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Locate a variety of statistics including demographic, economic and more
Suggestions for places to search for books, both print and electronic
Freedom/Democracy Indices
Review the assessments and rankings of countries based on various elements or definitions of freedom
Dissertations & Theses
Locate theses and dissertations done by former NPS students as well as from other places
Research Organizations
Organizations and think tanks focused on security and military issues across the world
News Sources
Jump-off points for locating media/news sources
Special Forces Publications
Links to official sites as well as current and historical SOF publications of interest
Links for some great websites that provide access to digital maps of interest

Blogs & Forum Sites
Track some of the informational blogs sites

Specialized Sources & Databases
Find both print and electronic historic dictionaries and other reference sources
Congressional Information
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Primary Source Documents
Locate original or primary documents including some collections of original materials
Off-Campus Access
Access our resources from anywhere off campus

Special Operations Global Mission

Mission of the U.S. Special Operations Command

"Provide fully capable Special Operations Forces to defend the United States and its interests. Synchronize planning of global operations against terrorist networks."

SOCOM Commander's Priorities:

  • Deter, Disrupt & Defeat Terrorist Threats
  • Develop & Supprot our People & Families
  • Sustain & Modernize the Force




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    "irregular warfare"
    "special operations"
    "special forces"
    "small wars"
    "guerrilla warfare"


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