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  • Academic Search Premier
    • Academic Search Premier includes full text articles from scholarly peer-reviewed journals, popular magazines, and news sources on a broad range of topics. Access to this resource is provided by the General Library Program, Family and MWR Command.
  • Armor Magazine
    • ARMOR magazine is the Armor Branch’s professional-development bulletin.
  • Army & DOD Professional Journals
    • Full-text of Army and DOD professional journals.
  • DOD & Military E-Journals
    • DOD and Military full-text electronic journals from across the service branches and covering a wide variety of defense related topics.
  • E-Journal Portal
    • An alphabetical list of all the journals available on AKO. Looking for a specific journal? Go to this e-journal listing and type in the name of the journal you are seeking, or browse the alphabetical listing. Access to this resource is provided by the General Library Program, Family and MWR Command.
  • EBSCOhost-MasterFile
    • MasterFILE™ Premier contains full text articles for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains in full text more than 500 reference books, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags. Access to this resource is provided by the General Library Program, Family and MWR Command.
  • Google Scholar
    • Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.
  • Infantry Magazine
    • Professional journal of the U.S. Infantry.
  • Military and Intelligence Database
    • The Military and Intelligence Database is a collection of journals aimed at military and intelligence articles. Access to this resource is provided by the General Library Program, Family and MWR Command.
  • NewsBank
    • Search for articles in "Air Force Times," "Armed Forces Journal," "Army Times," "C4ISR," "Decision Times," "Defense News," "Federal Times," "Marine Corps Times," "Navy Times," and "Training and Simulation Journal." Access to this resource is provided by the General Library Program, Family and MWR Command.
  • PROQUEST Newspapers
    • Read over 1049 newspapers, including international, national and regional papers such as "The New York Times," "The Wall Street Journal," "USA Today," "Washington Post," "Los Angeles Times," "The Guardian," "El Norte," "Jerusalem Post," and "South China Morning Post." Access to this resource is provided by the General Library Program, Family and MWR Command.
  • Refdesk.com
    • Newspapers and news sites, from the US and worldwide.
  • Zinio
    • Zinio for Libraries is an online service that allows you to download digital copies of popular magazines to your computer, tablet, or mobile device. Popular titles such as "Newsweek", "Us Weekly", "Harvard Business Review", "Redbook", "Men’s Fitness", "Consumer Reports", "Esquire", "Road and Track","Running", and hundreds more. See our “E-Books and More” tab for how to set-up an account. Provided by the Army General Library Program, Family and MWR Command through AKO.
  • Army Cyber Institute
    • Located at West Point, the "Army Cyber Institute" is a national resource for research, advice and education in the cyber domain, engaging Army, government, academic, and industrial cyber communities … for the purpose of enabling effective Army cyber defense and cyber operations.
  • Cyber Security Strategy Documents
    • Provides links to national cyber security policy and legal documents. This includes national security and defense strategies which address cyber; national cyber/information security strategies; and relevant legal acts. Primarily focused on NATO Nations and Partners (incl. Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council (EAPC), NATO's Mediterranean Dialogue, Istanbul Cooperation Initiative (ICI), and Partners across the globe), but other national strategies are included as available.
  • INCYDER Database
    • The NATO CCD COE's interactive database INCYDER (International Cyber Developments Review)is an interactive research tool focusing on the legal and policy documents adopted by international organizations active in cyber security.
  • Jane's Systems
    • Airborne Electronic Mission Systems, C4I/C4ISR & EW, Missiles & Rockets, Radar & Electronic Systems, Simulation & Training Systems.
  • NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence
    • "NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence" is an International Military Organization with a mission to enhance the capability, cooperation and information sharing among NATO, its member nations and partners in cyber defense by virtue of education, research and development, lessons learned and consultation.
