US Army War College Quarterly
Summer 2008, Vol. XXXVIII, No. 2

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

 “Reflections on Leadership” by Robert Gates  (.htm format) (.pdf format)  

 “Aligning “Soft” with “Hard” Power” by Henrietta Holsman Fore  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

 “Theory of Victory” by  J. Boone Bartholomees  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

The Future of War

   “Waging Communication War” by Kenneth Payne   (.htm format) (.pdf format)

   “Making Revolutionary Change: Airpower in COIN Today” by Charles J. Dunlap, Jr.  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

   “Collaborative Strategic Planning and Action: A New Approach” by Fred T. Krawchuk  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

   “With Friends Like These: Grievance, Governance, and Capacity-Building in COIN” by Robert M. Chamberlain  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

 “Retiring Hitler and “Appeasement” from the National Security Debate” by Jeffrey Record  (.htm format) (.pdf format)

 “Lost for Words: The Intelligence Community’s Struggle to Find its Voice” by Josh Kerbel  (.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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