Strategic Studies Quarterly

The Strategic Studies Quarterly

Strategic Studies Quarterly (SSQ) (ISSN 1936-1815) is the peer reviewed strategic journal of the United States Air Force, fostering intellectual enrichment for national and international security professionals. SSQ provides a forum for critically examining, informing, and debating, national and international security matters.

Contributions to SSQ will explore strategic issues of current and continuing interest to the DOD, the larger defense community, academia, and our international partners.  New editions are released on the first day of March, June, September, and December.  SSQ is indexed by Proquest, Gale-Cengage, Ebsco, JSTOR, Shared-Book, and DTIC. 

The views and opinions in SSQ are those of the authors and are not officially sanctioned by any agency or department of the US government. The Journal and trademarks(s) contained therein are protected by law and provided for noncommercial use only. Reproduction and printing is subject to the Copyright Act of 1976 and applicable treaties of the United States. The authors retain all rights granted under 17 U.S.C. §106.  Any reproduction requires author permission and a standard source credit line.  Contact the SSQ Editor for assistance:   


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