  • National Cyber Security Organisations
    • Offers a comprehensive overview of existing national organizational models for ensuring cyber security as a part of national security in different NATO Nations. Each study outlines the division of cyber security tasks and responsibilities between different agencies, describes their mandate, tasks and competence, as well as coordination among them. In particular, each study describes the mandates of political and strategic management; operational cyber security capabilities and cyber incident management; military cyber defence; and cyber aspects of crisis prevention and crisis management. It also offers a summary of the national information society setting and e-government initiatives as well as the national cyber security strategy objectives in order to clarify the context for the organisational approach in a particular nation.
  • Armed Forces Journal
    • AFJ is the leading joint-service journal of commentary and ideas for U.S. military officers and leaders in the defense community.
  • Army Times Online
    • Print edition available in library. Back issues are available electronically. Go to "Full-Text Journal & Newspaper Articles" section of this page. Click-on "E-Journal Portal" and type in "Army Times".
  • Cicero Magazine
    • "Those who write and think about war are a motley bunch – journalists and social scientists, ethicists and economists, legal scholars and military historians – who all too often talk past one another... Cicero is a magazine devoted to bridging these disparate communities, to enhance our understanding of war – at a time of seemingly intractable conflict – and in prose legible to a general readership."
  • DSIAC News
    • Daily news compiled by Defense Systems Information Analysis Center (DSIAC) in the fields of Advanced Materials, Autonomous Systems, Directed Energy, Energetics, Military Sensing, Non-Lethal Weapons, RMQSI, Survivability and Vulnerability, and Weapon Systems.
  • Daily Defense News Capsules from Military Periscope
    • Every morning Military Periscope’s editors review hundreds of sources from around the world to give you the most up-to-date defense/military news and developments reported by newspapers and wire services. Part of Military Periscope subscription.
  • Danger Room - WIRED Magazine
    • Wired’s Danger Room is the first word on how ideas and innovation are changing the present and future world of national security.
  • Defense News
    • Defense News provides the global defense community with the latest insight and news analysis on defense programs, policy, business and technology.
  • Defense One
    • Defense One delivers news, breaking analysis and ideas on the topics and trends that will define the future of U.S. defense and national security. From the publisher's of "Government Executive".
  • Early Bird Brief
    • Start your day with the Early Bird Brief, a roundup of top defense news delivered by the world's largest independent newsroom covering military & defense.
  • Federal Daily
    • The Federal Daily Group provides active, retired, and prospective federal employees with advice, reference, opinion, and news on critical pay, benefits and workforce issues.
  • Foreign Policy
    • Journal website includes: Under the "VOICES" tab -“The Best Defense: Tom Rick’s Daily Take on National Security"; under the "NEWS AND IDEAS" tab "The Complex: Inside the National Security Maze; and under the "CHANNELS" tab "National Security' and "Tech & Cyber."
  • Government Executive
    • GovernmentExecutive.com is government's business news daily and the premier website for federal managers and executives.
  • Infinity Journal
    • "Infinity Journal" is an online, peer-reviewed “journalzine” concerned with strategy as the product of consciously linking ends, ways, and means. Articles reflect interested in strategy at any level—from grand strategy to campaign strategy—and as regards any dimension—from nuclear weapons to cyber-power. Focus is on the theory as much as the practice of strategy, whether across cultures, across history, or as a way ahead. Includes articles from such noted experts as Colin Gray, Antulio J. Echevarria, Eitan Shamir, T.X. Hammes, Anthony H. Cordesman, and Edward N. Luttwak. It is a free publication that requires registration.
  • Jane''s News
    • Current news articles from Jane's publications on a wide range of defense/military topics.
  • Journal of Military Operations
    • The "Journal of Military Operations", otherwise known as "Military Operations", is an online peer-reviewed publication concerned with warfare. It focuses on engagement with the enemy; combat; fighting. It seeks to develop insights into the nature of war, in order to better understand it and conduct it; and, to identify what changes in warfare and what doesn’t; why; and how. Focus is land warfare, but it also includes air-land and amphibious aspects. It is a free publication that requires registration.
