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Understanding Subversion: Considerations for our special operations forces

By J Michael Waller, September 14, 2016 (h/t Patrick Poole)

Paper & lecture delivered by J. Michael Waller at the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center, Fort Bragg, NC, September 12, 2016. 2,804 more words

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Connecting Organisational Theory & Design and Irregular Warfare

Research Paper Title

Reorganising for Irregular Warfare.


A thorough understanding of Irregular Warfare (IW) and the principles of organisational theory and design will enable the Department of Defense (DoD) to organise efficiently and effectively for operations within the Irregular Warfare Environment, while maintaining its conventional capabilities. 111 more words

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How narratives killed the Syrian people

Sharmine Narwani   mideastshuffle.com

On March 23, 2011, at the very start of what we now call the ‘Syrian conflict,’ two young men — Sa’er Yahya Merhej and Habeel Anis Dayoub — were gunned down in the southern Syrian city of Daraa. 1,909 more words


Dr. Sebastian Gorka HASC Testimony on Emerging Threats

The Gorka Briefing, by Dr. Sebastian Gorka, Feb. 8, 2016:

It was my honor to speak before the House Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities in January. 1,021 more words

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Generals' Anonymous: "Why we Lost" by Lt. Gen. Daniel Bolger

I read a large amount of material for which I have neither the time nor the inclination to write full-length reviews. However, that does not preclude me from sketching brief thoughts on a topic, such as an abstract, synopsis, memorable quote, etc. 813 more words


America’s Strategic Choices: Challenges Abound

The Gorka Briefing, by Dr. Sebastian Gorka on 9 November 2015:

SecDef Ash recently said that we are going to retool our fight against ISIS. I talk about this on my segment as a member of a panel discussion, “America’s Strategic Choices: Challenges Abound,” presented by… 30 more words

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