600 Foundatinos of Strategy (Bob O)600 Foundations of Military Theory600 Previous Class Archive
601 Foundations of Strategy601 Previous Class Archive627 History of Air Power I
628 History of Air Power II628 Previous Class Archive632 Previous Class Archives
632 Strategy and Coercion643 Strategy and Campaign Planning644 Irregular Warfare
660 Technology and Military Innovation665 Space Power and National Security667 Information and Cyber Power
670 Contemporary Defense PolicyAirpower Concept Timeline v4Allison and Zelikow, The Essence of Decision
Allison and Zelikow, The Essence of Decision (XXI)Archive (from past classes)Arkin, Divining Victory
Axelrod, The Evolution of CooperationAxelrod, The Evolution of Cooperation (XXI)Biddle, Rhetoric and Reality in Air Warfare (XXI)
Bijker, Hughes, and Pinch, The Social Construction of Technological SystemsBilly Mitchell, Winged DefenseBousquet, The Scientific Way of Warfare
Boyd: A Discourse on Winning and LosingBoyd: A Discourse on Winning and Losing (XXI)Brate, Technomanifestos
Brauer and Van Tuyll, Castles, Battles, & Bombs (XXI)Brauer and van Tuyll, Castles, Battles and Bombs: How Economics Explains Military HistoryBrenner, Cyberthreats
Brinton, The Anatomy of Revolution (XXI)Brodie, Strategy in the Missile AgeBull, The Anarchical Society (XXI)
Bungay, The Most Dangerous EnemyBungay, The Most Dangerous Enemy (XXI)Burrows, This New Ocean
Callwell, Small Wars (XXI)Carr, E.H., The Twenty Years' Crisis, 1919-1939Carr, The Twenty Years' Crisis (XXI)
Clausewitz, On WarClausewitz, On War (XXI)Cohen, Supreme Command (Lesson 3)
Corbett, Some Principles of Maritime Strategy (XXI)Corbett, Some Principles of Maritime WarfareCorum, The Luftwaffe
Corum, The Luftwaffe (XXI)Corum and Johnson, Airpower in Small WarsDebray, Revolution in the Revolution
Defining victoryDefinitions of StrategyDolman, Pure Strategy
Douhet, Command of the AirDouhet, Command of the Air (XXI)Doyle, Ways of War and Peace (XXI)
Ernesto "Che" Guevarra, Guerrilla WarfareEverett Dolman, AstropolitikFreedman, Evolution of Nuclear Strategy
Fuller, The Foundations of the Science of WarFuller, The Foundations of the Science of War (XXI)Galula, Pacification in Algeria 1956-1958
General Comp Prep Ideas (XX-PJ)General Comp Traits (XX-PJ)Gillespie & Weller, Harnessing the Heavens
Gilpin, Global Political Economy (2001)Gilpin, Global Political Economy (XXI)Gilpin, War and Change in World Politics
Gilpin, War and Change in World Politics (XXI)Goldstein, Lessons in Disaster: McGeorge Bundy and the Path to War in Vietnam (Lesson 7)Grayling, Among the Dead Cities
Griffith, MacArthur's AirmanGriffith, MacArthur's Airman (XXI)Guevara, Guerrilla Warfare
Guide to Schelling's Two Forms of CoercionGurr, Why Men RebelHalperin & Clapp, Bureaucratic Politics and Foreign Policy (Lesson 5)
Harvey, et al, Emerging Space PowersHasik, Arms and InnovationHattendorf, Mahan On Naval Strategy (XXI)
Hoffman, Inside TerrorismHone, Friedman, and Mandeles "American and British Carrier Development"Horne, The Price of Glory
Hufbauer, Economic Sanctions RevisitedHughes, Moltke on the Art of War (XXI)Hughes, Overlord
Huntington, The Soldier and the StateIkle, Every War Must EndInstructions for modifying
Jakab, Visions of a Flying MachineJanis, GroupthinkJanis, Groupthink (XXI)
Jervis, Perception and Misperception in International PoliticsJervis, Perception and Misperception in International Politics (XXI)Jervis, Perception and Misperception in International politics
