US Army War College Quarterly
Spring 2006, Vol. XXXVI, No. 1

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“The Future of Afghanistan,” by Ali A. Jalali  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

“Humanitarian Intervention and the War in Iraq: Norms, Discourse, and State Practice,” by Eric A. Heinze  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

Countering Insurgents

“Draining the Swamp: The British Strategy of Population Control,” by Wade Markel  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

“The ‘Problems of Mobilization’ and the Analysis of Armed Groups,” by Anthony Vinci  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

“Rehabilitating a Rogue: Libya’s WMD Reversal and Lessons for US Policy,” by Dafna Hochman  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

“The Social Science of Carl von Clausewitz,” by Janeen Klinger  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

“Net Assessment: A Practical Guide,” by Paul Bracken  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

“Toward a Long-Range Energy Security Policy,” by Nader Elhefnawy  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

Commentary & Reply  (.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)

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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