A new issue of Armed Forces Journal is out. From the latest issue of Military Review, warfare by internet: Huba Wass de Czege on the logic of strategic deterrence, defense, and attack; the US can gain an undisputed advantage in its global engagement strategy by creating a Civilian Reserve Corps, modeled after the National Guard, of civil engineers, agronomists, city planners and other experts with essential skills needed for reconstruction and development during stability operations. From National Defense magazine, a look at how defeating IEDs is much like fighting the Mob. From Leatherneck, a review of Al-Anbar Awakening: U.S. Marines and Counterinsurgency in Iraq 2004-2009, Volume I, American Perspectives and Al-Anbar Awakening: From Insurgency to Counterinsurgency in Iraq, 2004-2009 Volume II, Iraqi Perspectives; and an article on Fifth-Generation Warfare: Are we reinventing the wheel? We should think twice about consigning the revolution in military affairs idea to the dustbin of history. What do militaries actually practice during war games? Communications and figuring who's good at what. What is it about the Algerian War that earns special emphasis in US military instruction? Regrettably, the current trend of irregular warfare and counterinsurgency study seldom allows the American Revolution more than a passing glance. A review of The Long Road to Annapolis: The Founding of the Naval Academy and the Emerging American Republic by William P. Leeman.

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