US Army War College Quarterly
Summer 2007, Vol. XXXVII, No. 2

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 “Iran and the United States: The Emerging Security Paradigm in the Middle East” by Gawdat Bahgat (.htm format) (.pdf format)

 “A Social Network Approach to Understanding an Insurgency” by Brian Reed (.htm format) (.pdf format)

 “European Views of Preemption in US National Security Strategy” by Gary L. Guertner (.htm format) (.pdf format)

War in the Modern Age

   “Good Anthropology, Bad History: The Cultural Turn in Studying War” by Patrick Porter (.htm format) (.pdf format)

   “Last Resort and Preemption: Using Armed Force as a Moral and Penultimate Choice” by Eric Wester (.htm format) (.pdf format)

   “Neo-Classical Counterinsurgency?” by Frank G. Hoffman (.htm format) (.pdf format)

 “Measuring Effectiveness in Irregular Warfare” by James Clancy and Chuck Crossett  (.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 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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