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The Brain of the Russian Army: Futuristic Visions Tethered by the Past, By Roger N. McDermott

Africa

Death Unguarded: Unsecured Virulent Pathogens in African Medical Facilities, by Bob Feldman, FMSO Analyst, October 2014.

Confronting Africa's Sobels (Soldiers by Day, Rebels by Night),  by Robert Feldman, FMSO analyst, and Michel Ben Arrous,  geographer, University of Rouen, France. This article was originally published in the Winter 2013-14 issue of Parameters: The U.S. Army War College Quarterly.

Understanding Contemporary Conflicts in Africa: A State of Affairs and Current Knowledge, by Michel Ben Arrous, geographer, University of Rouen, France and Robert Feldman, FMSO analyst. This article was originally published in Defense and Security Analysis, January, 2014.

Eritrea’s Military Unprofessionalism and U.S. Security Assistance in the Horn of Africa, by Jason Warner, FMSO Analyst. This article was originally published in Small Wars and Insurgencies. Vol. 24, Iss. 4. (2013).  696-711.

African Political Party System and Conflict, by Susan M. Bartlett, CGIS-FMSO Fellow Fall 2012. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Africa’s Brain Drain Its Impacts on Security and Stability, by LTC Robert Feldman, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review Nov-Dec 2012.

The Ghost of Don Quixote: The Increased Likelihood of Attacks on Windmills and Solar Panels During Conflict, by LTC Robert Feldman, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. 15 November 2012.

Turkey and Africa: A Rising Military Partnership? by Karen Kaya and Jason Warner, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. 02 November 2012.

Bouncing Back After a Thumping: Resiliency Among Guerrilla Units, by Lester W. Grau. This article was previously published in Infantry September-October 2012.

Human Security and the Double Jump: A Critical Analysis of Electronic Waste in Ghana, by Jason Warner, FMSO Analyst. This article was previously published in Journal of Human Security Vol. 8. Iss. 1. (2012). 4 – 23.

Beyond Sick Soldiers: The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Military Forces and Security in Africa, by LTC Robert Feldman, Africa Analyst for FMSO and the DEEP RED Project, July 2012.

It's Not Just Soldiering in a Hotter Environment: Less Discussed Issues of Global Warming Relevant to Military Operations in Africa, by LTC  Robert Feldman, Africa Analyst for FMSO and the DEEP RED Project, June 2012.

Amidst the Chaos a Small Force for Stability: Somalia's Business Community by LTC Robert Feldman, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was published in Small Wars and Insurgencies May 2012.

Open Source Analysis of Africa by the Masses: Professional Analysts Can Gain Insights by Reviewing Internet Article Comments, by LTC Robert Feldman, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, January 2012.

Europe’s Somali Diaspora: Both a Vulnerability and a Strength, By Robert W. Kurz, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. January 2012.

Narco-TrAfrica: Why West Africa is the World’s Newest Alleyway for Illicit Substances and Why the Global Community Should Care, by Jason Warner, FMSO Analyst. This article was previously published in Harvard Africa Policy JournalVol. 6. (2011). 15 – 28.

Cybercrime in Ghana: A View from Below, by Jason Warner, FMSO Analyst. This article was previously published in International Journal of Cyber Criminology Vol. 5, Iss. 2. (January – July 2011). 736 – 749.

The Root Causes of Terrorism: Why Parts of Africa Might Never Be at Peace, by LTC Robert Feldman, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Defense and Security Analysis, December 2009.

Problems Plaguing the African Union Peacekeeping Forces, by LTC Robert Feldman, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Defense and Security Analysis, September  2008, and is posted courtesy of informaworld, http://www.informaworld.com.

Feigned Ignorance is Bliss: Chinese Energy Investments in Africa, by LCDR Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in The Colloquium, September 2008.

China’s Oil Rush in Africa – Nigeria,by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in The Cutting Edge News, September 1, 2008.

Crude Corruption – China and Angola,by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article previously published in The Cutting Edge News, August 4, 2008.

China and Sudan – A Well-Oiled Relationship, by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article previously published in The Cutting Edge News, July 28, 2008.

Why Uganda Has Failed to Defeat the Lord’s Resistance Army, by MAJ Robert Feldman, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Defense and Security Analysis, March 2008, and is posted courtesy of informaworld, http://www.informaworld.com.

The Terrorist Threat to Liquefied Natural Gas: Fact or Fiction? by LCDR Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in the IAGS Energy Security Journal, February 2008.

Somalia: Amidst the Rubble, a Vibrant Telecommunications Infrastructure, by LTC Robert Feldman, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was published in Review of African Political Economy, September 2007, and is posted courtesy of informaworld, http://www.informaworld.com.

Avian Influenza: Potential Impact on Sub-Saharan Military Populations with High Rates of Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, by MAJ Robert Feldman and COL Kent Nickell, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Medicine, July 2007.

A Deal with the Devil: Issues in Offering Joseph Kony Amnesty to Resolve the Conflict in Uganda, by MAJ Robert Feldman, FMSO-JRIC. This article was previously published in Small Wars and Insurgencies, March 2007 and is posted courtesy of informaworld, http://www.informaworld.com.

Fund Transfers - African Terrorists Blend Old and New: Hawala and Satellite Telecommunications, by MAJ Robert Feldman, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Small Wars and Insurgencies,September 2006 and is posted courtesy of informaworld, http://www.informaworld.com.

China's Oil Rush in Africa, by LCDR Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, 2006, This article was previously published in the IAGS Energy Security Journal, July 2006.

Medical Implications of High Altitude Combat by Mr. Les Grau and Dr. William Jorgensen. This article was previously published in U.S. Army Medical Department Journal April-June 2003.

Building Military Relations in Africa, by LTC Karl E. Prinslow, U.S. Army, FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Military Review May-June 1997.

An African Rapid-Deployment Force for Peace Operations on the African Continent, by Colonel McGill Alexander, South African Army, with commentary by MAJ Mark Mills U.S. Army, 1995.

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Mother Lode in Afghanistan: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, By Cindy Hurst & COL Robert Mathers. This article was previously published in Joint Force Quarterly,January 2014.

Responding to US Pivot to the Indo-Pacific: India's Pro-Active Role in Meeting Emerging Security Challenges, by Gurmeet Kanwal. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Strategic Implications of the Afghan Mother Lode and China’s Emerging Role, By Cindy A. Hurst and Robert Mathers. This article was previously published in Joint Forces Quarterly issue 72, 1st Quarter 2014.

Chinese Imperialism in 2013: Application of Unrestricted Warfare or the Legitimate Use of the Economic Instrument of National Power? by Jason Heeg. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

A Capacity for Violence: The Changing Face of Central Asia’s Islamic Identity, by Luke Falkenburg. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Fallouts of the Uttarakhand Disaster in India: a Critical Appraisal, by Dhanasree Jayaram. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Turkmenistan’s ‘Golden Age’ Lake: a Potential Environmental Disaster, by Zhulduz Baizakova

Infantry Innovations in Insurgencies: Sri Lanka’s Experience by Ivan Welch, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Infantry,May-June 2013.

Turkey and China: Unlikely Strategic Partners, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, 17 May 2013

An Update on the Taiwan Defense Situation (2011-2012), by Lianna Nicole Faruolo. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Chinas Cyber Incursions: A Theoretical Look At What They See And Why They Do It Based On A Different Strategic Method Of Thought, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. May 2013.

Drug Control in Central Asia An Assessment of Compliance with International Law, By Major Timothy A. Krambs, U.S. Army. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

The Strategic Implications of Chinese Companies Going Global, by COL Heino Klinck, U.S. Army FAO. Edited by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. November 2012. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

The Republic of Kazakhstan Update: Military Doctrine and Policy, by Georgiy Dubovtsev, Republic of Kazakhstan. Introduction by Charles Bartles, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. November 2012. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Bouncing Back After a Thumping: Resiliency Among Guerrilla Units, by Lester W. Grau. This article was previously published in Infantry September-October 2012.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) – A Malady Shared by East and West: A Sri Lankan Look at Combat Stress and Trauma, by Dr. Ruwan M. Jayatunge, August 2012. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

China's Digital Destroyers: Striving for Information Dominance, by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. A condensed version of the article was published in PROCEEDINGS, July 2012 (Reprinted from PROCEEDINGS with permission; Copyright (c) 2012 U.S. Naval Institute / http://www.usni.org).

The Patriotic Education Campaign in China and the Rise of Chinese Nationalism A Comparison between Official Doctrines and Public Opinion by Ruoxi Du. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

From Arab Spring to the Russian ‘Evolution’: Technological Impacts on Protest and Censorship by Patrick Callen. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Kazakhstan: A Weakening Fiscal Regime under the New Ownership Structure? by Ruoxi Du. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Central Asian Energy: A Point of Contention or Collaboration in Russia-China Relations by Ruoxi Du. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Fergana as FATA? Central Asia after 2014 – Outcomes and Strategic Options by COL Ted Donnelly, U.S. Army. This article was previously published in CONNECTIONS: The Quarterly Journal Volume XI, Number 1, Winter 2011, p. 11. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

The Kazakhstan-Russia Axis: Shaping CSTO Transformation, by Roger N. McDermott. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Sri Lankan 4th ARMOURED REGIMENT – Wheels to Tracks, by Brigadier C S N B Mudannayake RWP USP psc ; (edited by Ivan Welch, FMSO Foreign Analyst). FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

The Patriotic Education Campaign in China and the Rise of Chinese Nationalism: A Comparison between Official Doctrines and Public Opinion by Ruoxi Du. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Central Asian Energy: A Point of Contention or Collaboration in Russia-China Relations by Ruoxi Du. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Kazakhstan: A Weakening Fiscal Regime under the New Ownership Structure? by Ruoxi Du. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Southeast Asia — Indo or China, by Mr. Ivan Welch, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in International Affairs, Volume XIV, Edition Number 4 CC - December 2011, pgs 35-38.

China on Peacekeeping: I hate you…I tolerate you…I embrace you, by Scott J. Henderson, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, November 2011.

Things That Irritate Dragons: China's strategic interests in Southeast Asia, by Scott J. Henderson, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, November 2011.

Revisiting the Songs of the Chu, by Scott J. Henderson, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, November 2011.

China Shaping the Operational Environment A Disciple on the Path of Deception and Influence, by Scott J. Henderson, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, November 2011.

Geothinking Like the Chinese: A Potential Explanation of China's Geostrategy, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. FMSO Monograph prepared for The Institute of Strategic Studies at the U.S. Airforce Academy, September 2011.

Japan’s Approach to China’s Control of Rare Earth Elements, by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Jamestown Foundation – China Brief, April 22, 2011.

Dagestan: Moscow's Risk Versus Gain, by Steffany A. Trofino, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in International Journal of Intelligence and CounterIntelligence, 24: 253–267, Taylor and Francis Publishing, London, March 2011.

Leahy in Indonesia: Damned if You Do (and Even if You Don't), by Charles "Ken" Comer, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Asian Affairs: An American Review, 37:53–70, 2010.

The Rare Earth Dilemma: China’s Market Dominance, by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in The Cutting Edge News, November 22, 2010.

The Rare Earth Dilemma: China’s Rare Earth Environmental and Safety Nightmare, by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in The Cutting Edge News, November 15, 2010.

The Rare Earth Dilemma: Trading OPEC for China, by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in The Cutting Edge News, November 8, 2010.

Philippine Defense Reform; Are we there yet?, by Charles 'Ken' Comer, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. November 2010.

China's Ace in the Hole: Rare Earth Elements, by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Joint Forces Quarterly, Issue 59, October 2010.

Google Confronts China’s “Three Warfares”, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC analyst. This article was previously published in Parameters, Summer 2010.

The Parting of the Sulawesi Sea; How U.S. Strategy in the Rregion is Slowly Transforming the Multinational Environment in Southeast Asia's Terrorist Transit Triangle, by Charles 'Ken' Comer, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review, May-June 2010, pp. 82-87.

China’s Rare Earth Elements Industry: What Can the West Learn?by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published by the Institute for the Analysis of Global Security, March 2010.

Professors in the Trenches: Deployed Soldiers and Social Science Academics, Editor: Rob W. Kurz, Foreign Military Studies Office, 2009. This compilation of articles originally appeared as a five-part series by Small Wars Journal (http://smallwarsjournal.com). Each article was co-authored by one Army soldier/civilian and one university professor/academic as part of a joint research project.

China's Electronic Long-Range Reconnaissance, by Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review,November-December 2008.

Beijing’s Rising Hacker Stars… How Does Mother China React?, By Scott Henderson, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in IO Sphere, Fall 2008.

Feigned Ignorance is Bliss: Chinese Energy Investments in Africa, by LCDR Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in The Colloquium, September 2008.

Rocky U.S. Relationship with Venezuela is Playing into China’s Energy Policy Despite the Ocean Between Them, by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in The Cutting Edge News, September 8, 2008.

China’s Oil Rush in Africa – Nigeria,by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in The Cutting Edge News, September 1, 2008.

China’s Global Quest for Energy Reaches Russia and Creates New Oil Bloc, by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article previously published in The Cutting Edge News, August 25, 2008.

China’s Growing Pipeline into Canada,by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article previously published in The Cutting Edge News, August 11, 2008.

Crude Corruption – China and Angola, by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article previously published in The Cutting Edge News, August 4, 2008.

China and Sudan – A Well-Oiled Relationship, by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article previously published in The Cutting Edge News, July 28, 2008.

The Chinese Military's Strategic Mind-set, by Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review, November-December 2007.

Patterns and Predictability: The Soviet Evaluation of Operation Linebacker II by Dana Drenkowski and Lester W. Grau, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in The Journal of Slavic Military Studies, October-December 2007, Volume 20, Number 4, pgs 559-607.

Military Recruitment Data Set Codebook, Version 2005.1, by Nathan Toronto, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, Release date: September 12, 2007.

Chinese Perceptions of Traditional and Nontraditional Security Threats, by Susan L. Craig, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published by the The Strategic Studies Institute, March 2007.

China's Global Quest for Energy, by LCDR Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, 2007. This article was previously published in IAGS Energy Security Journal, January 2007.

Mountain Combat: Hard to Move, Hard to Shoot, Even Harder to Communicate, by Mr. Les Grau, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, and LT Jason Falivene, USMC, 2006. This article was previously published in the The Journal of Slavic Military Studies, September 2006.

China's Oil Rush in Africa, by LCDR Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, 2006, This article was previously published in the IAGS Energy Security Journal, July 2006.

In the Shadow: Chinese Special Forces Build a 21st -Century Fighting Force, by Mr. Scott J. Henderson, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, 2006. This article was previously published in the Special Warfare, July-August 2006.

Suicide Bombers Profiles, Methods and Techniques, by SFC Merle Miyasato, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, May 2006.

Maginot Line or Fort Apache? Using Forts to Shape the Counterinsurgency Battlefield, by Mr. Geoffrey Demarest, and Mr. Lester W. Grau, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review November-December 2005.

North Korea A Government-Sponsored Drug Trafficking Network, by LCDR Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, 2005. This article was previously published in Military Review, September-October 2005.

The New Great Game, Proceedings of the Central Asia Symposium, Monterey, California August 7-11, 2005. Central Asia Regional Security Issues, Economic and Political Challenges Sponsored by the Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Virginia.

Urban Population Control in a Counterinsurgency, by Mounir Elkamri, Lester W. Grau, Laurie King-Irani, Amanda S. Mitchell and Lenny Tasa-Benet, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS, October 2004.

Something Old, Something New:Guerrillas, Terrorists, and Intelligence Analysis, by Lester W. Grau, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review July-August 2004.

Diehard Buildings: Control Architecture - a Challenge for the Urban Warrior by Lester W. Grau and Geoffrey Demarest, Foreign Military Studies Office. This article was previously published in Military Review, September - October 2003.

Medical Implications of High Altitude Combat by Mr. Les Grau and Dr. William Jorgensen. This article was previously published in U.S. Army Medical Department Journal April-June 2003.

New Developments in Chinese Strategic Psychological Warfare, by Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO. This article was previously published in Special Warfare, April 2003 Volume 16 No. 1, PB 80-03-01.

Air Defense with an Attitude: Helicopter v. Helicopter Combat, by Mr. Les Grau, FMSO and Major James H. Adams III, U.S. Marine Corps. This article was first published in Military Review, January-February 2003.

Bearers of the Sword Radical Islam, Philippines Insurgency, and Regional Stability, by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr. This article was previously published in Military Review March-April 2002.

Tectonic Shifts and Putin's Russia in the New Security Environment, by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp. This article was previously published in Military Review, March-April 2002.

Ground Combat at High Altitude by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, and Lieutenant Colonel Hernán Vázquez, Argentine Army. This article was previously published in Military Review January-February 2002.

Information Security Thinking: A Comparison Of U.S., Russian, And Chinese Concepts by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. July 2001. This article was previously published in Science & Culture Series Nuclear Strategy and Peace Technology August 2001.

China's Electronic Strategies by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, May-June 2001.

The Internet in China: Civilian and Military Uses, by Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Information & Security An International Journal Volume 7, 2001, pages 159-173, ISSN 1311-1493

Like Adding Wings to the Tiger: Chinese Information War Theory and Practice, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, October 2000.

The Tyranny of Time and Distance: Bridging the Pacific, by Mr. Lester W. Grau and Dr. Jacob W. Kipp, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review July-August 2000.

Human Network Attacks by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS, October 1999. This article was previously published in Military Review, September-October 1999.

Infosphere Threats by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS, October 1999. This article was previously published in Military Review, September-October 1999.

Insurgencies, Terrorist Groups and Indigenous Movements: An Annotated Bibliography by Mr. Gerard Gato Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 1999.

Urban Combat: Confronting the Specter by Mr. Lester W. Grau and Dr. Jacob W. Kipp Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 1999.

Disaster Response in India, by Mr. William W. Mendel, Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, JR, and Prakash Singh, FMSO, May 1999.

Guerrilla Warfare and Land Mine Casualties Remain Inseparable, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, and William A Jorgensen, DO, 1998. This article was previously published in U.S. Army Medical Department Journal October-December 1998.

A Weapon For All Seasons: The Old But Effective RPG-7 Promises to Haunt the Battlefields of Tomorrow, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Infantry, May-August 1998.

Behind the Great Firewall of China: A Look at RMA/IW Theory From 1996-1998, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO. This article was previously published in Parameters Spring 1998.

The Changing Security Environment, by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., Dr. Jacob W. Kipp and Mr. William W. Mendel, FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Military Review, June-July 1997.

Bashing The Laser Range Finder With a Rock, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, 1997. This article was first published in Military Review, May-June 1997.

Planning For a New Threat Environment, by Mr. William W. Mendel and Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO, 1996. This article was previously published by the Association of the United States Army, July 1996.

Deterring Ethno-Nationalist Conflicts, by MAJ Ronald M. Bonesteel, U.S. Army, 1995. This article was previously published in Military Review, December-February 1995.

The Indonesian Military: Dwi Fungsi and Territorial Operations, by MAJ Thomas E. Sidwell, U.S. Army, June 1995.

Medical Support in a Counter-Guerrilla War: Epidemiological Lessons Learned in the Soviet-Afghan War, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, and MAJ William A. Jorgensen, U.S. Army, 1995. This article was previously published in U.S. Army Medical Department Journal May-June 1995.

Desert Defense and Surviving PGMs: the New Russian View, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, 1994. Warning - This article is graphics intensive! . This article was previously published in Red Thrust Star, January 1995.

Ethno-National Conflicts: Research Sources by Dr. Timothy L. Sanz, FMSO. This article was previously published in European Security, Summer 1994.

 

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Restructuring the Tactical Russian Army for Unconventional Warfare, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, PhD, FMSO Analyst, May 2014. This article was previously published in Red Diamond Volume 5 Issue 2, February 2014.

Kazakhstan’s Military-Industrial Complex: “Its Own” Or “Someone Else’s”, by Zhulduz Baizakova. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author. (International - Kazakhstan)

The Afghan Guerrilla’s Dilemma: Tying up loose ends after the Soviets left, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, PhD, FMSO Analyst, May 2014.

Russian Conscription Demographics, by Charles K. Bartles, FMSO Analyst, May 2014.

Modeling the Withdrawal of Western-style Forces from Afghanistan, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, PhD, FMSO Analyst. April 2014.

Khost in the Rearview Mirror: First City in Afghanistan Falls to Jalaludin Haqanni, the Pakistani ISI and the Inadequacies of Aerial Resupply, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, PhD, FMSO analyst. April 2014.

The Syrian Crisis from a Neighbor's Perspective: View from Turkey, by Karen Kaya FMSO Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review,March-April 2014.

Sergey Shoygu Russia’s Emergency Defense Minister A Bio-Sketch, by Ray Finch, FMSO Analyst.
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NATO Missile Defense and the View from the Front Line, by Karen Kaya, FMSO Analyst. This article was previously published in Joint Forces Quarterly issue 71, 4th Quarter 2013.

A Central Asian Perspective of Security in Afghanistan, By Matthew Stein, FMSO Analyst. August 2013.

The Brain of the Russian Army: Futuristic Visions Tethered by the Past, By Roger N. McDermott. August 2013. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

The Wariness in Kazakhstan of Chinese Economic Investments and Interests, By Matthew Stein, FMSO Analyst. February 2013.

Israeli Assault on Gaza Aid Flotilla, by LCDR Hans Staffelbach. Introduction by Karen Kaya, FMSO Analyst. January 2013.

The Goals of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan and Its Impact on Central Asia and the United States, Mr. Matthew Stein, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. January 2013.

Turkey and Africa: A Rising Military Partnership? by Karen Kaya and Jason Warner, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. 02 November 2012.

Drug Control in Central Asia An Assessment of Compliance with International Law, By Major Timothy A. Krambs, U.S. Army. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

The Strategic Implications of Chinese Companies Going Global, by COL Heino Klinck, U.S. Army FAO. Edited by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. November 2012. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

The Collective Security Treaty Organization, the Caspian and the Northern Distribution Network: Central Asia in the Crossfire Survival or War?, by Zhulduz Baizakova. November 2012. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

The Republic of Kazakhstan Update: Military Doctrine and Policy, by Georgiy Dubovtsev, Republic of Kazakhstan. Introduction by Charles Bartles, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. November 2012. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Compendium of Central Asian Military and Security Activity, by Matthew Stein, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. October 2012.

History of the Creation of the Republic of Kazakhstan’s Airmobile Forces, translated by Charles Bartles, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article appeared in “Desantura.ru” (Russian language website about post Soviet Airborne Forces) http://desantura.ru/articles/23/?SHOWALL_1=1 October 2012

Bouncing Back After a Thumping: Resiliency Among Guerrilla Units, by Lester W. Grau. This article was previously published in Infantry September-October 2012.

Biographical Sketch: Dmitry Rogozin and Russian Nationalism by Mr. Ray Finch, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, September 2012.

