Small Wars Journal


The Best Natural Defense to Psychological Warfare SWJED Sun, 12/25/2016 - 7:48pm

As the threat and effect of psychological warfare becomes more pronounced in cyberspace, policymakers must address this burgeoning security threat.

To Operationalize Cyber, Humanize the Design SWJED Mon, 11/21/2016 - 4:58am

Operationalizing cyber is not about linear thinking and lines of operation.

Twilight Zone Conflicts: Employing Gray Tactics in Cyber Operations SWJED Thu, 10/27/2016 - 4:17pm

The emergence of gray tactics in cyber operations, their utility as a political instrument, and reasons that twilight zone conflicts are no longer a mere science fiction fantasy.

The Cyber Espionage Predominant Purpose Test SWJED Thu, 10/20/2016 - 10:27am

Can international law meaningfully distinguish between cyberespionage for national security purposes and economic espionage?

Cyber Support to Corps and Below: Digital Panacea or Pandora’s Box? SWJED Wed, 10/19/2016 - 9:09am

The unrelenting tempo of combat operations at the Corps and below level in the Army creates unique challenges for the execution of Offensive Cyber Operations.

Combat Identification in Cyberspace SWJED Sun, 08/25/2013 - 5:59pm

"Along with the rest of the U.S. government, the Department of Defense depends on cyberspace to function. It is difficult to overstate this reliance."

Bandwidth Cascades: Escalation and Pathogen Models for Cyber Conflict Diffusion Peter J. Munson Wed, 06/19/2013 - 3:30am

Conventional and cyber conflict diffusion diverge on two points:  third-party intervention (escalation) and collateral damage (pathogen).  The findings raise questions regarding state neutrality, non-state actors, and authenticating attackers.