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U.S. Army War College Guide to National Security Issues, Vol. 1: Theory of War and Strategy and Vol. 2: National Security Policy and Strategy, 5th Ed., edited by Dr. J. Boone Bartholomees, Jr. This edition of the U.S. Army War College Guide to National Security Issues reflects both the method and manner that the U.S. Army War College uses to teach strategy formulation to America's future senior leaders. It contains essays on the general security environment, strategic thought and formulation, the elements of national power, the national security policymaking process in the United States, and selected strategic issues.

End Game Strategies: Winning the Peace, by Lieutenant Colonel William L. Peace, Sr. What lessons can be learned from the occupation of Germany after World War II and from Iraq after Operation IRAQI FREEDOM? This Carlisle Paper analyzes both the similarities and differences between the occupations of both countries and suggests how lessons learned from both can be applied to the future.

Colloquium Brief: Visual Propaganda and Online Radicalization, by Dr. Carol Winkler and Dr. Cori E. Dauber.

Breaking News Analysis: The Future of the U.S. Political and Military Relationship with Egypt, by Dr. W. Andrew Terrill.

Coming Soon
Perspectives on Russian Foreign Policy, edited by Stephen J. Blank

Against All Odds: Relations between NATO and the MENA Region, by Florence Gaub

Culture, Identity, and Information Technology in the 21st Century: Implications for U.S. National Security, by Pauline Kusiak

The Next Arms Race, edited by Henry D. Sokolski

Transnational Organized Crime, Terrorism, and Criminalized States in Latin America: An Emerging Tier-One National Security Priority, by Douglas Farah

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On June 3-12, Dr. W. Andrew Terrill participated in a series of meetings throughout the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait as part of a Gulf study program organized and funded by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington DC. Dr. Terrill visited U.S. military leaders at Camp Arifjan in Kuwait and Dhafra Air Base in the United Arab Emirates. He also met with a variety of leading figures in both countries including the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and the Foreign and Information Ministers in Kuwait.

On June 11-12, Dr. Jeff McCausland presented a paper and chaired a panel at the book launch for Tactical Nuclear Weapons and NATO. The Royal United Services Institute for defense studies hosted the event.

 
Monthly Op-Ed
Fixing the Future Rather Than the Past, by Dr. Jack A. LeCuyer

Upcoming Events
Cyber Infrastructure Protection 2012 Conference (CIP12)
September 13-14, 2012 — New York, NY

The New Mexican Government and Its Prospects
September 27, 2012 — Washington, DC

Cyberspace: Malevolent Actors, Criminal Opportunities and Strategic Competition
November 1-2, 2012— Pittsburgh, PA

The United States-India Relationship in the 21st Century: Challenges for Strategic Leaders; Opportunities for Cross-Sector Collaboration to promote Sustainable Development
March 12-14, 2013 — Carlisle, PA

More News & Resources
On June 13, Dr. Max Manwaring briefed approximately 70 civilian and military officials at the Organization of American States (OAS) on "Unconventional Undeclared Wars and Epochal Change in the Western Hemisphere."

On June 15, Dr. John Deni gave a briefing to House Armed Services Committee (HASC) staffers on his research regarding the evolution of NATO's Force Generation process.

On June 18, Brigadier General Benedict Lim, Commandant of the Singapore Armed Forces Training Institute (SAFTI), and a delegation of four visited the U.S. Army War College to learn about SSI. SAFTI plans to establish a similar research institute and viewed SSI as the best model representing the state of the art in military strategic research organizations.

On June 20, Dr. Steven Metz presented a paper to the RAND Insurgency Board in Arlington, VA, on the role that the Internet and news media are playing in the evolution of insurgency.

On June 20, Dr. Leonard Wong participated in a panel at the AUSA Mission Command Conference in Kansas City, MO, examining mission command and leader development.

On June 21, Dr. Antulio Echevarria published a chapter entitled, "The War after Next: Anticipating Future Conflict in the New Millennium," in Future Wars: The Anticipations and the Fears, edited by David Seed and published by the Liverpool University Press.

On June 26, Dr. Stephen Blank gave a presentation to the conference Securing Asia 2012, in London, on Homeland Security threats in Central Asia and Russia.

On July 12, Dr. John Deni spoke on behalf of SSI at the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London, on the paradox of NATO's force generation process (audio available).
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