The Anatomy of a Militant Radical Islamic Website: The IJU's Information Operations, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. This article was previously published in IO Sphere, September 2012.

Turkish commanders discuss counterterrorism strategies and lessons learned from 25 years of fighting the PKK, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. This article was previously published in Small Wars and Insurgencies, July 2012.

Assessing the Capabilities of Tajikistan’s Military and Security Forces: The 2010-11 Rasht Valley Operations, by Matthew Stein, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, July 2012.

Uzbekistan’s View of Security in Afghanistan After 2014, by Matthew Stein, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review, May-June 2012.

Revolutions of Kyrgyzstan Timeline: An Open Source Look at Key Events, by Matthew Stein, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, Release date: January 2012.

Europe’s Somali Diaspora: Both a Vulnerability and a Strength, By Robert W. Kurz, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. January 2012.

Fergana as FATA? Central Asia after 2014 – Outcomes and Strategic Options by COL Ted Donnelly, U.S. Army. This article was previously published in CONNECTIONS: The Quarterly Journal Volume XI, Number 1, Winter 2011, p. 11. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

History and Identity within the Sandžak Region by Sandra King-Savic. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Kazakhstan: A Weakening Fiscal Regime under the New Ownership Structure? by Ruoxi Du. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Central Asian Energy: A Point of Contention or Collaboration in Russia-China Relations by Ruoxi Du. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Homeland vs. Our Land Conflicting Identities in Crimea by Nathaniel Ray Pickett. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Insurgency in Balochistan by Jason Heeg. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

From Arab Spring to the Russian ‘Evolution’: Technological Impacts on Protest and Censorship by Patrick Callen. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Kazakhstan: A Weakening Fiscal Regime under the New Ownership Structure? by Ruoxi Du. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

The Delafield Commission: Forerunner of the FAO Program, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in International Affairs, Volume XIV, Edition Number 4 CC - December 2011, pgs 6-15.

Turk Concerns With US Withdrawal From Iraq, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in the Foreign Affairs Officer Journal of International Affairs, Volume XIV, Edition Number 4 CC - December 2011, pgs 28-29.

The Soviet Withdrawal From Afghanistan: Lessons to Frame Success and Avoid Failures, by Mr. Lester W. Grau and Mr. Thomas P. Wilhelm, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. Occasional Paper, November 2011.

Snapshot of a War Crime: The Care of Russian Colonel, Yuri Budanov, by Ray Finch, FMSO-JRIC Analyst.  This article was previously published in The Journal of Power Institutions in Post-Soviet Societies, Winter, 2011.

Rereading Charters: Security Organizations' Responses to the June 2010 Conflict in Kyrgyzstan, by Matthew Stein, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Small Wars Journal,http://smallwarsjournal.com September 2011.

One Face of the Modern Russian Army: General Vladimir Shamanov, by Ray Finch, FMSO-JRIC Analyst.  This article was previously published in The Journal of Slavic Military Studies, August, 3, 2011.

The Turkish-American Crisis: An Analysis of 1 March 2003, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 2011.

Connecting to the Khans: Shaping National Identity of the Next Generation through Education in Kazakhstan, by Mr. Matthew Stein, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Current Issues in Education, Volume 14, Number 2, ISSN 1099-839X, June 2011.

Two Tours in Afghanistan Twenty Years and Two Armies Apart, by Major Eero Kinnunen, Estonian Defense Forces, and Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO-Jric Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review, May-June 2011.

Conflict over Water Related Resources in Uzbekistan and Tajikistan and Its Impact on Local Security, by Matthew Stein, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, May 2011.

Mountain Warfare and Other Lofty Problems: Foreign Perspectives on High-Altitude Combat, Edited by Lester W. Grau & Charles K. Bartles, FMSO-JRIC Analysts, 2011.

The Battle for Hill 3234: Last Ditch Defense in the Mountains of Afghanistan, by Dr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Journal of Slavic Military Studies, 24:217–231, 2011, Taylor and Francis Publishing, London, April 2011. doi:10.1080/13518046.2011.572704 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13518046.2011.572704)

Changing Civil Military Relations in Turkey, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, Release date: April 2011.

Dagestan: Moscow's Risk Versus Gain, by Steffany A. Trofino, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in International Journal of Intelligence and CounterIntelligence, 24: 253–267, Taylor and Francis Publishing, London, March 2011.

Changing Trends in Israel-Turkey Security and Military Relations: Their Perspectives, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, Release date: January 2011.

Kazakhstan’s 2011 Military Doctrine: Reassessing Regional and International Security, By Roger N. McDermott. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Russia's Conventional Military Weakness and Substrategic Nuclear Policy, By Roger N. McDermott. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Russian Perspectives on Network-Centric Warfare: the Key Aim of Serdyukov’s Reform, by Roger N. McDermott. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

The Kazakhstan-Russia Axis: Shaping CSTO Transformation, by Roger N. McDermott. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Belarus: Is There any Way out of the "Kremlin Trap"? by Leonid Zaiko (edited by Karen Kaya, FMSO Foreign Analyst). Originally published by the Eastern European Studies Centre in Bell, Issue 1(22), January 2011. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Measuring Progress in Reconstructing Afghanistan, by Christiaan Davids, Sebastiaan Ritjens and Joseph Soeters (edited by Jason Warner, FMSO Foreign Analyst). Originally published in the Baltic Defence College’s Baltic Security & Defence Review, Volume 21, Issue 1, 2010. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

China's Ace in the Hole: Rare Earth Elements, by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Joint Forces Quarterly, Issue 59, October 2010.

Uyghurs Without Borders? The Economic and Social Status of Uyghurs in Kazakhstan and Its Impact on Interethnic Conflict and Transnational Threats, By Matthew Stein, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, Release date: October 2010.

Understanding Security Cooperation: A Comparison of the US and Russian System's of Security Cooperation, by Charles K. Bartles, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. September 2010.

Challenges in Building Partner Capacities: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Security Assistance Programs in Kazakhstan, by Charles K. Bartles, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. September 2010.

The Militarization of Gazprom,by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review, September 2010.

How Do Belarusians Perceive Democracy? by Alena Daneika (edited by Cindy Hurst, FMSO Foreign Analyst). Originally published by the Eastern European Studies Centre in Bell, Issue 6(16), July 2010. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Mountain Operations: Lessons from the Soviet-Afghan War (Three Separate articles) A Flanking Detachment in the Mountains; Small Secrets of Great Mountains; Mountain Recon - Russian Style, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. These articles were previously published in Infantry, May-August 2010, Volume 99, Number 2.

PKK's Changing Tactics and Rhetoric Mimic Insurgencies, Al-Qaida, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, November 2009.

The Bear Went Through the Mountain: Russia Appraises its Five-Day War in South Ossetia, by Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in the Journal of Slavic Military Studies, 22: 31-67, 2009.

The Iranian Space Program and Russian Assistance, by Robert W. Kurz, FMSO-JRIC Analyst and Alexandr V. Neemets, Unofficial Consultant . This article was previously published in the Journal of Slavic Military Studies, 22: 87-96, 2009.

Russia: Tipping the Balance in the Middle East, by Steffany Trofino, Fellow with the US Army, TRADOC G2, Foreign Military Studies Office, and Alexandr Nemets, Independent Advisor to US Government. This article was previously published in the Journal of Slavic Military Studies, 22:367–382, 2009.

China’s Global Quest for Energy Reaches Russia and Creates New Oil Bloc, by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article previously published in The Cutting Edge News, August 25, 2008.

Russia's Information Policy in Lithuania by Nerijus Maliukevicius (edited by Ray Finch, FMSO Foreign Analyst). Originally published in the Baltic Defence College’s Baltic Security & Defence Review, Volume 9, 2007, page 150.
FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

The Bear Went Over the Mountain More Lessons from the Soviet-Afghan War, by Mr. Les Grau, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Infantry, September-October 2007.

Military Recruitment Data Set Codebook, Version 2005.1, by Nathan Toronto, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, Release date: September 12, 2007.

THE EVOLUTION OF IRANIAN WARFIGHTING DURING THE IRAN-IRAQ WAR When Dismounted Light Infantry Made the Difference, by SGT Ben Wilson, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Infantry, July-August 2007.

Investment Risky in Russia as Politics Affect Profits, by LCDR Cindy A. Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Oil and Gas Journal, 16 July 2007 and is posted courtesy of PennWell Corporation, http://www.ogj.com.

Iran’s Contribution to the Civil War in Iraq, By SGT Mounir Elkhamri, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in The Jamestown Foundation Occasional Paper, January 2007.

Chechen Suicide Bombers, by Robert W. Kurz and Charles K. Bartles, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. This article was previously published in the Journal of Slavic Military Studies, 20: 529–547, 2007.

Dealing with the Iraqi Populace: An Arab-American Soldier's Perspective, by SGT Mounir Elkhamri, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review, January-February 2007.

China's Global Quest for Energy, by LCDR Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, 2007. This article was previously published in IAGS Energy Security Journal, January 2007.

Preserving Shock Action: A New Approach to Armored Maneuver Warfare, by Mr. Les Grau, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, 2006. This article was previously published in the Armor, September-October 2006.

The Human Terrain System: A CORDS for the 21st Century, by Dr. Jacob Kipp, Mr. Les Grau, Mr. Karl Prinslow, and CPT Don Smith, FMSO-JRIC Analysts, 2006. This article was previously published in Military Review, September-October 2006.

Mountain Combat: Hard to Move, Hard to Shoot, Even Harder to Communicate, by Mr. Les Grau, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, and LT Jason Falivene, USMC, 2006. This article was previously published in the The Journal of Slavic Military Studies, September 2006.

Suicide Bombers Profiles, Methods and Techniques, by SFC Merle Miyasato, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, May 2006.

Forbidden Cross-Border Vendetta: Spetsnaz Strike Into Pakistan During the Soviet-Afghan War, by Ali Ahmad Jalali and Lester W. Grau, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in The Journal of Slavic Military Studies December 2005.

Night Sniper, by Aleksandr Petrenko, translation and commentary by Lester W. Grau, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in The Journal of Slavic Military Studies December 2005.

The High-Precision Tulip: Development and Combat Employment of the Soviet Laser-Guided Mortar Round, by Lester W. Grau Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. Illustrations by Viktor Litvenenko. This article was previously published in The Journal of Slavic Military Studies December 2005.

Maginot Line or Fort Apache? Using Forts to Shape the Counterinsurgency Battlefield, by Mr. Geoffrey Demarest, and Mr. Lester W. Grau, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS., 2005., This article was previously published in Military Review November-December 2005.

The New Great Game: Chinese Views on Central Asia.  Proceedings of the Central Asia Symposium, Monterey, California, August 7-11, 2005. Central Asia Regional Security Issues, Economic and Political Challenges.  Sponsored by the Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Virginia.

The War Ahead And The Way Ahead, by Charles K. Bartles, Lester W. Grau and Jacob W. Kipp, FMSO analysts, April 2005.

Iranian Reaction to the Iraqi Election, by Mr. Nick Asisian, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS., February 2005.

Russian Tactical Lessons Learned Fighting Chechen Separatists, by Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in the Journal of Slavic Military Studies, 18: 731-766, 2005.

The Bear Facts: Russians Appraise The Stryker Brigade Concept, by Mr. Les Grau, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. And Elena Stoyanov. This article was previously published in Infantry November-December 2004.

Urban Population Control in a Counterinsurgency, by Mounir Elkamri, Lester W. Grau, Laurie King-Irani, Amanda S. Mitchell and Lenny Tasa-Benet, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS, October 2004.

The Old Yugoslavia: Continuing to Crumble, by R. W. Kurz, FMSO, 20 August 2004.

Something Old, Something New:Guerrillas, Terrorists, and Intelligence Analysis, by Lester W. Grau, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review July-August 2004.

The Soviet-Afghan War:  A Superpower Mired In The Mountains, by Lester W. Grau, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in The Journal of Slavic Military Studies March 2004 Volume 17, Number 1.

The Tactics of Insurgent Groups in the Republic of Chechnya, by Colonel Sergey A. Kulikov, Translated by Robert R. Love, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. A version of this article was published in Military Review, November-December 2003.

Diehard Buildings: Control Architecture - a Challenge for the Urban Warrior by Lester W. Grau and Geoffrey Demarest, Foreign Military Studies Office. This article was previously published in Military Review, September - October 2003.

Kyrgyzstan's Security Tightrope: Balancing its Relations With Moscow and Washington by William D. O'Malley & Roger N. McDermott, This article was previously published in The Journal of Slavic Military Studies, September 2003, Number 3, Volume 16.

Medical Implications of High Altitude Combat by Mr. Les Grau and Dr. William Jorgensen. This article was previously published in U.S. Army Medical Department Journal April-June 2003.

Air Defense with an Attitude: Helicopter v. Helicopter Combat, by Mr. Les Grau, FMSO and Major James H. Adams III, U.S. Marine Corps. This article was first published in Military Review, January-February 2003.

Putin’s Military Priorities: Modernising the Armed Forces by Roger N. McDermott, Honorary Senior Research Fellow, University of Kent at Canterbury . This article was previously published in Russian Military Reform 1992-2002. Published by Frank Cass Publishers, 2003, Chapter 13, Page 259-277.

Maintaining Friendly Skies Rediscovering Theater Aerospace Defense by Mr. Lester W. Grau and Dr. Jacob W. Kipp, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Aerospace Power Journal, Summer 2002.

Russian Snipers In the Mountains and Cities of Chechnya, by Mr. Les Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Infantry Summer 2002.

Tectonic Shifts and Putin's Russia in the New Security Environment, by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp. This article was previously published in Military Review, March-April 2002.

Ground Combat at High Altitude by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, and Lieutenant Colonel Hernán Vázquez, Argentine Army. This article was previously published in Military Review January-February 2002.

Prototypes for Targeting America: A Soviet Assessment by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, January-February 2002.

Information Warfare in the Second (1999-Present) Chechen War: Motivator for Military Reform? by Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS., 2002. This article was previously published in Russian Military Reform 1992-2002.

Does Russia Need a General Staff: The Russian System of Top-Level Military Authority in an International Context by V. Shlykov Translated from the original Russian by R. Love, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in European Security Winter 2001 Vol. 10, No. 3.

Problems of Maintaining Defense Security in the Today’s World, by General M. A. Gareev (Retired), President of the Academy of Military Sciences of the Russian Federation, Translated from the Russian by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp and Robert Love, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in European Security Autumn 2001 Vol. 10, No., 3.

IT Requirements for "Policekeeping" by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, September-October 2001.

The Fog and Friction of Technology, by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp and Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, September-October 2001.

Information Security Thinking: A Comparison Of U.S., Russian, And Chinese Concepts by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. July 2001. This article was previously published in Science & Culture Series Nuclear Strategy and Peace Technology August 2001.

Expeditionary Forces: Superior Technology Defeated-The Battle of Maiwand by Mr. Ali A. Jalali and Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review May-June 2001.

Hydrocarbons and a New Strategic Region: The Caspian Sea and Central Asia by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review May-June 2001.

Russia's Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons, by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, May-June 2001.

Technology and the Second Chechen Campaign: Not all new and not that much, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in The Second Chechen War, September 2000.

A Tale of Two Theaters: Russian Actions in Chechnya in 1994 and 1999 by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Analysis of Current Events September 2000.

Chechen Nationalism and the Tragedy of the Struggle for Independence by Mr. Lester W. Grau and Dr. Jacob W. Kipp, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in National Strategy Forum Review Autumn 2000.

Manipulating the Mass Consciousness: Russian and Chechen "Information War" Tactics in the 2nd Chechen-Russian Conflict by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS., August 2000.

A 'Crushing' Victory: Fuel-Air Explosives and Grozny 2000, by Mr. Lester W. Grau and Timothy Smith, Illustrated by John Richards and Ivan Pavlov, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Marine Corps Gazette August 2000.

Grozny 2000: Urban Combat Lessons Learned, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 2000.

Montenegro's Tribal Legacy, by Major Steven C. Calhoun, US Army, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review July-August 2000.

The Second Chechen War: The Information Component, by by Emil Pain, Former Russian Ethno-national Relations Advisor, translated by Mr. Robert R. Love, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 2000.

Threat Kingdom, by Lieutenant Colonel Bill Flynt, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 2000.

Kosovo and the Current Myth of Information Superiority by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Parameters, Spring 2000.

Russian Lessons Learned From the Battles For Grozny, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas and Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Marine Corps Gazette, April 2000.

The Russian View Of Information War by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was first published in The Russian Armed Forces at the Dawn of the Millennium, 7-9 February 2000.

Combat Stress in Chechnya: "The Equal Opportunity Disorder", by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office and MAJ Charles P. O'Hara, MSC, US Disciplinary Barracks, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in U.S. Army Medical Department Journal January-March 2000.

Lessons and Conclusions on the Execution of IFOR Operations and Prospects for a Future Combined Security System: The Peace and Stability of Europe after IFOR, A Joint US/Russian Research Project of the Foreign Military Studies office (FMSO), Center for Army Lessons Learned, U. S. Army Combined Arms Center, Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas and the Center for Military-Strategic Studies (CMSS), General Staff of the Armed Forces, Moscow, Russia, 1998. [Second Edition -- 2000, English; Russian]

Russian National Interests And The Caspian Sea, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Perceptions, December 1999-February 2000.

“Soft Log” and Concrete Canyons: Russian Urban Combat Logistics in Grozny by Mr. Lester W. Grau and Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Marine Corps Gazette, October 1999.

Human Network Attacks by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS, October 1999. This article was previously published in Military Review, September-October 1999.

Infosphere Threats by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS, October 1999. This article was previously published in Military Review, September-October 1999.

Insurgencies, Terrorist Groups and Indigenous Movements: An Annotated Bibliography by Mr. Gerard Gato Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 1999.

Russia's Northwest Strategic Direction, by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-Aug 1999.

Trouble in the North Caucasus by General Anatoliy S. Kulikov, Former Russian Interior Minister, translated by Mr. Robert R. Love Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 1999.

Urban Combat: Confronting the Specter by Mr. Lester W. Grau and Dr. Jacob W. Kipp Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 1999.

The Battle of Grozny: Deadly Classroom for Urban Combat, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO. This article was previously published in Parameters, Summer 1999.

Mine Warfare and Counterinsurgency: The Russian View by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Engineer March 1999.

Whither the Taliban? by Mr. Ali A. Jalali and Mr. Lester W. Grau Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in The Cyber-Caravan Under the title Taliban - a Model for "Islamicising" Central Asia? March 1999.

Night Stalkers and Mean Streets: Afghan Urban Guerrillas, by Mr. Ali A. Jalali and Mr. Lester W. Grau, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Infantry January-April 1999.

Information Technology: US/Russian Perspectives and Potential for Military-Political Cooperation, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO. This article was previously published in Global Security Beyond the Millennium 1999.

Forecasting Future War: Andrei Kokoshin and the Military-Political Debate in Contemporary Russia Andrei Kokoshin: Scholar and Bureaucrat by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp, FMSO, 1999.

Virtual Peacemaking: A Military View of Conflict Prevention Through the Use of Information Technology, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published under the title Preventing Conflict Through Information Technology in Military Review, December 1998-February 1999.

Guerrilla Warfare and Land Mine Casualties Remain Inseparable, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, and William A Jorgensen, DO, 1998. This article was previously published in U.S. Army Medical Department Journal October-December 1998.

Underground Combat: Stereophonic Blasting, Tunnel Rats and the Soviet-Afghan War, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, and Ali Ahmad Jalali, 1998. This article was previously published in Engineer November 1998.

Restructuring and Reform in Russia's MVD: Good Idea, Bad Timing? by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict & Law Enforcement, Autumn 1998, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 96-106.

Russian Military Reform: Status and Prospects (Views of a Western Military Historian), by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp, FMSO. August 1998.

A Weapon For All Seasons: The Old But Effective RPG-7 Promises to Haunt the Battlefields of Tomorrow, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Infantry, May-August 1998.

Anatoliy Sergeevich Kulikov: Policeman, Power Minister, Deputy Prime Minister . . . Politician? by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1998. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict and Law Enforcement, Summer 1998.

The Mind Has No Firewall, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Parameters, Spring 1998.

Dialectical Versus Empirical Thinking: Ten Key Elements of the Russian Understanding of Information Operations, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, March 1998. (CALL Publication #98-21 PDF Format ) This article was previously published in Journal of Slavic Military Studies, March 1998.

Fall 1997 Russian Draft, by MAJ Raymond C. Finch, III, U. S. Army, FMSO. (CALL Publication #98-22 PDF Format ), Feb 1998.

Handling the Wounded in a Counter-Guerrilla War: the Soviet/Russian Experience in Afghanistan and Chechnya, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, and William A Jorgensen, DO, 1998. This article was previously published in U.S. Army Medical Department Journal January-February 1998.

US-Russian Military Cooperation and the IFOR Experience: A Comparison of Survey Results by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp, FMSO, 1998.

Air Operations in Low Intensity Conflict: The Case of Chechnya, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Airpower Journal Winter 1997.

Russian Information-Psychological Actions: Implications for U.S. PSYOP, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Special Warfare, Winter 1997.

Organizing the Interaction of Nations Participating in a Multi-National Operation, by Colonel Andrei Demurenko, Armed Forces General Staff, Russian Federation, Translated by Mr. Robert Love, FMSO. (CALL Publication #98-25 PDF Format ) Sep 1997.

Selected Papers from the Conference "International Terrorism: New Assessments" March 24-26, 1997, Moscow, Translated by Mr. Robert R. Love, FMSO. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict & Law Enforcement, Autumn 1997.

The Specter of Nuclear Terrorism: How Real the Threat And How to Prevent It? Literature Published on the Topic From 1992 -- Present, by Dr. Timothy L. Sanz, FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 1997.

The Drug Threat: Getting Priorities Straight, by Mr. William W. Mendel, FMSO, and Mr. Murl D. Munger, 1997. This article was previously published in Parameters, Summer 1997.

A Face of Future Battle: Chechen Fighter Shamil Basayev, by MAJ Raymond C. Finch, III, FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Military Review, June-July 1997.

Confronting the RMA in Russia, by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp, FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Military Review, June-July 1997.

The Changing Security Environment, by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., Dr. Jacob W. Kipp and Mr. William W. Mendel, FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Military Review, June-July 1997.

Artillery and Counterinsurgency: The Soviet Experience in Afghanistan, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. (CALL Publication #98-17) PDF Format ) This article was previously published in Field Artillery Journal May-June 1997.

Basic Terminology and Concepts in International Peacekeeping Operations: An Analytical Review NOTE: Unabridged version added 1998), by Colonel Andrei Demurenko, Russian Army, and Professor Alexander Nikitin Translated by Mr. Robert R. Love, FMSO, 1997. (CALL Publication #98-26 PDF Format) This article was previously published in Military Review, May-June 1997.

Bashing The Laser Range Finder With a Rock, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, 1997. This article was first published in Military Review, May-June 1997.

