US Army War College Quarterly
Spring 2000, Vol. XXX, No. 1

From the Editor

"The Human Terrain of Urban Operations," by Ralph Peters

More Reflections on Kosovo

"Kosovo and the Current Myth of Information Superiority," by Timothy L. Thomas

"Vietnam, the Cold War, and Kosovo: Irony and Confusion over Foreign Policy," by John A. Tokar

"Operation Allied Force and the Legal Basis for Humanitarian Interventions," by Robert Tomes

"Back to Basics: US Foreign Policy for the Coming Decade," by James E. Goodby and Kenneth Weisbrode

Process and Product: In Pursuit of National Security

"The QDR: Improve the Process to Improve the Product," by David E. Snodgrass

"Theater Engagement Plans: A Strategic Tool or a Waste of Time?" by Ralph R. Steinke and Brian L. Tarbet

"Landmines: Why the Korea Exception Should Be the Rule," by John F. Troxell

"The Korean War Truce Talks: A Study in Conflict Termination," by Donald W. Boose, Jr.

"Moral Foundations of Military Service," by Martin L. Cook

Commentary & Reply

Review Essays

Book Reviews

Off the Press

From the Archives

Parameters, a refereed journal of ideas and issues, provides a forum for the expression of mature professional thought on the art and science of land warfare, joint and combined matters, national and international security affairs, military strategy, military leadership and management, military history, military ethics, and other topics of significant and current interest to the US Army and Department of Defense. It serves as a vehicle for continuing the education and professional development of USAWC graduates and other senior military officers, as well as members of government and academia concerned with national security affairs.

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