By: Military Times
The deal for US military cooperation with Russia would expand the current mission in Syria far beyond its exclusive focus on the Islamic State group. And the Pentagon is not…
By: Agence France-Presse
“Coalition forces believed they were striking a Daesh fighting position, Central Command said in a statement, using an alternate term for the IS group.”
By: Voice of America
As the Islamic State group’s arsenal of sophisticated weaponry dwindles, IS fighters are creating more homemade armaments.
By: Robert Cohen and Army Press
Faced with a global Islamist insurgency, the U.S. government and its political system continue to put forth military-heavy policies which advance strategic objectives haphazardly.
By: The Boston Globe
“Why does Snowden get to pick which laws apply to him and which don’t? If you can’t do the time, don’t do the crime.”
By: Kyle Borne
This paper explores current recruiting practices, its shortfalls, and offers solutions tied to a thorough job analysis and restructured recruiting strategy.
By: The Wall Street Journal
“The U.S. has sent about 40 special-operations troops to work with Turkish forces on clearing out a stretch of the border region in northern Syria still occupied by Islamic State.”
By: Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction
SIGAR has released its first lessons learned report. “Corruption in Conflict: Lessons from the U.S. Experience in Afghanistan”. Continue on for the interactive website and the full report.
By: The Washington Post
“The Obama administration is considering how to respond. As in most strategic debates, there’s a split between hawks and doves.”
By: Army Press
The Mattis Way of War: An Examination of Operational Art in Task Force 58 and 1st Marine Division.