Journal Articles are typically longer works with more more analysis than the news and short commentary in the SWJ Blog. We accept contributed content from serious voices across the small wars community, then publish it here as quickly as we can, per our Editorial Policy, to help fuel timely, thoughtful, and unvarnished discussion of the diverse and complex issues inherent in small wars.

Applying Ends, Ways, & Means to the Spectrum of Conflict by Tom Clark and Bruce Stanley, Small Wars Journal Op-Ed ...

The Personnel System at War A View from the Generation at the Tip of the Spear by Robert Goldich, Small...

A Soldier's View by Colonel Gian Gentile, Small Wars Journal Op-Ed ...

One Crusader's View by Thomas Donnelly, Small Wars Journal Op-Ed ...

Mediating Between Crusaders and Conservatives by Shawn Brimley, Small Wars Journal Op-Ed ...

Reviving OSS Methodology for 21st Century Military Operations by Myrtle Vacirca-Quinn, M.D. Sternfeld and Luis Carlos Montalván ...

Between Clausewitz and Mao Dynamic Evolutions of the Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in Iraq (2003-2008) by...

Winning the War of Ideas by Major Gabriel C. Lajeunesse, Small Wars Journal ...

Meeting Lt. Col. David Galula - April 1962 by Rufus Phillips, Small Wars Journal Retrospective ...

Understanding the al-Qaeda Enemy in Three Volumes by Dr. Donald J. Hanle, Small Wars Journal Book Review ...

A View of Irregular Warfare A Work in Progress (Draft) by Colonel Daniel Kelly, Small Wars Journal...

Africom Stands Up by Colonel Robert Killebrew, Small Wars Journal Op-Ed ...

Transitions While Conducting Counterinsurgency Operations by Lieutenant Colonel Steven Alexander, Small Wars Journal ...

Provincial Reconstruction in Afghanistan An Examination of the Problems of Integrating the Military, Political and Development Dimensions...

The Limits of American Power and Civil-Military Relations A Framework for Discussion by Thomas Donnelly...

Surging Statecraft to Save Afghanistan by Vikram J. Singh and Nathaniel C. Fick Small Wars Journal Op-Ed We looked down...

Crusader Mentality A Response to Andrew Bacevich by Matthew E. Valkovic and Brian M. Burton Small...

Counterinsurgency and a Comprehensive Approach Helmand Province, Afghanistan by Peter Dahl Thruelsen, ...

Sisyphus and Counterinsurgency by Major Niel Smith, Small Wars Journal ...

British Operations in Helmand Afghanistan by Dr. Daniel Marston, Small Wars Journal ...

Sons of Iraq A Study in Irregular Warfare by William S. McCallister, Small Wars Journal ...

Musa Qala Adapting to the Realities of Modern Counterinsurgency by Thomas Donnelly and Gary J. Schmitt, ...

The Manoeuvre Warfare Fraud by William F. Owen, Small Wars Journal ...

Prioritizing the Reconstruction of Critical Infrastructure within a Stability Operation Environment A New Methodology ...

Oman 1965-1976 From Certain Defeat to Decisive Victory by Jim White, Small Wars Journal ...

General Vincent Desportes Small Wars Journal Interview by Judah Grunstein ...

General Vincent Desportes The Likely War by Judah Grunstein ...

Corruption in Iraq Exploiting Market Behavior as a Form of Irregular Warfare by William S. McCallister, ...

Violent Non-State Actors in the Middle Eastern Region by J. Bernhard Compton, Small Wars Journal ...

The Frontiers of Global Security Intelligence Analytical Tradecraft and Education as Drivers for Intelligence Reform ...