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Research and Analysis
Coming Soon
U.S. Policy and Strategy Toward Afghanistan after 2014, by Larry P. Goodson and Thomas H. Johnson

The Role of Leadership in Transitional States: The Cases of Lebanon, Israel-Palestine, by Dr. Anastasia Filippidou

Strategic Landpower Task Force: Strategic Landpower in U.S. Conduct Of Modern Warfare, by Cadets Hamad Agha, Christopher Dante, Gregory Rice, Kord Roberts, and Jackson Turner

Maneuvering the Islamist-Secularist Divide in the Arab World: How the United States Can Preserve its Interests and Values in an Increasingly Polarized Environment, by Gregory Aftandilian

Can the EU Declare Energy Independence from Russia? by 2LT Scott Cowman

Should General Dempsey Resign? Army Professionals and the Moral Space for Military Dissent, by Don M. Snider

The summer issue for the U.S. Army War College Quarterly, Parameters has been released. Read all of the articles today.

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.

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SSI Opportunities
Refer to the Employment and Research Opportunities section of our website for updates on new employment opportunities.

Strategic Insights
Should China Be Given the Benefit of the Doubt? by David Lai

2014-2015 KSIL
On October 8, 2014 Parts I and II of the 2014-15 Key Strategic Issues List (KSIL) were updated. 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.

SSI Live
You can access our new podcast series "SSI Live" with our own John Deni. A new episode has just been released. Dr. John R. Deni invited Dr. Chris Mason, one of the newest members of the SSI staff, with extensive policy-making and policy-implementation experience in Afghanistan, to discuss the power-sharing agreement, its future prospects, and the implications for the U.S. and allied military mission post-2014. Find this and all other podcasts here and be sure to subscribe.

USAWC Annual Strategy Conference
Mark your calendars: the 26th Annual Strategy Conference is scheduled for April 7-9, 2015. Click here to view the 25th Annual Strategy Conference.

SSI Has Gone 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 were published in a digital format only. Additionally, on October 1, 2014, all SSI and USAWC Press publications, to include books and monographs, will now 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.

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

Around the War College
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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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