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Research and Analysis
Army Support of Military Cyberspace Operations: Joint Contexts and Global Escalation Implications, by Jeffrey L. Caton

Getting to the Left of SHARP: Lessons Learned from West Point's Efforts to Combat Sexual Harassment and Assault, by Lieutenant General Robert L. Caslen, Jr., Colonel Cindy R. Jebb, Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Gade, and Cadet Hope C. Landsem

The Effective Use of Reserve Personnel in the U.S. Military: Lessons from the United Kingdom Reserve Model, by Shima D. Keene

Regionalizing East Mediterranean Gas: Energy Security, Stability, and the U.S. Role, by Mohammed El-Katiri and Laura El-Katiri

Operationalizing Counter Threat Finance Strategies, by Shima D. Keene

Of Interest: Leaderless Organizations and the Strategic Value of Airstrikes in Syria, by Lieutenant Colonel Michael A. Adelberg

Strategic Insights: Brazil's Election 2014: Continuity or Change for the "Sleeping Giant"? , by Dr. Jose de Arimateia da Cruz

Coming Soon
New Realities: Energy Security in the 2010s and Implications for the U.S. Military, John R. Deni, Ph.D., ed.

Strategic Insights: The China-Celac Summit: Opening a New Phase in China-Latin America-US Relations?, by Dr. R. Evan Ellis

Strategic Insights: Would a Post-2011 Residual U.S. Force in Iraq Have Changed Anything?, by Dr. W. Andrew Terrill

Of Interest: The Growling Bear or "Why The Army Owes Mr. Putin a Favor," by Lieutenant Colonel Michael A. Adelberg

Assessing Egyptian Public Support for Security Crackdowns in the Sinai, by Gregory Aftandilian

Do Fewer Resources Mean Less Influence? A Comparative Historical Case Study of Military Influence in a Time of Austerity, by Mary Manjikian, Ph.D.

Senior Conference 50: The Army We Need: The Role of Landpower in an Uncertain Strategic Environment, by MAJ Charlie D. Lewis, Dr. Rachel M. Sondheimer, and COL Jeffrey D. Peterson, eds.

Parameters
The first issue of 2015 of the U.S. Army War College Quarterly, Parameters is coming soon. Read all of the past articles and subscribe today.

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SSI Opportunities
Refer to the Employment and Research Opportunities section of our website for updates on new employment opportunities.

 
Strategic Insights
A New Year's Resolution For Army Leaders, by Prof. William G. Braun, III

2014-2015 KSIL
On December 9, 2014 we updated Part II of the 2014-15 Key Strategic Issues List (KSIL). The KSIL provides military and civilian researchers a ready reference for issues of special interest to the Department of the Army and the Department of Defense. Be sure to bookmark this link to stay up to date on changes, as other parts will be releasing soon.

SSI Live
You can access our new podcast series "SSI Live" with our own John Deni. Our newest episode focuses on the 26th Annual Strategy Conference. Professor Nate Freier, director of the 26th annual USAWC Strategy Conference, sat down with Dr. John R. Deni to discuss this year's premier national security event. Scheduled for 7-9 April 2015, held in Carlisle, and open to the public, this year's conference will address key principles for 21st century defense. In conjunction with the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Policy, this year's conference will include panels featuring experts from CSIS, the National Defense University, the Atlantic Council, the National Intelligence Council, CNA, and other organizations. Find this and all other podcasts here and be sure to subscribe.

USAWC Annual Strategy Conference
Mark your calendars: the 26th Annual Strategy Conference is scheduled for April 7-9, 2015. Be sure to check the SSI website as full conference information will be available soon! Click here to view the 25th Annual Strategy Conference.

SSI Has Gone Digital
In order to leverage advancing technology more efficiently and to continue to provide insightful and provocative research and analysis to the national security community while reducing costs, on March 1, 2014, we began publising all SSI and USAWC Press Letort Papers in digital format only. Additionally, on October 1, 2014, we began publishing all SSI and USAWC Press works, to include books and monographs, only in digital format. You may now purchase hard copies for a small fee from the Government Printing Office (GPO).

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Of Interest
SSI Professor Jef Troxell provides useful context to improve your grasp of important economic issues that have a direct bearing on US national security. Two very important multilateral trade agreements are currently under negotiation between the US and her major trading regions: the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, and the Trans Pacific partnership. Watch Now!

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Hot Read: "Drones Over Yemen: Military Benefits and Political Costs," Parameters: US Army War College Quarterly, Winter/Spring 2013, pp. 17-23.

The latest edition of the USAWC Research Newsletter is now available. Click here to read it and stay tuned for more to follow.

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