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Primer on Sociopolitical and Military Developments in IS/al Qaida Africa

This compilation of works consists mainly of articles from Military Review, publications authored by the Combat Studies Institute, monographs from students at the Command and General Staff College, and selected works from other sources for which we have permission to reproduce.

The Army University Press invites readers to submit for publishing consideration articles to Military Review or longer works to the Combat Studies Institute on issues related to IS / al Qaida. Guidelines for submission are on the Army University Press website at http://www.armyupress.army.mil/Publish-With-Us/.

   

Military Review - IS/al Qaida Africa | “Continuing the Conversation”

    The Mission Command of Islamic State

    The Mission Command of Islamic State

    Deconstructing the Myth of Lone Wolves in the Deep Fight

    By 1st Lt. Michael P. Ferguson, U.S. Army

    The author contends the Islamic State uses a mission command philosophy, and so-called lone wolf attacks in Western countries are in fact deep attacks with strategic implications.

    Published in the September-October 2017 Edition of Military Review, p 68.

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    Fabian Strategy for a Twenty-First Century Hannibal - Reinvigorating U.S. Strategy in Iraq and Syria

    Fabian Strategy for a Twenty-First Century Hannibal

    Reinvigorating U.S. Strategy in Iraq and Syria

    Maj. Kyle D. Packard, U.S. Army

    An Army strategist describes how using a Fabian strategy—a guerrilla-style war of attrition to isolate and starve an enemy force—could be effective against Islamic extremism in Iraq and Syria.

    Published in the September-October 2017 Edition of Military Review, p 60.

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