INRL 6101

STRATEGIC STUDIES: Theory and Practice

Dr. Michal Pawinski

 

Readings/Learning Resources

 

(Selected chapters or pages)

  1. Booth, Ken. 1976. Strategy and Ethnocentrism. New York: Holmes & Meier Publishers, Inc.: 13-19, 32-40, 94-109, 135-170. Call number: U163 .B58 2014 (Norman Girvan Library- General) Online Version: Click here 

  2. Bousquet, Antoine. 2009. The Scientific Way of Warfare. Order and Chaos on the Battlefields of Modernity. New York: Columbia University Press. Call number: U39 .B68 2009 (Norman Girvan Library-General) Online Version: Click here

  3. Gray, Colin S. 1999. Modern Strategy. Oxford: Oxford University Press: 16-47 Call number: U162 .G694 1999 (Norman Girvan Library-General) Online Version: Click here

  4. Heuser, Beatrice. 2010. The Evolution of Strategy: Thinking War from Antiquity to the Present. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 313-350. Call number:U162 .H48 2010 (Norman Girvan Library-General) Online Version: Click here

  5. Kartchner, Kerry M. 2009. “Strategic Culture and WMD Decision Making.” In Strategic Culture and Weapons of Mass Destruction, eds. Jeanne L. Johnson, Kerry M. Kartchner, and Jeffrey A. Larsen, 55-68. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.  Call number: U162.6 .J63 2008 (Norman Girvan Library- General; AJL-General) Online Version: Click here

  6. Liff, Adam P. 2012. "Cyberwar: A New ‘Absolut Weapon’? The Proliferation of Cyberwarfare Capabilities and Interstate War." The Journal of Strategic Studies, Vol. 35 (3): 401-428. 

  7. Mahnken, Thomas G. 2011. Secrecy and Stratagem: Understanding Chinese Strategic Culture. Double Bay: The Lowy Institute for International Policy. Online Version:  Click here

  8. Platias, Athanassios G., and Constantinos Koliopoulos. 2010. Thucydides on Strategy. London: Hurst and Company: 14-21; 39-56; 63-72; 81-90. Call number: DF229.T6 P53 2010 (Norman Girvan Library- General) Online Version: Click here

  9. Press, Daryl S. 2001. "The Myth of Air Power in the Persian Gulf War and the Future of Warfare." International Security, Vol. 26 (2): 5-44. Online Version: Click here

  10. Sawyer, Ralph D.1993. The Seven Military Classics of Ancient China. Boulder: Westview Press: 147-186. Call number: U101 .W8413 1993 (Norman Girvan Library- General) Online Version: Click here

  11. Schulte, Paul. 2012. "Morality and War." In The Oxford Handbook of War., eds. Julian Lindiley-French and Yves Boyer, 99-115. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Call number: U21.2 .O94 2012 (Norman Girvan Library-General) 

  12. Smith, Hugh. 2005. On Clausewitz: A Study of Military and Political Ideas. New York: Palgrave Macmillan: 73-124. Call number: U102.C6643 S63 2005 (Alma Jordan Library-General) Online Version: Click here

  13. Sondhaus, Lawrence. 2006. Strategic Culture and Ways of War. London: Routledge: 123-130. Call number:U22.3 .S66 2006 (Alma Jordan Library-General) (Norman Girvan Library-On Order) Online Version: Click here

  14. Stigler, Andrew L. 2002. “A Clear Victory for Air Power: NATO’s Empty Threat to Invade Kosovo.” International Security 27 (3): 124-157. Online Version:  Click here

  15. Thornton, Rod. 2007. Asymmetric Warfare. Malden: Polity Press: 1-24 Call number: U163 .T48 2007 (Norman Girvan Library-General)

  16. Trinkunas, Harold. 2017. “Venezuela: Between Tradition and Ideology.” In Culture and National Security in the Americas, eds. Brian Fonseca and Eduardo A. Gamarra, 15-32. Lanham: Lexington Books. Online version: Click here

  17. Yarger, Richard H. 2012. "Toward a Theory of Strategy: Art Lykke and the U.S. Army War College Strategy Model." In U.S. Army War College Guide to National Security Issues. Vol. I: Theory of War and Strategy, ed. J. Boone Bartholomees, Jr., 45-51. Carlisle: Strategic Studies Institute, 5th ed. Online Version: Click here

  18. Murphy, Martin N. 2008. Small Boats, Weak States, Dirty Money. Piracy & Maritime Terrorism in the Modern World. London: Hurst & Company: 129-181. 2016 Online Version: Click here

  19. Muller, John. 2010. Atomic Obsession: Nuclear Alarmism from Hiroshima to Al-Qaeda. Oxford: Oxford University Press: selected chapters. 2009 Online Version: Click here

