Small Wars & Insurgencies: Volume 18 Issue 4 (,email) is now available online at informaworld (

This new issue contains the following articles:

Contracting a Counterinsurgency? Implications for US Policy in Iraq and Beyond p. 541
Authors: Christopher Spearin

War Without a Center of Gravity: Reflections on Terrorism and Post-Modern War p. 559
Authors: Wm. J. Olson

Problematising the Role of Private Security Companies in Small Wars p. 584
Authors: Christopher Kinsey

Controlling the Sunni Insurgency in Iraq: ‘Political’ and ‘Military’ Strategies from Successful Counterinsurgency in Punjab – India p. 615
Authors: Jugdep S. Chima

The Other Side of the COIN: Minimum and Exemplary Force in British Army Counterinsurgency in Kenya p. 638
Authors: Huw Bennett

Mapping Out a Counterinsurgency Campaign Plan: Critical Considerations in Counterinsurgency Campaigning p. 665
Authors: Dr Paul Melshen

The Unveiled Motivations of Violence in Intra-State Conflicts: The Colombian Guerrillas p. 699
Authors: Marcella Ribetti

Killing Within the Rules p. 721
Authors: Dr David Whetham