Middle East Terrorism: New Form of Warfare or Mission Impossible?, by LTC Stephen H. Gotowicki, U.S. Army, 1997. This article was previously published in Military Review, May-June 1997.

The Age of the New Persuaders, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Military Review, May-June 1997.

Viral Hepatitis and the Russian War in Chechnya, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO and William A. Jorgensen, DO MC USAR, 1997. (CALL Publication #98-23 PDF Format ) This article was previously published in U.S. Army Medical Department Journal, May-June 1997.

Why the Russian Military Failed in Chechnya, by MAJ Raymond C. Finch, III, U. S. Army, FMSO. (CALL Publication #98-16 PDF Format ) May 1997.

The Caucasus Conflict and Russian Security: The Russian Armed Forces Confront Chechnya III. The Battle for Grozny, 1-26 January 1995, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Journal of Slavic Military Studies, March 1997.

Russia's Political and Military Problems in Central Asia [Excerpt on Tajikistan], by General Major V.I. Slipchenko, Translated by Mr. Robert R. Love, Introduction and Editing by MAJ Raymond C. Finch, III, FMSO. This article was previously published in European Security Spring 1997.

Russian-Manufactured Armored Vehicle Vulnerability in Urban Combat: The Chechnya Experience, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Red Thrust Star, January 1997.

Russian Minister of Defense Rodionov Plans for a Smaller, Highly-trained, Modern Army Within a Decade, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Armed Forces Journal, December 1996.

High-desert Ambush: Hard Lessons Learned the Hard Way, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. Warning - This article is graphics intensive! Please be patient. This article was previously published in Red Thrust Star Jul-Oct 1995; Oct 1996.

Russian "Lessons Learned" in Bosnia, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1996. This article was previously published in Military Review September-October 1996.

The Illegal Proliferation of Narcotics in Russia: Internal Trends and the Impact on the International Situation, by Boris F. Kalachev, Translated by Mr. Robert R. Love, FMSO, 1996. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict and Law Enforcement, Autumn 1996.

Using Armed Forces in International Relations and Russia's Point of View: International-Legal Aspects, by O.N. Khlestov and A.I. Nikitin Translated by Mr. Robert R. Love, FMSO. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict and Law Enforcement, Summer 1996.

Urban Warfare Communications: A Contemporary Russian View by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Red Thrust Star, July 1996.

Planning For a New Threat Environment, by Mr. William W. Mendel and Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO, 1996. This article was previously published by the Association of the United States Army, July 1996.

The Strange Case of Russian Peacekeeping Operations in the Near Abroad 1992-1994, by MAJ Raymond C. Finch, III, FMSO, July 1996.

Wounded Bear: The Ongoing Russian Military Operation in Chechnya, by MAJ Gregory J. Celestan, U.S. Army. July 1996.

A Military Biography, Russian Minister of Defense General Igor Rodionov: In with the Old, in with the New, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas and Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Journal of Slavic Military Studies, June 1996.

Instant Obstacles: Russian Remotely Delivered Mines, by Dorian D'Aria and Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, 1996. This article was previously published in Red Thrust Star, January 1996.

Partnership for Peace and New Dimensions of Albania's Security Posture, by Major General Adem Copani, Defense Advisor to the President of Albania; Commentary and Editing by LTC John E. Sray, U.S. Army, 1996.

Russian Views on Information-Based Warfare, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1996. This article was previously published in Airpower Journal, 1996.

The Revolution in Military Affairs and its Interpreters: Implications for National and International Security Policy, by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp, FMSO, 1996.

New Forces for Engagement Policy, by Mr. William W. Mendel, FMSO, September 1996. This article was previously published in Joint Forces Quarterly, Winter 1995/1996.

NATO's Partnership For Peace Program: Published Literature, by Dr. Timothy L. Sanz, FMSO, 1995. This article was previously published in European Security Winter 1995.

International Conflict Controllers: Manipulators or Manipulated?, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, July 1995. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict and Law Enforcement, Winter 1995.

Convoy Escort In Guerrilla Country: The Soviet Experience by Mr. Les Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Police Winter 1995.

Using Force of Arms to Provide Domestic Security, by Colonel V. A. Tsygankov, translated by Mr. Robert R. Love, FMSO, 1995. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict and Law Enforcement, Autumn 1995.

Selling the Bosnian Myth to America: Buyer Beware, by LTC John E. Sray, U.S. Army, October 1995.

The Russian Military and the 1995 Parliamentary Elections: A Primer, by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp and Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, October 1995.

The Soviet War in Afghanistan: History and Harbinger of Future War, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO and Mohammed Yahya Nawroz, 1995. This article was previously published in Military Review September-October 1995.

EMERCOM: Russia's Emergency Response Team, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1995. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict and Law Enforcement, Autumn 1995, Vol 4, No 2, pp 227-236.

Changing Russian Urban Tactics: The Aftermath of the Battle for Grozny, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, July 1995. This article was previously published in INSS Strategic Forum, July 1995.

Mujahedin Operations in Bosnia, by LTC John E. Sray, U.S. Army, February 1995. This article was previously published in Foreign Special Operations Forces July 1995.

The Caucasus Conflict and Russian Security: The Russian Armed Forces Confront Chechnya, Part 1: Section 1, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1995. This article was previously published in Journal of Slavic Military Studies, June 1995.

The Caucasus Conflict and Russian Security: The Russian Armed Forces Confront Chechnya, Part 1: Section 2, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1995. This article was previously published in Journal of Slavic Military Studies, June 1995.

The Russian Military and the Revolution in the Military Affairs: A Case of the Oracle of Delphi or Cassandra? by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp, FMSO, June 1995.

Medical Support in a Counter-Guerrilla War: Epidemiological Lessons Learned in the Soviet-Afghan War, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, and MAJ William A. Jorgensen, U.S. Army, 1995. This article was previously published in U.S. Army Medical Department Journal May-June 1995.

United Nations Crisis Management in Bosnia: Problems and Recommendations, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1994. This article was previously published in Vojenske Rozhledy, March 1995, pp 50-63.

Territorial Dimensions of Ethnic Conflict: The Moldovan Case, by LTC Neil V. Lamont, U.S.Army, 1993. This article was previously published in Military Review, December-February 1995.

Desert Defense and Surviving PGMs: the New Russian View, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. Warning - This article is graphics intensive! This article was previously published in Red Thrust Star, January 1995.

The Bosnian Warring Factions: A Brief Synopsis, by LTC John E. Sray, U.S. Army, January 1995.

Mafia in Uniform: The Criminalization of the Russian Armed Forces, by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO, 1995.

Poland--NATO Report, published by the Center for International Relations, Euro-Atlantic Association, Warsaw, Poland; translated by Edward Rothert, introduction by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp, FMSO, 1995. Copyrighted material.

U.S. Policy and the Bosnian Civil War: A Time for Reevaluation, by LTC John Sray, U.S. Army, 1995. This article was previously published in European Security, 1995.

Deterring Ethno-Nationalist Conflicts, by MAJ Ronald M. Bonesteel, U.S. Army, 1995. This article was previously published in Military Review, December 1994-February 1995.

Russia's Internal Forces: Hot Spot Stabilizer Within Russia, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1994. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict & Law Enforcement, Winter 1994.

The Political Situation in Conflict Zones, A Monthly Monitoring of Events in Zones of Ethno-Political Tension in Russia and the Near Abroad, by Emil Pain, translated by Mr. Robert R. Love, FMSO, 1994. This article was previously published in European Security, Winter 1994.

Russian Military Strategy in Historical Perspective, by General-Major (Ret.) Valentin Larionov, translated by Mr. Robert R. Love, FMSO, November 1994.

Russian Internal Troops and Security Challenges in the 1990s, by Colonel General Anatoliy S. Kulikov, Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs, Commander-in-Chief of Russian Internal Troops, translated by Mr. Robert R. Love, FMSO, June 1994. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict & Law Enforcement, Autumn 1994.

Road Warriors of the Hindu Kush: The Battle for the Lines of Communication in the Soviet-Afghan War, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. Warning - This article is graphics intensive! May 1994.

Ethno-National Conflicts: Research Sources by Dr. Timothy L. Sanz, FMSO. This article was previously published in European Security, Summer 1994.

Infiltration Operations Continue Into Tajikistan, by LTC John E. Sray, U.S. Army, January 1994.

Turkish SOF Train Azerbaijani Forces, by LTC John E. Sray, U.S. Army, January 1994.

Mountain Warfare: The Russian Perspective, by LTC John E. Sray, U.S. Army, 1994.

Peacekeeping: Translated Texts of Three Oral Presentations Given by Members of the Russian Federation Armed Forces, translated by Mr. Robert R. Love, FMSO, 1994.

The Ukrainian and Belarussian Presidential Elections: Assessment and Implications, by William Connor and Dr. Jacob W. Kipp, FMSO, 1994.

Ukrainian and Belarus Presidential Elections: Prelude to a Crisis in the Western Borderlands of Russia, by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp, FMSO, 1994.

International Ramifications of Yugoslavia's Serial Wars: the Challenge of Ethno-national Conflicts for a Post - Cold - War, European Order, by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp and Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1993. This article was previously published in European Security Winter 1993.

The Cossack Brotherhood Reborn: A Political/Military Force in a Realm of Chaos, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict and Law Enforcement Winter 1993.

The Empire Strikes Back, An Interview With Grzegorz Kostrzewa-Zorbas, from the book "A Blow From The Left" by Jacek Kurski and Piotr Semka, Editions Spotkania (C), January 1993; translated by Marcin Wiesiolek, FMSO.

The Yugoslav Conflict: A Chronology of Events 1990-1993, by Dr. Timothy L. Sanz, FMSO, 1992 updated 1993. This article was previously published in Military Review December 1992.

The Yugoslav Conflict: Review of the Literature, by Dr. Timothy L. Sanz, FMSO, 1992. This article was previously published in European Security Autumn 1992.

The United States and the Soviet Union in the Middle East, by Professor Bernard Reich and LTC Stephen H. Gotowicki, U.S. Army, 1992.

The Yugoslav People's Army: Between Civil War and Disintegration, by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp and Dr. Timothy L. Sanz, FMSO, 1991. This article was previously published in Military Review December 1991.

Desert Storm: The Soviet View, by MAJ Gilberto Villahermosa, U.S. Army, June 1991.

The United States and the Persian Gulf in the Bush Administration After the Gulf War, by Professor Bernard Reich and LTC Stephen H. Gotowicki, U.S. Army, 1991.

The United States and the Persian Gulf in the Bush Administration, by Professor Bernard Reich and LTC Stephen H. Gotowicki, U.S. Army, 1990.

Barbarossa, Soviet Covering Forces and the Initial Period of War: Military History and Airland Battle, by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp, FMSO, 1989.

Soviet Combat Engineers in Afghanistan Old Lessons and Future Wars by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Engineer September-October 1988.

Ambush! The Road War in Afghanistan by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO. This article was previously published in Army January 1988.

Mass, Mobility, And The Red Army's Road To Operational Art 1918-1936, by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp, FMSO, 1988.

American Perspectives on Eastern Front Operations in World War II, by COL David M. Glantz, FMSO, 1986. This article was previously published in Voprosy Istorii, August 1987.

Counterpoint to Stalingrad, Operation Mars (November-December 1942): Marshal Zhukov's Greatest Defeat, by COL David M. Glantz, FMSO. Warning - This article is graphics intensive!

Executive Outcomes: Mercenary Corporation OSINT Guide, by Dr. Robert J. Bunker and Steven F. Marin

How Were Soviet Blocking Detachments Employed?, by A.A. Maslov, Translated and edited by COL David M. Glantz, FMSO.

The Failures of Historiography: Forgotten Battles of the German-Soviet War (1941-1945), by COL David M. Glantz, FMSO.

The State of Military - to - Military Intellectual Cooperative Programs, by COL David M. Glantz and Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO.

The Unknown Pages of a Heroic Raid, by A.A. Maslov, Translated and edited by COL David M. Glantz, FMSO.

 

Middle East / South West Asia

Raqqa: From Regime Overthrow to Inter-Rebel Fighting, by Lucas Winter, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Small Wars Journal, July 2014.

A Modern History of the Free Syrian Army in Daraa, by Lucas Winter, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. November 2013.

The Syrian Crisis from a Neighbor's Perspective: View from Turkey, by Karen Kaya FMSO Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review,March-April 2014.

A Capacity for Violence: The Changing Face of Central Asia’s Islamic Identity, by Luke Falkenburg. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

NATO Missile Defense and the View from the Front Line, by Karen Kaya, FMSO Analyst. This article was previously published in Joint Forces Quarterly issue 71, 4th Quarter 2013.

Turkey’s Role in Afghanistan and Afghan Stabilization, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review July-August 2013.

Turkey and Israel in a New Middle East, by Karen Kaya, FMSO Analyst, July 2013.

Mapping Saudi Arabia's Succession, by Lucas Winter, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, 18 July 2013.

Turkey and China: Unlikely Strategic Partners, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, 17 May 2013

Jordan and Saudi Arabia after the Arab Spring, by Lucas Winter, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. Release date: May 8, 2013.

The Ansar of Yemen: The Huthis and al-Qaeda, by Lucas Winter, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Small Wars Journal on May 1, 2013.

Israeli Assault on Gaza Aid Flotilla, by LCDR Hans Staffelbach. Introduction by Karen Kaya, FMSO Analyst. January 2013.

Al-Qaeda’s Road to Damascus? Syria and the Abdullah Azzam Brigades, by Lucas Winter, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. Release date: November 26, 2012.

Turkey and Africa: A Rising Military Partnership? by Karen Kaya and Jason Warner, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. 02 November 2012.

The Collective Security Treaty Organization, the Caspian and the Northern Distribution Network: Central Asia in the Crossfire Survival or War?, by Zhulduz Baizakova. November 2012. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Bouncing Back After a Thumping: Resiliency Among Guerrilla Units, by Lester W. Grau. This article was previously published in Infantry September-October 2012.

Turkey-Iran Relations After the Arab Spring, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. September 2012.

The Anatomy of a Militant Radical Islamic Website: The IJU's Information Operations, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. This article was previously published in IO Sphere, September 2012.

Turkey and the Arab Spring, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 2012.

Turkish commanders discuss counterterrorism strategies and lessons learned from 25 years of fighting the PKK, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. This article was previously published in Small Wars and Insurgencies, July 2012.

A Different War on Terrorism: The U.S., Turkey and the PKK, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst.  This article was previously published in Small Wars Journal, May 2012. 

Riyadh Enters the Yemen-Huthi Fray, by Lucas Winter, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Middle East Quarterly, 19:1, Winter 2012.

Restructuring Yemen’s Military Leadership, by Lucas Winter, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. Release date: March 28, 2012.

Fergana as FATA? Central Asia after 2014 – Outcomes and Strategic Options by COL Ted Donnelly, U.S. Army. This article was previously published in CONNECTIONS: The Quarterly Journal Volume XI, Number 1, Winter 2011, p. 11. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

From Arab Spring to the Russian ‘Evolution’: Technological Impacts on Protest and Censorship by Patrick Callen. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Radical Islam's Western Foothold: Hugo Chavez and Hezbollah by Sam Pickell. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Turk Concerns With US Withdrawal From Iraq, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. This article was previously published in the Foreign Affairs Officer Journal of International Affairs, Volume XIV, Edition Number 4 CC - December 2011, pgs 28-29.

The Abdullah Azzam Brigades, by Lucas Winter FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, 34:11, November 2011.

A Nation at the Periphery: Libyan Regionalism Revisited, by Lucas Winter, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Small Wars Journal, October 2011.

The Turkish-American Crisis: An Analysis of 1 March 2003, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 2011.

Conflict in Yemen: Simple People, Complicated Circumstances, by Lucas Winter FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Middle East Policy, 18:1, Spring 2011.

Passing It On Fighting the Pushtun on Afghanistan's Frontier, by General Sir Andrew Skeen, Edited by Dr. Lester W. Grau and Robert H. Baer, FMSO-JRIC Analysts, 2011.

Changing Civil Military Relations in Turkey, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, Release date: April 2011.

Dagestan: Moscow's Risk Versus Gain, by Steffany A. Trofino, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in International Journal of Intelligence and CounterIntelligence, 24: 253–267, Taylor and Francis Publishing, London, March 2011.

Changing Trends in Israel-Turkey Security and Military Relations: Their Perspectives, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, Release date: January 2011.

Fragile State: Yemen in Conflict, by Lucas Winter, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Current History, December, 2010.

PKK's Changing Tactics and Rhetoric Mimic Insurgencies, Al-Qaida, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, November 2009.

The Iranian Space Program and Russian Assistance, by Robert W. Kurz, FMSO-JRIC Analyst and Alexandr V. Neemets, Unofficial Consultant . This article was previously published in the Journal of Slavic Military Studies, 22: 87-96, 2009.

Russia: Tipping the Balance in the Middle East, by Steffany Trofino, Fellow with the US Army, TRADOC G2, Foreign Military Studies Office, and Alexandr Nemets, Independent Advisor to US Government. This article was previously published in the Journal of Slavic Military Studies, 22:367–382, 2009.

Countering Internet Extremism, By Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in IO Sphere, Winter 2009.

Professors in the Trenches: Deployed Soldiers and Social Science Academics, Editor: Rob W. Kurz, Foreign Military Studies Office, 2009. This compilation of articles originally appeared as a five-part series by Small Wars Journal (http://smallwarsjournal.com). Each article was co-authored by one Army soldier/civilian and one university professor/academic as part of a joint research project.

Piracy in the Gulf of Aden: Considering the Effects of Private Protection by Rene Toomse (edited by Lucas Winter, FMSO Foreign Analyst). Originally published in the Baltic Defence College’s Baltic Security & Defence Review.
FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Cyberskepticism: The Mind’s Firewall, By Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in IO Sphere, Spring 2008.

The Terrorist Threat to Liquefied Natural Gas: Fact or Fiction? by LCDR Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in the IAGS Energy Security Journal, February 2008.

Hezballah, Israel, and Cyber PSYOP, By Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in IOsphere, Winter 2007.

Why Proliferate? Russia and the Non-Nuclear Weapon Regime by 2LT Charles K. Bartles, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. October 2007.

ROUND 2 IN LEBANON: How the IDF Focused Exclusively on COIN and Lost the Ability to Fight Manuever War, by CPT Jonathan D. Zagdanski, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Infantry, September-October 2007.

The Bear Went Over the Mountain More Lessons from the Soviet-Afghan War, by Mr. Les Grau, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Infantry, September-October 2007.

Military Recruitment Data Set Codebook, Version 2005.1, by Nathan Toronto, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, Release date: September 12, 2007.

THE EVOLUTION OF IRANIAN WARFIGHTING DURING THE IRAN-IRAQ WAR When Dismounted Light Infantry Made the Difference, by SGT Ben Wilson, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Infantry, July-August 2007.

Breaking Contact Without Leaving Chaos: The Soviet Withdrawal From Afghanistan, By Mr. Les Grau, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in The Journal of Slavic Military Studies, April-June 2007, Volume 20 Number 2.

Dealing with the Iraqi Populace: An Arab-American Soldier's Perspective, by SGT Mounir Elkhamri, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review, January-February 2007.

China's Global Quest for Energy, by LCDR Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, 2007. This article was previously published in IAGS Energy Security Journal, January 2007.

Iran’s Contribution to the Civil War in Iraq, By SGT Mounir Elkhamri, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in The Jamestown Foundation Occasional Paper, January 2007.

Chechen Suicide Bombers, by Robert W. Kurz and Charles K. Bartles, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. This article was previously published in the Journal of Slavic Military Studies, 20: 529–547, 2007.

Cyber Mobilization: The Neglected Aspect Of Information Operations and Counterinsurgency Doctrine, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC. This article was previously published as a chapter in a three volume set titled Countering Terrorism and Insurgency in the 21st Century, 2007, volume 1, edited by James J.F. Forest, published by Greenwood Press.

The Human Terrain System: A CORDS for the 21st Century, by Dr. Jacob Kipp, Mr. Les Grau, Mr. Karl Prinslow, and CPT Don Smith, FMSO-JRIC Analysts, 2006. This article was previously published in Military Review, September-October 2006.

Mountain Combat: Hard to Move, Hard to Shoot, Even Harder to Communicate, by Mr. Les Grau, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, and LT Jason Falivene, USMC, 2006. This article was previously published in the The Journal of Slavic Military Studies, September 2006.

Cyber Mobilization: A Growing Counterinsurgency Campaign, By Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in IOsphere, Summer 2006.

Suicide Bombers Profiles, Methods and Techniques, by SFC Merle Miyasato, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, May 2006.

Forbidden Cross-Border Vendetta: Spetsnaz Strike Into Pakistan During the Soviet-Afghan War, by Ali Ahmad Jalali and Lester W. Grau, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in The Journal of Slavic Military Studies December 2005.

The High-Precision Tulip: Development and Combat Employment of the Soviet Laser-Guided Mortar Round, by Lester W. Grau Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. Illustrations by Viktor Litvenenko. This article was previously published in The Journal of Slavic Military Studies December 2005.

Maginot Line or Fort Apache? Using Forts to Shape the Counterinsurgency Battlefield, by Mr. Geoffrey Demarest, and Mr. Lester W. Grau, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS., 2005., This article was previously published in Military Review November-December 2005.

The War Ahead And The Way Ahead, by Charles K. Bartles, Lester W. Grau and Jacob W. Kipp, FMSO analysts, April 2005.

Iranian Reaction to the Iraqi Election, by Mr. Nick Asisian, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS., February 2005.

The Bear Facts: Russians Appraise The Stryker Brigade Concept, by Mr. Les Grau, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. And Elena Stoyanov. This article was previously published in Infantry November-December 2004.

Urban Population Control in a Counterinsurgency, by Mounir Elkamri, Lester W. Grau, Laurie King-Irani, Amanda S. Mitchell and Lenny Tasa-Benet, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS, October 2004.

Something Old, Something New:Guerrillas, Terrorists, and Intelligence Analysis, by Lester W. Grau, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review July-August 2004.

The Soviet-Afghan War:  A Superpower Mired In The Mountains, by Lester W. Grau, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in The Journal of Slavic Military Studies March 2004 Volume 17, Number 1.

Diehard Buildings: Control Architecture - a Challenge for the Urban Warrior by Lester W. Grau and Geoffrey Demarest, Foreign Military Studies Office. This article was previously published in Military Review, September - October 2003.

Kyrgyzstan's Security Tightrope: Balancing its Relations With Moscow and Washington by William D. O'Malley & Roger N. McDermott, This article was previously published in The Journal of Slavic Military Studies, September 2003, Number 3, Volume 16.

Medical Implications of High Altitude Combat by Mr. Les Grau and Dr. William Jorgensen. This article was previously published in U.S. Army Medical Department Journal April-June 2003.

Al Qaeda and the Internet: The Danger of “Cyberplanning” by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Paramaters Spring 2003.

