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Inception and Early Evolution of a Partnership Doctrine Building Afghan Army Capacity While Fighting a Counterinsurgency...

Bil Janoob: Multi-National Division-South Security Force Assistance By Brigadier General Jeff Buchanan & Major Todd Clark Read the...

The 800-Pound Gorilla The Interrelationship of Culture, Economics, and Security in Afghanistan by Major...

Organizing Counterinsurgency Operations in Afghanistan by Colonel Donald C. Bolduc ...

Going Tribal: Enlisting Afghanistan's Tribes by Dan Green ...

Why Civil Military Operations will be a Combat Multiplier in Counterinsurgency Operations by Master Gunnery Sergeant John Ubaldi ...

Troubled Waters by Will Rogers, Small Wars Journal Op-Ed ...

Six Reasons Counterinsurgencies Lose A Complementary Perspective by Captain James Cahill ...

Avoiding Dien Bien Phu by Captain Patrick McKinney ...

Police Operational Art for a Five-Dimensional Operational Space by John P. Sullivan and Adam Elkus ...

Mistakes Were Made How Not to Conduct Post-Conflict Management and Counterinsurgency by Dr. Wm J. Olson...

The US Air Force and Irregular Warfare Success as a Hurdle by Captain Daniel L. Magruder, Jr. ...

America's Strategic Intent Applied in South Asia by Lieutenant Colonel Robert R. Scott ...

Information Counterrevolution by Adam Elkus, Small Wars Journal ...

Third-Generation Gangs and Criminal Insurgency in Latin America   by Dr. Hal Brands, Small Wars Journal ...

Six Reasons Insurgencies Lose A Contrarian View by Dr. Donald Stoker, Small Wars Journal ...

Enhancing the Security Cooperation Marine Air Ground Task Force to Satisfy the Needs of the Uncertain Global Security Environment by Major...

Not So Fast, Amigas y Amigos   by Colonel Robert Killebrew, Small Wars Journal ...

From War Managers to Soldier Diplomats The Coming Revolution in Civil Military Relations by Dr. Tony Corn,...

The Navy's Gators An Endangered Species? by Lieutenant Commander Benjamin Armstrong, Small Wars Journal...

The People in Arms A Practitioner's Guide to Understanding Insurgency and Dealing with it Effectively by...

Turkey's Border Porosity Problem with PKK by Berfu Kiziltan, Small Wars Journal ...

Counterinsurgency Is Air Control" the Answer? by Major Angelina M. Maguinness, Small Wars Journal...

Common Analytic Standards Intelligence Community Directive # 203 and U.S. Marine Corps Intelligence by...

The Seven Deadly Questions   How to Think about Mexico and Beyond by Roger Pardo-Maurer,...

Thanks to Greg Smith for making available his October, 2008 pre-deployment interview with Brigadier...

Poppy is Not the Most Profitable Crop, It's the Only Crop by Allison Brown, Small Wars Journal ...

Winning Damaged Hearts and Minds: An Irregular Warfare Concept by By Brigadier General David L. Grange, Scott Swanson, and Lieutenant Colonel...

Thoughts on Advising Iraqi Security Forces Using an Organized Development Approach by Major Decker B. Hains, Small Wars Journal...

Adapting the British Light Infantry Section and Platoon Structure for the Contemporary and Future Operating Environment by Lieutenant Chris...