CTX Journal Vol. 3, No. 1

February 2013

  1. From the Editor

    Elizabeth Skinner
  2. About the Contributors

  3. Image Credits

  4. Learning from the Enemy: Alternative Afghan Security Forces

    MAJ Sándor Fábián
  5. Land Grabs, Radicalization, and Political Violence: Lessons from Mali and Beyond

    Douglas Borer & Jason J. Morrissette
  6. The Problem with Rhetoric in COIN

    Gaute Solheim
  7. Decentralizing Democracy: Governance in Post-conflict Ethnically Divided Countries

    MAJ Robert Miske
  8. Cultural Intelligence: Archiving Lessons from Afghanistan

    Katherine Ellena & Rebecca Lorentz
  9. Equivocated Intentions: Blasphemy Laws in Pakistan

    Amina Kator-Mubarez
  10. Anger or Ability: Arguing the Causes of Rebellion

    Victor Asal & Steve Sin
  11. Should Former Military Members Maintain Their Military Obligation?

    LCDR Andrew Ely
  12. The Grid: A Primer in Network Warfare

    John Arquilla
  13. Two World War II Resistance Films Worth Watching

    Major Nils
  14. The Politics of Counterterrorism in India: Strategic Intelligence and National Security in South Asia

    GP CPT Srinivas Ganapathiraju, IAF
  15. Reflections on the 9/11 Memorial

    Rachel Davis


Multinational service members with Maimanah Provincial Reconstruction Team, Regional Command North secure an area during Operation Wahadat in Faryab province, Afghanistan, April 12, 2011. (U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Caroline Lunde/Released)


This journal is not an official DoD publication. The views expressed or implied within are those of the contributors and do not necessarily reflect the views of any governmental or non-governmental organization or agency of the United States of America or any other country.


Copyright © 2013 by the author(s), except where otherwise noted. The Combating Terrorism Exchange journal CTX is a peer-reviewed, quarterly issued journal available free of charge to individuals and institutions. Copies of this journal and the articles contained herein may be printed or downloaded and redistributed for personal, research, or educational purposes free of charge and without permission, except if otherwise noted. Any commercial use of CTX or the articles published herein is expressly prohibited without the written consent of the copyright holder. The copyright of all articles published herein rests with the author(s) of the article, unless otherwise noted.


Michael Freeman Executive Editor
Anna Simons Executive Editor
Elizabeth Skinner Managing Editor
Ryan Stuart Design & Layout


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

Monde Muyangwa

Africa Center for Strategic Studies

Alfred Oehlers

Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies

Paul Shemella

Naval Postgraduate School

Kenneth Poole

Joint Special Operations University

Nick Pratt

George C. Marshall Center

Nadia Schadlow

Smith Richardson Foundation

Jennifer Morrison Taw

Claremont McKenna College

David Ucko

National Defense University

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