Air Defense with an Attitude: Helicopter v. Helicopter Combat, by Mr. Les Grau, FMSO and Major James H. Adams III, U.S. Marine Corps. This article was first published in Military Review, January-February 2003.

The War Scare over Pankisi Gorge: Threat Perceptions in the Age of the War on Terrorism by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Russian Military Reform 1992-2002. Published by Frank Cass Publishers, 2003, Chapter 11, Pages 234-258.

Ground Combat at High Altitude by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, and Lieutenant Colonel Hernán Vázquez, Argentine Army. This article was previously published in Military Review January-February 2002.

MOUT in Iraq: Population Dependent? by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. 2002.

Information-Age "De-Terror-ence" by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, September-October 2001.

Expeditionary Forces: Superior Technology Defeated-The Battle of Maiwand by Mr. Ali A. Jalali and Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review May-June 2001.

Hydrocarbons and a New Strategic Region: The Caspian Sea and Central Asia by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review May-June 2001.

Threat Kingdom, by Lieutenant Colonel Bill Flynt, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 2000.

Infosphere Threats by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS, October 1999. This article was previously published in Military Review, September-October 1999.

Insurgencies, Terrorist Groups and Indigenous Movements: An Annotated Bibliography by Mr. Gerard Gato Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 1999.

Urban Combat: Confronting the Specter by Mr. Lester W. Grau and Dr. Jacob W. Kipp Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 1999.

Mine Warfare and Counterinsurgency: The Russian View by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Engineer March 1999.

Whither the Taliban? by Mr. Ali A. Jalali and Mr. Lester W. Grau Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in The Cyber-Caravan Under the title Taliban - a Model for "Islamicising" Central Asia? March 1999.

Night Stalkers and Mean Streets: Afghan Urban Guerrillas, by Mr. Ali A. Jalali and Mr. Lester W. Grau, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Infantry January-April 1999.

Underground Combat: Stereophonic Blasting, Tunnel Rats and the Soviet-Afghan War, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, and Ali Ahmad Jalali, 1998. This article was previously published in Engineer November 1998.

Guerrilla Warfare and Land Mine Casualties Remain Inseparable, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, and William A Jorgensen, DO, 1998. This article was previously published in U.S. Army Medical Department Journal October-December 1998.

A Weapon For All Seasons: The Old But Effective RPG-7 Promises to Haunt the Battlefields of Tomorrow, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Infantry, May-August 1998.

Handling the Wounded in a Counter-Guerrilla War: the Soviet/Russian Experience in Afghanistan and Chechnya, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, and William A Jorgensen, DO, 1998. This article was previously published in U.S. Army Medical Department Journal January-February 1998.

Deterring Information Warfare: A New Strategic Challenge, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Parameters, Winter 1997.

The Specter of Nuclear Terrorism: How Real the Threat And How to Prevent It? Literature Published on the Topic From 1992 -- Present, by Dr. Timothy L. Sanz, FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 1997.

The Drug Threat: Getting Priorities Straight, by Mr. William W. Mendel, FMSO, and Mr. Murl D. Munger, 1997. This article was previously published in Parameters, Summer 1997.

The Changing Security Environment, by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., Dr. Jacob W. Kipp and Mr. William W. Mendel, FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Military Review, June-July 1997.

Artillery and Counterinsurgency: The Soviet Experience in Afghanistan, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. (CALL Publication #98-17) PDF Format ) This article was previously published in Field Artillery Journal May-June 1997.

Bashing The Laser Range Finder With a Rock, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, 1997. This article was first published in Military Review, May-June 1997.

Middle East Terrorism: New Form of Warfare or Mission Impossible?, by LTC Stephen H. Gotowicki, U.S. Army, 1997. This article was previously published in Military Review, May-June 1997.

High-desert Ambush: Hard Lessons Learned the Hard Way, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. Warning - This article is graphics intensive! This article was previously published in Red Thrust Star Jul-Oct 1995; Oct 1996.

Planning For a New Threat Environment, by Mr. William W. Mendel and Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO, 1996. This article was previously published by the Association of the United States Army, July 1996.

Wounded Bear: The Ongoing Russian Military Operation in Chechnya, by MAJ Gregory J. Celestan, U.S. Army. July 1996.

Instant Obstacles: Russian Remotely Delivered Mines, by Dorian D'Aria and Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, 1996. This article was previously published in Red Thrust Star, January 1996.

Considering a U.S. Military Force on the Golan: Confronting the Hyperbole, Paranoia, Hysteria and Agendas, by LTC Stephen H. Gotowicki, U.S. Army, 1996.

Convoy Escort In Guerrilla Country: The Soviet Experience by Mr. Les Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Police Winter 1995.

The Soviet War in Afghanistan: History and Harbinger of Future War, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO and Mohammed Yahya Nawroz, 1995. This article was previously published in Military Review September-October 1995.

Mujahedin Operations in Bosnia, by LTC John E. Sray, U.S. Army, February 1995. This article was previously published in Foreign Special Operations Forces July 1995.

Medical Support in a Counter-Guerrilla War: Epidemiological Lessons Learned in the Soviet-Afghan War, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, and MAJ William A. Jorgensen, U.S. Army, 1995. This article was previously published in U.S. Army Medical Department Journal May-June 1995.

Desert Defense and Surviving PGMs: the New Russian View, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, 1994. Warning - This article is graphics intensive! This article was previously published in Red Thrust Star, January 1995.

Deterring Ethno-Nationalist Conflicts, by MAJ Ronald M. Bonesteel, U.S. Army, 1995. This article was previously published in Military Review, December 1994-February 1995.

The Role of the Egyptian Military in Domestic Society, by LTC Stephen H. Gotowicki, U.S. Army, August 1994.

Ethno-National Conflicts: Research Sources by Dr. Timothy L. Sanz, FMSO. This article was previously published in European Security, Summer 1994.

Road Warriors of the Hindu Kush: The Battle for the Lines of Communication in the Soviet-Afghan War, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. Warning - This article is graphics intensive! May 1994.

Infiltration Operations Continue Into Tajikistan, by LTC John E. Sray, U.S. Army, January 1994.

The United States and the Soviet Union in the Middle East, by Professor Bernard Reich and LTC Stephen H. Gotowicki, U.S. Army, 1992.

The United States and the Persian Gulf in the Bush Administration After the Gulf War, by Professor Bernard Reich and LTC Stephen H. Gotowicki, U.S. Army, 1991.

Desert Storm: The Soviet View, by MAJ Gilberto Villahermosa, U.S. Army, June 1991.

The United States and the Persian Gulf in the Bush Administration, by Professor Bernard Reich and LTC Stephen H. Gotowicki, U.S. Army, 1990.

Soviet Combat Engineers in Afghanistan Old Lessons and Future Wars by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Engineer September-October 1988.

Ambush! The Road War in Afghanistan by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO. This article was previously published in Army January 1988.

Disaster Response in India, by Mr. William W. Mendel, Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, JR, and Prakash Singh, FMSO.

Executive Outcomes: Mercenary Corporation OSINT Guide, by Dr. Robert J. Bunker and Steven F. Marin

Saudi Arabian Force Structure Development in a Post Gulf War World, by C. A. Woodson, June 1998

 

Canada / North America / Mexico

Narco Armor Improvised Armored Fighting Vehicles in Mexico, Edited by Robert J. Bunker and Byron Ramirez, In cooperation with Borderland Beat, InSight Crime, &Small Wars Journal— El CentroFMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

The Delafield Commission: Forerunner of the FAO Program, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. This article was previously published in International Affairs, Volume XIV, Edition Number 4 CC - December 2011, pgs 6-15.

Military Theory, Strategy and Praxis by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp and Dr. Lester W. Grau. This article was previously published in Military Review March-April 2011.

China’s Rare Earth Elements Industry: What Can the West Learn?by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published by the Institute for the Analysis of Global Security, March 2010.

The Recruitment of Assassins by Mexican Drug Cartels, By 1LT Brenda Fiegel, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. 03 February 2009.

China’s Growing Pipeline into Canada,by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article previously published in The Cutting Edge News, August 11, 2008.

Breaking Contact Without Leaving Chaos: The Soviet Withdrawal From Afghanistan, By Mr. Les Grau, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in The Journal of Slavic Military Studies, April-June 2007, Volume 20 Number 2.

China's Global Quest for Energy, by LCDR Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, 2007. This article was previously published in IAGS Energy Security Journal, January 2007.

Military Recruitment Data Set Codebook, Version 2005.1, by Nathan Toronto, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, Release date: September 12, 2007.

Preserving Shock Action: A New Approach to Armored Maneuver Warfare, by Mr. Les Grau, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, 2006. This article was previously published in the Armor, September-October 2006.

Mountain Combat: Hard to Move, Hard to Shoot, Even Harder to Communicate, by Mr. Les Grau, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, and LT Jason Falivene, USMC, 2006. This article was previously published in the The Journal of Slavic Military Studies, September 2006.

Maginot Line or Fort Apache? Using Forts to Shape the Counterinsurgency Battlefield, by Mr. Geoffrey Demarest, and Mr. Lester W. Grau, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS., 2005., This article was previously published in Military Review November-December 2005.

The Death Cult of the Drug Lords Mexico’s Patron Saint of Crime, Criminals, and the Dispossessed, by Kevin Freese, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS., September 2005.

Operation Secure Mexico, by By Thomas S. Davidson II, CW4, MI, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, Foreign Military Studies Office, June 2005.

Urban Population Control in a Counterinsurgency, by Mounir Elkamri, Lester W. Grau, Laurie King-Irani, Amanda S. Mitchell and Lenny Tasa-Benet, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS, October 2004.

Something Old, Something New:Guerrillas, Terrorists, and Intelligence Analysis, by Lester W. Grau, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review July-August 2004.

Organized Brigandage and the Structure of Life: The Top Ten Threats to America by Dr. Geoffrey Demarest, Foreign Military Studies Office, October 2003.

Diehard Buildings: Control Architecture - a Challenge for the Urban Warrior by Lester W. Grau and Geoffrey Demarest, Foreign Military Studies Office. This article was previously published in Military Review, September - October 2003.

Medical Implications of High Altitude Combat by Mr. Les Grau and Dr. William Jorgensen. This article was previously published in U.S. Army Medical Department Journal April-June 2003.

Al Qaeda and the Internet: The Danger of “Cyberplanning” by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Paramaters Spring 2003.

Air Defense with an Attitude: Helicopter v. Helicopter Combat, by Mr. Les Grau, FMSO and Major James H. Adams III, U.S. Marine Corps. This article was first published in Military Review, January-February 2003.

Is The IW Paradigm Outdated? A Discussion of U.S. IW Theory, by Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO. This article was previously published in Journal of Information Warfare, Volume 2 Issue 3, 2003.

Maintaining Friendly Skies Rediscovering Theater Aerospace Defense by Mr. Lester W. Grau and Dr. Jacob W. Kipp, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Aerospace Power Journal, Summer 2002.

Ground Combat at High Altitude by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, and Lieutenant Colonel Hernán Vázquez, Argentine Army. This article was previously published in Military Review January-February 2002.

The Fog and Friction of Technology, by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp and Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, September-October 2001.

Mexico's Evolving Security Posture by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, May-June 2001.

Mexico's Multimission Force for Internal Security, by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 2000.

Insurgencies, Terrorist Groups and Indigenous Movements: An Annotated Bibliography by Mr. Gerard Gato Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 1999.

Urban Combat: Confronting the Specter by Mr. Lester W. Grau and Dr. Jacob W. Kipp Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 1999.

US-Mexican Border Security: Civil-Military Cooperation, by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 1999.

Night Stalkers and Mean Streets: Afghan Urban Guerrillas, by Mr. Ali A. Jalali and Mr. Lester W. Grau, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Infantry January-April 1999.

Guerrilla Warfare and Land Mine Casualties Remain Inseparable, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, and William A Jorgensen, DO, 1998. This article was previously published in U.S. Army Medical Department Journal October-December 1998.

Mexico's Other Insurgents by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Military Review, June-July 1997.

The Changing Security Environment, by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., Dr. Jacob W. Kipp and Mr. William W. Mendel, FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Military Review, June-July 1997.

Bashing The Laser Range Finder With a Rock, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, 1997. This article was first published in Military Review, May-June 1997.

Law Enforcement and the Mexican Armed Forces: The Military Undertakes New Internal Security Missions by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO, 1997.

Planning For a New Threat Environment, by Mr. William W. Mendel and Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO, 1996. This article was previously published by the Association of the United States Army, July 1996.

Medical Support in a Counter-Guerrilla War: Epidemiological Lessons Learned in the Soviet-Afghan War, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, and MAJ William A. Jorgensen, U.S. Army, 1995. This article was previously published in U.S. Army Medical Department Journal May-June 1995.

U.S. Policy and the Bosnian Civil War: A Time for Reevaluation, by LTC John Sray, U.S. Army, 1995. This article was previously published in European Security, 1995.

The United States and the Soviet Union in the Middle East, by Professor Bernard Reich and LTC Stephen H. Gotowicki, U.S. Army, 1992.

 

Latin America / South America / Caribbean

Attacks in Chile Taking a Dangerous Turn to Terrorism, by Brenda Fiegel, FMSO Analyst. This article was previously published in Dialogo,07 October 2014.

The Picuda: A Wave-Breaking Go-Fast Wonder that Defies Radar Detection, by Brenda Fiegel, FMSO Analyst. This article was previously published in Dialogo,16 Sepetmber 2014.

Bouncing Back After a Thumping: Resiliency Among Guerrilla Units, by Lester W. Grau. This article was previously published in Infantry September-October 2012.

Panama: Is Restructuring the Razor to Cut Out Corruption? by Mr. Anthony Scheidel, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. This article was previously published in Small Wars Journal, March 2011.

Mountain Warfare and Other Lofty Problems: Foreign Perspectives on High-Altitude Combat, Edited by Lester W. Grau & Charles K. Bartles, FMSO-JRIC Analysts, 2011.

Mega-Cities & Mega-Events: Lessons from Favelas for the Future by Molly Martin. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Radical Islam's Western Foothold: Hugo Chavez and Hezbollah by Sam Pickell. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Property & Peace: Insurgency, Strategy and the Statute of Frauds, by Geoffrey Demarest, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. May 2009.

The Recruitment of Assassins by Mexican Drug Cartels, By 1LT Brenda Fiegel, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. 03 February 2009.

Professors in the Trenches: Deployed Soldiers and Social Science Academics, Editor: Rob W. Kurz, Foreign Military Studies Office, 2009. This compilation of articles originally appeared as a five-part series by Small Wars Journal (http://smallwarsjournal.com). Each article was co-authored by one Army soldier/civilian and one university professor/academic as part of a joint research project.

Rocky U.S. Relationship with Venezuela is Playing into China’s Energy Policy Despite the Ocean Between Them, by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in The Cutting Edge News, September 8, 2008.

Military Recruitment Data Set Codebook, Version 2005.1, by Nathan Toronto, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, Release date: September 12, 2007.

China's Global Quest for Energy, by LCDR Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, 2007. This article was previously published in IAGS Energy Security Journal, January 2007.

Mountain Combat: Hard to Move, Hard to Shoot, Even Harder to Communicate, by Mr. Les Grau, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, and LT Jason Falivene, USMC, 2006. This article was previously published in the The Journal of Slavic Military Studies, September 2006.

Maginot Line or Fort Apache? Using Forts to Shape the Counterinsurgency Battlefield, by Mr. Geoffrey Demarest, and Mr. Lester W. Grau, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS., 2005., This article was previously published in Military Review November-December 2005.

The Death Cult of the Drug Lords Mexico’s Patron Saint of Crime, Criminals, and the Dispossessed, by Kevin Freese, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS., September 2005.

Urban Population Control in a Counterinsurgency, by Mounir Elkamri, Lester W. Grau, Laurie King-Irani, Amanda S. Mitchell and Lenny Tasa-Benet, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS, October 2004.

Something Old, Something New:Guerrillas, Terrorists, and Intelligence Analysis, by Lester W. Grau, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review July-August 2004.

Diehard Buildings: Control Architecture - a Challenge for the Urban Warrior by Lester W. Grau and Geoffrey Demarest, Foreign Military Studies Office. This article was previously published in Military Review, September - October 2003.

Medical Implications of High Altitude Combat by Mr. Les Grau and Dr. William Jorgensen. This article was previously published in U.S. Army Medical Department Journal April-June 2003.

Mapping Colombia: The Correlation Between Land Data and Strategy by Dr, Geoffrey Demarest, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published by The Strategic Studies Institute, March 2003.

Air Defense with an Attitude: Helicopter v. Helicopter Combat, by Mr. Les Grau, FMSO and Major James H. Adams III, U.S. Marine Corps. This article was first published in Military Review, January-February 2003.

Feasibility of Creating a Comprehensive Real Property Database for Colombia, by Geoffrey B. Demarest, Foreign Military Studies Office, August 2002.

Paraguay's Ciudad del Este and the New Centers of Gravity by Mr. William W. Mendel. This article was previously published in Military Review, March-April 2002.

Terrorist Safe Havens in Latin America, by Mr. William W. Mendel and Dr. Geoff Demarest, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, March-April 2002.

Ground Combat at High Altitude by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, and Lieutenant Colonel Hernán Vázquez, Argentine Army. This article was previously published in Military Review January-February 2002.

Colombia's Threats to Regional Security by Mr. William W. Mendel, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, May-June 2001.

Mexico's Evolving Security Posture by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, May-June 2001.

Mexico's Multimission Force for Internal Security, by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 2000.

Under New Ownership — It's Panama's Canal, by Mr. William W. Mendel, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 2000.

Insurgencies, Terrorist Groups and Indigenous Movements: An Annotated Bibliography by Mr. Gerard Gato Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 1999.

The Brazilian Amazon: Controlling the Hydra by Mr. William W. Mendel Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 1999.

Urban Combat: Confronting the Specter by Mr. Lester W. Grau and Dr. Jacob W. Kipp Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 1999.

US-Mexican Border Security: Civil-Military Cooperation, by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 1999.

Guerrilla Warfare and Land Mine Casualties Remain Inseparable, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, and William A Jorgensen, DO, 1998. This article was previously published in U.S. Army Medical Department Journal October-December 1998.

A Weapon For All Seasons: The Old But Effective RPG-7 Promises to Haunt the Battlefields of Tomorrow, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Infantry, May-August 1998.

Mexico's Other Insurgents by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Military Review, June-July 1997.

Bashing The Laser Range Finder With a Rock, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, 1997. This article was first published in Military Review, May-June 1997.

Law Enforcement and the Mexican Armed Forces: The Military Undertakes New Internal Security Missions by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO, 1997.

Planning For a New Threat Environment, by Mr. William W. Mendel and Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO, 1996. This article was previously published by the Association of the United States Army, July 1996.

Combat in Cities: The LA Riots and Operation Rio, by Mr. William W. Mendel, FMSO, 1996.

Medical Support in a Counter-Guerrilla War: Epidemiological Lessons Learned in the Soviet-Afghan War, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, and MAJ William A. Jorgensen, U.S. Army, 1995. This article was previously published in U.S. Army Medical Department Journal May-June 1995.

Geopolitics and Urban Armed Conflict in Latin America, by Geoffrey Demarest, FMSO, 1995. This article was previously published in Small Wars and Insurgencies, Spring 1995.

Guerrilla in the Brazilian Amazon, by Colonel Alvaro de Souza Pinheiro with a commentary by Mr. William W. Mendel, FMSO, 1995.

The Overlap of Military and Police in Latin America, by LTC Geoffrey B. Demarest, FMSO, 1995.

Counterdrug Strategy - Illusive Victory: From Blast Furnace to Green Sweep, by Mr. William W. Mendel, FMSO, 1992. This article was previously published in Military Review, December 1992.

 

Border Security

The Syrian Crisis from a Neighbor's Perspective: View from Turkey, by Karen Kaya FMSO Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review,March-April 2014.

Narco Armor Improvised Armored Fighting Vehicles in Mexico, Edited by Robert J. Bunker and Byron Ramirez, In cooperation with Borderland Beat, InSight Crime, &Small Wars Journal— El CentroFMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

NATO Missile Defense and the View from the Front Line, by Karen Kaya, FMSO Analyst. This article was previously published in Joint Forces Quarterly issue 71, 4th Quarter 2013.

Turkey’s Role in Afghanistan and Afghan Stabilization, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review July-August 2013.

Turkey and Israel in a New Middle East, by Karen Kaya, FMSO Analyst, July 2013.

An Update on the Taiwan Defense Situation (2011-2012), by Lianna Nicole Faruolo. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Israeli Assault on Gaza Aid Flotilla, by LCDR Hans Staffelbach. Introduction by Karen Kaya, FMSO Analyst. January 2013.

Drug Control in Central Asia An Assessment of Compliance with International Law, By Major Timothy A. Krambs, U.S. Army. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Turkey-Iran Relations After the Arab Spring, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. September 2012.

Turkey and the Arab Spring, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 2012.

Turkish commanders discuss counterterrorism strategies and lessons learned from 25 years of fighting the PKK, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. This article was previously published in Small Wars and Insurgencies, July 2012.

A Different War on Terrorism: The U.S., Turkey and the PKK, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst.  This article was previously published in Small Wars Journal, May 2012. 

Turk Concerns With US Withdrawal From Iraq, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. This article was previously published in the Foreign Affairs Officer Journal of International Affairs, Volume XIV, Edition Number 4 CC - December 2011, pgs 28-29.

Revisiting the Songs of the Chu, by Scott J. Henderson, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, November 2011.

The Turkish-American Crisis: An Analysis of 1 March 2003, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 2011.

Changing Trends in Israel-Turkey Security and Military Relations: Their Perspectives, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, Release date: January 2011.

The Recruitment of Assassins by Mexican Drug Cartels, By 1LT Brenda Fiegel, FMSO-JRIC Analyst.
03 February 2009.

The Terrorist Threat to Liquefied Natural Gas: Fact or Fiction? by LCDR Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in the IAGS Energy Security Journal, February 2008.

ROUND 2 IN LEBANON: How the IDF Focused Exclusively on COIN and Lost the Ability to Fight Manuever War, by CPT Jonathan D. Zagdanski, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Infantry, September-October 2007.

Forbidden Cross-Border Vendetta: Spetsnaz Strike Into Pakistan During the Soviet-Afghan War, by Ali Ahmad Jalali and Lester W. Grau, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in The Journal of Slavic Military Studies December 2005.

Maginot Line or Fort Apache? Using Forts to Shape the Counterinsurgency Battlefield, by Mr. Geoffrey Demarest, and Mr. Lester W. Grau, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS., 2005., This article was previously published in Military Review November-December 2005.

North Korea A Government-Sponsored Drug Trafficking Network, by LCDR Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, 2005. This article was previously published in Military Review, September-October 2005.

The Death Cult of the Drug Lords Mexico’s Patron Saint of Crime, Criminals, and the Dispossessed, by Kevin Freese, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS., September 2005.