Joes, Resisting RebellionJomini, The Art of WarJomini, The Art of War (XXI)
Jomini Notes by HawkeyeJones, In The Graveyard of EmpiresKagan, Ikenberry, and Kurth -- American Strategy after the Bush Doctrine (Lesson 8)
Kennett, The First Air WarKennett, The First Air War (XXI)Keohane, After Hegemony (XXI)
Khong, Analogies at WarKhong, Analogies at War (XXI)Kilcullen, The Accidental Guerrilla
Kiras, James. “Irregular Warfare” in David Jordan, et al. Understanding Modern WarfareKiras, Special Operations and StrategyKlein, Space Warfare
Kuhn,The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (XXI)Kuhn, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (1962)Kurzweil, The Age of Spiritual Machines
Larrabee, COmmander in Chief: Franklin Delano Roosevelt, His Lieutenants, and Their WarLarrabee, Commander in Chief: Franklin Delano Roosevelt, His Lieutenants, and Their WarLawrence, The Evolution of a Revolt
Lesson 11 Vietnam: The Air War over South Vietnam (Ian Horwood, Interservice Rivalry and Airpower in the Vietnam War)Lesson 12 Strategy, Doctrine, Theory: Air Power Matures (James Kitfield, Prodigal Soldiers--pp. 123-299; See next lesson for John Olsen reading)Lesson 13 Gulf War: Strategic Air Attack (John Olsen, John Warden and the Renaissance of American Air Power; and Strategic Air Power in Desert Storm--pp. 127-296)
Lesson 14 Gulf War I: AirLand Battle (Diane Putney, Airpower Advantage; Gulf War Air Power Survey; Eliot Cohen, "The Mystique of Air Power"; David Deptula, "Firing For Effect"; Daryl Press, "The Myth of Air Power...")Lesson 15 Air Power over Kosovo: Revival or Retreat (Dag Henriksen, NATO's Gamble: Combining Diplomacy and Air power in the Kosovo Crisis)Lesson 16 Contemporary Experiences at Air War (Thomas Erhard's USAF Acquisitions Strategy)
Lesson 1: Brodie - Strategy in the Missile AgeLesson 1 World War II: History, Memory, and Airpower (Stephen Walt, "The Search for a Science of Strategy: A Review Essay"; David MacIsaac, Strategic Bombing in World War Two; Gian Gentile, How Effective is Strategic Bombing?)Lesson 2 Admirals and Generals: Air Power Gets a Role (Jeffrey Barlow, Revolt of the Admirals)
Lesson 3 Berlin Airlift: Air Power Makes the Cold War Cold (Andrei Cherny, The Candy Bombers)Lesson 4 Korean War: Air Power in a Straitjacket (Robert Osgood, Limited War: The Challenge to American Security--pp. 13-27; Conrad Crane, American Airpower Strategy in Korea, 1950-1953)Lesson 5 The Korean War: Air Power, Chinese Style (Xiaoming Zhang, Red Wings Over the Yalu)
Lesson 6 Space: Science, Technology, and the Frontier (Walter McDougall, The Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age)Lesson 7 The Strategic Air Command: Relating Policy, Strategy, and Operations (Campbell Craig, Destroying the Village: Eisenhower and Thermonuclear War; David Rosenberg, "The Origins of Overkill: Nuclear Weapons and American Strategy, 1945-1960")Lesson 8 The Vietnam War: Air Power Underwrites Risk (Martin Windrow, The Last Valley: Dien Bien Phu and the French Defeat in Vietnam)
Lesson 9/10 Vietnam: The Air War over North Vietnam (Mark Clodfelter, The Limits of Air Power: The American Bombing of North Vietnam; Stephen Randolph, Powerful and Brutal Weapons)Lia, Architect of Global JihadLiberty versus Security (Lesson 2)
Libicki, Conquest in CyberspaceLiddel Hart, StrategyLiddell Hart, Strategy, 2nd Revision (XXI)
