US Army War College Quarterly
Autumn 2003, Vol. XXXIII, No. 3

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"The Atlantic Century," by Ralph Peters  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

Transforming the Joint Force

"Jointness, Defense Transformation, and the Need for a New Joint Warfare Profession," by Don M. Snider  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

"Conquering the Elements: Thoughts on Joint Force (Re)Organization," by Michael P. Noonan and Mark R. Lewis  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

Lessons of Iraq

"Thirteen Years: The Causes and Consequences of the War in Iraq," by Alan W. Dowd  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

"Iraq: Heavy Forces and Decisive Warfare," by William R. Hawkins  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

"Iraqi Resistance to Freedom: A Frommian Perspective," by Cynthia E. Ayers  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

At War's End

"War and the Art of Governance," by Nadia Schadlow  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

"Planning for Conflict Termination and Post-Conflict Success," by William Flavin  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

"S. L. A. Marshall's Men Against Fire: New Evidence Regarding Fire Ratios," by John Whiteclay Chambers II  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

"In Search of Monsters to Destroy: American Empire in the New Millennium," by Juan A. Alsace  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

"Prophets or Praetorians? The Uptonian Paradox and the Powell Corollary," by Robert M. Cassidy  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

Editor's Shelf  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

Review Essay  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

Book Reviews  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

Off the Press  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

From the Archives  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

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, 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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