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  • Cracking the Code: War’s Hidden Methodology

    In this extensive endeavor to formulate a general theory of war, Major General Yacov Bengo (Israeli Defense Forces) provides his unique perspective, deftly weaving industrial revolutions, the domains of war, the major conflicts of the last two centuries, and the works of both classical and modern

  • Operation Inherent Resolve

    While not a sortie-by-sortie account of Operation Inherent Resolve, the coalition air campaign to defeat the nascent Islamic caliphate known as ISIS, this book offers relevant perspectives and insights on a range of political, diplomatic, and military aspects of the campaign. In addition, this book

  • Beyond the Pale: Designing Military Decision-Making Anew

    Beyond the Pale: Designing Military Decision-Making Anew gives contemporary military strategists tools based on revolutionary approaches to adapt to and succeed in complex environments where traditional institutionalized approaches are insufficient. A single, entirely consuming war paradigm governs

  • Kick the Tires and Light the Fire: Foundations of American Airpower

    Kick the Fires and Light the Fires: Foundations of American Airpower introduces American airpower studies and explores the foundations of today’s United States Air Force. It seeks to build Air Force identity through an overview of Air Force heritage and an explanation of the concepts

  • AU-18 Space Primer

    The goal of the updated AU-18 Space Primer is to integrate spacepower into the thinking of joint planners, joint leaders, and the joint force commander. The Space Force is responsible for presenting highly trained space professionals, enabling capabilities, offensive space control capabilities and

  • Aerospace Power: A Brazilian Multidimensional Approach

    This collection of studies delves into themes of Brazil’s airpower and space power: protecting territorial sovereignty in the Amazon, developing missile technology in partnership with South Africa, taking a place in global aerospace geopolitics, participating in UN peace operations, among many

  • The Icarus Solution: The Lure and Logic of Airmindness

    In 1990, the think tank RAND assessed the professionalism of United States Air Force officers at Air University. The study’s author, Carl Builder, concluded they lacked allegiance to air power theory and instead were enamored with the excitement of flight. He labeled this institutional crisis,

  • Strategy Matters: Essays in Honor of Colin S. Gray

    Strategy Matters is a collection of essays written in honor of Colin S. Gray by his students, spanning three decades and three continents. This volume examines a multitude of subjects and topics—all through the strategic lens of Gray and his students. It references Gray’s works in each

  • Between Two Shades of Blue

    Paul Glattan, a high school student in rural eastern North Carolina, has an unbridled passion for UNC and its fabled basketball team. When financial concerns dash his dreams of attending the university, he pursues an Air Force Academy appointment and is accepted as a member of the Class of 1977. As

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