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Research and Analysis
Coming Soon
The Evolution of Los Zetas in Mexico and Central America: Sadism as an Instrument of Cartel Warfare, by George W. Grayson

Russia After Putin, by Richard J. Krickus, Ph.D.

The Resurgence of Al Qaeda in Syria and Iraq, by Dr Azeem Ibrahim
The U.S. Army War College Quarterly, Parameters can now be found on the SSI website. The address is See's what's new in the recently released Winter issue.

Online Ordering
If you would like to order a hard copy of any publication, all ordering information is located on the right-hand side of the respective publication.

For out of stock publications, refer to the new GPO on-demand site. For a small fee, recieve many prior publications. Click here to visit.

Upcoming Events
KCIS 2014 "CBRNe: The Ongoing Challenge"
May 12 - 14, 2014 – Kingston, Ontario, Canada

SSI Opportunities
A new position has opened. Please check the Employment and Research Opportunities section of our website. Click here.

Monthly Op-Ed
The POST "Post Cold War" Era in Europe, by Dr. Jeffrey D. McCausland

USAWC Strategy Conference

The 25th Annual Strategy Conference has now passed. If you missed any of it or would like to re-live the panels click here to view them today.

2013-2014 KSIL
The 2013-14 Key Strategic Issues List (KSIL) is now online. The purpose of the Key Strategic Issues List is to provide military and civilian researchers a ready reference for issues of special interest to the Department of the Army and the Department of Defense. Make sure to bookmark this link to stay up to date on any changes.

On November 18, Part II was updated

SSI is Going Digital
In an effort to maximize advances in technology and to continue to provide insightful and provocative research and analysis to the national security community while concurrently reducing costs, beginning on March 1, 2014, all SSI and USAWC Press Letort Papers will be published in a digital format only. Additionally, on October 1, 2014, all SSI and USAWC Press publications, to include books and monographs, will also only be published in a digital format. Hard copies will still be able to be purchased for a small free from the Government Printing Office (GPO).

Click here to visit the GPO site.

Around the War College
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You can access our new podcast series "SSI Live" with our own John Deni. A new episode has just been released. In it, Professor Jef Troxell joins Dr. John R. Deni in discussing the latest events in Ukraine and how the West might strengthen its response. Find it here.

The inaugural edition of the USAWC Research Newsletter is now available. Click here to read it and stay tuned for more to follow.

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