Special Operations Journal


Special Operations Journal is the first professional journal dedicated to promoting research across academia, the military, and the SOF community. 

Special Operations Research Association


SORA is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting research across academia, the military, and the SOF community on the nature, conduct, and sources of success of special operations. We are a group of scholars, educators, and military personnel (including present and former special operators) who share an interest in the field of special operations, ranging from theory to practice.

Welcome to the Special Operations Research Association (SORA), home of the Special Operations Journal (ISSN 2329-6151), published by Routledge/ Taylor & Francis, one of the world's leading academic publishers. SORA is dedicated to promoting research across academia, the military, and the SOF community on the nature, conduct, and sources of success of special operations. 

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