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Colonel Lloyd J. Matthews, USA Ret.

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COLONEL LLOYD J. MATTHEWS, U.S. Army, Retired, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy, has an M.A. from Harvard University and a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia, and is a graduate of the Armed Forces Staff College and the U.S. Army War College. His overseas tours 144 included Germany and Vietnam. In other assignments, he was a battalion commander; editor of Parameters, the U.S. Army War College quarterly; and the Associate Dean of the U.S. Military Academy. Following retirement from the Army, he was a project manager in Saudi Arabia and Turkey. He is the editor or co-editor of seven books: Assessing the Vietnam War (1987), The Parameters of War (1987), The Challenge of Military Leadership (1989), The Parameters of Military Ethics (1989), Newsmen and National Defense (1991), Challenging the United States Symmetrically and Asymmetrically (1998), and Population Diversity and the U.S. Army (1999). Additionally, he is the author of some 100 articles, features, reviews, and monographs on military topics in such journals as Parameters, ARMY Magazine, Military Review, and Airpower Journal.

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SSI books and monographs by Colonel Lloyd J. Matthews, USA Ret.

  • The Future of the American Military Presence in Europe

    April 01, 2000

    Edited by Colonel Lloyd J. Matthews, USA Ret..
    The present book is an outgrowth of a symposium. With the gradual realization that the Russian menace is essentially dead, at least for the next 10 to 15 years and perhaps longer, and with NATO's missions having evolved well beyond the original purpose of territorial defense, debate on both sides of the Atlantic has begun to intensify.

  • Population Diversity and the U.S. Army

    June 01, 1999

    Edited by Colonel Lloyd J. Matthews, USA Ret., Tinaz Pavri.
    It is an anthology of selected presentations that not only portrays the main challenges confronting those who must staff the future force in the face of unprecedented demographic flux, but also provides the attitudes and hopes of women and minorities who are part of today's Army.

  • Challenging the United States Symmetrically and Asymmetrically: Can America be Defeated?

    July 01, 1998

    Authored by Colonel Lloyd J. Matthews, USA Ret..
    The U.S. Army War College s Ninth Annual Strategy Conference was held at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, during the period March 31-April 2, 1998. The theme of the conference was Challenging the United States Symmetrically and Asymmetrically: Can America Be Defeated?

  • The Political-Military Rivalry for Operational Control in U.S. Military Actions: A Soldier's Perspective

    June 01, 1998

    Authored by Colonel Lloyd J. Matthews, USA Ret..
    The author presents a soldier's perspective of the operational implications of instant access to the battlefield by civilian leaders in Washington.

SSI articles, editorial, and briefs by Colonel Lloyd J. Matthews, USA Ret.