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SWJ Blog is a multi-author blog publishing news and commentary on the various goings on across the broad community of practice.  We gladly accept guest posts from serious voices in the community.

by Dave Maxwell | Sat, 04/17/2021 - 1:04pm | 0 comments
A roundup of the day’s news.
by Dave Maxwell | Sat, 04/17/2021 - 12:44pm | 0 comments
A roundup of the day’s news.
by SWJ Editors | Fri, 04/16/2021 - 7:58am | 0 comments

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by Dave Maxwell | Thu, 04/15/2021 - 9:47am | 0 comments
A roundup of the day’s news.
by Dave Maxwell | Thu, 04/15/2021 - 9:29am | 0 comments
A roundup of the day’s news.
by Dave Maxwell | Wed, 04/14/2021 - 9:32am | 0 comments
A roundup of the day’s news.
by Dave Maxwell | Wed, 04/14/2021 - 9:06am | 0 comments
A roundup of the day’s news.
by Dave Maxwell | Tue, 04/13/2021 - 9:27am | 0 comments
A roundup of the day’s news.
by Dave Maxwell | Tue, 04/13/2021 - 9:01am | 0 comments
A roundup of the day’s news.
by SWJ Editors | Mon, 04/12/2021 - 4:03pm | 0 comments
Small Wars Journal is pleased to present an excerpt from "Ascensión: A Tale of the Mexican Drug War" by Small Wars Journal-El Centro Fellow Michael L. Burgoyne. This fictional account—or FICINT (Fictional Intelligence)—describes the security situation in Mexico in an accessible manner.
by SWJ Editors | Mon, 04/12/2021 - 1:08pm | 0 comments
Special Publication
by Dave Maxwell | Mon, 04/12/2021 - 1:07pm | 0 comments
A roundup of the day’s news.
by Dave Maxwell | Mon, 04/12/2021 - 12:51pm | 0 comments
A roundup of the day’s news.
by SWJ Editors | Mon, 04/12/2021 - 8:14am | 0 comments
An interview with Lt Gen (Ret.) Thomas Trask and Dr. James Kiras on the looming cultural changes facing airpower in irregular warfare
by SWJ Editors | Mon, 04/12/2021 - 8:05am | 0 comments
Published every four years since 1997, Global Trends assesses the key trends and uncertainties that will shape the strategic environment for the United States during the next two decades.
by SWJ Editors | Mon, 04/12/2021 - 8:01am | 0 comments
A roundup of stories related to the special operations community of interest
by Dave Maxwell | Sun, 04/11/2021 - 9:59am | 0 comments
A roundup of the day’s news.
by Dave Maxwell | Sun, 04/11/2021 - 9:46am | 0 comments
A roundup of the day’s news.
by Dave Maxwell | Fri, 04/09/2021 - 8:57am | 0 comments
A roundup of the day’s news.
by Dave Maxwell | Fri, 04/09/2021 - 8:36am | 0 comments
A roundup of the day’s news.
by SWJ Editors | Fri, 04/09/2021 - 4:33am | 0 comments
An open source look at a non-state actor's attempts to counter the advantages of modern air forces
by SWJ Editors | Fri, 04/09/2021 - 3:09am | 0 comments
An approach for thinking about compeition with great power rivals. Also what could be a podcast series of interest for our readers.
by SWJ Editors | Fri, 04/09/2021 - 2:56am | 0 comments
A roundup of news stories related to the special operations community of interest
by Dave Maxwell | Thu, 04/08/2021 - 11:40am | 0 comments
A roundup of the day’s news.
by Dave Maxwell | Thu, 04/08/2021 - 11:30am | 0 comments
A roundup of the day’s news.