CTX Journal Vol. 4, No. 3

August 2014

  1. From the Editor

    Elizabeth Skinner
  2. About the Contributors

  3. Image Credits

  4. Building the Future: An Unlikely Coalition and a Road in Rural Afghanistan

    MAJ Mike Hutchinson, U.S. Army
  5. Education on Islam for Special Forces Needs an Overhaul: Africa as a Case Study

    Capt. Caleb Slayton
  6. Pounding on the Detonator: How China Is Radicalizing Its Own Uyghur Population

    Julia McClenon
  7. Stressing Self-defense in the Force: Five Methods to Empower Commanders

    Capt. David Hammond, U.S. Army
  8. NATO SOF Countries' Three Main Mission Sets: Direct Action, Special Reconnaissance, Military Assistance

    MAJ Margus Kuul, Estonian Defense Forces
  9. Leading the Cool War: Building a Sustainable Network inside the Ivory Tower

    COL Imre Porkolab, Hungarian Army
  10. The Call-up: The Roots of a Resilient and Persistent Jihadist Presence on Twitter

    Dr. Ali Fisher and Dr. Nico Prucha, University of Vienna
  11. Kirk Meyer, Former Director of the Afghan Threat Finance Cell

    Interviewed by: Dr. Michael Freeman Professor Defense Analysis Naval Postgraduate School, and Director of Global ECCO Project
    Amina Kator-Mubarez CTAP Co-ordinator and Research Assistant with Global ECCO Project
  12. Redeployment

    Ryan Stuart
  13. Publications


"Overloaded" by Gusjer, licensed under Creative Commons 2.0, via Flickr at https://www.flickr.com/photos/gusjer/3262284989/in/set-72157609818673269


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 nongovernmental organization or agency of the United States of America or any other country.


Copyright © 2014 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

Alfred Oehlers

Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies

Paul Shemella

Naval Postgraduate School

Kenneth Poole

Joint Special Operations University

Nadia Schadlow

Smith Richardson Foundation

Jennifer Morrison Taw

Claremont McKenna College

David Ucko

National Defense University

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