Small Wars Journal

stability operations

Small Wars Preparations in Support of the Joint Operational Environment 2035 SWJED Mon, 04/22/2019 - 2:49am
Preparations for future small wars described in the JOE 2035 must account for stability operations, FHA and peace operations, and counter-insurgency and counterterrorism operations. Viewing these types of small wars as distinctly separate and mutually exclusive is a flawed perspective; the world is an interconnected place and the types of small wars the joint force may encounter in the future will often occur simultaneously and as a result of one another.
General Zinni's Considerations Revisited (Again) SWJED Wed, 01/09/2019 - 12:22am
I first posted this short piece at the Urban Operations Journal on 28 February 2003 and reposted it here at SWJ on 17 December 2007. Here are the considerations, again.
On the Recommendation to Shut Down the Army's Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute SWJED Mon, 01/07/2019 - 10:12am
November 29, 2018 letter from Howard R. Lind, President and Executive Director, International Stability Operations Association, to Secretary of the Army Mark Esper concerning the recent recommendation to shut down the Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute. Continue on for the letter.