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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 | Mon, 01/18/2021 - 5:36pm | 0 comments
A roundup of the day's news.
by Dave Maxwell | Mon, 01/18/2021 - 4:48pm | 0 comments
A roundup of the day's news.
by SWJ Editors | Mon, 01/18/2021 - 12:52pm | 0 comments
An interview with Lt. Gen. Lori Reynolds, the USMC Deputy Commandant for Information, and Dr. Thomas Rid, author of "Active Measures: The Secret History of Disinformation and Political Warfare".
by SWJ Editors | Mon, 01/18/2021 - 8:15am | 0 comments

For anyone interested in information and influence operations this presentation from Matt Armstrong is very much worth watching.  Great historical insights.  We have to face the struggle for minds and wills and cast aside the idea of winning hearts a

by SWJ Editors | Sun, 01/17/2021 - 6:40pm | 0 comments
A roundup of the day's news.
by SWJ Editors | Sun, 01/17/2021 - 6:24pm | 0 comments
A roundup of the day's news.
by SWJ Editors | Sat, 01/16/2021 - 12:49pm | 0 comments
A roundup of the day's news.
by SWJ Editors | Sat, 01/16/2021 - 12:38pm | 0 comments
A roundup of the day's news.
by SWJ Editors | Fri, 01/15/2021 - 8:09pm | 0 comments

By Leo Blanken, Romulo G. Dimayuga II, and Kristen Tsolis 

An interesting proposal to mix "maker-space" innovation and fabrication workshops with Building Partner Capacity efforts for low cost solutions.

by SWJ Editors | Fri, 01/15/2021 - 7:58pm | 0 comments

The Global Terrorism Index points to the need for better data and local insights to inform policy to counter extremism.

By Alastair Reed and Kateira Aryaeinejad

by Dave Maxwell | Fri, 01/15/2021 - 10:19am | 0 comments

FDD | North Korea

by Dave Maxwell | Fri, 01/15/2021 - 10:12am | 0 comments
A roundup of the day’s news.
by Dave Maxwell | Fri, 01/15/2021 - 10:10am | 0 comments
A roundup of the day’s news.
by SWJ Editors | Thu, 01/14/2021 - 6:26pm | 0 comments

Link: https://ctc.usma.edu/january-2021/

 

by SWJ Editors | Thu, 01/14/2021 - 6:17pm | 0 comments

by Diane M. Zorri, Houman A. Sadri, and David C. Ellis

Synopsis:

by SWJ Editors | Thu, 01/14/2021 - 1:12pm | 0 comments

From the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.

The monograph can be accessed online here.

by Dave Maxwell | Thu, 01/14/2021 - 11:07am | 0 comments
A roundup of the day’s news
by Dave Maxwell | Thu, 01/14/2021 - 10:03am | 0 comments
A roundup of the day’s news
by SWJ Editors | Tue, 01/12/2021 - 10:16pm | 0 comments
CSM (Ret) Lamb is a former Ranger and Green Beret. In this episode he discusses the Iranian Hostage Rescue, operations along the DMZ, the Invasion of Panama, Operation Gothic Serpant (Black Hawk Down) in Somalia, and serving in Haiti. (SOFcast is the offical U.S. Special Operations Command podcast)
by SWJ Editors | Tue, 01/12/2021 - 10:07pm | 0 comments

Full Article: https://mwi.usma.edu/the-eight-rules-of-urban-warfare-and-why-we-must-work-to-change-them/

By John Spencer

 

by SWJ Editors | Tue, 01/12/2021 - 7:38pm | 0 comments
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by Dave Maxwell | Tue, 01/12/2021 - 12:38pm | 0 comments
A roundup of the day's news.
by Dave Maxwell | Tue, 01/12/2021 - 11:33am | 0 comments
A roundup of the day's news.
by SWJ Editors | Mon, 01/11/2021 - 10:29pm | 0 comments

Submissions are open through 15 Feburary
500-2,000 words

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