US Army War College Quarterly
Winter 2003-04, Vol. XXXIII, No. 4

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

"Soldiers of the State: Reconsidering American Civil-Military Relations," by Richard D. Hooker, Jr.  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

Shaping Tomorrow's Army

"An Alternative Future Force: Building a Better Army," by Peter A. Wilson, John Gordon IV, and David E. Johnson  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

"Army Digitization: Making it Ready for Prime Time," by Christopher J. Toomey  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

"Exploiting Commercial SATCOM: A Better Way," by Patrick Rayermann (.htm format) (.pdf format)

Regional Perspectives

"British Bulldog or Bush's Poodle? Anglo-American Relations and the Iraq War," by James K. Wither  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

"Carcass of Dead Policies: The Irrelevance of NATO," by Steven E. Meyer  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

"Dragon or Dinosaur? Nuclear Weapons in a Modernizing China," by Thomas M. Kane  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

"The Risk of Optimism in the Conduct of War," by Donald Chisholm  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

"State Defense Forces and Homeland Security," by Arthur N. Tulak, Robert W. Kraft, and Don Silbaugh  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

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

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

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

Index, Volume XXXIII, 2003  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

Writing for Parameters  (.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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