Lonsdale, The Nature of War in the Information Age (2004)Lord, Perils and Promise of Global TransparencyLord Tedder, Air Power in War
Lyle CCDELyle DesignLyle SOD and Design
Lyle Strat to plansLyle ThucydidesLyle Treatise
Lyle service planning doctrineMacKenzie, Inventing AccuracyMackinder, Democratic Ideals and Reality (XXI)
Mackinder, The Geographical Pivot of History (XXI)Mahan: On Naval StrategyMahnken, Technology and the American Way of War Since 1945
Mansfield/Snyder, Electing to Fight (XXI)Mao, On Protracted WarMcCurdy, Faster, Better, Cheaper
McDougall, ... the Heavens and the EarthMcMaster, Dereliction of Duty (XXI)McNeill, The Pursuit of Power
Meilinger, Trenchard, Slessor, and RAF Doctrine Before WWIIMiller, War Plan Orange (XXI)Misc
Mitchell, Winged Defense (XXI)Moltke on the Art of WarMoltz, The Politics of State Security
Moore, Twilight WarMorgan, Deterrence and First Strike Stability in SpaceMorgan, Images of Organizations
Morgan, Images of Organizations (XXI)Morrow, The Great War in the AirMozi, Selected Writings (XXI)
Nagl, Learning to Eat Soup with a KnifeNeufeld, Von BraunNorris, Spies in the Sky
Nuclear Strategy ChartOlsen, The Logic of Collective ActionOlson, The Logic of Collective Action
Olson, The Logic of Collective Action (XXI)Osinga, Science, Strategy and War (XXI)Overy, Battle of Britain
Overy, The Air War, 1939-1945Overy, The Air War, 1939-1945 (XXI)Pape, Dying to Win
Paret, Makers of Modern Strategy (XXI)Parker, The Military Revolution: Military Innovation and the Rise of the West, 1500-1800Past Class Archive
Peattie, SunburstPeattie, Sunburst (XXI)Peterson, International Regimes for the Final Frontier
Posen, The Sources of Military DoctrinePost-strike mondayPost-strike thursday
Post-strike tuesdayPost-strike wednesdayQutb, Milestones
Reynolds, The Fast CarriersRobert Pape, Bombing to WinRosen, Winning the Next War
SAASS 627 ArchiveSAASS Comps Prep WikiSagan & Waltz, The Spread of Nuclear Weapons
Sample Comps QuestionsSample QuestionsSchelling, The Strategy of Conflict
Sheehan, M. The International Politics of SpaceSherman, Air WarfareSherry, The Rise of American Airpower (XXI)
Shultz, Armed GroupsSinger, Corporate Warriors (Lesson 10)Singer, Wired for War
Slessor, Air Power and ArmiesSlessor, Air Power and Armies (XXI)Smith and Marx, Does Technology Drive History?
Sorensen, The Process and Politics of Defense Acquisition (Lesson 9)Spires, Beyond HorizonsSteil & Litan, Financial Statecraft
Strategy and Coercion GuideSugar's tips on compsSun Tzu, The Art of War
Sun Tzu, The Art of War (XXI)Sunstein, InfotopiaTaleb, Black Swan
Tami Davis Biddle, Rhetoric and Reality in Air WarfareThe Constitution (Lesson 1)Thomas Schelling, Arms and Influence
Thucydides (XXI)Tillman, WhirlwindTooze, the Wages of Destruction (XXI)
Trinquier, Modern WarfareTuhkachevskii: Deep Battle and Op ArtUSMC Small Wars Manual, 1940 (XXI)
Wakelam, The Science of Bombing (XXI)Waldrop, M. Mitchell, Complexity (1992)Waldrop, M. Mitchell, Complexity (XXI)
Waltz, Theory of International PoliticsWalzer, Just and Unjust WarWalzer, Just and Unjust Wars
Walzer, Just and Unjust Wars (XXI)Wells, The War in the Air (XXI)Westermann, FLAK
White, Medieval Technology and Social ChangeWildenberg, Destined for GloryWinton, An Imperfect Jewel (XXI)
Wohlstetter, Pearl Harbor: Warning and DecisionWylie, Military StrategyWylie, Military Strategy (XXI)
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