The following is the latest in a periodic round-up of reports, papers, monographs, etc likely to be of interest to IRG members and the wider COIN/CT community.
The International Crisis Group has released the following new reports:
The Combined Arms Research Library has made the following documents available. Original date of publication is provided if the document is not new.
Violent Islamist Extremism, The Internet, and the Homegrown Terrorist Threat – US Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Global Jihad: The Role of Europe’s Radical Muslims – James Palumbo and Daniel Vaniman, 2007
The SWJ Magazine has published interim versions of the following papers:
Third World Experience in Counterinsurgency – Russ Stayanoff
Force Structure for Small Wars – Andrew C. Pavord
Guerrilla Warfare and the Indonesian Strategic Psyche – Emmet McElhatton
Eldis has made the following reports available:
Demilitarising militias in the Kivus (eastern Democratic Republic of Congo) – Institute for Security Studies (ISS)
Humanitarian action in Iraq: putting the pieces together – Overseas Development Institute (ODI)