Accession Number:

ADA495377

Title:

JSOU and NDIA SO/LIC Division Essays (2007)

Descriptive Note:

Anthology

Corporate Author:

JOINT SPECIAL OPERATIONS UNIV HURLBURT FIELD FL

Report Date:

2007-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

127.0

Abstract:

The Joint Special Operations University JSOU partnered with the Special Operations and Low Intensity Conflict SOLIC Division of the National Defense Industrial Association NDIA in sponsoring the annual essay contest. The first-place winner is recognized each year at the NDIA SOLIC Symposium in mid-February, and the prize is 1,000 cash. The runner-up receives 500. The competition is open to resident and nonresident students attending Professional Military Education PME institutions and has produced outstanding works on special operations issues. These essays provide insights on what our PME students see as priority national security issues today affecting special operations. The essays are as follows Cyber-Herding Exploiting Islamic Extremists Use of the Internet, by David B. Moon Limitations of the National Defense Union Why the DoD-DI Relationship is Best Left at Home, by Joe McGraw Conventionalization of Special Operations and Its Impact on Innovation, by Michael P. Sullivan Counterinsurgency Strategy in Afghanistan, Using United States Special Forces to Remain Village Focused, by Matthew D. Coburn Conventional Forces Intelligence Integration with Special Operations Forces in Support of Operation Iraqi Freedom III, by Ronald Beadenkopf Educating Broadly Rethinking Nontraditional Special Operations Forces Education, by Guillaume N. Beaurperes International Crisis Information Network, by Basil J. Catanzaro and Brian S. Horine Radical Islams Legitimization of Suicide Terror, by Duane L. Gordin Using Money for Counterinsurgency Operations, by Leonard J. DeFrancisci Enabling Economic Stabilization, by Michael Zinno.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Unconventional Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE