US Army War College Quarterly
Summer 2006, Vol. XXXVI, No. 2

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Perspectives on the Long War

“Stability Operations in Strategic Perspective: A Skeptical View,” by Colin S. Gray  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

“Challenges in Fighting a Global Insurgency,” by David W. Barno  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

“Tentacles of Jihad: Targeting Transnational Support Networks,” by Shawn Brimley  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

“The Long Small War: Indigenous Forces for Counterinsurgency,” by Robert M. Cassidy  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

“Losing the Moral Compass: Torture and Guerre Revolutionnaire in the Algerian War,” by Lou DiMarco  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

“Cyber-Mobilization: The New Levée en Masse,” by Audrey Kurth Cronin  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

“Beware of Boldness,” by Conrad C. Crane  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

“The Environment, the US Military, and Southern Africa,” by Dan Henk  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

Commentary & Reply  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

Review Essay  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

Book Reviews  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

Off the Press  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

From the Archives  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

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