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Landpower Employment & Sustainment Studies

Added December 05, 2014
Type: Book
American Grand Strategy and the Future of U.S. Landpower. Edited by Major Joseph V. Da Silva, Dr. Hugh P. Liebert, Professor Isaiah Wilson, III.
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As the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq wane, an era of budget austerity emerges and the U.S. strategic focus shifts toward the Pacific, what role should LandPower play in American grand strategy? This volume offers an authoritative set of responses to this question from leading experts in international relations and security studies.
Added November 26, 2014
Type: Monograph
Re-examining the Roles of Landpower in the 21st Century and Their Implications. Authored by Dr. William T. Johnsen.
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Despite over a decade of predominantly land warfare, American policymakers are unsure about the future relevance and utility of Landpower. An increasingly uncertain and ambiguous international security environment, combined with the complexities of modern warfare argues for greater clarification of what Landpower means in 21st century terms.
Added November 19, 2014
Type: Monograph
Creating an Effective Regional Alignment Strategy for the U.S. Army. Authored by Major Raven Bukowski, Major John Childress, Lieutenant Colonel (Ret) Michael J. Colarusso, Lieutenant Colonel David S. Lyle.
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Despite talk about regional alignment, the Army has taken few concrete steps to prepare for this dramatic change. While enormous in its implications, the Army’s current regional alignment plan seems to be little more than directing units to “focus regionally” and aligning them with the appropriate combatant command.
Added November 18, 2014
Type: Monograph
The Role of Leadership in Transitional States: The Cases of Lebanon, Israel-Palestine. Authored by Dr. Anastasia Filippidou.
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Asymmetric leadership of radical organizations: necessary for the transition to stability, but also part of the problem.
Added June 03, 2014
Type: Monograph
The Future of American Landpower: Does Forward Presence Still Matter? The Case of the Army in the Pacific. Authored by Dr. John R. Deni.
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The U.S. Army's forward presence in the Pacific theater is long overdue for reconsideration and reconceptualization. Without unduly harming America's commitment to deterrence on the Korean peninsula, the Army forward presence could be reshaped and reconfigured to enable the United States to more effectively and more efficiently achieve its objectives across the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
Added May 13, 2014
Type: Monograph
Soldiers of Misfortune? Authored by Dr. Thomas R. Mockaitis.
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What roles have security contractors played in missions in Iraq and Afghanistan?