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  1. The Small Wars Community of Interest Threads / Posts  Last Post

    No discussions of current ops that may disadvantage lawful combatants.

    1. Read a book, discuss it here with your fellow Council members.

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    2. Post and debate the news; good, bad and ugly. News ignored by the mainstream media especially welcomed here.

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    3. Seen something good on a blog lately? Let the rest of us know about it, and share your thoughts.

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    4. Events, books, new analyses, heard on the street notables, etc.

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    5. Looking for something? Float your question here, and see what the community has to say in response.

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    6. Suggestions. Praise. New developments. Complaints. Praise. Tips & Tricks. More praise.

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    7. Discuss issues from the TSLC.

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      The Army Capstone Concept:... Go to last post

      by Vitesse et Puissance

      03-19-2011

  2. Small Wars Participants & Stakeholders Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Speak with or about the folks in these neighborhoods of interest and practice.

    1. Boots on the ground, steel on target -- the pointy end of the spear.

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    2. Echelons away from the trigger pullers, from operational art and theater logistics to service combat development to just plain FOBbits.

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      Combat and the use of... Go to last post

      by davidbfpo

      03-01-2018

    3. War zone governance, and in-country political, economic, development assistance.

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    4. Those who put the I in indigenous.

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      by davidbfpo

      12-12-2015

    5. Non-government delivery of services and relief of suffering

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    6. One man's terrorist is another man's freedom fighter. Talk about (or with?) them.

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    7. Getting the story, dealing with those who do, and operating in the information & cyber domains. Not the news itself, that's here.

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    8. Too often, coalition means them and US. Broaden our US-centricity view, and talk about working together.

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      How Pentagon Geeks & Russian... Go to last post

      by AdamG

      02-20-2016

    9. The application of law, order, and justice -- here, there, and everywhere / international.

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    10. Applied capitalism. Making money in the war zone, and the issues that go with it.

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    11. Applying the soft sciences and higher laws.

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    12. National will and developments back home for the intervening nations.

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    13. The practice of history, and historical analysis. See FAQ for where to discuss history relevant to other forums.

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    14. Future Competition & Conflict, Theory & Nature of Conflict, 4GW through 9?GW, Transformation, RMA, etc.

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  3. Conflicts -- Current & Future Threads / Posts  Last Post

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    1. Other, By Region

      See BBC News for good regional news.

  4. Military Art & Science Applied Threads / Posts  Last Post

    The capabilities, functions, and issues for a military engaged in Small Wars.

    1. Enduring doctrinal principles, what really works now (or not), and the TTPs that deliver them.

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    2. Developing effective, thinking, proficient Small Warriors.

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    3. Relevant capabilities and equipment are table stakes for winning those hearts and minds.

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    4. Training, advising, and operating with local armed forces in Foreign Internal Defense.

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    5. The compression of roles and effects. The Strategic Corporal meets the "turn left" National Security Advisor.

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    6. What do we know, need to know, and how do we get there?

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    7. Applying influence, working with civil and private agencies, dealing with non-combatants.

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      How 'wi-fi' connects human... Go to last post

      by AdamG

      01-08-2018

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