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Research and Analysis
Russia and the Caspian Sea: Projecting Power or Competing for Influence? by Tracey German

Strategic Retrenchment and Renewal in the American Experience, by Peter Feaver, ed.

Strategic Implications of the Evolving Shanghai Cooperation Organization, by Henry Plater-Zyberk with Andrew Monaghan

Visual Propaganda and Extremism in the Online Environment, by Carol K. Winkler and Cori E. Dauber, eds.

Revival of Political Islam in the Aftermath of the Arab Uprisings: Implications for the Region and Beyond, by Mohammed El-Katiri

European Missile Defense and Russia, by Keir Giles with Andrew Monaghan

Military Power, The Core Tasks Of A Prudent Strategy, and The Army We Need, by Huba Wass de Czege

Iran's Emergence as a Cyber Power, by Eric K. Shafa

The Chinese People's Liberation Army in 2025, by R. Lincoln Hines

Coming Soon
'A New Type of Great Power Relationship' between the United States and China: The Military Dimension, by Geoffrey Till

The U.S.-India Relationship: Cross-Sector Collaboration To Promote Sustainable Development, by Michael J. Fratantuono, David M. Sarcone, and John Colwell, Jr., eds.

Political and Socio-Economic Change: Revolutions and Their Implications for the U.S. Military, by Dr. John R. Deni, ed.

The U.S. Army War College Quarterly, Parameters can now be found on the SSI website. The address is

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

SSI Opportunities
The Strategic Studies Institute is currently taking solicitations for the Academic Year 2015 External Research Associates Program (ERAP). This solicitation period is currently open with an end date of 10 September 2014. Solicitations received after the closing date will not be considered under this year's program. For this and other opportunities, click here.

Strategic Insights
The Ukraine Crises and the Emerging Sino-Russian Political Alliance, by Bin Yu

SSI is Going Digital
In order to leverage advancing technology more efficiently 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.

2014-2015 KSIL
On August 13, 2014 Part II 2014-15 Key Strategic Issues List (KSIL) was released. 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 as other parts will be releasing soon.

USAWC Annual 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.

SSI Live
You can access our new podcast series "SSI Live" with our own John Deni. A new episode has just been released. As a follow-up to their discussion two months ago, Dr. John R. Deni again invited his SSI colleagues Dr. Andy Terrill and Prof. Nate Freier to discuss the state of the crisis in Iraq. Find this and all other podcasts here and be sure to subscribe.

Of Interest
SSI's Dr. W. Andrew Terrill sheds some light on the Iranian Involvement in Yemen.

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The latest 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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