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Volume 6, Issue 1


Spring 2012

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Feature Articles

  • Strategic Culture, Civil Military Relations and the Arab Spring by Glen Segell
  • City, State and More: Singapore‚Äôs Experiment in Contemporary Sovereignty by Barry Scott Zellen

Spotlight India: Uttarakhand Election 2012

  • Uttarakhand Election 2012: With Hope and Despair by Annpurna Nautiyal
  • Leadership in Politics: What Makes a Political Leader? by Anoop Nautiyal

Book Reviews: Mapping the Literary Terrain

  • George F. Kennan: An American Life by John Lewis Gaddis reviewed by CDR Youssef Aboul-Enein, MSC, USN
  • The Arab Umayyad Muslim Sieges of Constantinople by Capt Basil Aboul-Enein, USAF and CDR Youssef Aboul-Enein, MSC, USN

Student Theses on Culture & Conflict

We are also very pleased to share with you some new student theses exploring the nexus of culture and conflict, the cultural roots of insurgency, and contemporary methods for waging counterinsurgency.
 
Culture & Conflict in the Islamic World
  • The PAK-U.S. Alliance in the Fight Against Terrorism: A Cost-Benefit Analysis by Fazal ur Rehman Khan, Khaldon Haya Al-Rawashdeh, Jose Reyes Irizrray, and Raja Shahzad Akram Minhas (December 2011)
  • The United States and Yemen: COIN in the Absence of a Legitimate Government by Jarrod J. H. Gillam and James E. Moran (December 2011)
  • Analysis of Taliban Revenue and the Importance of the Opium Trade to the Insurgency by Joshua John Lambertus (March 2011)

Culture & Conflict in Southeast Asia 

  • The Filipino Way of War: Irregular Warfare Through the Centuries by Fernando M. Reyeg and Ned B. Marsh (December 2011)
  • Operational Social Influence in the Vietnam War: An Analysis of Influence Tactics Used by the U.S. Marine's Combined Action Program and the Viet Cong in South Vietnam by Thomas F. Pavlik (March 2011)
Culture & Conflict in the Digital Era
  • Fighting Networks: The Defining Challenge of Irregular Warfare by Areigh William Dean (June 2011)
  • Brave New Warfare: Autonomy in Lethal UAVs by Matthew S. Larkin (March 2011)

CCS Books

  • Announcing Publication of State of Doom: Bernard Brodie, the Bomb and the Birth of the Bipolar World
  • Foreword: Rethinking the Unthinkable: Introducing State of Doom

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