Operation Secure Mexico, by By Thomas S. Davidson II, CW4, MI, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, Foreign Military Studies Office, June 2005.

Urban Population Control in a Counterinsurgency, by Mounir Elkamri, Lester W. Grau, Laurie King-Irani, Amanda S. Mitchell and Lenny Tasa-Benet, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS, October 2004.

The Old Yugoslavia: Continuing to Crumble, by R. W. Kurz, FMSO, 20 August 2004.

Something Old, Something New:Guerrillas, Terrorists, and Intelligence Analysis, by Lester W. Grau, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review July-August 2004.

Prototypes for Targeting America: A Soviet Assessment by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, January-February 2002.

Mexico's Evolving Security Posture by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, May-June 2001.

Mexico's Multimission Force for Internal Security, by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 2000.

Urban Combat: Confronting the Specter by Mr. Lester W. Grau and Dr. Jacob W. Kipp Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 1999.

US-Mexican Border Security: Civil-Military Cooperation, by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 1999.

The Drug Threat: Getting Priorities Straight, by Mr. William W. Mendel, FMSO, and Mr. Murl D. Munger, 1997. This article was previously published in Parameters, Summer 1997.

Mexico's Other Insurgents by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Military Review, June-July 1997.

Why the Russian Military Failed in Chechnya, by MAJ Raymond C. Finch, III, U. S. Army, FMSO. (CALL Publication #98-16 PDF Format ) May 1997.

Law Enforcement and the Mexican Armed Forces: The Military Undertakes New Internal Security Missions by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO, 1997.

Russian Minister of Defense Rodionov Plans for a Smaller, Highly-trained, Modern Army Within a Decade, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Armed Forces Journal, December 1996.

Planning For a New Threat Environment, by Mr. William W. Mendel and Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO, 1996. This article was previously published by the Association of the United States Army, July 1996.

The Strange Case of Russian Peacekeeping Operations in the Near Abroad 1992-1994, by MAJ Raymond C. Finch, III, FMSO, July 1996.

Separatist Movements: Research Sources 1990-1995, by Dr. Timothy L. Sanz, 1995. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict & Law Enforcement, Autumn 1995.

Territorial Dimensions of Ethnic Conflict: The Moldovan Case, by LTC Neil V. Lamont, U.S.Army, 1993. This article was previously published in Military Review, December-February 1995.

 

Cyber Security

An Update on the Taiwan Defense Situation (2011-2012), by Lianna Nicole Faruolo. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Chinas Cyber Incursions: A Theoretical Look At What They See And Why They Do It Based On A Different Strategic Method Of Thought, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. May 2013.

From Arab Spring to the Russian ‘Evolution’: Technological Impacts on Protest and Censorship by Patrick Callen. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Cybercrime in Ghana: A View from Below, by Jason Warner, FMSO Analyst. This article was previously published in International Journal of Cyber Criminology Vol. 5, Iss. 2. (January – July 2011). 736 – 749.

Google Confronts China’s “Three Warfares”, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC analyst. This article was previously published in Parameters, Summer 2010.

The Bear Went Through the Mountain: Russia Appraises its Five-Day War in South Ossetia, by Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in the Journal of Slavic Military Studies, 22: 31-67, 2009.

China's Electronic Long-Range Reconnaissance, by Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review, November-December 2008.

Beijing’s Rising Hacker Stars… How Does Mother China React?, By Scott Henderson, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in IO Sphere, Fall 2008.

Cyberskepticism: The Mind’s Firewall, By Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in IO Sphere, Spring 2008.

IO Sphere Special Edition 2008. This issue of the US journal IO Sphere is a compilation of international IO papers presented at FMSO's September 2007 Information Operations conference held at the Lewis and Clark Building, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Eleven countries participated.

Cyber Mobilization: The Neglected Aspect Of Information Operations and Counterinsurgency Doctrine, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC. This article was previously published as a chapter in a three volume set titled Countering Terrorism and Insurgency in the 21st Century, 2007, volume 1, edited by James J.F. Forest, published by Greenwood Press.

Cyber Mobilization: A Growing Counterinsurgency Campaign, By Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in IOsphere, Summer 2006.

Organized Brigandage and the Structure of Life: The Top Ten Threats to America by Dr. Geoffrey Demarest, Foreign Military Studies Office, October 2003.

Al Qaeda and the Internet: The Danger of “Cyberplanning” by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Parameters Spring 2003.

Is The IW Paradigm Outdated? A Discussion of U.S. IW Theory, by Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO. This article was previously published in Journal of Information Warfare, Volume 2 Issue 3, 2003.

Information Warfare in the Second (1999-Present) Chechen War: Motivator for Military Reform? by Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS., 2002. This article was previously published in Russian Military Reform 1992-2002.

Information-Age "De-Terror-ence" by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, September-October 2001.

IT Requirements for "Policekeeping" by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, September-October 2001.

Information Security Thinking: A Comparison Of U.S., Russian, And Chinese Concepts by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. July 2001. This article was previously published in Science & Culture Series Nuclear Strategy and Peace Technology August 2001.

China's Electronic Strategies by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, May-June 2001.

The Internet in China: Civilian and Military Uses, by Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Information & Security An International Journal Volume 7, 2001, pages 159-173, ISSN 1311-1493

Like Adding Wings to the Tiger: Chinese Information War Theory and Practice, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO. October 2000.

Manipulating the Mass Consciousness: Russian and Chechen "Information War" Tactics in the 2nd Chechen-Russian Conflict by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. August 2000.

Kosovo and the Current Myth of Information Superiority by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Parameters, Spring 2000.

The Russian View Of Information War by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was first published in The Russian Armed Forces at the Dawn of the Millennium, 7-9 February 2000.

Human Network Attacks by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS, October 1999. This article was previously published in Military Review, September-October 1999.

Infosphere Threats by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS, October 1999. This article was previously published in Military Review, September-October 1999.

Information Technology: US/Russian Perspectives and Potential for Military-Political Cooperation, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO. This article was previously published in Global Security Beyond the Millennium 1999.

Behind the Great Firewall of China: A Look at RMA/IW Theory From 1996-1998, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO. This article was previously published in Parameters Spring 1998.

Deterring Information Warfare: A New Strategic Challenge, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Parameters, Winter 1997.

Russian Information-Psychological Actions: Implications for U.S. PSYOP, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Special Warfare, Winter 1997.

The Age of the New Persuaders, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Military Review, May-June 1997.

Planning For a New Threat Environment, by Mr. William W. Mendel and Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO, 1996. This article was previously published by the Association of the United States Army, July 1996.

Russian Views on Information-Based Warfare, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1996. This article was previously published in Airpower Journal, 1996.

 

Energy Security

Mother Lode in Afghanistan: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, By Cindy Hurst & COL Robert Mathers. This article was previously published in Joint Force Quarterly,January 2014.

Strategic Implications of the Afghan Mother Lode and China’s Emerging Role, By Cindy A. Hurst and Robert Mathers. This article was previously published in Joint Forces Quarterly issue 72, 1st Quarter 2014.

Fallouts of the Uttarakhand Disaster in India: a Critical Appraisal, by Dhanasree Jayaram. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Turkmenistan’s ‘Golden Age’ Lake: a Potential Environmental Disaster, by Zhulduz Baizakova

Turkey and China: Unlikely Strategic Partners, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, 17 May 2013

The Wariness in Kazakhstan of Chinese Economic Investments and Interests, By Matthew Stein, FMSO Analyst. February 2013.

The Ghost of Don Quixote: The Increased Likelihood of Attacks on Windmills and Solar Panels During Conflict, by LTC Robert Feldman, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. 15 November 2012.

Japan’s Approach to China’s Control of Rare Earth Elements, by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Jamestown Foundation – China Brief, April 22, 2011.

Central Asian Energy: A Point of Contention or Collaboration in Russia-China Relations by Ruoxi Du. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

The Rare Earth Dilemma: China’s Rare Earth Environmental and Safety Nightmare, by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in The Cutting Edge News, November 15, 2010.

The Rare Earth Dilemma: Trading OPEC for China, by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in The Cutting Edge News, November 8, 2010.

The Militarization of Gazprom, by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review, September 2010.

China’s Rare Earth Elements Industry: What Can the West Learn?by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published by the Institute for the Analysis of Global Security, March 2010.

Feigned Ignorance is Bliss: Chinese Energy Investments in Africa, by LCDR Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in The Colloquium, September 2008.

Rocky U.S. Relationship with Venezuela is Playing into China’s Energy Policy Despite the Ocean Between Them, by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in The Cutting Edge News, September 8, 2008.

China’s Oil Rush in Africa – Nigeria, by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in The Cutting Edge News, September 1, 2008.

China’s Global Quest for Energy Reaches Russia and Creates New Oil Bloc, by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article previously published in The Cutting Edge News, August 25, 2008.

China’s Growing Pipeline into Canada,by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article previously published in The Cutting Edge News, August 11, 2008.

Crude Corruption – China and Angola, by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article previously published in The Cutting Edge News, August 4, 2008.

China and Sudan – A Well-Oiled Relationship, by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article previously published in The Cutting Edge News, July 28, 2008.

Liquefied Natural Gas: A Growing Economic Target?, by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article previously published in The Cutting Edge News, June 30, 2008.

The Terrorist Threat to Liquefied Natural Gas: Fact or Fiction? by LCDR Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in the IAGS Energy Security Journal, February 2008.

Investment Risky in Russia as Politics Affect Profits, by LCDR Cindy A. Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Oil and Gas Journal, 16 July 2007 and is posted courtesy of PennWell Corporation, http://www.ogj.com.

China's Global Quest for Energy, by LCDR Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, 2007. This article was previously published in IAGS Energy Security Journal, January 2007.

China's Oil Rush in Africa, by LCDR Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, 2006, This article was previously published in the IAGS Energy Security Journal, July 2006.

The New Great Game, Proceedings of the Central Asia Symposium, Monterey, California August 7-11, 2005. Central Asia Regional Security Issues, Economic and Political Challenges Sponsored by the Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command,
Fort Monroe, Virginia.

Hydrocarbons and a New Strategic Region: The Caspian Sea and Central Asia by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review May-June 2001.

Russian National Interests And The Caspian Sea, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Perceptions, December 1999-February 2000.

Planning For a New Threat Environment, by Mr. William W. Mendel and Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO, 1996. This article was previously published by the Association of the United States Army, July 1996.

Nuclear Terrorism: Selected Research Materials, by Dr. Timothy L. Sanz, FMSO, 1992. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict and Law Enforcement, Winter 1992.

 

Human / Environmental Security

Death Unguarded: Unsecured Virulent Pathogens in African Medical Facilities, by Bob Feldman, FMSO Analyst, October 2014.

The Syrian Crisis from a Neighbor's Perspective: View from Turkey, by Karen Kaya FMSO Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review,March-April 2014.

Beyond Goodwill: The Peace Corps' Contribution to National Security, By Robert Feldman, FMSO analyst. This article was previously published in Small Wars Journal,Nov 20 2013.

Fallouts of the Uttarakhand Disaster in India: a Critical Appraisal, by Dhanasree Jayaram. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Turkmenistan’s ‘Golden Age’ Lake: a Potential Environmental Disaster, by Zhulduz Baizakova

NATO Missile Defense and the View from the Front Line, by Karen Kaya, FMSO Analyst. This article was previously published in Joint Forces Quarterly issue 71, 4th Quarter 2013.

Turkey’s Role in Afghanistan and Afghan Stabilization, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review July-August 2013.

Turkey and Israel in a New Middle East, by Karen Kaya, FMSO Analyst, July 2013.

Israeli Assault on Gaza Aid Flotilla, by LCDR Hans Staffelbach. Introduction by Karen Kaya, FMSO Analyst. January 2013.

Africa’s Brain Drain Its Impacts on Security and Stability, by LTC Robert Feldman, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review Nov-Dec 2012.

The Ghost of Don Quixote: The Increased Likelihood of Attacks on Windmills and Solar Panels During Conflict, by LTC Robert Feldman, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. 15 November 2012.

Human Security and the Double Jump: A Critical Analysis of Electronic Waste in Ghana, by Jason Warner, FMSO Analyst. This article was previously published in Journal of Human SecurityVol. 8. Iss. 1. (2012). 4 – 23.

Beyond Sick Soldiers: The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Military Forces and Security in Africa, by LTC Robert Feldman, Africa Analyst for FMSO and the DEEP RED Project, July 2012.

It's Not Just Soldiering in a Hotter Environment: Less Discussed Issues of Global Warming Relevant to Military Operations in Africa, by LTC  Robert Feldman, Africa Analyst for FMSO and the DEEP RED Project, June 2012.

Mega-Cities & Mega-Events: Lessons from Favelas for the Future by Molly Martin. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Homeland vs. Our Land Conflicting Identities in Crimea by Nathaniel Ray Pickett. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

From Arab Spring to the Russian ‘Evolution’: Technological Impacts on Protest and Censorship by Patrick Callen. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

History and Identity within the Sandžak Region by Sandra King-Savic. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

The Delafield Commission: Forerunner of the FAO Program, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. This article was previously published in International Affairs, Volume XIV, Edition Number 4 CC - December 2011, pgs 6-15.

Southeast Asia — Indo or China, by Mr. Ivan Welch, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in International Affairs, Volume XIV, Edition Number 4 CC - December 2011, pgs 35-38.

China on Peacekeeping: I hate you…I tolerate you…I embrace you, by Scott J. Henderson, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, November 2011.

Connecting to the Khans: Shaping National Identity of the Next Generation through Education in Kazakhstan, by Mr. Matthew Stein, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Current Issues in Education, Volume 14, Number 2, ISSN 1099-839X, June 2011.

Conflict over Water Related Resources in Uzbekistan and Tajikistan and Its Impact on Local Security, by Matthew Stein, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, May 2011.

Winning Insurgent War: Back to Basics, by Dr. Geoff Demarest, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, 2011.

The Rare Earth Dilemma: China’s Rare Earth Environmental and Safety Nightmare, by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in The Cutting Edge News, November 15, 2010.

China's Ace in the Hole: Rare Earth Elements, by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Joint Forces Quarterly, Issue 59, October 2010.

Uyghurs Without Borders? The Economic and Social Status of Uyghurs in Kazakhstan and Its Impact on Interethnic Conflict and Transnational Threats, By Matthew Stein, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, Release date: October 2010.

The Militarization of Gazprom, by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review, September 2010.

Professors in the Trenches: Deployed Soldiers and Social Science Academics, Editor: Rob W. Kurz, Foreign Military Studies Office, 2009. This compilation of articles originally appeared as a five-part series by Small Wars Journal (http://smallwarsjournal.com). Each article was co-authored by one Army soldier/civilian and one university professor/academic as part of a joint research project.

Why Uganda Has Failed to Defeat the Lord’s Resistance Army, by MAJ Robert Feldman, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Defense and Security Analysis, March 2008, and is posted courtesy of informaworld, http://www.informaworld.com.

Somalia: Amidst the Rubble, a Vibrant Telecommunications Infrastructure, by LTC Robert Feldman, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was published in Review of African Political Economy, September 2007, and is posted courtesy of informaworld, http://www.informaworld.com.

Avian Influenza: Potential Impact on Sub-Saharan Military Populations with High Rates of Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, by MAJ Robert Feldman and COL Kent Nickell, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Medicine, July 2007.

Urban Population Control in a Counterinsurgency, by Mounir Elkamri, Lester W. Grau, Laurie King-Irani, Amanda S. Mitchell and Lenny Tasa-Benet, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS, October 2004.

Diehard Buildings: Control Architecture - a Challenge for the Urban Warrior by Lester W. Grau and Geoffrey Demarest, Foreign Military Studies Office. This article was previously published in Military Review, September - October 2003.

Maintaining Friendly Skies Rediscovering Theater Aerospace Defense by Mr. Lester W. Grau and Dr. Jacob W. Kipp, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Aerospace Power Journal, Summer 2002.

Ground Combat at High Altitude by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, and Lieutenant Colonel Hernán Vázquez, Argentine Army. This article was previously published in Military Review January-February 2002.

The Fog and Friction of Technology, by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp and Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, September-October 2001.

The Brazilian Amazon: Controlling the Hydra by Mr. William W. Mendel Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 1999.

Trouble in the North Caucasus by General Anatoliy S. Kulikov, Former Russian Interior Minister, translated by Mr. Robert R. Love Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 1999.

Guerrilla Warfare and Land Mine Casualties Remain Inseparable, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, and William A Jorgensen, DO, 1998. This article was previously published in U.S. Army Medical Department Journal October-December 1998.

Anatoliy Sergeevich Kulikov: Policeman, Power Minister, Deputy Prime Minister . . . Politician? by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1998. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict and Law Enforcement, Summer 1998.

Fall 1997 Russian Draft, by MAJ Raymond C. Finch, III, U. S. Army, FMSO. (CALL Publication #98-22 PDF Format ) February 1998.

Organizing the Interaction of Nations Participating in a Multi-National Operation, by Colonel Andrei Demurenko, Armed Forces General Staff, Russian Federation, Translated by Mr. Robert Love, FMSO. (CALL Publication #98-25 PDF Format ) September 1997.

A Face of Future Battle: Chechen Fighter Shamil Basayev, by MAJ Raymond C. Finch, III, FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Military Review, June-July 1997.

Basic Terminology and Concepts in International Peacekeeping Operations: An Analytical Review NOTE: Unabridged version added 1998), by Colonel Andrei Demurenko, Russian Army, and Professor Alexander Nikitin Translated by Mr. Robert R. Love, FMSO, 1997. (CALL Publication #98-26 PDF Format) This article was previously published in Military Review, May-June 1997.

Viral Hepatitis and the Russian War in Chechnya, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO and William A. Jorgensen, DO MC USAR, 1997. (CALL Publication #98-23 PDF Format ) This article was previously published in U.S. Army Medical Department Journal, May-June 1997.

Using Armed Forces in International Relations and Russia's Point of View: International-Legal Aspects, by O.N. Khlestov and A.I. Nikitin Translated by Mr. Robert R. Love, FMSO. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict and Law Enforcement, Summer 1996.

Planning For a New Threat Environment, by Mr. William W. Mendel and Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO, 1996. This article was previously published by the Association of the United States Army, July 1996.

A Military Biography, Russian Minister of Defense General Igor Rodionov: In with the Old, in with the New, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas and Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Journal of Slavic Military Studies, June 1996.

US Forces: Many Roles in the 21st Century, by Mr. William W. Mendel, FMSO, 1996. This article was previously published in Military Review, Spanish Edition, May-June 1996.

Using Force of Arms to Provide Domestic Security, by Colonel V. A. Tsygankov, translated by Mr. Robert R. Love, FMSO, 1995. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict and Law Enforcement, Autumn 1995.

Guerrilla in the Brazilian Amazon, by Colonel Alvaro de Souza Pinheiro with a commentary by Mr. William W. Mendel, FMSO, 1995.

The Political Situation in Conflict Zones, A Monthly Monitoring of Events in Zones of Ethno-Political Tension in Russia and the Near Abroad, by Emil Pain, translated by Mr. Robert R. Love, FMSO, 1994. This article was previously published in European Security, Winter 1994.

Peacekeeping: Translated Texts of Three Oral Presentations Given by Members of the Russian Federation Armed Forces, translated by Mr. Robert R. Love, FMSO, 1994.

Expeditionary Police Service, by LTC Geoffrey B. Demarest, U.S. Army, 1993. This article was previously published in Military Review June 1993.

Disaster Response in India, by Mr. William W. Mendel, Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, JR, and Prakash Singh, FMSO.

The State of Military - to - Military Intellectual Cooperative Programs, by COL David M. Glantz and Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO.

 

Drugs / Arms / Human Trafficking

Narco Armor Improvised Armored Fighting Vehicles in Mexico, Edited by Robert J. Bunker and Byron Ramirez, In cooperation with Borderland Beat, InSight Crime, &Small Wars Journal— El CentroFMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Israeli Assault on Gaza Aid Flotilla, by LCDR Hans Staffelbach. Introduction by Karen Kaya, FMSO Analyst. January 2013.

Drug Control in Central Asia An Assessment of Compliance with International Law, By Major Timothy A. Krambs, U.S. Army. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Narco-TrAfrica: Why West Africa is the World’s Newest Alleyway for Illicit Substances and Why the Global Community Should Care, by Jason Warner, FMSO Analyst. This article was previously published in Harvard Africa Policy JournalVol. 6. (2011). 15 – 28.

Winning Insurgent War: Back to Basics, by Dr. Geoff Demarest, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, 2011.

The Recruitment of Assassins by Mexican Drug Cartels, By 1LT Brenda Fiegel, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. 03 February 2009.

Why Proliferate? Russia and the Non-Nuclear Weapon Regime by 2LT Charles K. Bartles, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. October 2007.

North Korea A Government-Sponsored Drug Trafficking Network, by LCDR Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, 2005. This article was previously published in Military Review, September-October 2005.

The Death Cult of the Drug Lords Mexico’s Patron Saint of Crime, Criminals, and the Dispossessed, by Kevin Freese, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS., September 2005.

Operation Secure Mexico, by By Thomas S. Davidson II, CW4, MI, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, Foreign Military Studies Office, June 2005.

Organized Brigandage and the Structure of Life: The Top Ten Threats to America by Dr. Geoffrey Demarest, Foreign Military Studies Office, October 2003.

Mapping Colombia: The Correlation Between Land Data and Strategy by Dr, Geoffrey Demarest, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published by The Strategic Studies Institute, March 2003.

Feasibility of Creating a Comprehensive Real Property Database for Colombia, by Geoffrey B. Demarest, Foreign Military Studies Office, August 2002.

Paraguay's Ciudad del Este and the New Centers of Gravity by Mr. William W. Mendel. This article was previously published in Military Review, March-April 2002.

Terrorist Safe Havens in Latin America, by Mr. William W. Mendel and Dr. Geoff Demarest, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, March-April 2002.

Colombia's Threats to Regional Security by Mr. William W. Mendel, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, May-June 2001.

Mexico's Evolving Security Posture by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, May-June 2001.

Mexico's Multimission Force for Internal Security, by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 2000.

Threat Convergence by LTC Bill Flynt, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, September-October 1999.

Insurgencies, Terrorist Groups and Indigenous Movements: An Annotated Bibliography by Mr. Gerard Gato Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 1999.

The Brazilian Amazon: Controlling the Hydra by Mr. William W. Mendel Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 1999.

The Drug Threat: Getting Priorities Straight, by Mr. William W. Mendel, FMSO, and Mr. Murl D. Munger, 1997. This article was previously published in Parameters, Summer 1997.

Mexico's Other Insurgents by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Military Review, June-July 1997.

The Changing Security Environment, by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., Dr. Jacob W. Kipp and Mr. William W. Mendel, FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Military Review, June-July 1997.

Why the Russian Military Failed in Chechnya, by MAJ Raymond C. Finch, III, U. S. Army, FMSO. (CALL Publication #98-16 PDF Format ) May 1997.

