The Perfect Soldier: Special Operations, Commandos, and the Future of Us Warfare by James F. Dunnigan

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Dirty Little Secrets

Jim Dunnigan's Dirty Little Secrets is a collection of facts, anecdotes, descriptions and revelations about current military affairs. Each item is less than a thousand words. Designed for easy reading and high information density. A mosaic of insights and revelations about military affairs. Some unbelieveable items that, are, unfortunately, true.

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The Marine Corps Skunk Works
1/19/2005
The Army Tries to Fix an Old, Old Problem
1/19/2005
What Made Saddam Run
1/18/2005
U.S. Air Force Competes With Free Games
12/30/2004
The War in Iraq That Isn't Reported
12/30/2004
The Many Branches of Al Qaeda
12/26/2004
The Origins of Gun Trucks
12/26/2004
War in Time of Peace
12/24/2004
Al Qaeda Divided at the Top
12/23/2004
Iraq and Democracy in the Arab World
12/22/2004
Rules to Live By in Iraq
12/21/2004
Blinded by Fashion
12/20/2004
Where Soldiers Buy Their Own Gear
12/18/2004
Why It's Dangerous to be a Reservist in Iraq
12/17/2004
The Armored Truck Situation in Iraq
12/16/2004
James Bond Died For Our Sins
12/14/2004
Modernizing the US Colored War Plans
12/13/2004
The Korean War Will End, Not With a Bang, But With a Ringtone
12/12/2004
Islamic Terrorism and Public Relations
12/11/2004
Secret SEAL Standards Revealed
12/10/2004
Why Afghanistan Has More Sergeants Than Iraq
12/7/2004
Do You Want to be On a Draft Board?
12/6/2004
What Really Sinks Warships
12/3/2004
Thanks for the Thought, but We’re Swamped
12/2/2004
A Game to Train Troops on Patrol
12/1/2004
Remembering Counterinsurgency All Over Again
11/30/2004
Why Islam Really Hates the West
11/28/2004
Grand Theft Auto: Baghdad
11/28/2004
Roadside Bombs in Iraq
11/27/2004
The Two Versions of Reality in Iraq
11/24/2004
You Can't Hide Information on the Web
11/23/2004
Sexual Paradise Lost
11/20/2004
No Pundit Survives Contact With a Historian
11/19/2004
Diesel Choppers in Combat
11/18/2004
US Soldiers Buy Their Own Combat Gear
11/17/2004
The Great Iraqi Sergeant Shortage
11/16/2004
How Saddam's Brain Trust Fights On
11/15/2004
Where Your Average Islamic Terrorist Comes From
11/14/2004
Iranian UAVs Over Israel
11/12/2004
Syria Struggles to Stay Afloat
11/11/2004
Drafting Household Droids for Combat Duty
11/10/2004
Arab Illusions and Modern Terrorism
11/9/2004
What Kind of War in Fallujah?
11/8/2004
Al Qaeda's Video Wars
11/5/2004
120mm Ammo for Urban Warfare
11/4/2004
Satellites as a Spectator Sport
11/2/2004
No Reward for the Temporary Infantry
11/1/2004
Ports Are Not The Only Vulnerability
10/31/2004
Saddam's Spies Survive
10/30/2004
Patterns of Islamic Terror
10/29/2004
Abu Musab al Zarqawi's Inflated Reputation
10/28/2004
The Great Chase
10/27/2004
Last Tank Standing
10/25/2004
The Next Dictator of Iraq
10/24/2004
The Platoon Leader With The LCD Eye
10/24/2004
The Life Saving Laser
10/23/2004
It's Iraqi versus Iraqi Now
10/22/2004
The Only Advantage of Being in Iraq
10/21/2004
Osama's Little Helpers
10/20/2004
Al Qaeda Without Al Qaeda
10/19/2004
Are Commercial Wargames Better Than Pentagon Wargames?
10/18/2004
Where Have All the Terrorists Gone?