  20. Bernard, Vincent (eds). 2015. The Human Cost of Nuclear Weapons. International Review of the Red Cross, Vol. 97, No. 899: selected articles. 2016 Online Version: Click here

On Theory and General Overview:

  1. Baylis, John, Wirtz, James J., and Gray, Colin S., eds. 2013. Strategy in the Contemporary World. An Introduction to Strategic Studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 4th ed. Call number: U162 .S85252 2019 (Norman Girvan Library- General)

  2. Bartholomess, J. Boone, Jr., ed. 2012. The U.S. Army War College Guide to National Security Issues, Vol. I: Theory of War and Strategy. Carlisle: Strategic Studies Institute, 5th ed. Call number: UA23 .U146 (Norman Girvan Library- General) Online Version: Click here

  3. Mahnken, Thomas G., and Maiolo, Joseph A., eds. 2014. Strategic Studies: A Reader. London: Routledge, 2nd ed. Call number: U162 .S672 2014 (Norman Girvan Library-General) 2008 Online Version: Click here

  4. Yarger, Harry R. 2006. Strategic Theory for the 21st Century: The Little Book on Big Strategy. Carlisle: The Strategic Studies Institute. Online Version: Click here

  5. Freedman, Lawrence. 2015. Strategy: A History. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2013 Online Version: Click here

  6.  Gray, Colin S. 2010. The Strategy Bridge: Theory for Practice. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2011 Online Version: Click here

  7. Gray, Colin S. 2007. War, Peace and International Relations. An Introduction to Strategic History. Oxon: Routledge.  Online Version: Click here

On Theorists:

  1. Handel, Michael I. 2001. Masters of War: Classical Strategic Thought. London: Routledge. Call number: U27 .H36 2001 (Norman Girvan Library-General) 2000 Online Version: Click here

  2. Paret, Peter (ed.) 1986. Makers of Modern Strategy: from Machiavelli to the Nuclear Age. Princeton: Princeton University Press: 143-185. Call number: U162 .M25 1986 (Norman Girvan Library-General) Online Version: Click here

  3. Von Clausewitz, Carl. 1993. On War. Eds. and trans. Michael Howard and Peter Paret. New York: Everyman’s Library. Call number: U102 .C65 1993 (Alma Jordan Library-General)

  4. Liddle Hart, Basil, H. 1991. Strategy. London: Faber & Faber, 2nd ed. 

  5. Coker, Christopher. 2010. Barbarous philosophers: reflections on the nature of war from Heraclitus to Heisenberg. London: Columbia University Press.

On RMA/NCW:

  1. Osinga, Frans, P.B. 2007. Science, Strategy and War: The strategic theory of John Boyd. London: Routledge. Call number: U162 .O85 2007 (Alma Jordan Library-General) 2006 Online Version: Click here

  2. Thompson, Michael J. "Military Revolutions and Revolutions in Military Affairs: Accurate Descriptions of Change or Intellectual Constructs?" Strata 84: 82-108. 

  3. Hammes, Thomas X. 2006. The Sling and the Stone: On War in the 21st Century. St. Paul: Zenith Press: 207-223. Call number: U241 .H38 2004 (Norman Girvan Library-General) 2004 Online Version: Click here

  4. Alberts, David S., John J. Garstka, Richard E. Hayes, David A. Signori. 2001. Understanding Information Age Warfare. Washington, D.C.: CCRP Publication Series. Online Version:  Click here

  5. Guha, Manabrata. 2011. Reimagining War in the 21st Century: From Clausewitz to Network Centric Warfare. London: Routledge. Online Version: Click here

On Intelligence and Complexity:

  1.  Waltz, Edward. 2003. Knowledge Management in the Intelligence Enterprise. Boston: Artech House. Call number: UB250 .W33 2003 (Alma Jordan Library -General) Online Version: Click here

  2. Hall, Wayne M. and Gary Citrenbaum. 2010. Intelligence Analysis. How to Think in Complex Environments. Santa Barbara: ABC Clio. Call number: JF1525 .I6 H347 2010eb  (Alma Jordan Library -General) 2009 Online Version: Click here

  3. Moore, David T. 2007. Critical Thinking and Intelligence Analysis. Washington D.C.: Center for Strategic Intelligence Research, National Defense Intelligence College. Online Version: Click here

  4. Keegan, John. 2003. Intelligence in War. Knowledge of the Enemy from Napoleon to AlQaeda. New York: A Knopf Book. Online Version: Click here

  5. Clark, Robert M. and William L. Mitchell. 2019. Deception, Counterdeception, and Counterintelligence. Los Angeles: Sage Publication, Inc. Online Version: Click here

  6. Finger, Thomas. 2011. Reducing Uncertainty. Stanford: Stanford University Press. Online Version: Click here

On Air Power:

