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  •  Strategic Insights: Getting Comfortable with Conflicting Ideas

    Strategic Insights: Getting Comfortable with Conflicting Ideas

    Strategic Insights: Getting Comfortable with Conflicting Ideas Prof William G Braun III Article by the US Army War College, Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College Press
    • Published On: 4/4/2017
  •  Antiquities Destruction and Illicit Sales as Sources of ISIS Funding and Propaganda

    Antiquities Destruction and Illicit Sales as Sources of ISIS Funding and Propaganda

    Antiquities Destruction and Illicit Sales as Sources of ISIS Funding and Propaganda Dr W Andrew Terrill Letort Paper by US Army War College, Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College Press "The United States is currently a leading player in the military coalition waging war against the Islamic State Organization (often called by its older name of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham or ISIS) in Iraq and Syria. The purpose of this coalition was initially to rollback and degrade ISIS capabilities and then ultimately to destroy the organization. This effort has been made in coordination with the Iraqi government, regional allies, allies from outside of the region, and local anti-ISIS groups including various Kurdish organizations."
    • Published On: 4/3/2017
  •  Indian and Chinese Engagement in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Comparative Assessment

    Indian and Chinese Engagement in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Comparative Assessment

    Indian and Chinese Engagement in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Comparative Assessment Dr R Evan Ellis Monograph by the US Army War College, Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College Press "This monograph is a comparative assessment of the activities of the governments and companies of the Republic of India and of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in Latin America and the Caribbean covering a 15-year period, from the beginning of the 21st century through 2016."
    • Published On: 3/13/2017
  •  Strategic Insights: Is the European Union Really That Important to U.S. Security Interests?

    Strategic Insights: Is the European Union Really That Important to U.S. Security Interests?

    Strategic Insights: Is the European Union Really That Important to U.S. Security Interests? Dr John R Deni Article by the US Army War College, Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College Press
    • Published On: 3/9/2017
  •  China's Interests and Goals in the Arctic: Implications for the United States

    China's Interests and Goals in the Arctic: Implications for the United States

    China's Interests and Goals in the Arctic: Implications for the United States Dr Elizabeth Wishnick Letort Paper by US Army War College, Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College Press "This Letort Paper examines the geopolitical implications of China’s growing involvement in the Arctic for U.S. interests. First, the evolution of U.S. Arctic strategy, including its political and military components, is discussed. Next, China’s interests and goals in the Arctic are addressed. A third section examines the Arctic in China’s relations with Canada, Russia, and the Nordic states. This Letort Paper then evaluates the consequences of China’s expanding Arctic presence for U.S. security interests and concludes with policy recommendations."
    • Published On: 3/7/2017
  •  Strategic Insights: Reimagining U.S. Foreign Assistance in the Middle East

    Strategic Insights: Reimagining U.S. Foreign Assistance in the Middle East

    Strategic Insights: Reimagining U.S. Foreign Assistance in the Middle East Dr Christopher J Bolan Article by the US Army War College, Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College Press
    • Published On: 2/7/2017
  •  The Al-Qaeda Organization and the Islamic State Organization: History, Doctrine, Modus Operandi, and U.S. Policy to Degrade and Defeat Terrorism Conducted in the Name of Sunni Islam

    The Al-Qaeda Organization and the Islamic State Organization: History, Doctrine, Modus Operandi, and U.S. Policy to Degrade and Defeat Terrorism Conducted in the Name of Sunni Islam

    The Al-Qaeda Organization and the Islamic State Organization: History, Doctrine, Modus Operandi, and U.S. Policy to Degrade and Defeat Terrorism Conducted in the Name of Sunni Islam Dr Paul Kamolnick Book by the US Army War College, Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College Press "Dr. Kamolnick’s book is a meticulously documented investigation and comparison of the al-Qaeda Organization (AQO) and the Islamic State Organization (ISO) across three key strategically relevant dimensions: essential doctrine, beliefs, and worldview; strategic concept, including terrorist modus operandi; and in the final chapter, specific implications, and recommendations for current U.S. Government policy and strategy."
    • Published On: 2/6/2017
  •  Strategic Insights: Unlearned Lessons and the Dual-System Problem

    Strategic Insights: Unlearned Lessons and the Dual-System Problem

    Strategic Insights: Unlearned Lessons and the Dual-System Problem Dr. Robert D. Lamb Article by the US Army War College, Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College Press
    • Published On: 1/25/2017
  •  Prospects for the Rule of Law in Cyberspace

    Prospects for the Rule of Law in Cyberspace

    Prospects for the Rule of Law in Cyberspace Mr Keir Giles Letort Paper by US Army War College, Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College Press "This Letort Paper provides an overview of moves toward establishing international norms and the rule of law in cyberspace, and the potential for establishing further internationally accepted and enforceable standards of behavior. Completed in late 2015, it reflects the state of play in these areas at that time. It especially highlights opposing views on the nature of legality in cyberspace, and how and where those views are gaining global support."
    • Published On: 1/24/2017
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