CTX Journal Vol. 5, No. 4

November 2015

  1. Letter from the Editor

    Elizabeth Skinner
  2. About the Contributors

  3. Image Credits

  4. Disaster Response: A Not-So-Sexy Kind of Job

    LCDR Gilbert G. Villareal, Philippine Navy
  5. The Phantom Raid

    Air CDR (Ret.) Jamal Hussain, Pakistani Air Force
  6. Seymour Hersh Reignites the Bin Laden Raid Controversy

    Air CDR (Ret.) Jamal Hussain, Pakistani Air Force
  7. The Sri Lankan Civil War: A Personal Reminiscence

    Col Sylvester Perera, Sri Lankan Army
  8. The Use and Misuse of Influence in Counterinsurgency

    MAJ Daniel Pace, US Army
  9. The Dark Side of Drones: Implications for Terrorism

    CPT Benjamin Seibert, US Army
  10. Countering Extremist Groups in Cyberspace: Applying Old Solutions to a New Problem

    LTC Robert Schultz, US Army
  11. The Comprehensive Approach: A Silver Bullet or the Loch Ness Monster?

    LTC Ándor Fábián, Hungarian Army
  12. CTAP Interview: Dr. David Kilcullen, Caerus Global Solutions

    Interviewed by: Dr. Doug Borer, US Naval Postgraduate School
    American Force: Dangers, Delusions, and Dilemmas in National Security

    By: Richard K. Betts
    Reviewed By: MAJ Bradley J. Krauss, US Army

    The Hour between Dog and Wolf: Risk Taking, Gut Feelings, and the Biology of Boom and Bust

    By: John Coates
    Reviewed By: Lt Adam Karaoguz, US Navy

    Turn: Washington's Spies: A History Lesson on Irregular Warfare
    Reviewed by: Ian C. Rice


Boarding of the Triton (a British East Indiaman) by the privateer Hasard. Engraving by Ambroise Louis Garneray via Wikipedia at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triton_%281787_EIC_ship%29#/media/File:Triton-Hasard-stitched.jpg.


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 © 2015 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
Madhusudan Aggarwal Webmaster & Tech. Lead
Shubha Singh Web Developer


Victor Asal

University of Albany SUNY

Sebastian Gorka

Marine Corps University

Jakub Grygiel

Johns Hopkins University

Christopher Harmon

Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies

Blaire Harms

US Naval Postgraduate School

Thomas Marks

National Defense University

Kenneth Poole

Joint Special Operations University

Nadia Schadlow

Smith Richardson Foundation

Jennifer Morrison Taw

Claremont McKenna College

Nicholas Tomb

US Naval Postgraduate School

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