US Army War College Quarterly
Summer 2000, Vol. XXX, No. 2

From the Editor

"From Chancellorsville to Kosovo, Forgetting the Art of War," by Vincent J. Goulding, Jr.

Forces for the 21st Century

"Structuring the Army for Full-Spectrum Readiness," by Mark E. Vinson

"French Military Reform: Lessons for America's Army?" by George A. Bloch

Strategic Decisions in an Uncertain World

"To Die For: National Interests and Strategic Uncertainties," by P. H. Liotta

"Sir Halford Mackinder, Geopolitics, and Policymaking in the 21st Century," by Christopher J. Fettweis

"Imposing Peace: Total vs. Limited Wars, and the Need to Put Boots on the Ground," by William R. Hawkins

Perspectives on Regional Security

"Their Darkest Hour: Colombia's Government and the Narco-Insurgency," by George H. Franco

"US-Japan Defense Cooperation: Possibilities for Regional Stability," by David J. Richardson

"Hegemon Rising: The Gap Between Turkish Strategy and Military Modernization," by Michael Robert Hickok

Commentary & Reply

Editor's Shelf

Book Reviews

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Writing for Parameters

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