Strategic Studies Institute

The Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) is the U.S. Army’s institute for geostrategic and national security research and analysis. SSI conducts global geostrategic research and analysis that creates and advances knowledge to influence solutions for national security problems facing the Army and the nation. SSI serves as a valuable source of ideas, criticism, innovative approaches, and independent analyses as well as a venue to expose external audiences to the U.S. Army’s contributions to the Nation.

Parameters Vol 52 No 2 Summer Issue

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Dysfunctional Warfare: The Russian Invasion of Ukraine Rob Johnson Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine in 2022: Implications for Strategic Studies Antulio J. Echevarria II Russia and China Ryan J. Orsini Mark T. Vicik Beyond Conventional War Brandon Colas Zachary Kallenborn Lessons…

China, Europe, and the Pandemic Recession

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Given the depth and breadth of the pandemic-induced recession in Europe, private companies in need of capital and governments looking to shed state-owned enterprises may be tempted to sell shares, assets, or outright ownership to investors with liquidity to spare.…

Contested Deployment

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The homeland is no longer a sanctuary, and expectations of unfettered mobilization and movement from fort to port are no longer viable. In the next major war, opposition from within and without will combine with infrastructure challenges to disrupt and…

Parameters Vol 52 No 1 Spring 2022

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In Focus: Civil-Military Relations, Guidelines for Politically Charged Societies, Patrick Paterson, Highlighting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Danielle Holt and Susan Davis Andrea M. Peters, Michael A. Washington, Lolita Burrell, and James Ness, Understanding a Changing China, Gustavo Ferreira and Jamie…

Framing the Future of the US Military Profession

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The military profession needs to be redefined by examination of its expertise and jurisdictions of practice, whereas previously the focus was on securing its professional identity. Twenty years ago, the original Future of the Army Profession research project responded to…