10/17/2004
The Iraqi Disease
10/16/2004
US F-15s Versus Indian Su-30s
10/14/2004
Virtual Bases and Lily Pads
10/13/2004
Army Trucks Transformed by Iraq
10/12/2004
Swedish Mercenaries Stalk U.S. Warships
10/10/2004
Why You Can't Buy a Soldier a Beer
10/10/2004
The Rockets That Are Killing Israelis
10/9/2004
The New European Fighter Jets
10/8/2004
TNT Dust, Anemia and the Israeli Bunker Busters
10/7/2004
The Incredible Shrinking Fleet
10/5/2004
Predicting Victories
10/5/2004
The Troops Are Blogging in the Combat Zone
10/3/2004
No Sex for 21st Century Soldiers
10/3/2004
Why the A-10 Refuses to Die
10/2/2004
The Casualty Ratio in Iraq
10/1/2004
What Doesn't Get Reported About the War on Terror
9/30/2004
Israel, Syria and the War on Terror
9/29/2004
Peacekeepers With Ray Guns
9/28/2004
Electrical Armor and X-Ray Vision in Iraq
9/26/2004
VLAD the Impaler
9/26/2004
Why Al Qaeda Has Lost Its War in Iraq
9/25/2004
China Shoots Itself in the Cyberfoot
9/24/2004
The Age of the Fighter Ace Ends
9/23/2004
Selective Amnesia, Iraq and the Media
9/22/2004
War Changes the Israeli Army
9/20/2004
The Prediction Machine that Could
9/17/2004
Whose Lives Are More Valuable; Goats or Soldiers?
9/17/2004
What Really Kills the Troops (and it ain't combat)
9/15/2004
Roadblocks To The Battlefield Internet
9/15/2004
Secret Electronic Warfare in the USA
9/14/2004
China Trains to Fight Americans
9/13/2004
Still Owning the Night
9/11/2004
Strange Patterns of Casualties in Iraq
9/8/2004
The Death Toll From Islamic Violence
9/7/2004
Countries That Shelter and Support Terrorists
9/5/2004
Medal Madness
9/4/2004
Robin Hood and the News from Iraq
9/3/2004
Dirty Little Corrections
9/3/2004
Battles In the War on Terror You Don’t Hear About
9/2/2004
What Really Happens to Foreigners Kidnapped in Iraq
9/1/2004
Building the New Iraqi Army
8/29/2004
Doing What You Do
8/27/2004
Mad Max Does Baghdad
8/26/2004
Stealth Comes Out of the Dark
8/25/2004
The U.S. Air Force X Files
8/22/2004
Predicting the Outcome in Iraq
8/21/2004
Why Intelligence Czars Don't Work
8/18/2004
Spray-On Armor
8/15/2004
The Influence of Wargaming on History
8/12/2004
Reading al Qaedas Encrypted Email
8/5/2004
Lawrence of al Qaeda
8/4/2004
The Egyptian Curse Comes to Iraq
8/3/2004
The Current Cost of Weapons
8/2/2004
How to Fight a War in 2034
8/1/2004
Counting the Dead
7/30/2004
Arab Unity and Mass Murder
7/26/2004
Running Informer Networks in Iraq
7/23/2004
It Looks Like a Video Game, But It Bleeds
7/23/2004
Chinese Commandoes and Special Forces
7/20/2004
The Five Nuclear Navies
7/19/2004
CSI: Iraq
7/18/2004
Why al Qaeda is Fleeing Iraq
7/17/2004
Who Gets Combat Fatigue
7/16/2004
Where Have All the Bullets Gone?