  • National Defense Magazine
    • Considered the defense industry’s premier monthly publication, "National Defense" covers a broad gamut of topics, including military tactics, doctrine and strategy, as well as industrial planning, defense and homeland security budgets.
  • POLITICO
    • POLITICO covers political news with a focus on national politics, Congress, Capitol Hill, lobbying, advocacy, and more.
  • POLITICO Morning Defense
    • A POLITICO daily news blog on defense and security issues.
  • Periodical Articles for Current Awareness (PAC) - AWC
    • Monthly compilation of recently published journal articles created by AWC Librarians. Links to some articles may not work. Please contact us for assistance.
  • Real Clear Defense
    • "RealClearDefense", a sister site of "RealClearPolitics", is a catch-all source for defense news and commentary.
  • Small Wars Journal
    • "Small Wars Journal" facilitates the exchange of information among practitioners, thought leaders, and students of Small Wars, in order to advance knowledge and capabilities in the field.
  • Stand-To!
    • A daily compendium of news, information and context for Army leaders
  • Stars & Stripes
    • Stars and Stripes is a daily newspaper published for the U.S. military, DoD civilians, contractors, and their families.
  • Strategy Bridge
    • The Strategy Bridge is a collaborative online forum for the discussion of Policy, Strategy, National Security and Military Affairs. It is widely read in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and Eastern Europe. Founded by Nathan Finney, with additional editors Mikhail Grinberg, Richard Ganske, Eric Murphy and Tyrell Mayfield.
  • Time Magazine - Swampland
    • Time Magazine's daily blog site. Links to entries with a military focus.
  • War Is Boring
    • War Is Boring Blog: " from drones to AKs, high technology to low politics, exploring how and why we fight above, on and below an angry world."
  • War On The Rocks
    • War on the Rocks is a web magazine for analysis, commentary, and debate on foreign policy and national security issues through the lens of top notch scholars who study war, those who have served or worked in war zones, and more than a few who have done it all.
  • Academic Search Premier
    • o Academic Search Premier includes full text articles from scholarly peer-reviewed journals, popular magazines, and news sources on a broad range of topics. Access to this resource is provided by the General Library Program, Family and MWR Command.
  • CultureGrams- World Edition
    • o The CultureGrams World Edition is a concise reference tool created by natives and long-time residents to give you an insider’s perspective. Its information ranges from mile-high views of a nation, its society, and institutions to close-up views of communities, families, and individuals. Each report seeks a balance between generality and breadth, on one hand, and detail and depth on the other. This tension lets us create multidimensional and realistic portraits of a place and its peoples. Moreover, CultureGrams are updated annually and reviewed by natives and experts periodically to ensure that the reports reflect changes in the culture.
  • EBSCOhost-MasterFile
    • MasterFILE™ Premier contains full text articles for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains in full text more than 500 reference books, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags. Access to this resource is provided by the General Library Program, Family and MWR Command.
  • Google Scholar
    • Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.
  • STRATFOR
    • News & Analysis, Timelines, Geopolitical, International & National Security, Economics
  • U.S. History in Context
    • Companion database to "World History in Context" this is a broad collection of full-text periodicals, reference works, primary documents and scholarly analysis on U.S. History. Access to this resource is provided by the General Library Program, Family and MWR Command.
  • World History in Context
    • Offers researchers unparalleled access to a broad collection of scholarly analysis and award-winning full-text periodicals, reference works and primary documents. Also, includes more than 600 historical maps, atlases and other editorially selected images delivered through easy-to-search image galleries. Access to this resource is provided by the General Library Program, Family and MWR Command.
  • CAR (formerly Reimer Digital Library)
    • The Central Army Register (CAR) database is the primary source for training and doctrinal products.
  • DTIC: Defense Technical Information Center
    • The Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) serves the DoD community as the largest central resource for DoD and government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and business related information available today. Contains over 4 million documents including technical reports, research in progress and Independent Research and Development (IR&D) summaries.
