IW Roundup — April 19, 2021

This Week in Irregular Warfare Secretary of State makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan; China concerned over U.S. withdrawal; U.S. presses regional actors to cooperate in Afghan peace process; Sri Lanka & Pakistan ban political organizations; and more… Welcome to the latest installment of The Irregular Warrior’s news digest on...

IW Roundup — April 12, 2021

This Week in Irregular Warfare Withdrawal of U.S. forces from Iraq; Multiple peace plans in Kabul; Saudi Arabia’s exit strategy from Yemen; Designation of White Supremacists as FTOs; and more… Welcome to the latest installment of The Irregular Warrior’s news digest on Irregular Warfare and Special Operations. We hope...

IW Roundup — March 22, 2021

This Week in Irregular Warfare Withdrawal of U.S. forces from Afghanistan; Al Shabab and U.S. Special Forces in Mozambique; Attacks in Mali, Niger; and more… Welcome to the fourth installment of The Irregular Warrior’s news digest on Irregular Warfare and Special Operations. We hope you’ll find this collection to...

IW Roundup — March 18, 2021

This Week in Irregular Warfare March 8 – March 17 Welcome to the third installment of The Irregular Warrior’s news digest on Irregular Warfare and Special Operations. We hope you’ll find this collection to be interestingly broad in its scope in addition to bringing you the stories most relevant...

IW Roundup — March 8, 2021

This Week in Irregular Warfare March 1 – March 7 Welcome to the second installment of The Irregular Warrior’s news digest. No summary can capture all the news related to irregular warfare around the world, but we hope you’ll find this collection to be interestingly broad in its scope...

IW Roundup — March 1, 2021

This Week in Irregular Warfare 22 – 28 February Welcome to the first installment of The Irregular Warrior’s news digest. No summary can capture all the news related to irregular warfare around the world, but we hope you’ll find this collection to be interestingly broad in its scope in...

1st Security Force Assistance Brigade is headed for Afghanistan

According to Army Times, the 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade, based out of Fort Benning, Georgia, will be making its inaugural deployment to Afghanistan in early 2018, following predeployment training at Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, Louisiana, in January. Astonishingly, this comes less than one year after the Army unveiled...