Amplify. Illuminate. Address.

The IWC serves as the central mechanism for developing the Department of Defense’s (DOD) irregular warfare knowledge and advancing the Department's understanding of irregular warfare concepts and doctrine in collaboration with key allies and partners.

The Irregular Warfare Center (IWC) is pleased to announce a variety of future engagements to accommodate the irregular warfare community. These events aim to develop IW knowledge while advancing the understanding of irregular warfare concepts and doctrine in collaboration with key allies and partners. Stay tuned for more details regarding future conferences, seminars, webinars, podcasts, wargames and tabletop exercises as well as other IW-related events.
Please make sure to explore the rest of the IWC website to learn about our other initiatives..

In the spirit of the Chairman of the Joint Chief’s reading list and the Chief of Naval Operations Professional Reading Program, the leadership of the Irregular Warfare Center offers its irregular warfare reading recommendations for 2023.

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Creating innovation and adaptability in national security.

The IWC serves as the central mechanism for developing the Department of Defense’s (DOD) irregular warfare knowledge and advancing the Department's understanding of irregular warfare concepts and doctrine in collaboration with key allies and partners. Our mission is to AMPLIFY and collaborate to build an innovative and adaptable global networked IW community of interest;  To Strategically ILLUMINATE current and future irregular threats, crises, and obstacles; and to ADDRESS current and future irregular threats to the US, allies, and partners by providing optionality.

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TILT-C Course Introduction

Today’s leaders need a new way to think about and address irregular aspects of competition and conflict. The current problem-solving...

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Transformational Irregular Warfare
Leaders Thought Course
(TILT-C)

A course to develop select senior US Government leaders from across the departments and agencies to collectively understand and apply irregular warfare as both a tool of US policy (including policy design and implementation via the execution of strategies and campaigns), as well as its uses by near-peer adversaries against the US.