The Changing Nature of War: Six New Challenges
Giora Eiland. Strategic Assessment, Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies, Tel Aviv University, June 2007.
Warfighting and Proliferation in the Middle East
Anthony H. Cordesman. Center for Strategic and International Studies, 17 April 2007. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website (.pdf file).
Proceedings on Combating the Unrestricted Warfare Threat: Integrating Strategy, Analysis and Technology
Unrestricted Warfare Symposium, 20-21 March 2007 (.pdf file).
The Impact of Globalization on the Changing Nature of War
Jean-Marc Rickli. Geneva Centre for Security Policy, 07 February 2007 (.pdf file).
Contractors on the Battlefield
Lexington Institute, February 2007 (.pdf file).
Recent Trends in Thinking About Warfare
Albert A. Nofi. The CNA Corporation, September 2006 (.pdf file).
Introduction: Conflict in the Years Ahead
Developed for students of the Royal Norwegian Navy Staff Course. Posted on the Defense and the National Interest website, 17 July 2006.
Disruptive Challenges and Accelerating Force Transformation
Terry J. Pudas. Joint Force Quarterly, July 2006 (.pdf file).
Complex Irregular Warfare: The Next Revolution in Military Affairs
Frank G. Hoffman. Foreign Policy Research Institute, Summer 2006 (.pdf file).
Weak States and Global Threats: Fact or Fiction?
Stewart Patrick. The Washington Quarterly, Spring 2006 (.pdf file).
Extremism, Terror, and the Future of Conflict
Michael J. Mazarr. Policy Review, March 2006. Posted on the Real Clear Politics website.
A Soldier-Free Battlefield?
Michael Lopez-Calderon. TCS Daily, 08 February 2006.
The Remote Controlled Military and the Future of Warfare
David Silverberg. Digital Journal, 03 January 2006.
The Spectrum of Future Wafare
Carlton W. Meyer. G2Mil, 2006.
Child Soldiers: The New Faces of War
P.W. Singer. The Brookings Institution, 15 December 2005 (.pdf file).
Conflict in the Years Ahead. Presentation on 4th Generation Warfare in the 21st Century.
Col. Chet Richards. Presentation sponsored by Straus Military Reform Project at CDI, 12 December 2005. NOTE: Will open as a Powerpoint presentation.
Future Warfare: The Rise of Hybrid Wars
Lt. Gen. James N. Mattis and Lt. Col. Frank G. Hoffman. Proceedings, November 2005. U.S. Naval Institute (.pdf file). (Free Registration required).
Beyond Vom Kriege: The Character and Conduct of Modern War
R. D. Hooker, Jr. Parameters, Summer 2005 (.pdf file).
Virtual Warfare: Explaining Virtual Warfare as a Strategic Disruptive Innovation
Terry C. Pierce. Presented at "National Security in the 21st Century - Rethinking the Principles of War," Culminating Full-day Seminar at John Hopkins University, Applied Physics Laboratory, 13 April 2005. NOTE: Will open as a Powerpoint presentation.
Implications of the Future Military Environment
Williamson (Wick) Murray, Institute for Defense Analyses. Presented at "National Security in the 21st Century - Rethinking the Principles of War," Culminating Full-day Seminar at John Hopkins University, Applied Physics Laboratory, 13 April 2005 (.pdf file).
Emerging Threats to National Security
Gregory F. Treverton. Testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, 02 February 2005. Posted on the RAND website (.pdf file).
Briefing on the Study of Durable Political Violence and Policy Recommendations
Social Science Research Council, 2005 (.pdf file).
Avoiding Surprise in an Era of Global Technology Advances (2005)
National Academies Press, 2005.
Mapping the Global Future
National Intelligence Council, December 2004 (.pdf file).
Swarming and the Future of Warfare
Sean J. A. Edwards. RAND, September 2004.
Transformation and the Changing Character of War?
Transformation Trends, 17 June 2004.
Trends in Security Competition
Arthur K. Cebrowski. Office of Force Transformation, 15 June 2004 (.pdf file).
Does the U.S. Face a Future of Never-Ending Subnational & Transnational Violence?
Thomas P.M. Barnett. Air War College, May 2004 (.pdf file).
The War Next Time: Countering Rogue States and Terrorists Armed with Chemical and Biological Weapons
Barry R. Schneider and Jim A. Davis. Air War College, April 2004.
Iraq and the Future of Warfare: Implications for Army and Defense Policy
Stephen Biddle, et.al. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 18 August 2003. Posted on the Globalsecurity.org website (.pdf file).
Future Conditions: The Character and Conduct of War, 2010 and 2020
Patrick M. Hughes. Program on Information Resources Policy, JFK School, Harvard. July 2003.
From Kadesh to Kandahar
Michael Evans. Naval War College Review, Summer 2003. Posted on the Find Articles website.
Trends in Future Warfare
Christopher J. Bowie, Robert P. Haffa, Jr. and Robert E. Mullins. Joint Force Quarterly, Issue 35, Summer 2003 (.pdf file).
Future Directions in Warfare: Good and bad Analysis, Dubious Rhetoric, and the Fog of Peace
Glenn C. Buchan. RAND / Conference on Analyzing Conflict: Insights from the Natural and Social Sciences, UCLA, 24-26 April 2003. Posted on the Claremont Graduate University website (.pdf file).
