- Quantifying Human Terrain.
Identifies methods by which DoD can describe and enumerate geo-cultural relationships and interactions regardless of the actual geographical location of interest.
- Cultural Understanding in Counterinsurgency: Analysis of the Human Terrain System.
This is a study of the cultural component of insurgency and discusses the integration of cultural understanding into military counterinsurgency operations
- Measuring the Role of Cultural Awareness in Tracing the Human Terrain.
The DoD has launched a new attempt to harness the perspectives and analytical tools of anthropology (and other social sciences), but some anthropologists are strongly opposed to any collaboration.
- The Iraq Effect: The Middle East After the Iraq War.
The 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq and its aftermath have arguably been the most pivotal events in the Middle East region since the end of the Cold War.