Army War College

The United States Army War College is an elite US Army school located in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, with a dual mission of research as well as instruction in leadership, strategy, and joint service/ international operations focused on Landpower.

EDUCATION: With its first mission-- education-- the College serves to prepare both high-level US and foreign military personnel along with senior civilian employees of the US Federal Government for strategic leadership responsibilities, honing their critical-thinking and problem-solving skills in the global application of Landpower. The college grants its graduates a master's degree in Strategic Studies.

RESEARCH: Under its second mission as a research institution and think tank, the College's various Centers and Institutes conduct research, publish, engage in discourse, and wargame with the entire faculty, staff, students and fellows in order to generate ideas and test concepts for the application of Landpower at the strategic level.

In addition to the College itself, it also includes the following Centers and Institutes:

  • Center for Strategic Leadership (the Collins Center) which conducts strategic political-military simulations, supports Army exercises, performs analysis and research, conducts interagency education, training, and development,  and supports the Army leadership's strategic communications program;
  • Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) which engages in research and analysis, publishes books and reports, and sponsors and participates in conferences;
  • Army Physical Fitness Research Institute (APFRI) which provides state-of-art comprehensive health and fitness assessments to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in senior leaders at the Army War College, the Army Sergeants Major Academy, and the Command and General Staff College; 
  • Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) which serves as the U.S. military premier center of excellence for mastering stability, security, transition, reconstruction (SSTR) and peace operations at the strategic and operational level
  • Army Heritage and Education Center which serves as a library and archive.
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V.48 #1 Spring 2018; Parameters
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V.48 #1 Spring 2018; Parameters

V.48 #1 Spring 2018; Parameters

The Land, Space, And Cyberspace Nexus: Evolution Of The Oldest Military Operations In The Newest Military Domains
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The Land, Space, and Cyberspace Nexus: Evolution of the Oldest Military Operations in the Newest Military Domains

The Land, Space, And Cyberspace Nexus: Evolution Of The Oldest Military Operations In The Newest Military Domains

Friendly Force Dilemmas In Europe: Challenges Within And Among Intergovernmental Organizations And The Implications For The U.s. Army
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Friendly Force Dilemmas in Europe: Challenges Within and Among Intergovernmental Organizations and the Implications for the U.S. Army

Friendly Force Dilemmas In Europe: Challenges Within And Among Intergovernmental Organizations And The Implications For The U.s. Army

V.47 #4 Winter 2017-2018; Parameters
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V.47 #4 Winter 2017-2018; Parameters

V.47 #4 Winter 2017-2018; Parameters

Still Soldiers And Scholars? An Analysis Of Army Officer Testing
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Still Soldiers and Scholars?: An Analysis of Army Officer Testing

Still Soldiers And Scholars? An Analysis Of Army Officer Testing

Armed Robotics Emergence: Weapons Systems Life Cycles Analysis
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Armed Robotics Emergence: Weapons Systems Life Cycles Analysis and New Strategic Realities

Armed Robotics Emergence: Weapons Systems Life Cycles Analysis

Evaluation Of The 2015 Dod Cyber Strategy: Mild Progess In A Complex And Dynamic Military Domain
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Evaluation of the 2015 DOD Cyber Strategy: Mild Progress in a Complex and Dynamic Military Domain

Evaluation Of The 2015 Dod Cyber Strategy: Mild Progess In A Complex And Dynamic Military Domain

Terrorist Sanctuary In The Sahara: A Case Study
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Terrorist Sanctuary in the Sahara: A Case Study

Terrorist Sanctuary In The Sahara: A Case Study

Closer Than You Think: The Implications Of The Third Offset Strategy For The U.s. Army
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Closer Than You Think: The Implications of the Third Offset Strategy for the U.S. Army

Closer Than You Think: The Implications Of The Third Offset Strategy For The U.s. Army

Toward A Nato Of The Gulf: The Challenges Of Collective Defense Within The Gcc
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Toward a NATO of the Gulf: The Challenges of Collective Defense Within the GCC

Toward A Nato Of The Gulf: The Challenges Of Collective Defense Within The Gcc

The Clash Of The Trinities: A New Theoretical Analysis Of The General Nature Of War
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The Clash of the Trinities: A New Theoretical Analysis of the General Nature of War

The Clash Of The Trinities: A New Theoretical Analysis Of The General Nature Of War

Ends, Means, Ideology, And Pride: Why The Axis Lost And What We Can Learn From It\'s Defeat
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Ends, Means, Ideology, and Pride: Why the Axis Lost and What We Can Learn From Its Defeat

Ends, Means, Ideology, And Pride: Why The Axis Lost And What We Can Learn From It\'s Defeat

At Our Own Peril: Dod Assessment In A Post-primacy World
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At Our Own Peril: DOD Risk Assessment in a Post-Primacy World

At Our Own Peril: Dod Assessment In A Post-primacy World

Cyber Infrastructure Protection: Volume Iii
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Cyber Infrastructure Protection: Volume III

Cyber Infrastructure Protection: Volume Iii

Transforming The Force: The 11th Air Assault Division From 1963 To 1965
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Transforming the Force: The 11th Air Assault Division Test From 1963 to 1965

Transforming The Force: The 11th Air Assault Division From 1963 To 1965

U.s. Landpower In The South China Sea
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U.S. Landpower in the South China Sea

U.s. Landpower In The South China Sea

Antiquities Destruction and Illicit Sales as Sources of ISIS Funding and Propaganda
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Antiquities Destruction and Illicit Sales as Sources of ISIS Funding and Propaganda

Antiquities Destruction and Illicit Sales as Sources of ISIS Funding and Propaganda

Social-media-the Vital Ground: Can We Hold It?
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Social Media, The Vital Ground: Can We Hold It?

Social-media-the Vital Ground: Can We Hold It?

China's Interests And Goals In The Artic: Implications For The U.s.
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China's Interests and Goals in the Arctic: Implications for the United States

China's Interests And Goals In The Artic: Implications For The U.s.

Project 1721: A U.s. Army War College Assessment On Russian Strategy In Eastern Europe And Recommendations On How To Leverage Landpower To Maintain The Peace
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Project 1721: A U.S. Army War College Assessment on Russian Strategy in Eastern Europe and Recommendations on How To Leverage Landpower To Maintain the Peace

Project 1721: A U.s. Army War College Assessment On Russian Strategy In Eastern Europe And Recommendations On How To Leverage Landpower To Maintain The Peace

The Al-Qaeda Organization and the Islamic State Organization: History, Doctrine, Modus Operandi, and U.S. Policy To Degrade and Defeat Terrorism Conducted in the Name of Sunni Islam
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The Al-Qaeda Organization and the Islamic State Organization: History, Doctrine, Modus Operandi, and U.S. Policy To Degrade and Defeat Terrorism Conducted in the Name of Sunni Islam

The Al-Qaeda Organization and the Islamic State Organization: History, Doctrine, Modus Operandi, and U.S. Policy To Degrade and Defeat Terrorism Conducted in the Name of Sunni Islam

Alternative Governance Structures in Megacities: Threats or Opportunities?
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Alternative Governance Structures in Megacities: Threats or Opportunities?

Alternative Governance Structures in Megacities: Threats or Opportunities?

U.S.-China Competition: Asia-Pacific Land Force Implications
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U.S.-China Competition: Asia-Pacific Land Force Implications

U.S.-China Competition: Asia-Pacific Land Force Implications

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