Operation Iraqi Freedom - Lessons Learned / After Action Reports
GlobalSecurity.org, April 2003.
Future War: What Trends in America's Post-Cold War Military Conflicts Tell Us About Early 21st Century Warfare
Christopher J. Bowie, Robert P. Haffa, Jr., Robert E. Mullins. Northrop Grumman Analysis Center, January 2003.
Globalization and the Nature of War
LTC Antulio J. Echevarria II. Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College, March 2003. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website.
Future War/future Battlespace: The Strategic Role of American Landpower
Steven Metz and Raymond A. Millen. Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College, March 2003. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website.
Honing the Sword: Strategy and Forces After 9/11
Marcus Corbin. Center for Defense Information, February 2003 (.pdf file).
Afghanistan and the Future Of Warfare: Implications for Army And Defense Policy
Stephen Biddle. Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College, November 2002. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website.
The Lessons of Afghanistan
Anthony H. Cordesman. Center for Strategic and International Studies, October 2002.
The Lessons of Afghanistan: Warfighting, Intelligence, Force Transformation, Counterproliferation, and Arms Control
Anthony H. Cordesman. Center for Strategic and International Studies, 12 August 2002.
Has Warfare Changed? Sorting Apples from Oranges
James M. Dubik. Landpower Essay. Institute of Landwarfare, July 2002. (.pdf file).
Collapsed Countries, Casualty Dread, and the New American Way of War
Jeffrey Record. Parameters, Summer 2002.
The Future of War and the American Military
Stephen Peter Rosen. Harvard Magazine, May/June 2002.
Conflict in a Changing World: Looking Two Decades Forward
C J Dick. Conflict Studies Research Centre, February 2002 (.pdf file).
Will Special Ops Success 'Change the Face of War?'
Harold Kennedy. National Defense Magazine, February 2002.
Strange Victory: A critical appraisal of Operation Enduring Freedom and the Afghanistan war -- Project on Defense Alternatives
Carl Conetta. PDA Research Monograph #6, 30 January 2002.
Conduct of War Is Redefined by Success of Special Forces
Thom Shanker. New York Times, 21 Jan 2002. Posted on the Rowan University website.
Operation Enduring Freedom: Tactics, Techniques and Procedures
CALL Handbook #02-8. Center for Army Lessons Learned, 2002. Posted on the Strategy Page website.
Soldiers in Cities: Military Operations on Urban Terrain
Michael C. Desch. Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College, October 2001.
The Future of Warfare: Issues from the 1999 Army After Next Study Cycle
Walter Perry, Bruce Pirnie, and John Gordon IV. Santa Monica: Rand Corporation, September 2001.
The World's Water - Water Conflict Chronology
Peter Gleick. Pacific Institute, September 2001 (.pdf file).
Modern Conflict: The Reality
Steele, Robert. 20 June 2001. Posted on the Defense and National
Operation Desert Storm: Ten Years After
Jeffrey T. Richelson. The National Security Archive, George Washington University, 1 January 2001.
Global Trends 2015: A Dialogue About the
Future With Nongovernment Experts
Washington DC: National Intelligence Council, December 2000.
Through a Glass Darkly: Some Reflections on the Future of War
Martin van Creveld. NWC Review(Autumn 2000). Posted on the Find Articles website.
Welcome to the Postmodern Warfare Era
David Isenberg. SpeakOut.com, 30 October 2000.
John Boyd: Architect of Modern Warfare
Robert Coram. Georgia Tech Alumni Magazine, Fall 2000. Posted on the War, Chaos and Business website.
Armed Conflict in the 21st Century: The Information Revolution and Post-Modern Warfare
Steven Metz. Strategic Studies Institute, Army War College. March 2000
A New Form of Warfare
James J. Schneider. Military Review (January/February 2000)
The Contemporary Mode of Warfare
Martin Shaw. Review of International Political Economy, 2000. Posted on the University of Sussex website.
and the Future of Conflict (pdf download)
John Arquilla and
David F. Ronfeldt. Santa Monica, CA: Rand Corporation 2000.
Technological Change & the Future of Warfare: Introduction
Michael O'Hanlon. Chapter One from Technological Change & the Future of Warfare. Washington DC: Brookings Institution, 2000 (.pdf file).
Illuminating Tomorrow's War
Martin Libicki. McNair Paper 61, Institute for National Strategic Studies, November 1999. Posted on the CIAO website.
Maj. Gen. Robert H. Scales Jr. U.S. Army War College, May, 1999.
New Wars of the City
Martin Shaw. The Global Site, University of Sussex, 1997.
New Wars of the City: 'Urbicide' and 'Genocide'
Martin Shaw. University of Sussex, 1997.
Clausewitzian Friction and Future War
Barry D. Watts. McNair Paper 52, Institute for National Strategic Studies,
October 1996. Posted on the CIAO website.
Battlefield of the Future: 21st Century Warfare Issues
Barry R. Schnieder and Lawrence E. Grinter, eds. Maxwell AFB, Ala.: Air
University Press, September 1995.