American Counterinsurgency Strategy During the Moro Rebellion in the Philippines, 1903-1913
by Major Daniel G. Miller, Small Wars Journal
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COIN, Complexity, and Full-Spectrum Warfare:
Is it possible to have Center of Gravity given all the Fog and Friction?
by Grant M. Martin
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Bing West, John Nagl, Mark Moyar, Thomas Mockaitis, Christopher Paul, Douglas Ollivant, Gian Gentile, and David Anderson share their views
Is Air Control" the Answer?
by Major Angelina M. Maguinness, Small Wars Journal
Counterinsurgency: Is Air Control" the Answer? (Full PDF Article)
Within the last few years, many...
Collateral Damage and Counterinsurgency Doctrine
by Major General Charles J. Dunlap, Jr.
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by Colonel Bob Killebrew
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While everybody is watching the dramatic events in the Middle East and the allied campaign in Afghanistan, a...
Three Challenges We Must Overcome to Succeed in Afghanistan
by Christopher Bluesteen
Small Wars Journal
Combat Advising in Afghanistan (Full PDF Article)
Combat advising is central to...
Combat Advising the ANA 205th Commandos:
An Operational Perspective
by Tim C. Leival
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One of the goals of the Operational Art is to...
Dust off the plans from 2009, Here is a "Way" to Organize for the Transition Mission
Cities are likely to play major roles in the distribution of future global power.
Company Level Tactical Intelligence and Targeting
by Major Wayne Hennessy-Barrett, Small Wars Journal
Company Level Tactical Intelligence and Targeting (Full PDF Article)
Infantry rifle companies on...
Author compares and contrasts On Guerilla Warfare and The Accidental Guerilla
Comparisons in Nation Building:
Korea & Iraq
by Jonathan Stafford
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As the American experiment in nation building winds down in Iraq, a...
At a time when the United States has much to lose from retrenchment, an Obama or Romney administration will find the United States with few effective non-military instruments of power.
Lawrence Cline looks at the complexity of armed actors in internal conflicts and advises against getting too caught up in typologies.
From General to Strategic Corporal: Complexity, Adaptation and Influence
by Major General Andrew Mackay and Commander Steve Tatham
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Complexity, Defense Policy, and Epistemological Failure
by Adam Elkus
Complexity, Defense Policy, and Epistemological Failure (Full PDF Article)
"Complexity," "uncertainty" and "chaos" are currently...
Computer Aided Democracy (CAD)
by Bob Cassilly
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The important roles computers and the internet played in stirring passions among activists in...
The key to successful advisor preparation lies in understanding the operational environment.
Conflict Resolution in Small Wars
A Counterinsurgent's Guide to Controlling the Hearts
by Major Michael Few, Small Wars Journal
Conflict Resolution in Small Wars (Full PDF Article)
We collect lessons learned, but do we learn from the lessons collected?
Constructing the Revolution:
The Social Psychological Development of Radical Spiritual Leaders
by John Ty Grubbs
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Sayyid Qutb is widely...
Contested Nation Building
The Challenge of Countering Insurgency in Afghanistan in 2007
by Colonel John Frewen, Small Wars Journal
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In a military sense,...
Contextual Truth-Telling to Counter Extremist-Supportive Messaging Online:
The Wikileaks "Collateral Murder" Case Study
by Larisa Breton and Adam Pearson
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Targeting Violent Extremists While Developing Rule of Law Capacity
by Steve D. Berlin
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Corruption in Iraq
Exploiting Market Behavior as a Form of Irregular Warfare
by William S. McCallister, Small Wars Journal
Corruption in Iraq (Full PDF Article)
The term corruption, when used in a...
Could a conflict between Afghanistan and Pakistan lead to tactical nuclear weapon use?
In war of any character, the basic principles are the same, but two sides may fight it differently or interpret the principles differently based on capacity and capability.
Why Better Information Operations are needed
Some great lessons for law enforcement, military, and intelligence professionals for countering street gangs of all stripes.
Countering Extremism in Yemen:
Beyond Interagency Cooperation
by Kaz Kotlow
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Extremism, especially violent extremism, is a clear threat to the...
Indian Perspective on on-going conflicts in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and India
Countering Terrorism from the Second Foreign Fighter Glut
by Clint Watts, Small Wars Journal
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Soviet troop withdrawal from...
Countering the IMU in Afghanistan
by Captain Andrew R. Feitt
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Foreign Fighters (FF) have always played a significant role in the conflicts...
Counterinsurgency and a Comprehensive Approach
Helmand Province, Afghanistan
by Peter Dahl Thruelsen, Small Wars Journal
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The point of...
Counterinsurgency and Professional Military Education
by Dr. Mark Moyar
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Major Niel Smith's article "Integrating COIN...