601 Foundations of Strategy (XXI-Hughes)[edit | edit source]

Wells, The War in the Air (XXI)

Carr, The Twenty Years' Crisis (XXI)

McMaster, Dereliction of Duty (XXI)

Kuhn,The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (XXI)

Walzer, Just and Unjust Wars (XXI)

Brauer and Van Tuyll, Castles, Battles, & Bombs (XXI)

Waldrop, M. Mitchell, Complexity (XXI)

Allison and Zelikow, The Essence of Decision (XXI)

Jervis, Perception and Misperception in International Politics (XXI)

Morgan, Images of Organizations (XXI)

Khong, Analogies at War (XXI)

Janis, Groupthink (XXI)

Brinton, The Anatomy of Revolution (XXI)

601 Previous Class Archive

600 Foundations of Military Theory (XXI - Tucci)[edit | edit source]

Winton, An Imperfect Jewel (XXI)

Thucydides (XXI)

The Shaping of Grand Strategy (XXII)

Sun Tzu, The Art of War (XXI)

Mozi, Selected Writings (XXI)

Clausewitz, On War (XXI)

Paret, Makers of Modern Strategy (XXI)

Jomini, The Art of War (XXI)

Hughes, Moltke on the Art of War (XXI)

Hattendorf, Mahan On Naval Strategy (XXI)

Corbett, Some Principles of Maritime Strategy (XXI)

Fuller, The Foundations of the Science of War (XXI)

Callwell, Small Wars (XXI)

USMC Small Wars Manual, 1940 (XXI)

Liddell Hart, Strategy, 2nd Revision (XXI)

Osinga, Science, Strategy and War (XXI)

Boyd: A Discourse on Winning and Losing (XXI)

Mackinder, The Geographical Pivot of History (XXI)

Mackinder, Democratic Ideals and Reality (XXI)

Wylie, Military Strategy (XXI)

600 Previous Class Archive

627 History of Air Power I (XXI - Muller)[edit | edit source]

Airpower Concept Timeline v4

Kennett, The First Air War (XXI)

Biddle, Rhetoric and Reality in Air Warfare (XXI)

Douhet, Command of the Air (XXI)

Mitchell, Winged Defense (XXI)

Slessor, Air Power and Armies (XXI)

Peattie, Sunburst (XXI)

Corum, The Luftwaffe (XXI)

Bungay, The Most Dangerous Enemy (XXI)

Wakelam, The Science of Bombing (XXI)

Tooze, the Wages of Destruction (XXI)

Miller, War Plan Orange (XXI)

Griffith, MacArthur's Airman (XXI)

Overy, The Air War, 1939-1945 (XXI)

Sherry, The Rise of American Airpower (XXI)

627 Previous Class Archive

632 Strategy and Coercion[edit | edit source]

Bull, The Anarchical Society (XXI)

Waltz, Theory of International Politics (XXI)

Gilpin, War and Change in World Politics (XXI)

Keohane, After Hegemony (XXI)

Axelrod, The Evolution of Cooperation (XXI)

Olson, The Logic of Collective Action (XXI)

Gilpin, Global Political Economy (XXI)

Doyle, Ways of War and Peace (XXI)

Mansfield/Snyder, Electing to Fight (XXI)

Wendt, Social Theory of International Politics (XXI)

Drezner, Theories of International Politics and Zombies (XXI)

Brodie, Strategy in the Missile Age (XXI)

Freedman, The Evolution of Nuclear Strategy (XXI)

Paul/Morgan/Wirtz, Complex Deterrence (XXI)

Schelling, Arms and Influence (XXI)

Schelling, The Strategy of Conflict (XXI)

Pape, Bombing to Win (XXI)

632 Previous Class Archives

628 History of Air Power II[edit | edit source]

Tedder, Air Power in War (XXI)

Gray, Explorations in Strategy (XXI)

Barlow, The Revolt of the Admirals (XXI)

Miller, To Save a City (XXI)

Crane, American Airpower Strategy in Korea (XXI)

Zhang, Red Wings Over the Yalu (XXI)

Verhovek, The Jet Age (XXI)

Craig, Destroying the Village (XXI)

Keeney, 15 Minutes (XXI)

Windrow, The Last Valley (XXI)

Horwood, Interservice Rivalry and Airpower in the Vietnam War (XXI)

Randolph, Powerful and Brutal Weapons (XXI)

Olsen, John Warden and the Renaissance of American Air Powers (XXI)

Lambeth, The Transformation of American Airpower (XXI)

Henriksen, NATO's Gamble (XXI)

Vick et al, Air Power in the Counterinsurgency Era (XXI)

Hurley, On the Fly: Israeli Air Power and the Al-Aqsa Intifada, 2000-2005 (XXI)

Singer, Wired For War (XXI)

628 Previous Class Archive

667 Information and Cyber Power (XIX-Bas)[edit | edit source]

Bousquet, The Scientific Way of Warfare

Brate, Technomanifestos

Brenner, Cyberthreats

Libicki, Conquest in Cyberspace

Lonsdale, Nature of War in the Information Age

Lord, Perils and Promise of Global Transparency

Sunstein, Infotopia

Taleb, Black Swan

660 Technology and Military Innovation (XIX-Oz, XX-BT)[edit | edit source]

White, Medieval Technology and Social Change

Smith and Marx, Does Technology Drive History?

