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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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Ends, Means, Ideology, and Pride: Why the Axis Lost and What We Can Learn From Its Defeat

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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

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Cyber Infrastructure Protection: Volume III

Cyber Infrastructure Protection: Volume Iii

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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

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U.S. Landpower in the South China Sea

U.s. Landpower In The South China Sea

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V.47 #1 Spring 2017; Parameters

Parameters; V.47 #1 Spring 2017

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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

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

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

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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.

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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

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Parameters: The US Army War College Quarterly, V. 46, No. 4, Winter 2016

Parameters; V.46 #4 Winter 16 -1 7

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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

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Parameters: The US Army War College Quarterly, V. 46, No. 3, Autumn 2016

V.46 #3 Autumn 2016; Parameters

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Alternative Governance Structures in Megacities: Threats or Opportunities?

Alternative Governance Structures in Megacities: Threats or Opportunities?

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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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Should We Let the Bomb Spread?

Should We Let the Bomb Spread?

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Parameters: The US Army War College Quarterly, V. 46, No. 2, Summer 2016

Parameters: The US Army War College Quarterly, V. 46, No. 2, Summer 2016

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Taking the Fight to the Enemy: Chinese Thinking about Long-Distance and Expeditionary Operations

Taking the Fight to the Enemy: Chinese Thinking about Long-Distance and Expeditionary Operations

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The Quest for Military Cooperation in North Africa: Prospects and Challenges

The Quest for Military Cooperation in North Africa: Prospects and Challenges

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Arab Threat Perceptions and the Future of the U.S. Military Presence in the Middle East

Arab Threat Perceptions and the Future of the U.S. Military Presence in the Middle East

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Cyber Defense: An International View

Cyber Defense: An International View

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The Ethics of Drone Strikes: Does Reducing the Cost of Conflict Encourage War?

The Ethics of Drone Strikes: Does Reducing the Cost of Conflict Encourage War?

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The Rise of Iwar: Identity, Information, and the Individualization Of Modern Warfare

The Rise of Iwar: Identity, Information, and the Individualization Of Modern Warfare

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Using Target Audience Analysis To Aid Strategic Level Decisionmaking

Using Target Audience Analysis To Aid Strategic Level Decisionmaking

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