CTX Journal Vol. 5, No. 2

May 2015 

  1. Letter from the Editor

    Elizabeth Skinner
  2. About the Contributors

  3. Image Credits

  4. SOF Joint Combined Exchange Training from a Host Nation's Perspective

    MAJ Emmanuel G. Cabahug, Philippine Army
  5. Turkey's Fight to Shut Off the Flow of PKK Finances

    LT Mehmet Asim Kanmaz, Turkish Armed Forces
  6. The Movers and Shakers of the Lord's Resistance Army

    MAJ David Munyua, Uganda People's Defence Force
  7. Hybrid Warfare Revisited

    LTC Fabian Sandor, Hungarian Army
  8. Report on the 2014 Special Operations Research Association Symposium

    Patricia Blocksome, Dr. Christopher Marsh, and Dr. Robert Tomlinson, Special Operations Research Association
  9. CTAP INTERVIEW: Dr. Michael Noonan, Foreign Policy Research Institute

    Interviewed by: Dr. Doug Borer, US Naval Postgraduate School
  10. ETHICS AND INSIGHTS: Making Decisions, Taking Ethical Responsibility Part 1: To Tool or Not to Tool

    George Lober
    Rebels Without Borders: Transnational Insurgencies in World Politics by Idean Salehyan

    Reviewed by: MAJ David Munyua, Uganda People's Defence Force

    David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell

    Reviewed by: Ian C. Rice


Masked Sunni gunmen take up position in Fallujah city, western Iraq on 11 January 2014. EPA/MOHAMMED JALIL. Copyright Corbis.com.


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Victor Asal

University of Albany SUNY


National Defense University

Lawrence Cline

Naval Postgraduate School

Stephen Di Rienzo

National Intelligence University

Sajjan Gohel

Asia Pacific Foundation

Sebastian Gorka

National Defense University

Jakub Grygiel

School of Advanced Int'l. Studies

Thomas Marks

National Defense University

Thomas Mockaitis

DePaul University

Alfred Oehlers

Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies

Kenneth Poole

Joint Special Operations University

Nadia Schadlow

Smith Richardson Foundation

Paul Shemella

Naval Postgraduate School

Jennifer Morrison Taw

Claremont McKenna College

David Ucko

National Defense University