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by Dave Maxwell | Thu, 02/25/2021 - 10:11am | 0 comments
A roundup of the day’s news.
by Dave Maxwell | Thu, 02/25/2021 - 10:09am | 0 comments
A roundup of the day’s news.
by Dave Maxwell | Wed, 02/24/2021 - 10:07am | 0 comments
A roundup of the day’s news.
by Dave Maxwell | Wed, 02/24/2021 - 8:39am | 0 comments
A roundup of the day’s news.
by Dave Maxwell | Tue, 02/23/2021 - 10:19am | 0 comments
A roundup of the day’s news.
by Dave Maxwell | Tue, 02/23/2021 - 9:43am | 0 comments
A roundup of the day’s news.
by SWJ Editors | Tue, 02/23/2021 - 6:31am | 0 comments

U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF): Background and Issues for Congress Updated February 22, 2021

Access the 13 page report HERE 

by SWJ Editors | Sun, 02/21/2021 - 1:26pm | 0 comments
A roundup of the day's news.
by SWJ Editors | Sun, 02/21/2021 - 1:12pm | 0 comments
A roundup of the day's news.
by SWJ Editors | Sat, 02/20/2021 - 12:47pm | 0 comments
A roundup of the day's news.
by SWJ Editors | Sat, 02/20/2021 - 12:27pm | 0 comments
A roundup of the day's news.
by SWJ Editors | Fri, 02/19/2021 - 5:53pm | 0 comments
An assessment of Al Qaeda leadership dynamics from Ali Soufan.
by SWJ Editors | Thu, 02/18/2021 - 12:48pm | 0 comments

The updated 1st Special Forces Command Vision document can be accessed HERE. 

Command TeamForward:

by SWJ Editors | Wed, 02/17/2021 - 7:19pm | 0 comments
A roundup of Special Operations related news stories from the past week.
by SWJ Editors | Wed, 02/17/2021 - 7:11pm | 0 comments
Part of USIP's Afghanistan Peace Process Issue Paper Series
by SWJ Editors | Wed, 02/17/2021 - 7:04pm | 1 comment
Prompt: How can American special operations forces compete with near-peer adversaries in the polar regions? 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), in cooperation with the Modern War Institute and Project 6633, run essay contest.
by SWJ Editors | Mon, 02/15/2021 - 12:07pm | 1 comment
A roundup of the day's news.
by SWJ Editors | Mon, 02/15/2021 - 11:52am | 1 comment
A roundup of the day's news.
by SWJ Editors | Sun, 02/14/2021 - 11:43am | 0 comments
A roundup of the day's news.
by SWJ Editors | Sun, 02/14/2021 - 11:26am | 0 comments
A roundup of the day's news.
by SWJ Editors | Sat, 02/13/2021 - 10:35am | 0 comments
A discussion with Dr. David Kilcullen and Andy Maher Key Questions: What role does irregular warfare play in Australian national security strategy? What lessons does the Australian experience hold for the United States as they both transition from the post-9/11 wars to great power competition?
by SWJ Editors | Sat, 02/13/2021 - 10:29am | 0 comments
A roundup of the day's news.
by SWJ Editors | Sat, 02/13/2021 - 10:14am | 0 comments
A roundup of the day's news.
by SWJ Editors | Fri, 02/12/2021 - 10:41am | 0 comments
A roundup of the day's news.
by SWJ Editors | Fri, 02/12/2021 - 10:23am | 0 comments
A roundup of the day's news.