Strategic Studies Quarterly

Volume 02 Issue 2 - Summer 2008


Understanding Requirements of Future Strategy
Col P. Mason Carpenter I, USAF


An Airman’s Perspective: Air, Space, and Cyberspace Strategy for the Pacific

Gen Howie Chandler, USAF

Ballistic Missile Defense: A National Priority
Jeff Sessions

The Drawdown Asymmetry: Why Ground Forces Will Depart Iraq but Air Forces Will Stay
Lt Col Clint “Q” Hinote, USAF

Why the Bush Administration Invaded Iraq: Making Strategy after 9/11
Jeffrey Record

Genocide and Airpower
Douglas Peifer


Book Reviews

The State of the Earth: Environmental Challenges on the Road to 2100
Paul K. Conkin - Reviewed by: John T. Ackerman, PhD

Ruling But Not Governing: The Military and Political Development in Egypt, Algeria, and Turkey
Steven A. Cook - Reviewed by: David S. Sorenson, PhD

Learning Large Lessons: The Evolving Roles of Ground Power and Air Power in the Post–Cold War Era
David E. Johnson - Reviewed by: Bert Frandsen, PhD

Hitting First: Preventive Force in U S Security Strategy
William W. Keller and Gordon R. Mitchell - Reviewed by: Anthony C. Cain, PhD

The Color of Empire: Race and American Foreign Relations
Michael L. Krenn - Reviewed by: Michael Prince

Predators and Parasites: Persistent Agents of Transnational Harm and Great Power Authority
Oded Löwenheim - Reviewed by: Maj Robert Munson, USAFR

Instant Nationalism: McArabism, al-Jazeera, and TransnationalMedia in the Arab World
Khalil Rinnawi - Reviewed by: Col Robert A. Potter, USAF, Retired

Culture, Conflict, and Mediation in the Asian Pacific
Bruce E. Barnes - Reviewed by: Stefan Eisen Jr., PhD

The Israel-Palestine Conflict: One Hundred Years of War
James L. Gelvin - Reviewed by: Lt Col George King, USAF, Retired

The UN’s Role in Nation-Building: From the Congo to Iraq
James Dobbins - Reviewed by: Maj Ed Ouellette, USAF

Enlisting Madison Avenue: The Marketing Approach to Earning Popular Support to Theaters of Operation
Todd C. Helmus, Christopher Paul, and Russell W. Glenn - Reviewed by: Maj Samuel B. Highley, USAF

State of War: The Secret History of the CIA and the Bush Administration
James Risen - Reviewed by: Robert W. Allen, PhD

Chasing Ghosts: Unconventional Warfare in American History
John J. Tierney Jr. - Reviewed by: Donald A. MacCuish, PhD

The Wolves of Islam: Russia and the Faces of Chechen Terror

Paul J. Murphy - Reviewed by: Mark J. Conversino, PhD

Britain, Soviet Russia, and the Collapse of the Versailles Order, 1919-1939
Keith Neilson - Reviewed by: Jason Zaborski

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