  • DTIC: Defense Technical Information Center (Registration Required)
    • Allows more in-depth access to DTIC resources via registration and CAC access.
  • Jane''s
    • Specialized military and defense related news and analysis. Detailed Systems & Equipment Information; Defense Industry News; Country by Country Internal and External Security and Threat Assessments; Terrorism Intelligence; Order of Battle Information for Nations' Armies, Navies and Air Forces.
  • Military Periscope
    • Since 1986 Military Periscope has been the defense industry's premier online database for accurate open-source global defense information. Offering timely in-depth coverage of orders of battle, equipment inventories, plans and programs for more than 165 nations. Plus, descriptions and technical characteristics of virtually every major weapon, platform and systems worldwide. For off-site access go to "24/7 Access" tab and log-in using your USER ID and PIN.
  • Military and Intelligence Database
    • The Military and Intelligence Database is a collection of journals aimed at military and intelligence articles. Access to this resource is provided by the General Library Program, Family and MWR Command.
  • Open Source Center (requires registration)
    • The Open Source Center (OSC) is the US Government's premier provider of foreign open source intelligence.
  • STRATFOR
    • News & Analysis, Timelines, Geopolitical, International & National Security, Economics
  • Air Force
    • Air Force Regulations, Directives, Instructions, etc.
  • Army
    • Army Regulations, Directives, Instructions, etc.
  • CAR (formerly Reimer Digital Library)
    • The Central Army Register (CAR) database is the primary source for training and doctrinal products.
  • DOD
    • DOD Regulations, Directives, Instructions, etc.
  • Defense Link
    • The home page for DOD information resources.
  • Doctrine 2015
    • "Doctrine 2015" is transforming the Army's doctrinal base to deliver doctrine - clear, concise, current and accessible - to the point of need. This process accelerates the implementation of new doctrine across the force by providing the Army with a completely revised structure of manuals. Doctrine 2015 captures the essential lessons learned from 10+ years of persistent conflict. It leverages a broader range of available collaborative technologies including wiki, interactive media instruction, video books, blogs and social media. Most importantly, it makes doctrine more accessible to Soldiers whether they are in a learning, training or operational environment.
  • General Orders (Army) 1947 -
    • Most complete source for actual DA General Orders from 1947 to today.
  • Joint Chiefs of Staff
    • JCS Regulations, Directives, Instructions, etc.
  • Joint Electronic Library
    • Official source for approved Joint Publications: Joint Doctrine Awareness Materials, Select Service Publications, Joint and Service Vision Documents, Training and Research Papers, and more.
  • Marine Corps
    • Marine Corps Regulations, Directives, Instructions, etc.
  • Military Posture Statements
    • Service and Command Posture Statements.
  • Navy
    • Navy Regulations, Directives, Instructions, etc.
  • Obsolete Army Documents
    • Guide to finding superseded Army Documents from the Pentagon Library.
  • Obsolete Army Regulations
    • Random obsolete regulations in the Pentagon Library digital collection.
  • TRADOC
    • TRADOC Administrative Publications : Circulars, Memorandums, Pamphlets, Regulations, Supplements; and Forms.
  • United States Army Heritage and Education Center Digital Archives
    • Search "Military Publication/Manuals" for obsolete ARs, FMs. etc.
  • Cicero Magazine
    • "Those who write and think about war are a motley bunch – journalists and social scientists, ethicists and economists, legal scholars and military historians – who all too often talk past one another... Cicero is a magazine devoted to bridging these disparate communities, to enhance our understanding of war – at a time of seemingly intractable conflict – and in prose legible to a general readership."
