Professional counterinsurgency blogging
If you want to hear from some of the smartest men and women on the front lines in Afghanistan and around the globe, visit the official blog of the Army and Marine Corps Counterinsurgency (COIN) Center at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas. The COIN Center also has its own page on Facebook and its own feed on Twitter.
For starters, read this post on the importance of even the lowest-ranking soldiers establishing close personal relationships with the people of Afghanistan. And finally, a hat tip to Small Wars Journal for linking to the COIN Center Blog.