelly and Mike Brennan Download the Full Article:...

The Rising Dominance of the Information Revolution within RMA Thought by Tripp McCullar Download the Full Article:...

A Better, Bad Choice by Richard M. Wrona, Jr. Download the Full Article:...

Humanizing "The Man:" Strengthening Psychological and Information Operations in Afghanistan by A. Lawrence...

Arming the U.S. Military for the Future by Daniel R. DePetris Download the Full Article:...

The Prospect for a Unified International Policy on Iran by Anthony Tsontakis Download the Full Article:...

Design and the Prospects for Mission Analysis by Christopher R. Paparone Download the Full Article:...

Afghanistan: The De-evolution of Insurgency by Kevin Meredith, Sergio Villarreal, and Mitchel Wilkinson Download The Full...

The U.S. Strategic Imperative Must Shift From Iraq/Afghanistan to Mexico/The Americas and the Stabilization of Europe   by Dr...

The Misunderstood Private Dynamic of Modern War by Torie Rose DeGhett Download the Full Article:...

Iraqi Police Priorities by Lieutenant General James M. Dubik Download the Full Article:...

Bismarck's Lesson on COIN: An Invading Force's Presence in a Foreign Land is its own Enemy by Ali Iqbal ...

Counterinsurgency in Pakistan by Kashif Taher Download the Full Article:...

The Fight for Marjah: Recent Counterinsurgency Operations in Southern Afghanistan by Brett Van Ess ...

Breaking Ranks? by Lieutenant Colonel Paul Yingling Download the Full Article:...

The Village Engagement Center: Stabilizing One Village at a Time by M. Shands Pickett Download the Full Article...

"Right Tech" Solutions for USAF Security Force Assistance by Mike Lydon Download the Full Article:...