7/14/2004
The Invisible Reserve
7/14/2004
The Regiments Return to the American Army
7/13/2004
Robotic Combat Vehicles Just Want to Talk
7/13/2004
For the First Time Ever, Army Beats Air Force in the PR Race
7/13/2004
The Wardogs of Iraq
7/13/2004
Iran's Nuclear Weapons Are Almost Here
7/13/2004
The Real Enemy in Iraq
7/13/2004
Why The Draft Is Really, Really Dead and Gone
7/13/2004
The Untold Story About About Prisoner Brutality in Iraq
7/13/2004
Infantry Platoon Leaders and Their Combat Computers
7/13/2004
The Ten Most Powerful Armed Forces on the Planet
7/13/2004
Cyberwar Hitmen for Hire
7/13/2004
Dead, Wounded, Injured and Pregnancy Losses in Iraq
7/13/2004
Friendly Fire Solutions
7/13/2004
Disarmament, Peacekeeping and Giant Crocodiles
7/13/2004
US Troops Under Attack by Cheap Afghan Heroin
7/13/2004
Arabs Look at Themselves and Don't Like It
7/13/2004
Snipers and Logistics
7/13/2004
Recruiters Brace for the Three Year Rule
7/13/2004
Less Prayer in the Foxholes, and Why
7/13/2004
Counter-Terrorism That Works
7/13/2004
Law & Order and the Freedom Fighters of Iraq
7/13/2004
An Al Qaeda Grows in Germany
7/13/2004
Buzzword Madness and Forgotten History Lessons
7/13/2004
Dress Codes for the Desert Soldiers
7/13/2004
Al Qaeda's Use of Luck and Chatter
7/13/2004
Al Qaeda's Graveyard
7/13/2004
Troops Game Their Way Out of Ambushes
7/13/2004
Civilian Commandoes Wanted
7/13/2004
Why America Supports Afghan Drug Gangs
7/13/2004
Why Older is Better for Heavy Bombers
7/13/2004
Cruel and Unusual Punishment in Iraq
7/13/2004
Volunteers Replacing Amerian Iraq Losses
7/13/2004
The Worst Army Money Can Buy
7/13/2004
Al Jazeera as The Sunni News Network
7/13/2004
Why the Combat Troops Are Staying in Uniform
7/13/2004
Cuba's Stealthy Special Forces
7/13/2004
The Arab Concept of Victory and Beheading Civilians
7/13/2004
Why Mercenaries Make Sense
7/13/2004
Al Qaeda Shifts from Professionalism to Probability
7/13/2004
Snipers and Sharpshooters Rule the Battlefield
7/13/2004
Why The Chiefs Run the Ships
7/13/2004
The Myths of Iraq
7/13/2004
Why Syria is Still Saddam's Friend
7/13/2004
EPA Approved ICBMs
7/13/2004
Suicides, Iraq and Things No One Wants To Talk About
7/13/2004
Figuring Out Foreigners You're Going To Fight
7/13/2004
American Warlords in Afghanistan
7/13/2004
Wargames and the War in Iraq
7/13/2004
Luring Commandos to the Dark Side
7/13/2004
Certain Death, Purple Hearts and John Kerry
7/13/2004
Shocking Results of Iraqi Public Opinion Poll
7/13/2004
What Happens When You Take the Troops Off Drugs
7/13/2004
The Mysteries of Guantanamo
7/13/2004
How Stryker Survives in Iraq
7/13/2004
Iraqs Love Affair With Tyranny
7/13/2004
Al Qaeda's New Hideouts
7/13/2004
Keeping Score in Iraq
7/13/2004
North Koreas Army of Starved Soldiers
7/13/2004
Peacekeeping 101
7/13/2004
The Seven Pillars of Transformation
7/13/2004
Tracking al Qaeda Bomb Makers
7/13/2004
The Right Stuff at the Right Time
7/13/2004
The Real Facts About Service in Vietnam
7/13/2004
Micromanagement for Global War
7/13/2004
Hey, Want to Buy an Atomic Bomb?
7/13/2004
Why Hizbollah Matters
7/13/2004
Who's Got the Best Tank?
7/13/2004
Terror in 2004
7/13/2004
Where Will There Be War in 2004?
7/13/2004
Why Afghanistan Still Hasn't Got an Air Force
7/13/2004
All the News That Fits
7/13/2004
Life Saving Rules of the Road in Iraq
7/13/2004
There are Ten Wars You Should Worry About
7/13/2004
The Truth About Dirty Bombs
7/13/2004
The Tiny Terrors That Couldn't
7/13/2004
Reforming the Reforms
7/13/2004
Uniformly Bad for Half a Century
7/13/2004
Peter the Great Saves Russia Again
7/13/2004
What You Can't Train With Will Kill You
7/13/2004
The Other War in Iraq
7/13/2004
US Navy Sticks it to China
7/13/2004
The Two Coalitions
7/6/2004
Is Russia’s T-95 the Best Tank in the World
6/30/2004
The Difference Between Military & Civilian Wargames
6/18/2004
Selling F-22 Secrets in Order to Save it
6/10/2004
How Pakistan Does So Much With So Little
4/14/2004
Guided Missiles versus Terrorists
4/6/2004
Why Spies are Scarce in the States
2/17/2004
A Ways to go for Missile Defense
4/23/2001

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