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  1. Night Work and also Long Range Patrol, both by...

    Night Work and also Long Range Patrol, both by Dennis Foley
    Sniper Jackson by Frederick Sleath
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    It's thread-drift, but I vaugely recall someone...

    It's thread-drift, but I vaugely recall someone telling me he backed the program as Corps commander because of Hackworth's snipers' success in Vietnam. My memory is shot -- I just re-read my post...
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    To my knowledge, the current major Army programs...

    To my knowledge, the current major Army programs are:

    US Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center School (USAJFKSWCS) Special Operations Target Interdiction Course (SOTIC) Level 1

    US Army...
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    RE IDF infantry, certainly they've shown their...

    RE IDF infantry, certainly they've shown their flexibility (paratroopers performing amphibious landings in the first war in Lebanon, etc.), but I thought that there was criticism that the mechanized...
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    Light Armor

    SOF have used armor: if I'm not mistaken, the Australian SAS used the Wiesel with 20mm gun for fire support on patrol in Afghanistan -- one answer to the beyond .50 BMG range engagement issue on the...
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    It seems that the current US experience is that a...

    It seems that the current US experience is that a DM is as valued for observation skills as riflery skills, as in the example of Lance Cpl Wilson:
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    For those interested, in addition to the FM on...

    For those interested, in addition to the FM on the list, another volume on the list, Mao's Basic Tactics, is available on the web (...
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    Operation Spicy Devil (Afghanistan)

    A search didn't turn this up, so thought I'd put it out -- apparently one of CNNs "Heroes" finalists is SGM James McDowell:

    http://www.operationspicydevil.org/

    "Welcome to Operation Spicy...
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    An FYI for Army leaders:

    An FYI for Army leaders:
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    Future of Iraqi Diaspora?

    I was just thinking today of the American Irish diaspora (being of that tribe) and how much of the support for the IRA has come from America... I have heard various exaggerations over the years, such...
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