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George A. Crawford JSOU Report 09-7September 2009
Joint Special Operations Universityand the Strategic Studies Department
Te Joint Special Operations University (JSOU) provides its publicationsto contribute toward expanding the body o knowledge about joint specialoperations. JSOU publications advance the insights and recommendationso national security proessionals and the Special Operations Forces (SOF)students and leaders or consideration by the SOF community and deenseleadership.JSOU is the educational component o the United States Special Opera-tions Command (USSOCOM), MacDill Air Force Base, Florida. Te JSOUmission is to educate SOF executive, senior, and intermediate leaders andselected other national and international security decision makers, bothmilitary and civilian, through teaching, outreach, and research in thescience and art o joint special operations. JSOU provides education to themen and women o SOF and to those who enable the SOF mission in a jointand interagency environment.JSOU conducts research through its Strategic Studies Department whereeort centers upon the USSOCOM mission and the commander’s priorities.
Provide ully capable special operations orces to deend theUnited States and its interests. Plan and synchronize operations againstterrorist networks.
Te Strategic Studies Department also provides teaching and curricu-lum support to Proessional Military Education institutions—the sta colleges and war colleges. It advances SOF strategic inuence by its interac-tion in academic, interagency, and United States military communities.Te JSOU portal is https://jsoupublic.socom.mil.
 Joint Special Operations University 
Brian A. Maher, Ed.D., SES,
Kenneth H. Poole, YC-,
Strategic Studies Department Director 
 William W. Mendel, Colonel, U.S. Army, Ret.; Jerey W. Nelson, Colonel, U.S. Army, Ret.;and William S. Wildrick, Captain, U.S. Navy, Ret —
Resident Senior Fellows
Editorial Advisory Board
Alvaro de Souza PinheiroMajor General, Brazilian Army, Ret.
 JSOU Associate Fellow
James F. Powers, Jr.Colonel, U.S. Army, Ret.
Director o Homeland Security,Commonwealth o Pennsylvania and  JSOU Associate Fellow
Richard H. Shultz, Jr.Ph.D., Political Science
 Director, International Security Studies Program, Te Fletcher School, usUniversity and JSOU Senior Fellow
Stephen SloanPh.D., Comparative Politics
University o Central Florida
Robert G. Spulak, Jr.Ph.D., Physics/Nuclear Engineering
Sandia National Laboratoriesand JSOU Associate Fellow
Joseph S. StringhamBrigadier General, U.S. Army, Ret.
 Alutiiq, LLC and JSOU Associate Fellow
Graham H. urbiville, Jr.Ph.D., History,
Courage Services, Inc.and JSOU Senior Fellow
Jessica Glicken urnley Ph.D., Cultural Anthropology/Southeast Asian Studies
Galisteo Consulting Groupand JSOU Senior Fellow
Rich YargerPh.D., History,
Proessor o National Security Policy, U.S. Army War Collegeand JSOU Associate Fellow
John B. AlexanderPh.D., Education,
Te Apollinaire Groupand JSOU Senior Fellow
Roby C. Barrett, Ph.D., MiddleEastern & South Asian History 
Public Policy Center 
 iddle East Instituteand JSOU Senior Fellow
Joseph D. CeleskiColonel, U.S. Army, Ret.
 JSOU Senior Fellow
Chuck CunninghamLieutenant General, U.S. Air Force, Ret.
Proessor o Strategy, Joint Advanced Warghting School and JSOU Associate Fellow
Gilbert E. DoanMajor, U.S. Army, Ret.,
 JSOU Institutional Integration Division Chie 
Brian H. GreenshieldsColonel, U.S. Air Force, Ret.
Senior Lecturer, DoD Analysis, Naval Postgraduate School 
Tomas H. HenriksenPh.D., History,
Hoover InstitutionStanord University and JSOU Senior Fellow
Russell D. HowardBrigadier General, U.S. Army, Ret.
 Faculty Associate, Deense Critical Language/ Culture Program, anseld Center, University o ontana and JSOU Senior Fellow
John D. JogerstColonel, U.S. Air Force, Ret.
USAF Special Operations School Commandant 
James KirasPh.D., History,
School o Advanced Air and Space Studies, Air University and JSOU  Associate Fellow
On the cover.
14 August 2007, Iraqi special operations orces, advised by U.S. Special Forces, conduct a combat operation to detain suspected ter-rorist leaders o an insurgent orce in Baghdad, Iraq. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Johansen Laurel.

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