Publications by Sebastian Gorka

A Professional Opinion on Torture: What the CIA Report Ignores About Interrogation

Publication Date: Thursday, December 11, 2014

Just a day after the Democrat-driven release of the report on the CIA's "Enhanced Interrogations," the news cycle is once again being driven by the issue of state-sanctioned torture, despite the program the report covers having ended many years ago. The story is clearly just as much a political one as national security one.  {read more}

Why ISIS is more dangerous than Al Qaeda and what America must do about it

Publication Date: Thursday, July 10, 2014

In the space of just a few weeks, the jihadi threat group ISIS has accomplished more than al Qaeda did in the the thirteen years since the September 11 attacks. It will continue to grow in power and come to pose a direct threat to the United States unless America guides a regional response. Now.  {read more}

OK, so now what? Three ways to staunch Russian Expansion Post-Crimea

Publication Date: Thursday, March 20, 2014

The crisis will not go away. Tuesday, for the first time, a Ukrainian officer was shot and killed by the Russian forces in Crimea. It's no longer just about posturing and local referendums anymore.  {read more}

Dr. Gorka on Ukraine for Breitbart

Publication Date: Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Dr. Sebastian Gorka published an article on www.breitbart.com entitled "America the Exceptional but Selfish Island?"about the global implications of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.  {read more}

Why Ukraine Matters, by Prof. Sebastian Gorka

Publication Date: Monday, March 10, 2014

In the last few days as the Russian battle groups and battleships deployed, the most oft-asked question has been: why should we care? We should care because we're Americans.  {read more}

A sober anniversary

Twelve years after 9/11, the enemy is the same in New York, Boston, Benghazi, or Damascus

Publication Date: Friday, September 6, 2013

By the time you read this America may be embroiled in another war in the Middle East.  Whether or not America bombs the Assad regime in Damascus cannot be a result of an analysis of Syria, its president Bashar Al-Assad, or human rights abuses ocurring within the country.  {read more}

The Complexity Trap

Publication Date: Thursday, July 19, 2012

We live in a world of unprecedented complexity, or so we are told. President Obama's words above echo an increasingly common narrative in the American foreign policy and national security establishments: the forces of globalization, rising nonstate actors, irregular conflict, and proliferating destructive technologies have made crafting sound national security strategy more elusive than ever before.   {read more}

Inside Al-Qaeda

Publication Date: Tuesday, May 1, 2012

SEPTEMBER 2011 marked the 10th anniversary of America's longest ever war, the war against al-Qaeda and its affiliates. Four months earlier, on May 2, 2011, the founder and head of al-Qaeda, Osama bin Laden, was killed in Pakistan by members of U.S. Seal Team VI. The war is far from over; but given these two historical markers, we should pause to examine the way of war that brought us September 11, 2001 (9/11), and the strategy behind the deadliest terrorist organization in the modern history of irregular warfare.  {read more}

Ten Years On: The Evolution of the Terrorist Threat

Publication Date: Wednesday, June 22, 2011

This testimony by Prof. Sebastian Gorka was presented to the Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities of the House Armed Services Committee on June 22, 2011.  {read more}

An Actor-centric Theory of War

Understanding the Difference Between COIN and Counterinsurgency

Publication Date: Saturday, January 1, 2011

This article co-authored by Sebastian Gorka and David Kilcullen appeared in Joint Force Quarterly, Issue 60, 1st quarter 2011.  {read more}

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