US Army War College Quarterly
Summer 2003, Vol. XXXIII, No. 2

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Preparing for a New Way of War

"Unorthodox Thoughts about Asymmetric Warfare," by Montgomery C. Meigs  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

"Strategic Leader Readiness and Competencies for Asymmetric Warfare," by Thomas J. Williams  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

"Transformation and Homeland Security: Dual Challenges for the US Army," by Terrence K. Kelly   (.htm format) (.pdf format)

"Inverse Engagement: Lessons from US-Iraq Relations, 1982-1990," by Douglas A. Borer  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

"Reflections on the Citizen-Soldier," by Barry Strauss  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

Regional Perspectives

"Ending the Anachronistic Korean Commitment," by Doug Bandow  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

"NATO after Prague: Learning the Lessons of 9/11," by Michael Rühle  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

"Southeast Asian Perspectives on the Rise of China: Regional Security after 9/11," by Rommel C. Banlaoi  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

"Don't Ask, Don't Tell: Is the Gay Ban Based on Military Necessity?" by Aaron Belkin  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

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

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

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

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

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