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27 Publications Found in 2000

Added December 01, 2000
Type: Book
The Asia-Pacific in the U.S. National Security Calculus for a New Millennium
Authored by Dr. Andrew Scobell, Dr. Larry M. Wortzel.
The authors of this monograph survey the challenges to U.S. national security that confront this diverse and dynamic region, highlighting the particularly volatile situation that continues on the Korean peninsula.
Added December 01, 2000
Type: Book
Alternative National Military Strategies for the United States
Authored by Dr. Conrad C. Crane.
The Strategic Studies Institute of the U.S. Army War College and the Georgetown University Center for Peace and Security Studies convened a conference on "Alternative Military Strategies for the United States" to highlight the key issues that will have to be analyzed by the QDR and the new administration's security planning. This report summarizes the presentations from a distinguished group of patrons.
Added November 01, 2000
Type: Book
Transnational Threats: Blending Law Enforcement and Military Strategies
Edited by Dr. Carolyn Pumphrey.
On February 2-3, 2000, the U.S. Army War College, the Triangle Institute for Security Studies, and the Duke University Center for Law, Ethics, and National Security co-sponsored a conference in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The conference examined transnational threats, including terrorism involving weapons of mass destruction, cyber threats to the national infrastructure, and international organized crime.
Added November 01, 2000
Type: Book
Organizing for National Security
Edited by Dr. Douglas Stuart.
In order for institutional reform to succeed, it will have to be guided by a coherent and compelling national strategy, which must, in turn, be anchored in widely-accepted national interests.
Added October 01, 2000
Type: Monograph
Generations Apart: Xers and Boomers in the Officer Corps
Authored by Dr. Leonard Wong.
The author points out that Generation X officers are more confident in their abilities, perceive loyalty differently, want more balance between work and family, and are not intimidated by rank.
Added September 01, 2000
Type: Book
Theater Missile Defense in Japan: Implications for the U.S.-China-Japan Strategic Relationship
Authored by Colonel Patrick M. O'Donogue.
The author highlights the significant and ongoing contribution of the U.S. Army in deterring war, executing smaller-scale contingencies, and shaping the security environment. He advocates a robust, pro- active Army presence for the foreseeable future. Such a presence will ensure the promotion and protection of U.S. national interests in the region.
Added September 01, 2000
Type: Book
". . . to insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense . . ."
Edited by Dr. Max G. Manwaring.
On April 11-13, 2000, the U.S. Army War College Strategic Studies Institute sponsored a major conference that examined what the Department of Defense must do "to insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence . . ., given the increasing contemporary threats to the U.S. homeland. This book highlights the issues and themes that ran through the conference.
Added September 01, 2000
Type: Book
American Strategy: Issues and Alternatives for the Quadrennial Defense Review
Authored by Dr. Steven Metz.
The combination of a congressionally-mandated Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR), a change of presidents, and shifts in the global security environment will force or allow American strategists to rethink some of the basic elements of U.S. strategy and decide if any changes need to be made.
Added September 01, 2000
Type: Book
Peacekeeping and the Just War Tradition
Authored by Colonel Tony Pfaff.
In the Just War Tradition, as well as the Law of War, there has always been a tension between winning and fighting well, and the peacekeeping environment does not change this. Commonly, the resolution of this tension is expressed in the maxim: always use the least amount of force necessary to achieve the military objective.
Added August 01, 2000
Type: Book
People's Liberation Army After Next
Authored by Colonel Susan M. Puska.
The goal of this conference was to comprehensively examine Chinese military modernization efforts. The conference also included a preliminary yet timely examination of the PLA s potential application of information warfare. An initial discussion of the post-Kosovo implications for China s Taiwan strategy and China s foreign military relations also took place.
Added August 01, 2000
Type: Book
The Information Revolution and National Security
Edited by Mr. Thomas E. Copeland.
No nation has made more effective use of the information revolution than the United States, but none is more dependent on information technology. To protect American security, then, military leaders and defense policymakers must understand the information revolution.
Added July 01, 2000
Type: Book
Chinese Arms Exports: Policy, Players and Process
Authored by Dr. Bates Gill, Mr. Evan S. Medeiros.
Although China experienced a significant decline in its arms exports in the 1990s (down from the boom times of the 1980s), the PRC provides a significant array of lethal weapons and sensitive defense technologies to states around the world. These exports provide an invaluable means by which to assess the progress and performance of China's military-industrial complex.
Added July 01, 2000
Type: Book
Chinese Army Building in the Era of Jiang Zemin
Authored by Dr. Andrew Scobell.
What are the national security and national military goals of China s leaders? What strategies are Chinese leaders considering in pursuit of these goals? What is the likelihood that these goals will be attained?
Added July 01, 2000
Type: Book
Threats to Russian Security: The View from Moscow
Authored by Dr. Stephen J. Blank.
The documented threat assessments addressed here are clearly the culmination to date of a long-standing process by which the Russian military and government have forsaken the optimistic Westernizing postures and visions of the initial post-Soviet years and returned in many respects to assessments and demands for specific policies that evoke the Soviet mentality and period.