The Illegal Proliferation of Narcotics in Russia: Internal Trends and the Impact on the International Situation, by Boris F. Kalachev, Translated by Mr. Robert R. Love, FMSO, 1996. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict and Law Enforcement, Autumn 1996.

Planning For a New Threat Environment, by Mr. William W. Mendel and Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO, 1996. This article was previously published by the Association of the United States Army, July 1996.

US Forces: Many Roles in the 21st Century, by Mr. William W. Mendel, FMSO, 1996. This article was previously published in Military Review, Spanish Edition, May-June 1996.

Mafia in Uniform: The Criminalization of the Russian Armed Forces, by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO, 1995.

Guerrilla in the Brazilian Amazon, by Colonel Alvaro de Souza Pinheiro with a commentary by Mr. William W. Mendel, FMSO, 1995.

The Strategic Implications of Operational Law, by LTC Geoffrey B. Demarest, U.S. Army, 1995.

Expeditionary Police Service, by LTC Geoffrey B. Demarest, U.S. Army, 1993. This article was previously published in Military Review June 1993.

Counterdrug Strategy - Illusive Victory: From Blast Furnace to Green Sweep, by Mr. William W. Mendel, FMSO, 1992. This article was previously published in Military Review, December 1992.

 

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Raqqa: From Regime Overthrow to Inter-Rebel Fighting, by Lucas Winter, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Small Wars Journal, July 2014.

Mother Lode in Afghanistan: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, By Cindy Hurst & COL Robert Mathers. This article was previously published in Joint Force Quarterly,January 2014.

A Modern History of the Free Syrian Army in Daraa, by Lucas Winter, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. November 2013.

The Syrian Crisis from a Neighbor's Perspective: View from Turkey, by Karen Kaya FMSO Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review,March-April 2014.

Confronting Africa's Sobels (Soldiers by Day, Rebels by Night),  by Robert Feldman, FMSO analyst, and Michel Ben Arrous,  geographer, University of Rouen, France. This article was originally published in the Winter 2013-14 issue of Parameters: The U.S. Army War College Quarterly.

Understanding Contemporary Conflicts in Africa: A State of Affairs and Current Knowledge, by Michel Ben Arrous, geographer, University of Rouen, France and Robert Feldman, FMSO analyst. This article was originally published in Defense and Security Analysis, January, 2014.

Strategic Implications of the Afghan Mother Lode and China’s Emerging Role, By Cindy A. Hurst and Robert Mathers. This article was previously published in Joint Forces Quarterly issue 72, 1st Quarter 2014.

African Political Party System and Conflict, by Susan M. Bartlett, CGIS-FMSO Fellow Fall 2012. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

A Capacity for Violence: The Changing Face of Central Asia’s Islamic Identity, by Luke Falkenburg. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Narco Armor Improvised Armored Fighting Vehicles in Mexico, Edited by Robert J. Bunker and Byron Ramirez, In cooperation with Borderland Beat, InSight Crime, &Small Wars Journal— El CentroFMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

A Central Asian Perspective of Security in Afghanistan, By Matthew Stein, FMSO Analyst. August 2013.

Turkey’s Role in Afghanistan and Afghan Stabilization, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review July-August 2013.

Turkey and Israel in a New Middle East, by Karen Kaya, FMSO Analyst, July 2013.

Infantry Innovations in Insurgencies: Sri Lanka’s Experience by Ivan Welch, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Infantry,May-June 2013.

Turkey and China: Unlikely Strategic Partners, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, 17 May 2013

An Update on the Taiwan Defense Situation (2011-2012), by Lianna Nicole Faruolo. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

The Ansar of Yemen: The Huthis and al-Qaeda, by Lucas Winter, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Small Wars Journal on May 1, 2013.

The Wariness in Kazakhstan of Chinese Economic Investments and Interests, By Matthew Stein, FMSO Analyst. February 2013.

Israeli Assault on Gaza Aid Flotilla, by LCDR Hans Staffelbach. Introduction by Karen Kaya, FMSO Analyst. January 2013.

Al-Qaeda’s Road to Damascus? Syria and the Abdullah Azzam Brigades, by Lucas Winter, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. Release date: November 26, 2012.

Turkey and Africa: A Rising Military Partnership? by Karen Kaya and Jason Warner, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. 02 November 2012.

The Collective Security Treaty Organization, the Caspian and the Northern Distribution Network: Central Asia in the Crossfire Survival or War?, by Zhulduz Baizakova. November 2012. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

The Republic of Kazakhstan Update: Military Doctrine and Policy, by Georgiy Dubovtsev, Republic of Kazakhstan. Introduction by Charles Bartles, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. November 2012. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

The Anatomy of a Militant Radical Islamic Website: The IJU's Information Operations, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. This article was previously published in IO Sphere, September 2012.

Turkey-Iran Relations After the Arab Spring, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. September 2012.

Turkey and the Arab Spring, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 2012.

Turkish commanders discuss counterterrorism strategies and lessons learned from 25 years of fighting the PKK, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. This article was previously published in Small Wars and Insurgencies, July 2012.

Assessing the Capabilities of Tajikistan’s Military and Security Forces: The 2010-11 Rasht Valley Operations, by Matthew Stein, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, July 2012.

Amidst the Chaos a Small Force for Stability: Somalia's Business Community by LTC Robert Feldman, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was published in Small Wars and Insurgencies May 2012.

A Different War on Terrorism: The U.S., Turkey and the PKK, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst.  This article was previously published in Small Wars Journal, May 2012. 

Riyadh Enters the Yemen-Huthi Fray, by Lucas Winter, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Middle East Quarterly, 19:1, Winter 2012.

Uzbekistan’s View of Security in Afghanistan After 2014, by Matthew Stein, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review, May-June 2012.

Restructuring Yemen’s Military Leadership, by Lucas Winter, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. Release date: March 28, 2012.

Revolutions of Kyrgyzstan Timeline: An Open Source Look at Key Events, by Matthew Stein, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, Release date: January 2012.

Europe’s Somali Diaspora: Both a Vulnerability and a Strength, By Robert W. Kurz, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. January 2012.

Fergana as FATA? Central Asia after 2014 – Outcomes and Strategic Options by COL Ted Donnelly, U.S. Army. This article was previously published in CONNECTIONS: The Quarterly Journal Volume XI, Number 1, Winter 2011, p. 11. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Insurgency in Balochistan by Jason Heeg. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Turk Concerns With US Withdrawal From Iraq, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. This article was previously published in the Foreign Affairs Officer Journal of International Affairs, Volume XIV, Edition Number 4 CC - December 2011, pgs 28-29.

Snapshot of a War Crime: The Care of Russian Colonel, Yuri Budanov, by Ray Finch, FMSO-JRIC Analyst.  This article was previously published in The Journal of Power Institutions in Post-Soviet Societies, Winter, 2011.

A Nation at the Periphery: Libyan Regionalism Revisited, by Lucas Winter, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Small Wars Journal, October 2011.

Rereading Charters: Security Organizations' Responses to the June 2010 Conflict in Kyrgyzstan, by Matthew Stein, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Small Wars Journal,http://smallwarsjournal.com September 2011.

One Face of the Modern Russian Army: General Vladimir Shamanov, by Ray Finch, FMSO-JRIC Analyst.  This article was previously published in The Journal of Slavic Military Studies, August, 3, 2011.

The Turkish-American Crisis: An Analysis of 1 March 2003, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 2011.

Conflict in Yemen: Simple People, Complicated Circumstances, by Lucas Winter FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Middle East Policy, 18:1, Spring 2011.

Conflict over Water Related Resources in Uzbekistan and Tajikistan and Its Impact on Local Security, by Matthew Stein, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, May 2011.

Winning Insurgent War: Back to Basics, by Dr. Geoff Demarest, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, 2011.

Changing Civil Military Relations in Turkey, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, Release date: April 2011.

Military Theory, Strategy and Praxis by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp and Dr. Lester W. Grau. This article was previously published in Military Review March-April 2011.

Changing Trends in Israel-Turkey Security and Military Relations: Their Perspectives, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, Release date: January 2011.

Fragile State: Yemen in Conflict, by Lucas Winter, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Current History, December, 2010.

Measuring Progress in Reconstructing Afghanistan, by Christiaan Davids, Sebastiaan Ritjens and Joseph Soeters (edited by Jason Warner, FMSO Foreign Analyst). Originally published in the Baltic Defence College’s Baltic Security & Defence Review, Volume 21, Issue 1, 2010. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

PKK's Changing Tactics and Rhetoric Mimic Insurgencies, Al-Qaida, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, November 2009.

The Recruitment of Assassins by Mexican Drug Cartels, By 1LT Brenda Fiegel, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. 03 February 2009.

Russia: Tipping the Balance in the Middle East, by Steffany Trofino, Fellow with the US Army, TRADOC G2, Foreign Military Studies Office, and Alexandr Nemets, Independent Advisor to US Government. This article was previously published in the Journal of Slavic Military Studies, 22:367–382, 2009.

Property & Peace: Insurgency, Strategy and the Statute of Frauds, by Geoffrey Demarest, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. May 2009.

Professors in the Trenches: Deployed Soldiers and Social Science Academics, Editor: Rob W. Kurz, Foreign Military Studies Office, 2009. This compilation of articles originally appeared as a five-part series by Small Wars Journal (http://smallwarsjournal.com). Each article was co-authored by one Army soldier/civilian and one university professor/academic as part of a joint research project.

Problems Plaguing the African Union Peacekeeping Forces, by LTC Robert Feldman, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Defense and Security Analysis, September  2008, and is posted courtesy of informaworld, http://www.informaworld.com.

Crude Corruption – China and Angola,by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article previously published in The Cutting Edge News, August 4, 2008.

China and Sudan – A Well-Oiled Relationship, by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article previously published in The Cutting Edge News, July 28, 2008.

Piracy in the Gulf of Aden: Considering the Effects of Private Protection by Rene Toomse (edited by Lucas Winter, FMSO Foreign Analyst). Originally published in the Baltic Defence College’s Baltic Security & Defence Review.
FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Why Uganda Has Failed to Defeat the Lord’s Resistance Army, by MAJ Robert Feldman, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Defense and Security Analysis, March 2008, and is posted courtesy of informaworld, http://www.informaworld.com.

ROUND 2 IN LEBANON: How the IDF Focused Exclusively on COIN and Lost the Ability to Fight Manuever War, by CPT Jonathan D. Zagdanski, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Infantry, September-October 2007.

THE EVOLUTION OF IRANIAN WARFIGHTING DURING THE IRAN-IRAQ WAR When Dismounted Light Infantry Made the Difference, by SGT Ben Wilson, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Infantry, July-August 2007.

Breaking Contact Without Leaving Chaos: The Soviet Withdrawal From Afghanistan, By Mr. Les Grau, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in The Journal of Slavic Military Studies, April-June 2007, Volume 20 Number 2.

Letter to the Editor of National Defense University, from SGT Mounir Elkhamri, FMSO-JRIC analyst. This letter was previously published in Joint Force Quarterly, Issue 44, 1st quarter 2007.

Dealing with the Iraqi Populace: An Arab-American Soldier's Perspective, by SGT Mounir Elkhamri, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review, January-February 2007.

Iran’s Contribution to the Civil War in Iraq, By SGT Mounir Elkhamri, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in The Jamestown Foundation Occasional Paper, January 2007.

Chechen Suicide Bombers, by Robert W. Kurz and Charles K. Bartles, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. This article was previously published in the Journal of Slavic Military Studies, 20: 529–547, 2007.

Suicide Bombers Profiles, Methods and Techniques, by SFC Merle Miyasato, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, May 2006.

Operation Secure Mexico, by By Thomas S. Davidson II, CW4, MI, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, Foreign Military Studies Office, June 2005.

The Old Yugoslavia: Continuing to Crumble, by R. W. Kurz, FMSO, 20 August 2004.

The Tactics of Insurgent Groups in the Republic of Chechnya, by Colonel Sergey A. Kulikov, Translated by Robert R. Love, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. A version of this article was published in Military Review, November-December 2003.

Organized Brigandage and the Structure of Life: The Top Ten Threats to America by Dr. Geoffrey Demarest, Foreign Military Studies Office, October 2003.

Mapping Colombia: The Correlation Between Land Data and Strategy by Dr, Geoffrey Demarest, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published by The Strategic Studies Institute, March 2003.

The War Scare over Pankisi Gorge: Threat Perceptions in the Age of the War on Terrorism by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Russian Military Reform 1992-2002. Published by Frank Cass Publishers, 2003, Chapter 11, Pages 234-258.

Feasibility of Creating a Comprehensive Real Property Database for Colombia, by Geoffrey B. Demarest, Foreign Military Studies Office, August 2002.

Bearers of the Sword Radical Islam, Philippines Insurgency, and Regional Stability, by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr. This article was previously published in Military Review March-April 2002.

Paraguay's Ciudad del Este and the New Centers of Gravity by Mr. William W. Mendel. This article was previously published in Military Review, March-April 2002.

Tectonic Shifts and Putin's Russia in the New Security Environment, by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp. This article was previously published in Military Review, March-April 2002.

Terrorist Safe Havens in Latin America, by Mr. William W. Mendel and Dr. Geoff Demarest, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, March-April 2002.

Prototypes for Targeting America: A Soviet Assessment by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, January-February 2002.

Colombia's Threats to Regional Security by Mr. William W. Mendel, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, May-June 2001.

Cuba's Transition by Dr. Geoff Demarest, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, May-June 2001.

Mexico's Evolving Security Posture by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, May-June 2001.

Chechen Nationalism and the Tragedy of the Struggle for Independence by Mr. Lester W. Grau and Dr. Jacob W. Kipp, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in National Strategy Forum Review Autumn 2000.

Mexico's Multimission Force for Internal Security, by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 2000.

Montenegro's Tribal Legacy, by Major Steven C. Calhoun, US Army, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review July-August 2000.

The Second Chechen War: The Information Component, by by Emil Pain, Former Russian Ethno-national Relations Advisor, translated by Mr. Robert R. Love, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 2000.

Threat Convergence by LTC Bill Flynt, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, September-October 1999.

Insurgencies, Terrorist Groups and Indigenous Movements: An Annotated Bibliography by Mr. Gerard Gato Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 1999.

The Brazilian Amazon: Controlling the Hydra by Mr. William W. Mendel Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 1999.

Trouble in the North Caucasus by General Anatoliy S. Kulikov, Former Russian Interior Minister, translated by Mr. Robert R. Love Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 1999.

Whither the Taliban? by Mr. Ali A. Jalali and Mr. Lester W. Grau Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in The Cyber-Caravan Under the title Taliban - a Model for "Islamicising" Central Asia? March 1999.

Guerrilla Warfare and Land Mine Casualties Remain Inseparable, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, and William A Jorgensen, DO, 1998. This article was previously published in U.S. Army Medical Department Journal October-December 1998.

Saudi Arabian Force Structure Development in a Post Gulf War World, by C. A. Woodson, June 1998.

Fall 1997 Russian Draft, by MAJ Raymond C. Finch, III, U. S. Army, FMSO. (CALL Publication #98-22 PDF Format ) February 1998.

Selected Papers from the Conference "International Terrorism: New Assessments" March 24-26, 1997, Moscow, Translated by Mr. Robert R. Love, FMSO. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict & Law Enforcement, Autumn 1997.

Organizing the Interaction of Nations Participating in a Multi-National Operation, by Colonel Andrei Demurenko, Armed Forces General Staff, Russian Federation, Translated by Mr. Robert Love, FMSO. (CALL Publication #98-25 PDF Format ) September 1997.

The Drug Threat: Getting Priorities Straight, by Mr. William W. Mendel, FMSO, and Mr. Murl D. Munger, 1997. This article was previously published in Parameters, Summer 1997.

A Face of Future Battle: Chechen Fighter Shamil Basayev, by MAJ Raymond C. Finch, III, FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Military Review, June-July 1997.

Mexico's Other Insurgents by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Military Review, June-July 1997.

The Changing Security Environment, by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., Dr. Jacob W. Kipp and Mr. William W. Mendel, FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Military Review, June-July 1997.

Middle East Terrorism: New Form of Warfare or Mission Impossible?, by LTC Stephen H. Gotowicki, U.S. Army, 1997. This article was previously published in Military Review, May-June 1997.

Building Military Relations in Africa, by LTC Karl E. Prinslow, U.S. Army, FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Military Review May-June 1997.

Why the Russian Military Failed in Chechnya, by MAJ Raymond C. Finch, III, U. S. Army, FMSO. (CALL Publication #98-16 PDF Format ) May 1997.

Russia's Political and Military Problems in Central Asia [Excerpt on Tajikistan], by General Major V.I. Slipchenko, Translated by Mr. Robert R. Love, Introduction and Editing by MAJ Raymond C. Finch, III, FMSO. This article was previously published in European Security Spring 1997.

The Role of the Egyptian Military in Domestic Society, by LTC Stephen H. Gotowicki, U.S. Army, 1997.

Planning For a New Threat Environment, by Mr. William W. Mendel and Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO, 1996. This article was previously published by the Association of the United States Army, July 1996.

The Strange Case of Russian Peacekeeping Operations in the Near Abroad 1992-1994, by MAJ Raymond C. Finch, III, FMSO, July 1996.

Wounded Bear: The Ongoing Russian Military Operation in Chechnya, by MAJ Gregory J. Celestan, U.S. Army. July 1996.

US Forces: Many Roles in the 21st Century, by Mr. William W. Mendel, FMSO, 1996. This article was previously published in Military Review, Spanish Edition, May-June 1996.

Combat in Cities: The LA Riots and Operation Rio, by Mr. William W. Mendel, FMSO, 1996.

Considering a U.S. Military Force on the Golan: Confronting the Hyperbole, Paranoia, Hysteria and Agendas, by LTC Stephen H. Gotowicki, U.S. Army, 1996.

Research Sources on Peacekeeping and Peace Enforcement: 1987-1992, by Dr. Timothy L. Sanz, FMSO, 1996.

The Revolution in Military Affairs and its Interpreters: Implications for National and International Security Policy, by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp, FMSO, 1996.

New Forces for Engagement Policy, by Mr. William W. Mendel, FMSO, September 1996. This article was previously published in Joint Forces Quarterly, Winter 1995/1996.

NATO's Partnership For Peace Program: Published Literature, by Dr. Timothy L. Sanz, FMSO, 1995. This article was previously published in European Security Winter 1995.

Separatist Movements: Research Sources 1990-1995, by Dr. Timothy L. Sanz, 1995. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict & Law Enforcement, Autumn 1995.

Mujahedin Operations in Bosnia, by LTC John E. Sray, U.S. Army, February 1995. This article was previously published in Foreign Special Operations Forces July 1995.

The Indonesian Military: Dwi Fungsi and Territorial Operations, by MAJ Thomas E. Sidwell, U.S. Army, June 1995.

Geopolitics and Urban Armed Conflict in Latin America, by Geoffrey Demarest, FMSO, 1995. This article was previously published in Small Wars and Insurgencies, Spring 1995.

The Bosnian Warring Factions: A Brief Synopsis, by LTC John E. Sray, U.S. Army, January 1995.

Guerrilla in the Brazilian Amazon, by Colonel Alvaro de Souza Pinheiro with a commentary by Mr. William W. Mendel, FMSO, 1995.

An African Rapid-Deployment Force for Peace Operations on the African Continent, by Colonel McGill Alexander, South African Army, with commentary by MAJ Mark Mills U.S. Army, 1995.

Mafia in Uniform: The Criminalization of the Russian Armed Forces, by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO, 1995.

The Overlap of Military and Police in Latin America, by LTC Geoffrey B. Demarest, FMSO, 1995.

Deterring Ethno-Nationalist Conflicts, by MAJ Ronald M. Bonesteel, U.S. Army, 1995. This article was previously published in Military Review, December-February 1995.

Territorial Dimensions of Ethnic Conflict: The Moldovan Case, by LTC Neil V. Lamont, U.S.Army, 1993. This article was previously published in Military Review, December-February 1995.

The Political Situation in Conflict Zones, A Monthly Monitoring of Events in Zones of Ethno-Political Tension in Russia and the Near Abroad, by Emil Pain, translated by Mr. Robert R. Love, FMSO, 1994. This article was previously published in European Security, Winter 1994.

Russian Internal Troops and Security Challenges in the 1990s, by Colonel General Anatoliy S. Kulikov, Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs, Commander-in-Chief of Russian Internal Troops, translated by Mr. Robert R. Love, FMSO, June 1994. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict & Law Enforcement, Autumn 1994.

Ethno-National Conflicts: Research Sources by Dr. Timothy L. Sanz, FMSO. This article was previously published in European Security, Summer 1994.

Infiltration Operations Continue Into Tajikistan, by LTC John E. Sray, U.S. Army, January 1994.

The Cossack Brotherhood Reborn: A Political/Military Force in a Realm of Chaos, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict and Law Enforcement Winter 1993.

Expeditionary Police Service, by LTC Geoffrey B. Demarest, U.S. Army, 1993. This article was previously published in Military Review June 1993.

Nuclear Terrorism: Selected Research Materials, by Dr. Timothy L. Sanz, FMSO, 1992. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict and Law Enforcement, Winter 1992.

The Yugoslav Conflict: A Chronology of Events 1990-1993, by Dr. Timothy L. Sanz, FMSO, 1992 updated 1993. This article was previously published in Military Review December 1992.

The Yugoslav Conflict: Review of the Literature, by Dr. Timothy L. Sanz, FMSO, 1992. This article was previously published in European Security Autumn 1992.

The Yugoslav People's Army: Between Civil War and Disintegration, by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp and Dr. Timothy L. Sanz, FMSO, 1991. This article was previously published in Military Review December 1991.

Soviet Combat Engineers in Afghanistan Old Lessons and Future Wars by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Engineer September-October 1988.

Ambush! The Road War in Afghanistan by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO. This article was previously published in Army January 1988.

Information Warfare / Information Operations

Chinas Cyber Incursions: A Theoretical Look At What They See And Why They Do It Based On A Different Strategic Method Of Thought, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. May 2013.

The Anatomy of a Militant Radical Islamic Website: The IJU's Information Operations, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. This article was previously published in IO Sphere, September 2012.

China's Digital Destroyers: Striving for Information Dominance, by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. A condensed version of the article was published in PROCEEDINGS, July 2012 (Reprinted from PROCEEDINGS with permission; Copyright (c) 2012 U.S. Naval Institute / http://www.usni.org).

Cyber Silhouettes Shadows Over Information Operations, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This book was previously published in 2005 by FMSO.

PKK's Changing Tactics and Rhetoric Mimic Insurgencies, Al-Qaida, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, November 2009.

Countering Internet Extremism, By Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in IO Sphere, Winter 2009.

