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Dr. Williamson Murray

External Researcher

WILLIAMSON MURRAY is currently professor emeritus of history at Ohio State University. He has served as the Harold Johnson Professor of Military History at the United States Army War College. Dr. Murray is also the author and editor of a number of major works, the most recent of which is A War to Be Won, Fighting the Second World War, published by Harvard University Press.

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SSI books and monographs by Dr. Williamson Murray

  • Strategic Challenges for Counterinsurgency and the Global War on Terrorism

    September 26, 2006

    Edited by Dr. Williamson Murray.
    This collection of essays written by students enrolled in the U.S. Army War College Advanced Strategic Art Program (ASAP) reflects the development of their strategic thought applied to a wide range of contemporary issues based in theory, doctrine, strategy and history.

  • A Nation at War in an Era of Strategic Change

    September 01, 2004

    Edited by Dr. Williamson Murray.
    This book contains essays on key national security challenges by students in the Army War College's prestigious Advanced Strategic Art Program. With an introductory essay by prominent military historian Williamson Murray, this book will be valuable to military and civilian leaders.

  • National Security Challenges for the 21st Century

    October 01, 2003

    Edited by Dr. Williamson Murray.
    Officers who participated in the Advanced Strategic Art Program (ASAP) during their year at the U.S. Army War College wrote these chapters. The challenges facing the defense establishment in the United States at the beginning of the 21st century are daunting indeed; however, the thoughtful essays included in this volume--including two award winners--representing some of the thinking by students at the U.S. Army War College, provide insights into these trials that will prove useful to policymakers both in and out of uniform.

  • Transformation Concepts for National Security in the 21st Century

    September 01, 2002

    Edited by Dr. Williamson Murray.
    This book represents some of the thinking by students at the U.S. Army War College, considering the nature and direction of transformation. They consider how the transformed joint services of the United States should employ force in the 21st century. The services are exploring concepts such as Effects Based Operations and Rapid Decisive Operations to move swiftly and strike vigorously to secure vi

  • Army Transformation: A View from the U.S. Army War College

    July 01, 2001

    Edited by Dr. Williamson Murray.
    The famous British general, the Duke of Wellington, wrote that, "The country must have a large and efficient army, one capable of meeting the enemy abroad, or they must expect to meet him at home." Our security interests and the need for landpower to secure them span the globe. Dr. Williamson Murray's introduction sets the historical context for military transformation.