Added June 01, 2000
Type: Book
U.S. Military Engagement with Transcaucasia and Central Asia
Authored by Dr. Stephen J. Blank.
The Clinton administration has proclaimed a strategy to engage and enlarge the democratic community of states. By virtue of their strategic location adjacent to Russia, the Middle East, and Europe s periphery, and their large-scale oil and natural gas deposits, Transcaucasia and Central Asia have become important testing grounds of this strategy.
Added June 01, 2000
Type: Monograph
Multinational Land Forces and the NATO Force Structure Review
Authored by Dr. Thomas-Durell Young.
While there are arguably sufficient reaction forces to support NATO Ministerial Guidance, there are numerous weaknesses that would, and have, inhibited the efficient and effective deployment of land forces in crises. There are insufficient deployable reaction headquarters, both at the corps and component command level that would support a commander of a NATO Combined Joint Task Force.
Added May 01, 2000
Type: Book
The PLA and the Kosovo Conflict
Authored by Dr. June Teufel-Dreyer.
The Chinese People s Liberation Army (PLA) has also analyzed the Kosovo conflict and drawn its own conclusions. Different groups within the Chinese military drew different judgments. Dr. Dreyer argues that these differences of opinion reflect the considerable diversity of thinking about defense modernization and future war that exists within the PLA today.
Added April 01, 2000
Type: Book
The Future of the American Military Presence in Europe
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.
Added April 01, 2000
Type: Book
Shaping the World through Engagement: Assessing the Department of Defense's Theater Engagement Planning Process
Authored by COL Thomas Jordan, Professor Douglas C. Lovelace, Jr., Dr. Thomas-Durell Young.
The Department of Defense (DoD) has launched an ambitious planning initiative that could have a major impact upon how resources are allocated among the military departments and the combatant commands. This monograph addresses how well Theater Engagement Planning methodology has been designed and implemented and offers recommendations to improve the existing process.
Added March 01, 2000
Type: Book
The United States and Latin America: Shaping an Elusive Future
Authored by Dr. Donald E. Schulz.
Author analyzes U.S. security interests in Latin America, the primary challenges, and how well U.S. strategy and policy are equipped to deal with them. Concludes pessimistically that the United States is not intellectually equipped to handle the troublesome future ahead for Latin America.
Added March 01, 2000
Type: Book
Armed Conflict in the 21st Century: The Information Revolution and Post-Modern Warfare
Authored by Dr. Steven Metz.
Within the past decade, the U.S. military has implemented a number of programs to assess the changes underway in the global security environment and in the nature of warfare. Defense leaders and thinkers have concluded that revolutionary change is taking place and, if the United States develops appropriate technology, warfighting concepts, and military organizations, it can master or control this change, thus augmenting American security.
Added March 01, 2000
Type: Book
Future Leadership, Old Issues, New Methods
Edited by Dr. Douglas V. Johnson, II.
Each year, the Army After Next Seminar students are asked to orient their Strategy Research Papers on topics appropriate to the programs 30-years in the future focus. Thirty years ago, the United States Army was deeply involved in Vietnam and in the Cold War.
Added March 01, 2000
Type: Book
Prevailing in a Well-Armed World: Devising Competitive Strategies Against Weapons Proliferation
Edited by Mr. Henry D. Sokolski.
This book provides insights into the competitive strategies methodology. The book also demonstrates the strengths of the competitive strategies approach as an instrument for examining U.S. policy. The method focuses on policies regarding the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
Added March 01, 2000
Type: Monograph
The United States and Colombia: Untying the Gordian Knot
Authored by Ambassador David Passage.
Twenty-five years after the end of the Vietnam War, the ghost of that war still haunts the corridors of the decision makers when it comes to making long-term commitments to situations that remotely resemble anything like our Indochina experience. That is the case in with Colombia, which is embroiled in an internecine struggle with two guerrilla movements bent on overthrowing the government as well
Added March 01, 2000
Type: Monograph
European Security: Washington's Shaping Strategy in Action
Authored by Dr. Stephen J. Blank, Dr. Thomas-Durell Young, Dr. William T. Johnsen.
Notwithstanding the claims of some in the United States, European affairs continue to dominate U.S. foreign policy and strategic thinking. The end of the Cold War has not seen any blurring of the focus of U.S. officials on European affairs. Managing the implications of the break-up of the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact, the seemingly never-ending conflicts in the Balkans, increasing Western norms and institutions in Central and Eastern Europe, and expanding and reforming the North Atlantic Alliance are just some of the issues that require firm and consistent U.S. leadership.
Added February 01, 2000
Type: Book
Refining American Strategy in Africa
Authored by Dr. Steven Metz.
The author provides a broad overview of the African security environment as a basis for recommendations on the refinement of American strategy in that region. He assesses both the opportunities for positive change which exist today, and the obstacles.
Added January 01, 2000
Type: Book
Asia-Pacific Security: China's Conditional Multilateralism and Great Power Entente
Authored by Dr. Jing-dong Yuan.
China now recognizes that multilateral engagement is unavoidable and indeed can be useful in advancing China's interests. China's embrace of multilateralism, however, varies depending upon the particular forum and specific issue.

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