CTX Journal Vol. 3, No. 4

November 2013

  1. From the Editor

    Elizabeth Skinner
  2. About the Contributors

  3. Image Credits

  4. Protecting Soft Networks: Time to Counter the Enemy's Logical Strategy

    COL Steve Miska, Marine Corps War College, and Roslyn Warren, Georgetown University
  5. The Ideologies of Anti-Technology Violence

    Dr. Brian Nussbaum, SUNY Albany
  6. De-Radicalizing Muslim Youth in Western Societies

    LTC Rehan Mushtaq, Pakistan Army
  7. The Role of Medical Development in Support of Security

    LTC Ramey L. Wilson, USA, MD
  8. The Challenge of Combat Search and Rescue for Colombian National Army Aviation

    MAJ Cesar Rolon Villamizar & MAJ Andrés Fernández Osorio, National Army of Colombia
  9. The Future of SOF Education: A Vision for Global Special Forces Education

    COL Imre Porkoláb, Hungarian Army
  10. The Haqqani Network: Pursuing Feuds under the Guise of Jihad

    MAJ Lars W. Lilleby, Norwegian Army
  11. To Pay or Not to Pay: Criminal Extortion from a Game Theory Perspective

    MAJ Michael E. Loconsolo, U.S. Army
  12. Colonel William ("Billy") H. Shaw

    Interviewed by Dr. Douglas Borer, Naval Postgraduate School
  13. Kill v. Capture—With a Twist

    Dr. Pauline M. Kaurin, Pacific Lutheran University
  14. The Wildest Province: SOE in the Land of the Eagle

    CPT Edval Zoto, Albanian Army
  15. The Deceptive American

    MAJ Donald K. Reed, U.S. Army
  16. Publications


7/26/05–Bullet holes and blood on the windshield from a recent assassination of a police officer in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico. The killing occurred during an upscale in drug war violence between the Sinaloa Cartel and the Gulf Cartel for control of the Laredo truck crossing turf. Photo by Erich Schlegel via Corbis.com.


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 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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