  1. Gray, Colin S. 2012. Air Power for Strategic Effect. Alabama: Air University Press.Online Version:  Click here

  2. Meilinger, Phillip S., ed. 1997. The Paths of Heaven: The Evolution of Airpower Theory. Alabama: Air University Press. Call number:UG630 .P29 1997(Norman Girvan Library-General)  Online Version: Click here

  3. Cordesman, Anthony S. 2001. The Lessons and Non-Lessons of the Air and Missile Campaign in Kosovo. Westport: Praeger Publishers.; Call number: DR2087.5 .C67 2001 (NGL-General) 

  4. Pape, Robert A. 1996. Bombing to Win: Air Power and Coercion in War. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. Call number:UG700 .P365 1996 (Norman Girvan Library-General)  Online Version: Click here

  5. Olsen, John A (ed). 2015. Airpower Reborn. The Strategic Concepts of John Warden and John Boyd. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press. Online Version: Click here

  6. Olsen, John A (ed). 2018. Routledge Handbook of Air Power. New York: Routledge. Online Version: Click here

On Naval Power and Piracy:

  1. Mahan, Alfred. 1898. The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660-1783. Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Call number: D215 .M342 2003 (Norman Girvan Library-General) Online Version: Click here

  2. Davis, Lance E. and Stanley L Engerman. 2006. Naval Blockades in Peace and War: An Economic History Since 1750. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Call number: V180 .D38 2006 (Norman Girvan Library-General)

  3. Erickson, Andrew S., Lyle J. Goldstein, Carnes Lord, eds. 2009. China Goes to Sea: Maritime Transformation in Comparative Historical Perspective. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press. Call Number: DS739 .C419 2009 (Norman Girvan Library-General)

  4. Black, Jeremy. 2009. Naval Power: A History of Warfare and the Sea from 1500 onwards. London: Red Globe Press. 

  5. Liss, Carolin and Ted Biggs (eds.) 2017. Piracy in Southeast Asia: Trends, Hot Spots and Responses. Oxon: Routledge. 2016 Online Version: Click here

  6. Krause, Joachim and Sebastian Bruns. 2016. Routledge Handbook of Naval Strategy and Security. Oxon: Routledge. Online Version: Click here

  7. Speller, Ian. 2014. Understanding Naval Warfare. Oxon: Routledge. Online Version: Click here

Other sources:

- International Chamber of Commerce, Commercial Criminal Services: https://www.icc-ccs.org/ 

- The UN, International Maritime Organization: http://www.imo.org/en/Pages/Default.aspx 

- Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP):

   http://www.recaap.org/ 

On Nuclear Power:

  1. Freedman, Lawrence. 2003. The Evolution of Nuclear Strategy. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 3rd ed. Call number: U263 .F698 2003 (Norman Girvan Library-General) Online Version: Click here

  2. Delpech, Theresa. 2012. Nuclear Deterrence in the 21st Century. Lessons from the Cold War for a New Era of Strategic Piracy. Santa Monica: RAND Corporation. Online Version: Click here

  3. Herring Eric, ed. 2000. Preventing the Use of Weapons of Mass Destruction. London: Frank Cass. Call Number: JZ5665 .P74 2000 (Norman Girvan Library- General)

  4. Cirincione, Josepth. 2007. Bomb Scare. The History and Future of Nuclear Weapons. New York: Columbia University Press. Call number: U264 .C57 2007 (Alma Jordan Library- General) Online Version: Click here

  5. Futter, Andrew. 2015. The Politics of Nuclear Weapons.  London: SAGE Publications Inc. Call number: JZ5665 .F877 2015 (Norman Girvan Library- General)

  6. Thakur, Ramesh. 2015. Nuclear Weapons and International Security. Oxon: Routledge. Online Version: Click here

  7. Narang, Vipin. 2014. Nuclear Strategy in the Modern Area. Regional Powers and International Conflict. New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

  8. Burns, Richard D., and Philip E. Coyle III. 2015. The Challenges of Nuclear NonProliferation. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield. Call Number: JZ5675 .B86 2015 (Norman Girvan Library- General)  

Other Sources:

- International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

https://www.icanw.org/ 

- Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation

https://armscontrolcenter.org/

- Nuclear Threat Initiative

https://www.nti.org/

- Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs

https://pugwash.org/ 

-International Atomic Energy Agency

https://www.iaea.org/

On Strategic Culture and Operationalization of Culture:

  1. Johnston, Alastair I. 1998. Cultural Realism: Strategic Culture and Grand Strategy in Chinese History. Princeton: Princeton University Press. Call number: DS753 .J64 1995 (Norman Girvan Library-General) 

  2. Lantis, Jeffrey S. 2015. Strategic Cultures and Security Policies in the Asia-Pacific. Oxon: Routledge. Online Version:  Click here

  3. Bloomfield Alan. 2012. "Time to Move On: Reconceptualizing Strategic Culture Debate." Contemporary Security Policy, Vol. 33 (3): 437-461. Online Version: Click here

