irregular warfare

Journal Article | May 26, 2017 07:20 PM | Comments(7)

Perhaps after hard-hitting briefings from Mattis and McMaster, Trump finally realized Obama’s decision to remain in Afghanistan was both realistic and necessary.

Journal Article | May 13, 2017 06:35 AM | Comments(43)

A critical component of turning the tide must be economic development.

Journal Article | May 2, 2017 12:20 AM | Comments(3)

The Syrian civil war has to be understood as a conflict that is surpassing national borders and which can’t be solved by military and diplomatic concentrated on only one small region.

There is a sinking feeling that Rio de Janeiro’s tipped into war. Many of the city’s politicians, police officers and civic leaders are saying so publicly.

Journal Article | March 15, 2017 12:45 AM | Comments(35)

If, as President Obama asserted, “ideologies are not defeated by guns,” but by “better ideas,” then how should the U.S. military be used to help achieve strategic success.

Journal Article | February 1, 2017 08:30 AM | Comments(18)

This essay examines the Executive Order on protection from foreign terrorist entry into the U.S. from a broader counterinsurgency perspective.

Journal Article | December 12, 2016 12:12 PM | Comments(3)

The key thesis of this book is to analyze the theory that it is possible to use irregular warfare as a national military strategy to adopt a ‘professional irregular defense force’.

Journal Article | September 4, 2016 03:55 PM | Comments(1)

The US can enable novel gains in the information environment by collecting on, operating in, and collaborating through indigenously produced economic media.

Journal Article | April 4, 2013 02:30 AM | Comments(33)

As SOCOM takes on the task of addressing population-centric conflict post-Iraq/Afghanistan, it must field a new type of SOF Operator--master of the full-spectrum of the human domain and...

Through the use of conventional and irregular forces, Gen Nathaniel Greene brought Cornwallis' forces to a culminating point and precipitated the surrender at Yorktown.

Journal Article | January 7, 2013 03:30 AM | Comments(48)

Though discredited, the phased framework of shape-clear-hold-build remains applicable over time when adapted to local circumstances by harmonized independent stakeholders.

Journal Article | October 16, 2012 03:29 PM | Comments(7)

The US Army is finding itself in the difficult position of attempting to redefine itself in a climate of reduced resources. It shouldn't pin its future to peer-to-peer battle.

Journal Article | October 10, 2012 06:55 AM | Comments(10)

Understanding the great paradox of the U.S. military: the better our conventional capabilities, the more likely we are to face increasingly irregular and asymmetric threats.

Journal Article | September 6, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments(56)

Implementing a provocative idea.

In HASC testimony, Dave Maxwell calls for understanding over naming as we consider irregular warfare.