  • Infinity Journal
    • "Infinity Journal" is an online, peer-reviewed “journalzine” concerned with strategy as the product of consciously linking ends, ways, and means. Articles reflect interested in strategy at any level—from grand strategy to campaign strategy—and as regards any dimension—from nuclear weapons to cyber-power. Focus is on the theory as much as the practice of strategy, whether across cultures, across history, or as a way ahead. Includes articles from such noted experts as Colin Gray, Antulio J. Echevarria, Eitan Shamir, T.X. Hammes, Anthony H. Cordesman, and Edward N. Luttwak. It is a free publication that requires registration.
  • Journal of Military and Strategic Studies
    • The JMSS is an open access and peer reviewed publication that aims to disseminate original scholarship in strategic and military studies to an academic audience, and also a public one, both nationally and internationally, and to provide a forum for the discussion of issues related to Canadian security, broadly defined. It approaches these topics from an academic position, open to all sectors of opinion, rather than one of advocacy. It includes editorials, independent and critical, on matters of current affairs, but its editorial stance is distinct from its academic one.
  • Air War College Library Portal on Military Education
    • A comprehensive guide to research on and about military education. Includes DOD and international links.
  • EDUCAUSE
    • EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education through the use of information technology. Its publications explore current issues, emerging trends, and the management of information technology, as well as how IT affects institutions, higher education and society. Its online library is an international repository for information concerning the use and management of information technology in higher education, aggregating over 24,000 resources.
  • ERIC
    • ERIC - the Education Resources Information Center - is an online digital library of education research and information. ERIC is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education. It provides unlimited access to more than 1.4 million bibliographic records of journal articles and other education-related materials, with hundreds of new records added multiple times per week. If possible, links to full text in Adobe PDF format are included.
  • Air Force Strategy Study 2020-2030 (US)
    • "To reinvigorate strategic thought within the Air Force, this study addresses a single question: what critical capabilities—through the combatant commanders—will the nation require of the Air Force by 2030?"
  • Future Security Environment 2008-2030 (CANADA)
    • The Future Security Environment 2008-2030 Part 1: Current and Emerging Trends (FSE 1) produced by the Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Forces (CF).
  • Global Economy in 2030: Strategies and Trends for Europe (EUROPE)
    • A "Centre for European Policy Studies" (CEPS)report.
  • Global Strategic Trends Out to 2040 (UK)
    • UK Ministry of Defence; "Global Strategic Trends" is a comprehensive view of the future produced by a research team at the Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre (DCDC). This edition of Global Strategic Trends is benchmarked at 12 January 2010.
  • Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds (US)
    • The "National Intelligence Council's" (NIC) Global Trends Report engages expertise from outside government on factors of such as globalization, demography and the environment, producing a forward-looking document to aid policymakers in their long term planning on key issues of worldwide importance.
  • Jane''s Special Reports
    • Variety of international defense issues such as: China's Aerospace Industry, Defence Modernisation Markets, Electronic Warfare, NATO Policy for Non-Lethal Weapons, Putin's Russia, Future of Europe's Aerospace Industry, and more. You can use the search box in the upper right to search for a specific country or keyword within just the Special Reports.
  • Looking to 2060: Long term global growth prospect (OECD)
    • "The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development(OECD)." This report presents the results from a new model for projecting growth of OECD and major non-OECD economies over the next 50 years as well as imbalances that arise.
  • Multiple Futures Project: Navigation Towards 2030 (NATO)
    • NATO's view of the world's strategic environment in 2030.
  • State of the World''s Cities (UN)
    • Annual publication on the state and future of the world's cities from the United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-HABITAT.
  • Strategic Global Outlook: 2030 (RUSSIAN)
    • A publication of the Russian non-profit "Institute of World Economy and International Relations" of the "Russian Academy of Sciences" (IMEMO RAN).
  • CRS Reports
    • The Congressional Research Service is the public policy research arm of the United States Congress. As a legislative branch agency within the Library of Congress, CRS works exclusively and directly for Members of Congress, their Committees and staff on a confidential, nonpartisan basis.
  • Congressional Budget Office
    • The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) produces independent analyses of budgetary and economic issues to support the Congressional budget process. Produces dozens of reports and hundreds of cost estimates; many regarding the DOD and DA.
