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    Project Lawrence: Articles?

    Dear SWJ

    Does anyone have any recent articles of what Admiral Olson referred to as Project Lawrence for SOC in 2009?

    http://www.wired.com/2009/06/special-operations-commands-project-lawrence/
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  2. Thanks for the links. Much appreciated. JSR

    Thanks for the links. Much appreciated.

    JSR
  3. Novels relevant to Small Wars and Unconventional Warfare

    Do you have favorite war novels that primarily concern guerrilla warfare, insurgency, or other brands of unconventional or irregular warfare? I'm compiling a list, and will share it when I'm done. It...
  4. Biographies of COIN pioneers and practitioners

    Dear SWC Crew,

    I'm trying to compile a list of the best and most popular biographies of COIN/guerrilla warfare pioneers and practitioners. I'm most interested in biographies that make causal links...
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    Thanks, Everyone. I've interviewed Rufus a number...

    Thanks, Everyone. I've interviewed Rufus a number of time, and read his book. All great stuff and very helpful.

    Cheers,

    JSR
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    But has there been a comprehensive bio of him...

    But has there been a comprehensive bio of him dans l'anglaise?
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    David Galula Biographical Data?

    Dear SWJ,

    Can anyone recommend a biography of David Galula, or a work that has significant biographical material about his experience? The closest I've found is Ann Marlowe's book:
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  8. John, I've read Rufus's book, and interviewed...

    John,

    I've read Rufus's book, and interviewed him. Great guy and full of insight. They did a wonderful job with his book, too.

    JSR
  9. Thanks, everyone. I appreciate both the...

    Thanks, everyone. I appreciate both the suggestions as well as the comparisons with other COIN case studies and current ops.

    Dayuhan, I'd be keen for any resources on the main players in Filipino...
  10. Excellent points on the "limited" or "unfinished"...

    Excellent points on the "limited" or "unfinished" nature of the victory against the Huk. That it was seen as a victory in 1954 does not mean in the long run the initial reforms became manifest or...
  11. Charles Bohannan and Guerrilla warfare in the Philippines (1939-1954)

    Dear SWJ Crew,

    I'm a historian currently writing a biography of counterinsurgency pioneer Charles Bohannan (1914-1982). Along with Edward Lansdale and Ramon Magsaysay, Bohannan was a critical...
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