Bijker, Hughes, and Pinch, The Social Construction of Technological Systems

McNeill, The Pursuit of Power

Posen, The Sources of Military Doctrine

Rosen, Winning the Next War

Jakab, Visions of a Flying Machine

Wildenberg, Destined for Glory

MacKenzie, Inventing Accuracy

Hasik, Arms and Innovation

Kurzweil, The Age of Spiritual Machines

Singer, Wired For War

Mahnken, Technology and the American Way of War Since 1945

Parker, The Military Revolution: Military Innovation and the Rise of the West, 1500-1800

665 Space Power (XIX-Rooster, XX-Jean Luc)[edit | edit source]

McDougall, The Heavens and the Earth

Dolman, Astropolitik (2002)

Sheehan, The International Politics of Space

Norris, Spies in the Sky

Moltz, The Politics of Space Security

Klein, Space Warfare

Moore, Twilight War

McCurdy, Faster, Better, Cheaper

Harvey, et al, Emerging Space Powers

Morgan, Deterrence and First Strike Stability in Space

Archive from past classes

644 Irregular Warfare (XIX-Rob)[edit | edit source]

Lesson 1: Hoffman, Inside Terrorism (pp. 1-41); Kiras, James. “Irregular Warfare” in David Jordan, et al. Understanding Modern Warfare; Gurr, Ted Robert, Why Men Rebel, Chapters 2-3.

Lesson 2: Shultz, Richard, et al. Armed Groups: A Tier-One Security Priority Kiras, Special Operations and Strategy, Chapters 1, 4, 5; Lawrence, T.E. “The Evolution of a Revolt.”; Tse-Tung, Mao. '“'On Protracted Warfare.”

Lesson 3: Guevara, Guerrilla Warfare; Debray, Regis. Revolution in the Revolution.

Lesson 4: Joes, Resisting Rebellion; Sepp, Kalev. “Best Practices in Counterinsurgency.”

Lesson 5: Galula, Pacification in Algeria 1956-1958; Trinquier, Modern Warfare

Lesson 6: Arkin, Divining Victory; Corum and Johnson, Airpower in Small Wars, Introduction and Conclusion, and Chapters 4-5.

Lesson 7: Lia, Brynjar. Architect of Global Jihad.; Qutb, Sayyid. Milestones, pp. 7-105; Hoffman, Bruce. Inside Terrorism. Chapters 6-7.

Lesson 8: Jones, In The Graveyard of Empires

Lesson 9: Kilcullen, The Accidental Guerrilla

Lesson 10: Sinno, Abdulkader. Organizations at War in Afghanistan and Beyond.

Lesson 11: Nagl, Learning to Eat Soup with a Knife; Komer, Bureaucracy Does Its Thing.

Lesson 12: Moyar, Mark. A Question of Command.

643 Strategy and Campaign Planning (XIX-Sugar, XX-PJ)[edit | edit source]

Definitions of Strategy Collected

Dolman, Pure Strategy

Ikle, Every War Must End

Strat to plans

Defining victory

Eastern Concepts of Seeking Efficacy



Service planning doctrine

Centralized Control and Decentralized Execution debates

670 Contemporary Defense Policy (XIX-Meg & Push)[edit | edit source]

The Constitution (Lesson 1)

Stone, War and Liberty (Lesson 2)

Huntington, The Soldier and the State (Lesson 3)

Cohen, Supreme Command (Lesson 4)

Halperin & Clapp, Bureaucratic Politics and Foreign Policy (Lesson 5)

Goldstein, Lessons in Disaster: McGeorge Bundy and the Path to War in Vietnam (Lesson 7)

Kagan, Ikenberry, and Kurth -- American Strategy after the Bush Doctrine (Lesson 8)

Sorensen, The Process and Politics of Defense Acquisition (Lesson 9)

Singer, Corporate Warriors (Lesson 10)

Sample Comps Questions[edit | edit source]

Sugar's Comps synthesis

Sample Questions

Comps Post-strike Reports[edit | edit source]

XIX Post-Strike Reports

XX Post-Strike Reports

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