Professors in the Trenches: Deployed Soldiers and Social Science Academics, Editor: Rob W. Kurz, Foreign Military Studies Office, 2009. This compilation of articles originally appeared as a five-part series by Small Wars Journal (http://smallwarsjournal.com). Each article was co-authored by one Army soldier/civilian and one university professor/academic as part of a joint research project.

The Bear Went Through the Mountain: Russia Appraises its Five-Day War in South Ossetia, by Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in the Journal of Slavic Military Studies, 22: 31-67, 2009.

The Iranian Space Program and Russian Assistance, by Robert W. Kurz, FMSO-JRIC Analyst and Alexandr V. Neemets, Unofficial Consultant . This article was previously published in the Journal of Slavic Military Studies, 22: 87-96, 2009.

China's Electronic Long-Range Reconnaissance, by Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review, November-December 2008.

Cyberskepticism: The Mind’s Firewall, By Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in IO Sphere, Spring 2008.

Russia's Information Policy in Lithuania by Nerijus Maliukevicius (edited by Ray Finch, FMSO Foreign Analyst). Originally published in the Baltic Defence College’s Baltic Security & Defence Review, Volume 9, 2007, page 150.
FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Hezballah, Israel, and Cyber PSYOP, By Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in IOsphere, Winter 2007.

IO Sphere Special Edition 2008. This issue of the US journal IO Sphere is a compilation of international IO papers presented at FMSO's September 2007 Information Operations conference held at the Lewis and Clark Building, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Eleven countries participated.

The Chinese Military's Strategic Mind-set, by Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review, November-December 2007.

Letter to the Editor of National Defense University, from SGT Mounir Elkhamri, FMSO-JRIC analyst. This letter was previously published in Joint Force Quarterly, Issue 44, 1st quarter 2007.

Chechen Suicide Bombers, by Robert W. Kurz and Charles K. Bartles, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. This article was previously published in the Journal of Slavic Military Studies, 20: 529–547, 2007.

Cyber Mobilization: The Neglected Aspect Of Information Operations and Counterinsurgency Doctrine, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC. This article was previously published as a chapter in a three volume set titled Countering Terrorism and Insurgency in the 21st Century, 2007, volume 1, edited by James J.F. Forest, published by Greenwood Press.

Mountain Combat: Hard to Move, Hard to Shoot, Even Harder to Communicate, by Mr. Les Grau, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, and LT Jason Falivene, USMC, 2006. This article was previously published in the The Journal of Slavic Military Studies, September 2006.

Cyber Mobilization: A Growing Counterinsurgency Campaign, By Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in IOsphere, Summer 2006.

Organized Brigandage and the Structure of Life: The Top Ten Threats to America by Dr. Geoffrey Demarest, Foreign Military Studies Office, October 2003.

New Developments in Chinese Strategic Psychological Warfare, by Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO. This article was previously published in Special Warfare, April 2003 Volume 16 No. 1, PB 80-03-01.

Is The IW Paradigm Outdated? A Discussion of U.S. IW Theory, by Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO. This article was previously published in Journal of Information Warfare, Volume 2 Issue 3, 2003.

Information Warfare in the Second (1999-Present) Chechen War: Motivator for Military Reform? by Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS., 2002. This article was previously published in Russian Military Reform 1992-2002.

Information-Age "De-Terror-ence" by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, September-October 2001.

IT Requirements for "Policekeeping" by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, September-October 2001.

Information Security Thinking: A Comparison Of U.S., Russian, And Chinese Concepts by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. July 2001. This article was previously published in Science & Culture Series Nuclear Strategy and Peace Technology August 2001.

China's Electronic Strategies by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, May-June 2001.

The Internet in China: Civilian and Military Uses, by Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Information & Security An International Journal Volume 7, 2001, pages 159-173, ISSN 1311-1493.

Like Adding Wings to the Tiger: Chinese Information War Theory and Practice, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO. October 2000.

Manipulating the Mass Consciousness: Russian and Chechen "Information War" Tactics in the 2nd Chechen-Russian Conflict by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. August 2000.

The Second Chechen War: The Information Component, by by Emil Pain, Former Russian Ethno-national Relations Advisor, translated by Mr. Robert R. Love, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 2000.

Kosovo and the Current Myth of Information Superiority by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Parameters, Spring 2000.

The Russian View Of Information War, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was first published in The Russian Armed Forces at the Dawn of the Millennium, 7-9 February 2000.

Human Network Attacks by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS, October 1999. This article was previously published in Military Review, September-October 1999.

Infosphere Threats by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS, October 1999. This article was previously published in Military Review, September-October 1999.

Threat Convergence by LTC Bill Flynt, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, September-October 1999.

Information Technology: US/Russian Perspectives and Potential for Military-Political Cooperation, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO. This article was previously published in Global Security Beyond the Millennium 1999.

Behind the Great Firewall of China: A Look at RMA/IW Theory From 1996-1998, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO. This article was previously published in Parameters Spring 1998.

The Mind Has No Firewall, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Parameters, Spring 1998.

Dialectical Versus Empirical Thinking: Ten Key Elements of the Russian Understanding of Information Operations, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, March 1998. (CALL Publication #98-21 PDF Format ) This article was previously published in Journal of Slavic Military Studies, March 1998.

Deterring Information Warfare: A New Strategic Challenge, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Parameters, Winter 1997.

Russian Information-Psychological Actions: Implications for U.S. PSYOP, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Special Warfare, Winter 1997.

Organizing the Interaction of Nations Participating in a Multi-National Operation, by Colonel Andrei Demurenko, Armed Forces General Staff, Russian Federation, Translated by Mr. Robert Love, FMSO. (CALL Publication #98-25 PDF Format ) September 1997.

The Age of the New Persuaders, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Military Review, May-June 1997.

Planning For a New Threat Environment, by Mr. William W. Mendel and Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO, 1996. This article was previously published by the Association of the United States Army, July 1996.

Research Sources on Peacekeeping and Peace Enforcement: 1987-1992, by Dr. Timothy L. Sanz, FMSO, 1996.

The Revolution in Military Affairs and its Interpreters: Implications for National and International Security Policy, by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp, FMSO, 1996.

Russian Views on Information-Based Warfare, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1996. This article was previously published in Airpower Journal, 1996.

Deterring Ethno-Nationalist Conflicts, by MAJ Ronald M. Bonesteel, U.S. Army, 1995. This article was previously published in Military Review, December-February 1995.

Selling the Bosnian Myth to America: Buyer Beware, by LTC John E. Sray, U.S. Army, October 1995.

The Strategic Implications of Operational Law, by LTC Geoffrey B. Demarest, U.S. Army, 1995.

Operational Art and Tactics

Restructuring the Tactical Russian Army for Unconventional Warfare, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, PhD, FMSO Analyst, May 2014. This article was previously published in Red Diamond Volume 5 Issue 2, February 2014.

The Afghan Guerrilla’s Dilemma: Tying up loose ends after the Soviets left, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, PhD, FMSO Analyst, May 2014.

Modeling the Withdrawal of Western-style Forces from Afghanistan, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, PhD, FMSO Analyst. April 2014.

Khost in the Rearview Mirror: First City in Afghanistan Falls to Jalaludin Haqanni, the Pakistani ISI and the Inadequacies of Aerial Resupply, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, PhD, FMSO analyst. April 2014.

Responding to US Pivot to the Indo-Pacific: India's Pro-Active Role in Meeting Emerging Security Challenges, by Gurmeet Kanwa. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

The Brain of the Russian Army: Futuristic Visions Tethered by the Past, By Roger N. McDermott. August 2013. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

An Update on the Taiwan Defense Situation (2011-2012), by Lianna Nicole Faruolo. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

The Ghost of Don Quixote: The Increased Likelihood of Attacks on Windmills and Solar Panels During Conflict, by LTC Robert Feldman, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. 15 November 2012.

History of the Creation of the Republic of Kazakhstan’s Airmobile Forces, translated by Charles Bartles, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article appeared in “Desantura.ru” (Russian language website about post Soviet Airborne Forces) http://desantura.ru/articles/23/?SHOWALL_1=1 October 2012

Bouncing Back After a Thumping: Resiliency Among Guerrilla Units, by Lester W. Grau. This article was previously published in Infantry September-October 2012.

It's Not Just Soldiering in a Hotter Environment: Less Discussed Issues of Global Warming Relevant to Military Operations in Africa, by LTC  Robert Feldman, Africa Analyst for FMSO and the DEEP RED Project, June 2012.

China Shaping the Operational Environment A Disciple on the Path of Deception and Influence, by Scott J. Henderson, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, November 2011.

The Soviet Withdrawal From Afghanistan: Lessons to Frame Success and Avoid Failures, by Mr. Lester W. Grau and Mr. Thomas P. Wilhelm, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. Occasional Paper, November 2011.

Two Tours in Afghanistan Twenty Years and Two Armies Apart, by Major Eero Kinnunen, Estonian Defense Forces, and Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO-Jric Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review, May-June 2011.

Learning from the Other End of the Spectrum: Lessons from the Peace Corps Applicable to Stability Operations, by LTC Robert Feldman, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Peace and Stability Operations Journal Online, Vol. 1, No. 3. April 2011. pp 11 - 16.

Mountain Warfare and Other Lofty Problems: Foreign Perspectives on High-Altitude Combat, Edited by Lester W. Grau & Charles K. Bartles, FMSO-JRIC Analysts, 2011.

Winning Insurgent War: Back to Basics, by Dr. Geoff Demarest, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, 2011.

Passing It On Fighting the Pushtun on Afghanistan's Frontier, by General Sir Andrew Skeen, Edited by Dr. Lester W. Grau and Robert H. Baer, FMSO-JRIC Analysts, 2011.

The Battle for Hill 3234: Last Ditch Defense in the Mountains of Afghanistan, by Dr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Journal of Slavic Military Studies, 24:217–231, 2011, Taylor and Francis Publishing, London, April 2011. doi:10.1080/13518046.2011.572704 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13518046.2011.572704)

Mountain Operations: Lessons from the Soviet-Afghan War (Three Separate articles) A Flanking Detachment in the Mountains; Small Secrets of Great Mountains; Mountain Recon - Russian Style, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. These articles were previously published in Infantry, May-August 2010, Volume 99, Number 2.

The Recruitment of Assassins by Mexican Drug Cartels, By 1LT Brenda Fiegel, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. 03 February 2009.

The Bear Went Through the Mountain: Russia Appraises its Five-Day War in South Ossetia, by Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in the Journal of Slavic Military Studies, 22: 31-67, 2009.

Russia: Tipping the Balance in the Middle East, by Steffany Trofino, Fellow with the US Army, TRADOC G2, Foreign Military Studies Office, and Alexandr Nemets, Independent Advisor to US Government. This article was previously published in the Journal of Slavic Military Studies, 22:367–382, 2009.

Property & Peace: Insurgency, Strategy and the Statute of Frauds, by Geoffrey Demarest, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. May 2009.

Professors in the Trenches: Deployed Soldiers and Social Science Academics, Editor: Rob W. Kurz, Foreign Military Studies Office, 2009. This compilation of articles originally appeared as a five-part series by Small Wars Journal (http://smallwarsjournal.com). Each article was co-authored by one Army soldier/civilian and one university professor/academic as part of a joint research project.

Problems Plaguing the African Union Peacekeeping Forces, by LTC Robert Feldman, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Defense and Security Analysis, September  2008, and is posted courtesy of informaworld, http://www.informaworld.com.

Why Uganda Has Failed to Defeat the Lord’s Resistance Army, by MAJ Robert Feldman, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Defense and Security Analysis, March 2008, and is posted courtesy of informaworld, http://www.informaworld.com.

Hezballah, Israel, and Cyber PSYOP, By Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in IOsphere, Winter 2007.

The Chinese Military's Strategic Mind-set, by Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review, November-December 2007.

Patterns and Predictability: The Soviet Evaluation of Operation Linebacker II by Dana Drenkowski and Lester W. Grau, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in The Journal of Slavic Military Studies, October-December 2007, Volume 20, Number 4, pgs 559-607.

ROUND 2 IN LEBANON: How the IDF Focused Exclusively on COIN and Lost the Ability to Fight Manuever War, by CPT Jonathan D. Zagdanski, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Infantry, September-October 2007.

The Bear Went Over the Mountain More Lessons from the Soviet-Afghan War, by Mr. Les Grau, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Infantry, September-October 2007.

THE EVOLUTION OF IRANIAN WARFIGHTING DURING THE IRAN-IRAQ WAR When Dismounted Light Infantry Made the Difference, by SGT Ben Wilson, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Infantry, July-August 2007.

Breaking Contact Without Leaving Chaos: The Soviet Withdrawal From Afghanistan, By Mr. Les Grau, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in The Journal of Slavic Military Studies, April-June 2007, Volume 20 Number 2.

Letter to the Editor of National Defense University, from SGT Mounir Elkhamri, FMSO-JRIC analyst. This letter was previously published in Joint Force Quarterly, Issue 44, 1st quarter 2007.

Dealing with the Iraqi Populace: An Arab-American Soldier's Perspective, by SGT Mounir Elkhamri, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review, January-February 2007.

Chechen Suicide Bombers, by Robert W. Kurz and Charles K. Bartles, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. This article was previously published in the Journal of Slavic Military Studies, 20: 529–547, 2007.

Preserving Shock Action: A New Approach to Armored Maneuver Warfare, by Mr. Les Grau, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, 2006. This article was previously published in the Armor, September-October 2006.

The Human Terrain System: A CORDS for the 21st Century, by Dr. Jacob Kipp, Mr. Les Grau, Mr. Karl Prinslow, and CPT Don Smith, FMSO-JRIC Analysts, 2006. This article was previously published in Military Review, September-October 2006.

Mountain Combat: Hard to Move, Hard to Shoot, Even Harder to Communicate, by Mr. Les Grau, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, and LT Jason Falivene, USMC, 2006. This article was previously published in the The Journal of Slavic Military Studies, September 2006.

In the Shadow: Chinese Special Forces Build a 21st -Century Fighting Force, by Mr. Scott J. Henderson, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, 2006. This article was previously published in the Special Warfare, July-August 2006.

Suicide Bombers Profiles, Methods and Techniques, by SFC Merle Miyasato, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, May 2006.

Forbidden Cross-Border Vendetta: Spetsnaz Strike Into Pakistan During the Soviet-Afghan War, by Ali Ahmad Jalali and Lester W. Grau, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in The Journal of Slavic Military Studies December 2005.

Night Sniper, by Aleksandr Petrenko, translation and commentary by Lester W. Grau, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in The Journal of Slavic Military Studies December 2005.

The High-Precision Tulip: Development and Combat Employment of the Soviet Laser-Guided Mortar Round, by Lester W. Grau Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. Illustrations by Viktor Litvenenko. This article was previously published in The Journal of Slavic Military Studies December 2005.

Maginot Line or Fort Apache? Using Forts to Shape the Counterinsurgency Battlefield, by Mr. Geoffrey Demarest, and Mr. Lester W. Grau, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS., 2005., This article was previously published in Military Review November-December 2005.

Operation Secure Mexico, by By Thomas S. Davidson II, CW4, MI, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, Foreign Military Studies Office, June 2005.

The War Ahead And The Way Ahead, by Charles K. Bartles, Lester W. Grau and Jacob W. Kipp, FMSO analysts, April 2005.

Russian Tactical Lessons Learned Fighting Chechen Separatists, by Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in the Journal of Slavic Military Studies, 18: 731-766, 2005.

The Bear Facts: Russians Appraise The Stryker Brigade Concept, by Mr. Les Grau, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. And Elena Stoyanov. This article was previously published in Infantry November-December 2004.

Urban Population Control in a Counterinsurgency, by Mounir Elkamri, Lester W. Grau, Laurie King-Irani, Amanda S. Mitchell and Lenny Tasa-Benet, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS, October 2004.

Something Old, Something New:Guerrillas, Terrorists, and Intelligence Analysis, by Lester W. Grau, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review July-August 2004.

The Soviet-Afghan War:  A Superpower Mired In The Mountains, by Lester W. Grau, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in The Journal of Slavic Military Studies March 2004 Volume 17, Number 1.

The Tactics of Insurgent Groups in the Republic of Chechnya, by Colonel Sergey A. Kulikov, Translated by Robert R. Love, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. A version of this article was published in Military Review, November-December 2003.

Diehard Buildings: Control Architecture - a Challenge for the Urban Warrior by Lester W. Grau and Geoffrey Demarest, Foreign Military Studies Office. This article was previously published in Military Review, September - October 2003.

Medical Implications of High Altitude Combat by Mr. Les Grau and Dr. William Jorgensen. This article was previously published in U.S. Army Medical Department Journal April-June 2003.

Mapping Colombia: The Correlation Between Land Data and Strategy by Dr, Geoffrey Demarest, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published by The Strategic Studies Institute, March 2003.

MOUT in Iraq: Population Dependent? by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. February 2003.

Mars and Hippocrates in Megapolis: Urban Combat and Medical Support by Lester W. Grau, Leavenworth, KS. and CDR Charles J. Gbur Jr., MC, USNR, March 2003.This article was previously published in U.S. Army Medical Department Journal January-March 2003.

Air Defense with an Attitude: Helicopter v. Helicopter Combat, by Mr. Les Grau, FMSO and Major James H. Adams III, U.S. Marine Corps. This article was first published in Military Review, January-February 2003.

Putin’s Military Priorities: Modernising the Armed Forces by Roger N. McDermott, Honorary Senior Research Fellow, University of Kent at Canterbury . This article was previously published in Russian Military Reform 1992-2002. Published by Frank Cass Publishers, 2003, Chapter 13, Page 259-277.

Feasibility of Creating a Comprehensive Real Property Database for Colombia, by Geoffrey B. Demarest, Foreign Military Studies Office, August 2002.

Maintaining Friendly Skies Rediscovering Theater Aerospace Defense by Mr. Lester W. Grau and Dr. Jacob W. Kipp, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Aerospace Power Journal, Summer 2002.

Russian Snipers In the Mountains and Cities of Chechnya, by Mr. Les Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Infantry Summer 2002.

Bearers of the Sword Radical Islam, Philippines Insurgency, and Regional Stability, by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr. This article was previously published in Military Review March-April 2002.

Ground Combat at High Altitude by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, and Lieutenant Colonel Hernán Vázquez, Argentine Army. This article was previously published in Military Review January-February 2002.

Information Warfare in the Second (1999-Present) Chechen War: Motivator for Military Reform? by Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS., 2002. This article was previously published in Russian Military Reform 1992-2002.

Does Russia Need a General Staff: The Russian System of Top-Level Military Authority in an International Context by V. Shlykov Translated from the original Russian by R. Love, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in European Security Winter 2001 Vol. 10, No. 3.

Problems of Maintaining Defense Security in the Today’s World, by General M. A. Gareev (Retired), President of the Academy of Military Sciences of the Russian Federation, Translated from the Russian by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp and Robert Love, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in European Security Autumn 2001 Vol. 10, No., 3.

IT Requirements for "Policekeeping" by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, September-October 2001.

The Fog and Friction of Technology, by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp and Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, September-October 2001.

The Afghan War: The Campaign for the Caves: The Battles for Zhawar in the Soviet-Afghan War by Mr. Ali A. Jalali and Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Journal of Slavic Military Studies, September 2001.

Expeditionary Forces: Superior Technology Defeated-The Battle of Maiwand by Mr. Ali A. Jalali and Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review May-June 2001.

Russia's Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons, by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, May-June 2001.

Chechen Nationalism and the Tragedy of the Struggle for Independence by Mr. Lester W. Grau and Dr. Jacob W. Kipp, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in National Strategy Forum Review Autumn 2000.

A Tale of Two Theaters: Russian Actions in Chechnya in 1994 and 1999 by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Analysis of Current Events September 2000.

Technology and the Second Chechen Campaign: Not all new and not that much, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in The Second Chechen War, September 2000.

A 'Crushing' Victory: Fuel-Air Explosives and Grozny 2000, by Mr. Lester W. Grau and Timothy Smith, Illustrated by John Richards and Ivan Pavlov, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Marine Corps Gazette August 2000.

Grozny 2000: Urban Combat Lessons Learned, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 2000.

The Tyranny of Time and Distance: Bridging the Pacific, by Mr. Lester W. Grau and Dr. Jacob W. Kipp, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review July-August 2000.

Kosovo and the Current Myth of Information Superiority by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Parameters, Spring 2000.

Russian Lessons Learned From the Battles For Grozny, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas and Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Marine Corps Gazette, April 2000.

Combat Stress in Chechnya: "The Equal Opportunity Disorder", by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office and MAJ Charles P. O'Hara, MSC, US Disciplinary Barracks, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in U.S. Army Medical Department Journal January-March 2000.

Lessons and Conclusions on the Execution of IFOR Operations and Prospects for a Future Combined Security System: The Peace and Stability of Europe after IFOR, A Joint US/Russian Research Project of the Foreign Military Studies office (FMSO), Center for Army Lessons Learned, U. S. Army Combined Arms Center, Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas and the Center for Military-Strategic Studies (CMSS), General Staff of the Armed Forces, Moscow, Russia, 1998. [Second Edition -- 2000, English; Russian]

“Soft Log” and Concrete Canyons: Russian Urban Combat Logistics in Grozny by Mr. Lester W. Grau and Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Marine Corps Gazette, October 1999.

Russia's Northwest Strategic Direction, by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-Aug 1999.

The Brazilian Amazon: Controlling the Hydra by Mr. William W. Mendel Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 1999.

Trouble in the North Caucasus by General Anatoliy S. Kulikov, Former Russian Interior Minister, translated by Mr. Robert R. Love Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 1999.

Urban Combat: Confronting the Specter by Mr. Lester W. Grau and Dr. Jacob W. Kipp Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 1999.

The Battle of Grozny: Deadly Classroom for Urban Combat, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO. This article was previously published in Parameters, Summer 1999.

Mine Warfare and Counterinsurgency: The Russian View by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Engineer March 1999.

Night Stalkers and Mean Streets: Afghan Urban Guerrillas, by Mr. Ali A. Jalali and Mr. Lester W. Grau, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Infantry January-April 1999.

Virtual Peacemaking: A Military View of Conflict Prevention Through the Use of Information Technology, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published under the title Preventing Conflict Through Information Technology in Military Review, December 1998-February 1999.

Underground Combat: Stereophonic Blasting, Tunnel Rats and the Soviet-Afghan War, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, and Ali Ahmad Jalali, 1998. This article was previously published in Engineer November 1998.

Guerrilla Warfare and Land Mine Casualties Remain Inseparable, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, and William A Jorgensen, DO, 1998. This article was previously published in U.S. Army Medical Department Journal October-December 1998.

Restructuring and Reform in Russia's MVD: Good Idea, Bad Timing? by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict & Law Enforcement, Autumn 1998, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 96-106.

Russian Military Reform: Status and Prospects (Views of a Western Military Historian), by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp, FMSO. August 1998.

