transition

Strengthening Statehood Capabilities for Successful Transitions in the Middle East / North Africa Region

Author: Dr Mohammed El-Katiri In this monograph, Dr. Mohammed El-Katiri focuses on the variety of challenges that face reform attempts in the post-revolution Arab countries. He examines underlying factors that have prevented new political elites and post-revolution institutions from successfully implementing essential reforms. He explains how these failures have affected the building of these countries’ …

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America’s Army in Transition: Preparing for War in the Precision Age

Author: Maj Gen Robert H Scales The following two articles were written during and immediately after the war in Kosovo. The first is an adaptation of an earlier work written after a trip to Asia in 1998. In that essay, I suggested that foreign militaries were beginning to perceive our fixation on a firepower-centered way …

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The Technological Fix: Weapons and the Cost of War

Author: Dr Alex Roland In April 1995, the Army War College’s Strategic Studies Institute held its annual Strategy Conference. This year’s theme was ‘Strategy During the Lean Years: Learning From the Past and the Present.’ Professor Alex Roland, Professor of History at Duke University and a Visiting Professor at the Dibner Institute for the History …

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