Special Warfare Magazine

The Professional Bulletin of Army Special Operations

BLURRED LINES: A RELOOK AT THE SORO RESISTANCE PYRAMID

In this issue of Special Warfare, Jeff Hasler, a Special Forces doctrine writer, takes an in-depth look at the Resistance Pyramid that was introduced to the force by the Special Operations Research Office in 1963 – just months after President Kennedy issued the April 11, 1962 memo. In his article, Hasler poses some important questions about the way we look at the resistance and the underground. This article is designed specifically to promote discussion and, if needed, to update our doctrine.

I invite you to critically read this article and to provide your input on the questions Hasler raises in his article. This is your professional development publication and your opportunity to voice your opinions, which is exactly what President Kennedy called for in the April 1962 memo, noting, “By whatever name, this militant challenge to freedom calls for an improvement and enlargement of our development of techniques and tactics …”

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BLURRED LINES: A RELOOK AT THE SORO RESISTANCE PYRAMID
Volume 30 | Issue 3

BLURRED LINES: A RELOOK AT THE SORO RESISTANCE PYRAMID


 

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