Small Wars Journal


Suicidal Ideation Assessment Among Intelligence Professionals SWJED Sun, 04/29/2018 - 12:09am
The idea of death is disturbing. More disturbing still, is the idea of suicide. Consequently, suicidal ideation is probably one of the most difficult challenges Army leaders grapple with.
Setting the Theater: A Critical Intelligence Function SWJED Sat, 04/28/2018 - 12:06am
Setting a theater is often considered to be the responsibility of logisticians. In fact, an entire issue in the sustainment counterpart to this publication was dedicated to the concept.
An Intelligence Professional’s Reading List SWJED Wed, 10/04/2017 - 1:30pm

This reading list is comprised of recommendations from members of the INTELST forum, a group of almost 4000 current and former Military Intelligence professionals.

Book Review: “Chinese Intelligence Operations” SWJED Tue, 09/05/2017 - 11:23am

In his book, "Chinese Intelligence Operations", Nicholas Eftimiades states that the “lucrative field of espionage…is highly suited to the People’s Republic of China".

Leapfrogging: Terrorists and State Actors SWJED Sun, 08/13/2017 - 6:04am

The paper evaluates the magnitude of threat posed by Violent Non-State Actors as opposed to hostile states actors with a national intelligence apparatus.

Continuous Dissemination: Three Techniques for Improved Intelligence Support SWJED Thu, 07/27/2017 - 11:27am

As intelligence professionals, we must provide timely intelligence support to maneuver commanders if we are to remain relevant.

Why Chinghis Khan Matters: Reflections on the Mongol Way of Intelligence SWJED Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:10am

Intelligence drives operations.  This is an age old axiom that is no less true in modern military operations than it was during the Mongol reign of Central Asia.