Journal Article | November 18, 2017 01:30 PM | Comments(10)

Responding to the crisis of ineffective governance will require governance advising during all phases of military operations.  We describe here the potential role of the SFAB in such a response.

Journal Article | April 24, 2013 01:25 AM | Comments(1)

Ten easy to follow recommendations to help you become an effective military advisor.

Journal Article | March 28, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments(13)

The Civilian Irregular Defense Group was one of Special Forces’ greatest success stories and by far the greatest example of how to fight unconventional warfare with an economy of force approach.

Journal Article | March 19, 2013 01:25 AM | Comments(1)

Do the terrain and the friendly and enemy situations allow stability operations at the village or district level?

Journal Article | February 28, 2013 02:30 AM | Comments(3)

Under certain conditions, supporting rebels can achieve strategic objectives without causing instability or humanitarian catastrophe.

Journal Article | February 25, 2013 02:30 AM | Comments(11)

If the coalition consolidates on major bases along the ring road and attempts a Soviet-style hub and spoke concept, the result will be the same: defeat. 

Journal Article | January 25, 2013 02:30 AM | Comments(18)

Operators must understand local culture and must harness the power of local institutions to fight an irregular enemy. A proposed method to do so.

Journal Article | August 9, 2012 04:03 PM | Comments(54)

  Will we “learn” the same lessons we learned after Vietnam again? (…and, by the way, what were those lessons?)

Journal Article | May 14, 2012 03:42 AM | Comments(148)

Capturing the investor's mindset in special operations.