A Weapon For All Seasons: The Old But Effective RPG-7 Promises to Haunt the Battlefields of Tomorrow, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Infantry, May-August 1998.

Dialectical Versus Empirical Thinking: Ten Key Elements of the Russian Understanding of Information Operations, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, March 1998. (CALL Publication #98-21 PDF Format ) This article was previously published in Journal of Slavic Military Studies, March 1998.

Fall 1997 Russian Draft, by MAJ Raymond C. Finch, III, U. S. Army, FMSO. (CALL Publication #98-22 PDF Format ) Feb 1998.

Handling the Wounded in a Counter-Guerrilla War: the Soviet/Russian Experience in Afghanistan and Chechnya, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, and William A Jorgensen, DO, 1998. This article was previously published in U.S. Army Medical Department Journal January-February 1998.

Air Operations in Low Intensity Conflict: The Case of Chechnya, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Airpower Journal Winter 1997.

Organizing the Interaction of Nations Participating in a Multi-National Operation, by Colonel Andrei Demurenko, Armed Forces General Staff, Russian Federation, Translated by Mr. Robert Love, FMSO. (CALL Publication #98-25 PDF Format ) September 1997.

Confronting the RMA in Russia, by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp, FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Military Review, June-July 1997.

Mexico's Other Insurgents by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Military Review, June-July 1997.

Artillery and Counterinsurgency: The Soviet Experience in Afghanistan, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. (CALL Publication #98-17) PDF Format ) This article was previously published in Field Artillery Journal May-June 1997.

Bashing The Laser Range Finder With a Rock, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, 1997. This article was first published in Military Review, May-June 1997.

Building Military Relations in Africa, by LTC Karl E. Prinslow, U.S. Army, FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Military Review May-June 1997.

Viral Hepatitis and the Russian War in Chechnya, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO and William A. Jorgensen, DO MC USAR, 1997. (CALL Publication #98-23 PDF Format ) This article was previously published in U.S. Army Medical Department Journal, May-June 1997.

Why the Russian Military Failed in Chechnya, by MAJ Raymond C. Finch, III, U. S. Army, FMSO. (CALL Publication #98-16 PDF Format ) May 1997.

Russia's Political and Military Problems in Central Asia [Excerpt on Tajikistan], by General Major V.I. Slipchenko, Translated by Mr. Robert R. Love, Introduction and Editing by MAJ Raymond C. Finch, III, FMSO. This article was previously published in European Security Spring 1997.

The Caucasus Conflict and Russian Security: The Russian Armed Forces Confront Chechnya III. The Battle for Grozny, 1-26 January 1995, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Journal of Slavic Military Studies, March 1997.

Russian-Manufactured Armored Vehicle Vulnerability in Urban Combat: The Chechnya Experience, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Red Thrust Star, January 1997.

Russian "Lessons Learned" in Bosnia, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1996. This article was previously published in Military Review September-October 1996.

Using Armed Forces in International Relations and Russia's Point of View: International-Legal Aspects, by O.N. Khlestov and A.I. Nikitin Translated by Mr. Robert R. Love, FMSO. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict and Law Enforcement, Summer 1996.

The Strange Case of Russian Peacekeeping Operations in the Near Abroad 1992-1994, by MAJ Raymond C. Finch, III, FMSO, July 1996.

Urban Warfare Communications: A Contemporary Russian View by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Red Thrust Star, July 1996.

A Military Biography, Russian Minister of Defense General Igor Rodionov: In with the Old, in with the New, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas and Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Journal of Slavic Military Studies, June 1996.

US Forces: Many Roles in the 21st Century, by Mr. William W. Mendel, FMSO, 1996. This article was previously published in Military Review, Spanish Edition, May-June 1996.

Instant Obstacles: Russian Remotely Delivered Mines, by Dorian D'Aria and Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, 1996. This article was previously published in Red Thrust Star, January 1996.

Combat in Cities: The LA Riots and Operation Rio, by Mr. William W. Mendel, FMSO, 1996.

International Conflict Controllers: Manipulators or Manipulated?, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, July 1995. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict and Law Enforcement, Winter 1995.

NATO's Partnership For Peace Program: Published Literature, by Dr. Timothy L. Sanz, FMSO, 1995. This article was previously published in European Security Winter 1995.

EMERCOM: Russia's Emergency Response Team, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1995. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict and Law Enforcement, Autumn 1995, Vol 4, No 2, pp 227-236.

Separatist Movements: Research Sources 1990-1995, by Dr. Timothy L. Sanz, 1995. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict & Law Enforcement, Autumn 1995.

Using Force of Arms to Provide Domestic Security, by Colonel V. A. Tsygankov, translated by Mr. Robert R. Love, FMSO, 1995. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict and Law Enforcement, Autumn 1995.

The Russian Military and the 1995 Parliamentary Elections: A Primer, by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp and Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, October 1995.

The Soviet War in Afghanistan: History and Harbinger of Future War, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO and Mohammed Yahya Nawroz, 1995. This article was previously published in Military Review September-October 1995.

Changing Russian Urban Tactics: The Aftermath of the Battle for Grozny, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, July 1995. This article was previously published in INSS Strategic Forum, July 1995.

Mujahedin Operations in Bosnia, by LTC John E. Sray, U.S. Army, February 1995. This article was previously published in Foreign Special Operations Forces July 1995.

The Caucasus Conflict and Russian Security: The Russian Armed Forces Confront Chechnya, Part 1: Section 1, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1995. This article was previously published in Journal of Slavic Military Studies, June 1995.

The Caucasus Conflict and Russian Security: The Russian Armed Forces Confront Chechnya, Part 1: Section 2, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1995. This article was previously published in Journal of Slavic Military Studies, June 1995.

The Indonesian Military: Dwi Fungsi and Territorial Operations, by MAJ Thomas E. Sidwell, U.S. Army, June 1995.

The Russian Military and the Revolution in the Military Affairs: A Case of the Oracle of Delphi or Cassandra? by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp, FMSO, June 1995.

Medical Support in a Counter-Guerrilla War: Epidemiological Lessons Learned in the Soviet-Afghan War, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, and MAJ William A. Jorgensen, U.S. Army, 1995. This article was previously published in U.S. Army Medical Department Journal May-June 1995.

Geopolitics and Urban Armed Conflict in Latin America, by Geoffrey Demarest, FMSO, 1995. This article was previously published in Small Wars and Insurgencies, Spring 1995.

United Nations Crisis Management in Bosnia: Problems and Recommendations, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1994. This article was previously published in Vojenske Rozhledy, March 1995, pp 50-63.

Desert Defense and Surviving PGMs: the New Russian View, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO, 1994. Warning - This article is graphics intensive! This article was previously published in Red Thrust Star, January 1995.

An African Rapid-Deployment Force for Peace Operations on the African Continent, by Colonel McGill Alexander, South African Army, with commentary by MAJ Mark Mills U.S. Army, 1995.

The Strategic Implications of Operational Law, by LTC Geoffrey B. Demarest, U.S. Army, 1995.

Russia's Internal Forces: Hot Spot Stabilizer Within Russia, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1994. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict & Law Enforcement, Winter 1994.

Russian Military Strategy in Historical Perspective, by General-Major (Ret.) Valentin Larionov, translated by Mr. Robert R. Love, FMSO, November 1994.

Russian Internal Troops and Security Challenges in the 1990s, by Colonel General Anatoliy S. Kulikov, Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs, Commander-in-Chief of Russian Internal Troops, translated by Mr. Robert R. Love, FMSO, June 1994. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict & Law Enforcement, Autumn 1994.

Road Warriors of the Hindu Kush: The Battle for the Lines of Communication in the Soviet-Afghan War, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. Warning - This article is graphics intensive! May 1994.

Infiltration Operations Continue Into Tajikistan, by LTC John E. Sray, U.S. Army, January 1994.

Mountain Warfare: The Russian Perspective, by LTC John E. Sray, U.S. Army, 1994.

International Ramifications of Yugoslavia's Serial Wars: the Challenge of Ethno-national Conflicts for a Post - Cold - War, European Order, by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp and Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1993. This article was previously published in European Security Winter 1993.

Expeditionary Police Service, by LTC Geoffrey B. Demarest, U.S. Army, 1993. This article was previously published in Military Review June 1993.

The Empire Strikes Back, An Interview With Grzegorz Kostrzewa-Zorbas, from the book "A Blow From The Left" by Jacek Kurski and Piotr Semka, Editions Spotkania (C), January 1993; translated by Marcin Wiesiolek, FMSO.

Counterdrug Strategy - Illusive Victory: From Blast Furnace to Green Sweep, by Mr. William W. Mendel, FMSO, 1992. This article was previously published in Military Review, December 1992.

The Yugoslav Conflict: A Chronology of Events 1990-1993, by Dr. Timothy L. Sanz, FMSO, 1992 updated 1993. This article was previously published in Military Review December 1992.

Desert Storm: The Soviet View, by MAJ Gilberto Villahermosa, U.S. Army. June 1991.

Barbarossa, Soviet Covering Forces and the Initial Period of War: Military History and Airland Battle, by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp, FMSO, 1989.

Soviet Combat Engineers in Afghanistan Old Lessons and Future Wars by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Engineer September-October 1988.

Mass, Mobility, And The Red Army's Road To Operational Art 1918-1936, by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp, FMSO, 1988.

Ambush! The Road War in Afghanistan by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO. This article was previously published in Army January 1988.

American Perspectives on Eastern Front Operations in World War II, by COL David M. Glantz, FMSO, 1986. This article was previously published in Voprosy Istorii, August 1987.

Counterpoint to Stalingrad, Operation Mars (November-December 1942): Marshal Zhukov's Greatest Defeat, by COL David M. Glantz, FMSO. Warning - This article is graphics intensive!

How Were Soviet Blocking Detachments Employed?, by A.A. Maslov, Translated and edited by COL David M. Glantz, FMSO.

 

Terrorism

Death Unguarded: Unsecured Virulent Pathogens in African Medical Facilities, by Bob Feldman, FMSO Analyst, October 2014.

Mother Lode in Afghanistan: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, By Cindy Hurst & COL Robert Mathers. This article was previously published in Joint Force Quarterly,January 2014.

The Syrian Crisis from a Neighbor's Perspective: View from Turkey, by Karen Kaya FMSO Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review,March-April 2014.

Confronting Africa's Sobels (Soldiers by Day, Rebels by Night),  by Robert Feldman, FMSO analyst, and Michel Ben Arrous,  geographer, University of Rouen, France. This article was originally published in the Winter 2013-14 issue of Parameters: The U.S. Army War College Quarterly.

Understanding Contemporary Conflicts in Africa: A State of Affairs and Current Knowledge, by Michel Ben Arrous, geographer, University of Rouen, France and Robert Feldman, FMSO analyst. This article was originally published in Defense and Security Analysis, January, 2014.

Strategic Implications of the Afghan Mother Lode and China’s Emerging Role, By Cindy A. Hurst and Robert Mathers. This article was previously published in Joint Forces Quarterly issue 72, 1st Quarter 2014.

A Capacity for Violence: The Changing Face of Central Asia’s Islamic Identity, by Luke Falkenburg. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

NATO Missile Defense and the View from the Front Line, by Karen Kaya, FMSO Analyst. This article was previously published in Joint Forces Quarterly issue 71, 4th Quarter 2013.

Turkey’s Role in Afghanistan and Afghan Stabilization, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review July-August 2013.

Turkey and Israel in a New Middle East, by Karen Kaya, FMSO Analyst, July 2013.

Turkey and China: Unlikely Strategic Partners, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, 17 May 2013

The Ansar of Yemen: The Huthis and al-Qaeda, by Lucas Winter, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Small Wars Journal on May 1, 2013.

The Goals of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan and Its Impact on Central Asia and the United States, Mr. Matthew Stein, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. January 2013.

The Ghost of Don Quixote: The Increased Likelihood of Attacks on Windmills and Solar Panels During Conflict, by LTC Robert Feldman, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. 15 November 2012.

Turkey and Africa: A Rising Military Partnership? by Karen Kaya and Jason Warner, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. 02 November 2012.

The Anatomy of a Militant Radical Islamic Website: The IJU's Information Operations, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. This article was previously published in IO Sphere, September 2012.

Turkey-Iran Relations After the Arab Spring, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. September 2012.

Turkish commanders discuss counterterrorism strategies and lessons learned from 25 years of fighting the PKK, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. This article was previously published in Small Wars and Insurgencies, July 2012.

Uzbekistan’s View of Security in Afghanistan After 2014, by Matthew Stein, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Military Review, May-June 2012.

Amidst the Chaos a Small Force for Stability: Somalia's Business Community by LTC Robert Feldman, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was published in Small Wars and Insurgencies May 2012.

A Different War on Terrorism: The U.S., Turkey and the PKK, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst.  This article was previously published in Small Wars Journal, May 2012. 

Europe’s Somali Diaspora: Both a Vulnerability and a Strength, By Robert W. Kurz, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. January 2012.

Turk Concerns With US Withdrawal From Iraq, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. This article was previously published in the Foreign Affairs Officer Journal of International Affairs, Volume XIV, Edition Number 4 CC - December 2011, pgs 28-29.

The Abdullah Azzam Brigades, by Lucas Winter FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, 34:11, November 2011.

PKK's Changing Tactics and Rhetoric Mimic Insurgencies, Al-Qaida, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, November 2009.

Countering Internet Extremism, By Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in IO Sphere, Winter 2009.

The Recruitment of Assassins by Mexican Drug Cartels, By 1LT Brenda Fiegel, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. 03 February 2009.

Problems Plaguing the African Union Peacekeeping Forces, by LTC Robert Feldman, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Defense and Security Analysis, September  2008, and is posted courtesy of informaworld, http://www.informaworld.com.

Liquefied Natural Gas: A Growing Economic Target?, by Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article previously published in The Cutting Edge News, June 30, 2008.

Why Uganda Has Failed to Defeat the Lord’s Resistance Army, by MAJ Robert Feldman, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in Defense and Security Analysis, March 2008, and is posted courtesy of informaworld, http://www.informaworld.com.

The Terrorist Threat to Liquefied Natural Gas: Fact or Fiction? by LCDR Cindy Hurst, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in the IAGS Energy Security Journal, February 2008.

Piracy in the Gulf of Aden: Considering the Effects of Private Protection by Rene Toomse (edited by Lucas Winter, FMSO Foreign Analyst). Originally published in the Baltic Defence College’s Baltic Security & Defence Review.
FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Hezballah, Israel, and Cyber PSYOP, By Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in IOsphere, Winter 2007.

Somalia: Amidst the Rubble, a Vibrant Telecommunications Infrastructure, by LTC Robert Feldman, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was published in Review of African Political Economy, September 2007, and is posted courtesy of informaworld, http://www.informaworld.com.

A Deal with the Devil: Issues in Offering Joseph Kony Amnesty to Resolve the Conflict in Uganda, by MAJ Robert Feldman, FMSO-JRIC. This article was previously published in Small Wars and Insurgencies, March 2007 and is posted courtesy of informaworld, http://www.informaworld.com.

Chechen Suicide Bombers, by Robert W. Kurz and Charles K. Bartles, FMSO-JRIC Analysts. This article was previously published in the Journal of Slavic Military Studies, 20: 529–547, 2007.

Cyber Mobilization: The Neglected Aspect Of Information Operations and Counterinsurgency Doctrine, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC. This article was previously published as a chapter in a three volume set titled Countering Terrorism and Insurgency in the 21st Century, 2007, volume 1, edited by James J.F. Forest, published by Greenwood Press.

Fund Transfers - African Terrorists Blend Old and New: Hawala and Satellite Telecommunications, by MAJ Robert Feldman, FMSO-JRIC. This article was previously published in Small Wars and Insurgencies, September 2006 and is posted courtesy of informaworld, http://www.informaworld.com.

Cyber Mobilization: A Growing Counterinsurgency Campaign, By Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. This article was previously published in IOsphere, Summer 2006.

Suicide Bombers Profiles, Methods and Techniques, by SFC Merle Miyasato, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, May 2006.

The New Great Game: Chinese Views on Central Asia.  Proceedings of the Central Asia Symposium, Monterey, California, August 7-11, 2005. Central Asia Regional Security Issues, Economic and Political Challenges.  Sponsored by the Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Virginia.

Diehard Buildings: Control Architecture - a Challenge for the Urban Warrior by Lester W. Grau and Geoffrey Demarest, Foreign Military Studies Office. This article was previously published in Military Review, September - October 2003.

Organized Brigandage and the Structure of Life: The Top Ten Threats to America by Dr. Geoffrey Demarest, Foreign Military Studies Office, October 2003.

Al Qaeda and the Internet: The Danger of “Cyberplanning” by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Paramaters Spring 2003.

The War Scare over Pankisi Gorge: Threat Perceptions in the Age of the War on Terrorism by Dr. Jacob W. Kipp, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Russian Military Reform 1992-2002. Published by Frank Cass Publishers, 2003, Chapter 11, Pages 234-258.

Bearers of the Sword Radical Islam, Philippines Insurgency, and Regional Stability, by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr. This article was previously published in Military Review March-April 2002.

Paraguay's Ciudad del Este and the New Centers of Gravity by Mr. William W. Mendel. This article was previously published in Military Review, March-April 2002.

Terrorist Safe Havens in Latin America, by Mr. William W. Mendel and Dr. Geoff Demarest, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, March-April 2002.

Information Warfare in the Second (1999-Present) Chechen War: Motivator for Military Reform? by Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS., 2002. This article was previously published in Russian Military Reform 1992-2002.

Information-Age "De-Terror-ence" by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, September-October 2001.

Information Security Thinking: A Comparison Of U.S., Russian, And Chinese Concepts by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. July 2001. This article was previously published in Science & Culture Series Nuclear Strategy and Peace Technology August 2001.

Colombia's Threats to Regional Security by Mr. William W. Mendel, FMSO. This article was previously published in Military Review, May-June 2001.

A Tale of Two Theaters: Russian Actions in Chechnya in 1994 and 1999 by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Analysis of Current Events September 2000.

Montenegro's Tribal Legacy, by Major Steven C. Calhoun, US Army, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review July-August 2000.

Infosphere Threats by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS, October 1999. This article was previously published in Military Review, September-October 1999.

Threat Convergence by LTC Bill Flynt, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, September-October 1999.

Trouble in the North Caucasus by General Anatoliy S. Kulikov, Former Russian Interior Minister, translated by Mr. Robert R. Love Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. This article was previously published in Military Review, July-August 1999.

A Weapon For All Seasons: The Old But Effective RPG-7 Promises to Haunt the Battlefields of Tomorrow, by Mr. Lester W. Grau, FMSO. This article was previously published in Infantry, May-August 1998.

Dialectical Versus Empirical Thinking: Ten Key Elements of the Russian Understanding of Information Operations, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, March 1998. (CALL Publication #98-21 PDF Format ) This article was previously published in Journal of Slavic Military Studies, March 1998.

Deterring Information Warfare: A New Strategic Challenge, by Mr. Timothy L. Thomas, FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Parameters, Winter 1997.

Selected Papers from the Conference "International Terrorism: New Assessments" March 24-26, 1997, Moscow, Translated by Mr. Robert R. Love, FMSO. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict & Law Enforcement, Autumn 1997.

A Face of Future Battle: Chechen Fighter Shamil Basayev, by MAJ Raymond C. Finch, III, FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Military Review, June-July 1997.

Mexico's Other Insurgents by Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO, 1997. This article was previously published in Military Review, June-July 1997.

Middle East Terrorism: New Form of Warfare or Mission Impossible?, by LTC Stephen H. Gotowicki, U.S. Army, 1997. This article was previously published in Military Review, May-June 1997.

Why the Russian Military Failed in Chechnya, by MAJ Raymond C. Finch, III, U. S. Army, FMSO. (CALL Publication #98-16 PDF Format ) May 1997

Russia's Political and Military Problems in Central Asia [Excerpt on Tajikistan], by General Major V.I. Slipchenko, Translated by Mr. Robert R. Love, Introduction and Editing by MAJ Raymond C. Finch, III, FMSO. This article was previously published in European Security Spring 1997.

Separatist Movements: Research Sources 1990-1995, by Dr. Timothy L. Sanz, 1995. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict & Law Enforcement, Autumn 1995.

Planning For a New Threat Environment, by Mr. William W. Mendel and Dr. Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., FMSO, 1996. This article was previously published by the Association of the United States Army, July 1996.

US Forces: Many Roles in the 21st Century, by Mr. William W. Mendel, FMSO, 1996. This article was previously published in Military Review, Spanish Edition, May-June 1996.

Using Force of Arms to Provide Domestic Security, by Colonel V. A. Tsygankov, translated by Mr. Robert R. Love, FMSO, 1995. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict and Law Enforcement, Autumn 1995.

The Indonesian Military: Dwi Fungsi and Territorial Operations, by MAJ Thomas E. Sidwell, U.S. Army, June 1995.

Mujahedin Operations in Bosnia, by LTC John E. Sray, U.S. Army, February 1995. This article was previously published in Foreign Special Operations Forces July 1995.

The Bosnian Warring Factions: A Brief Synopsis, by LTC John E. Sray, U.S. Army, January 1995.

Guerrilla in the Brazilian Amazon, by Colonel Alvaro de Souza Pinheiro with a commentary by Mr. William W. Mendel, FMSO, 1995.

Russian Internal Troops and Security Challenges in the 1990s, by Colonel General Anatoliy S. Kulikov, Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs, Commander-in-Chief of Russian Internal Troops, translated by Mr. Robert R. Love, FMSO, June 1994. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict & Law Enforcement, Autumn 1994.

Infiltration Operations Continue Into Tajikistan, by LTC John E. Sray, U.S. Army, January 1994.

The Empire Strikes Back, An Interview With Grzegorz Kostrzewa-Zorbas, from the book "A Blow From The Left" by Jacek Kurski and Piotr Semka, Editions Spotkania (C), January 1993; translated by Marcin Wiesiolek, FMSO.

Nuclear Terrorism: Selected Research Materials, by Dr. Timothy L. Sanz, FMSO, 1992. This article was previously published in Low Intensity Conflict and Law Enforcement, Winter 1992.

Executive Outcomes: Mercenary Corporation OSINT Guide, by Dr. Robert J. Bunker and Steven F. Marin

 

Central Asian Military Events

Compendium of Central Asian Military and Security Activity, by Matthew Stein, FMSO-JRIC Analyst. August 2014.

Kazakhstan’s Military-Industrial Complex: “Its Own” Or “Someone Else’s”, by Zhulduz Baizakova. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author. (International - Kazakhstan)

A Capacity for Violence: The Changing Face of Central Asia’s Islamic Identity, by Luke Falkenburg. FMSO has provided some editing, format, and graphics to this paper to conform to organizational standards. Academic conventions, source referencing, and citation style are those of the author.

Turkey and China: Unlikely Strategic Partners, by Karen Kaya, FMSO-JRIC Analyst, 17 May 2013.

 

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