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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An Unnatural Partnership? The Future Of U.s.-india Strategic Cooperation
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An Unnatural Partnership? The Future Of U.S.-India Strategic Cooperation

An Unnatural Partnership? The Future Of U.s.-india Strategic Cooperation

A Whole Of Government Approach To Gray Zone Warfare
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A Whole-Of-Government Approach To Gray Zone Warfare

A Whole Of Government Approach To Gray Zone Warfare

Two Case Studies Of Successful Strategic Communication Campaigns
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Two Case Studies Of Successful Strategic Communication Campaigns

Two Case Studies Of Successful Strategic Communication Campaigns

Conventional Deterrence And Landpower In Northeastern Europe
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Conventional Deterrence And Landpower In Northeastern Europe

Conventional Deterrence And Landpower In Northeastern Europe

V,49 #1 & 2 Spring-summer 2019; Parameters
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Parameters, The U.S Army War College Quarterly, V. 49 N0. 1-2 Sring-Summer 2019

V,49 #1 & 2 Spring-summer 2019; Parameters

Thucydides\' Other "Traps": The United States, China, and the Prospect Of "Inevitable" War
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Thucydides' Other "Traps": The United States, China, and the Prospect Of "Inevitable" War

Thucydides\' Other "Traps": The United States, China, and the Prospect Of "Inevitable" War

V.48 #4 Winter 2018-19; Parameters
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Parameters, The U.S. Army War College Quarterly, V. 48, No. 4, Winter 2018-18

V.48 #4 Winter 2018-19; Parameters

The U.s. Army In The Iraq War Volume 2: Surge Andwithdrawal 2007-2011
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The U.S. Army in the Iraq War Volume 2: Surge and Withdrawal 2007-2011

The U.s. Army In The Iraq War Volume 2: Surge Andwithdrawal 2007-2011

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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