Linking the US Military, Psychopharmaceuticals & Global Counterinsurgency

Research Paper Title Pharmaceutical Creep: U.S. Military Power and the Global and Transnational Mobility of Psychopharmaceuticals. Abstract In 2006, the United States Department of Defence developed for the first time official criteria for the use of psychopharmaceuticals “in theatre” – in the physical and tactical spaces of military operations including active combat. Based on fieldwork… Read More

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COIN Operations: Not Just for Infantry Officers!

Research Paper Title Civil Engineer Corps Expeditionary Officership Course. Thesis Counterinsurgency (COIN) Operations will require that all officers, regardless of military occupational specialty, be prepared to lead across the entire spectrum of conflict. Discussion Traditional geographic boundaries associated with conventional warfare are not applicable in COIN operations. Combat and stability operations efforts are intertwined in a COIN… Read More