  4. Paranjpe, Shrikant. 2013. India's Strategic Culture: The Making of National Security Policy. New Delhi: Routledge. Call number: UA840 .P2835 2013 (Norman Girvan Library-General)

  5. De Rivera, Joseph (ed). 2009. Handbook of Building Cultures of Peace. New York: Springer. Call number: JZ5538 .H364 2008eb  (Alma Jordan Library- General) Online Version: Click here

  6. Dower, John W. 1987. War Without Mercy: Race and Power in the Pacific War. New York: Pantheon Books. Online Version: Click here

  7. Dower, John W. 2011. Cultures of War: Pearl Harbor / Hiroshima / 9-11 / Iraq. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. 2016 Online Version: Click here

On Insurgencies:

  1. Arquilla, John. 2011. Insurgents, raiders, and bandits: how masters of irregular warfare have shaped our world. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee. Call number: U167.5.I8 A77 2011 (Norman Girvan Library-General) Online Version: Click here

  2. Arreguin-Toft, Ivan. 2005. How the Weak Wins Wars: A Theory of Asymmetric Conflict. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Online Version: Click here

  3. Kilcullen, David. 2013. Out of the Mountains. The Coming Age of the Urban Guerrilla. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Online Version: Click here

  4. Boot, Max. 2013. Invisible Armies. An Epic History of Guerrilla Warfare from Ancient Times to the Present. New York: W.W. Norton & Company. Online Version: Click here

  5. O’Neill, Barde E. 2005. Insurgency & Terrorism. From Revolution to Apocalypse. Washington D.C.: Potomac Books, Inc., 2nd Ed. Online Version: Click here

  6. Metz, Steven. 2007. Rethinking Insurgency. Carlisle: Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College. Online Version: Click here

  7. Paul, Christopher, Colin P. Clarke, Beth Grill, and Molly Dunigan. 2013. Paths to Victory. Detailed Insurgency Case Studies. Santa Monica: RAND Corporation. Online Version: Click here

On Counterinsurgencies: 

  1.  Buffaloe, David L. 2006. “Defining Asymmetric Warfare.” The Land Warfare Paper, No. 58: 1-34. Online Version: Click here

  2. Murray, Williamson. 2012. Hybrid Warfare: Fighting Complex Opponents From The Ancient World To The Present. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Online Version: Click here

  3. Kilcullen, David. 2009. The Accidental Guerrilla. Fighting Small Wars in the Midst of a Big One. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Call number: U240 .K49 2009 (Norman Girvan Library-General) 

  4. Rid, Thomas and Thomas Keaney (eds). 2010. Understanding Counterinsurgency. Doctrine, operations, and challenges. Oxon: Routledge.   

  5. U.S. Army Field Manual No. 3-24 and Marine Corps Warfighting Publication No. 3-33.5. 2007. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.    

  6. Nagl, John A. 2014. Knife Fights. A Memoir of Modern War in Theory and Practice. New York: The Penguin Press. Online Version: Click here

  7. Smith, M.R.L. and David M. Jones. 2015. The Political Impossibility of Modern Counterinsurgency. Strategic Problems, Puzzles, and Paradoxes. New York: Columbia University Press. Online Version: Click here

On Space and Cyber Warfare:

  1. Carr, Jeffrey. 2011. Inside Cyber Warfare: Mapping the Cyber Underworld. Sebastopol: O’Reilly Media, Inc., 2nd Ed. Online Version: Click here

  2. Whyte, Christopher and Brian Mazanec. 2018. Understanding Cyber Warfare: Politics, Policy and Strategy. New York: Routledge. 

  3. Dolman, Everett C. 2005. Astropolitik. Classical Geopolitics in the Space Age. London: Frank Cass. Online Version:  Click here

  4. Moltz, James C. 2014. Crowded Orbits. Conflict and Cooperation in Space. New York: Colombia University Press. Online Version:  Click here

On Ethics:

  1. Allhof, Fritz, Nicholas G. Evens, and Adam Henschke (eds). 2013. Routledge Handbook of Ethics and War. New York: Routledge. Call number: U22 .R68 2013 (Norman Girvan Library-General) Online Version: Click here

  2. Nathanson, Stephen. 2010. Terrorism and the Ethics of War. Cambridge. Cambridge University Press. Online Version: Click here

  3. McMahan, Jeff. 2009. Killing in War. Oxford: Clarendon Press. 

  4. Himes, Kenneth R. 2016. Drones and the Ethics of Targeted Killing. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield. Online Version: Click here

Useful Journals (hyperlinks attached):

- Journal of Global Security Studies

- Journal of Strategic Studies

- Contemporary Security Policy

- Security Studies

- Security Dialogue

- International Security

- Journal of Peace Research

- Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology

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