PUBLICATIONS

social-science-goes-to-warSocial Science Goes to War: the Human Terrain System in Iraq and Afghanistan,ed. Montgomery McFate and Janice Laurence (New York: Oxford University Press & London: Hurst, 2015). Available at: https://www.amazon.com/Social-Science-Goes-War-Afghanistan-ebook/dp/B01AIIYMVQ

Military Anthropology (New York: Oxford University Press & London: Hurst, 2017, forthcoming). Available at: https://www.amazon.com/Military-Anthropology-Soldiers-Scholars-Subjects/dp/0190680172

Unveiling the Human Terrain System (with Janice H. Laurence) in Social Science Goes to War: the Human Terrain System in Iraq and Afghanistan, ed. Montgomery McFate and Janice Laurence (New York: Oxford University Press & London: Hurst, 2014, forthcoming).

Mind the Gap: Bridging the Military/Academic Divide in Social Science Goes to War: the Human Terrain System in Iraq and Afghanistan, ed. Montgomery McFate and Janice Laurence (New York: Oxford University Press & London: Hurst, 2014, forthcoming).

What Do Commanders Really Want to Know? US Army Human Terrain System Lessons Learned from Iraq and Afghanistan (with Robert Holliday and Britt Damon), in Handbook of Military Psychology, ed. Janice Laurence and Michael Matthews (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012): 92-113.

Reflections on the First Four Years of the Human Terrain System (with Steve Fondacaro), PRISM Journal, vol. 2, no. 4 (September 2011): 63-82.

Culture and Counterinsurgency, in Counterinsurgency Reader, ed. Thomas Rid and Thomas Keaney (London: Routledge, 2010): 187-201.

Understanding Human Dynamics: Report of the Defense Science Board Task Force  (multiple co-authors) (Washington, D.C.: Office of the Under Secretary of Defense, March 2009).

The ‘Memory of War’: Tribes and the Legitimate Use of Force in Iraq, in Armed Groups, ed. Jeffery Norwich (Newport, RI: Naval Institute Press, 2008): 187-202.

Cultural Knowledge and Common Sense: Response to Roberto Gonzalez (with Steve Fondacaro), Anthropology Today, vol. 24, no. 1 (February 2008): 27.

Building Bridges or Burning Heretics? A Response to Roberto Gonzalez, Anthropology Today, vol. 22 (June 2007): 21.

Role and Effectiveness of Socio-cultural Knowledge in Counterinsurgency (Alexandria, VA: Institute for Defense Analysis, July 2007, For Official Use Only).

IIraq Tribal Study – Al-Anbar Governorate: The Albu Fahd Tribe, The Albu Mahal Tribe and the Albu Issa Tribe (with Lin Todd, W. Patrick Lang, Jr., R. Alan King, Andrea V. Jackson, Ahmed S. Hashim, Jeremy S. Harrington) (2006).  Available at: www.comw.org/warreport/fulltext/0709todd.pdf

Chapter Three: Intelligence (co-authored), Field Manual 3-24, Counterinsurgency (2006).

The Object Beyond WarCounterinsurgency and the Tools of Political Competition (with Andrea Jackson), Military Review (January-February, 2006): 13-26.

Cultural Intelligence: “Far More Difficult than Counting Tanks and Planes,” American Intelligence Journal (Summer 2006): 16-26.

‘A Failure of Imagination’: Cultural Knowledge and Intelligence, in The Faces of Intelligence Reform: Perspectives on Direction and Form, ed. Angela Sapp (Washington, DC: CENSA, 2005): 38-40.

An Organizational Solution for DOD’s Cultural Knowledge Needs (with Andrea Jackson), Military Review (July-August, 2005): 18-21.

Does Culture Matter? The Military Utility of Cultural Knowledge, Joint Forces Quarterly, no. 38 (2005): 42-48.

The Social Context of IEDs in Iraq, Military Review (May/June 2005): 37-40.

Anthropology and Counterinsurgency: The Strange Story of their Curious Relationship, Military Review (March/April 2005): 24-38.
•    Reprinted: Joint Center for Operational Analysis (JCOA) Bulletin, vol. III, no. 3  (September 2006): 60-77.
•    Reprinted: Annual Editions: Anthropology 07/08, Thirtieth Edition, ed. Elvio Angeloni (McGraw-Hill, 2006).
•    Reprinted: Counterinsurgency Reader (Ft. Leavenworth: Combined Arms Center, 2006).
•    Reprinted: Classic Readings in Cultural Anthropology, ed. Gary Ferraro (Wadsworth, 2008).
•    Reprinted: Anthropology Annual Editions 08/09, ed. Elvio Angeloni (McGraw-Hill, 2008).

Manipulating the Architecture of Cultural Control: A Conceptual Model for Strategic Influence Operations in North Korea, Journal of Information Warfare, vol.  4, no. 1 (2005): 21-24.

North Korean Culture and Society, PM-1648-USCA (Washington, DC: RAND Corporation, 2004, limited distribution).

Entries on Human Intelligence; Turkey; Iran; Libya; Egypt; Algeria; Yemen; Sudan; Philip Agee and Afghanistan, in Encyclopedia of Intelligence and Counterintelligence (Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe Publishers, 2004).

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The Impact of Republican Culture on the Ceasefire, Journal of Conflict Studies, vol. 21, no. 1 (2001): 46-72.

Have Rifle With Scope, Will Travel: The Global Economy of Mercenary Violence, California Western International Law Journal, vol. 30, no. 1 (1999): 1-43.

International Human Rights of Women (Book Note). Harvard Journal of International Law vol. 36, no. 2 (1995): 112.

Haunting Memories, Stars and Stripes European Edition (Sept. 14, 1999): 2-5.

Pax Britannica: British Counterinsurgency in Northern Ireland, 1969-1982 (Dissertation) (New Haven: Anthropology Department, Yale University, 1994).

The Multiplicity of Legal Systems in Northern Ireland. Yale Graduate Journal of Anthropology, vol. 8, no. 1 (1991): 12-32.