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Director of Strategic Studies Institute and USAWC Press

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The United States Army War College is seeking a Director of Strategic Studies Institute and USAWC Press. Serve as Director, Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) and U.S. Army War College Press, a major subordinate element of the U.S. Army War College…

Army Strong–Really?

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The author outlines the past, present, and future of the Profession of Arms. It would be easy to discount the conjecture that the U.S. Army is in trouble. After all, we are unmatched as a fighting force and were successful…

Profession of Arms Study Trust Review

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Since trust is the coin of the realm for an Army in a democratic society, it is important that as the Profession of Arms study proceeds that it includes a broad exploration of just what exactly the Army as profession…

Who Won The Cold War?

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The role of George Kennan’s Containment strategy in securing a U.S. victory in the Cold War has been overstated by both the right and the left. While its attributes render it an acceptable and honorable path to victory, Containment’s efficacy…

China’s Role in the Stabilization of Afghanistan

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China’s recent 3.5 billion dollar contract bid for the Aynak Copper Field in Afghanistan is the single largest foreign investment in Afghanistan to date. Critics contend that China is getting a free-ride on the coat tails of U.S.-coalition stabilization efforts.…

Counternarcotics Operations in Afghanistan: The COIN of the Realm

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In this Op-Ed style document, COL Louis Jordan discusses the narcotics industry in Afghanistan—calling it what it is—a commercial enterprise, which is exceedingly important because it provides strength to the insurgency while at the same time keeping the Afghan government…