  • FedStats
    • Provides access to the full range of official statistical information produced by the Federal Government without having to know in advance which Federal agency produces which particular statistic.
  • GAO Reports
    • The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is an independent, nonpartisan agency that works for Congress. Often called the "congressional watchdog," GAO investigates how the federal government spends taxpayer dollars.
  • Government Printing Office: GPO
    • GPO's Federal Digital System (FDsys) provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.
  • National Intelligence Council Publications
    • NIC’s National Intelligence Officers serve as the “analytic arm” of the National Intelligence Manager teams and are responsible for producing finished intelligence analysis.
  • THOMAS
    • Congress directed, Library of Congress created, database of federal legislative information to include: Bills, Resolutions; Activity in Congress; Congressional Record ; Schedules, Calendars ; Committee Information; Presidential Nominations; Treaties; etc.
  • TRADOC Congressional Activities Office
    • The TRADOC Congressional Activities Office (CAO) tracks DOD and Army related legislation and monitors Congressional activites of interest to the TRADOC community.
  • MedlinePlus
    • Authoritative & up-to-date information for the non-specialist from the National Library of Medicine on over 900 diseases & conditions along with other resources to help answer your health questions. MedlinePlus includes preformulated MEDLINE searches.
  • U.S. National Library of Medicine – For Researchers Portal
    • The world’s largest medical library. Portal includes access to MEDLINE/PubMed Databases comprised of more than 22 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
  • Warrior Care Resources - AMEDD
    • For Soldiers, Families and the AKO community to access warrior care-related information resources that are available on the Web. Page created and maintained by the U.S. Army Medical Department.
  • eBenefits (VA)
    • eBenefits is a portal; a central location for Veterans, Service Members, and their families to research, find, access, and, in time, manage their benefits and personal information.
  • Center for Technology and National Security (NDU)
    • The NDU "Center for Technology and National Security" (CTNSP) combines scientific and technical assessments with analyses of current strategic and defense policy issues, taking on topics to bridge the gap. The Center has produced studies on proliferation and homeland security, military transformation, international science and technology, information technology, cyber, life sciences, and social science modeling.
  • Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction (NDU)
    • The National Defense University stood up the Center for Counterproliferation Research in the summer of 1994 at the request of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Since its inception, the Center has been at the forefront of research on the impact of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) on U.S. national security. One focus area focus is the threats to U.S. military forces, assisting the services in developing doctrine to operate in WMD environments, and examining the issue of adversary use of such weapons.
  • Combating Terrorism Center at West Point
    • CTC is an independent, privately funded research and educational institution that informs and shapes counterterrorism policy and strategy.
  • Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL)
    • HSDL is the nation's premier research collection of open-source resources related to homeland security policy, strategy and organizational management. The HSDL is sponsored by the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s National Preparedness Directorate, FEMA.
  • Jane''s Security
    • CBRN, Counter Terrorism, Intelligence news & analysis, International Police, Islamic Affairs Analyst, Terrorism & Insurgency, Unconventional Weapons, Underwater Security.
  • Jane''s Terrorism
    • Current news and special topics by country or region. You can use the search box in the upper right to search for a specific country or terrorist group within just the Terrorism topic area.
  • National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START)
    • START was established in 2005 as a U.S. Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence, tasked with utilizing state-of-the-art theories, methods, and data from the social and behavioral sciences to improve the understanding of the origins, dynamics, and social and psychological impacts of terrorism.
  • RAND Database of Worldwide Terrorism Incidents
    • The RAND Database of Worldwide Terrorism Incidents (RDWTI) is a compilation of data from 1968 through 2009.With over 40,000 incidents of terrorism coded and detailed, the database is free and publically accessible for research and analysis.
  • USAF Counterproliferation Center
    • Provides education and research on the nuclear enterprise and WMD threats and appropriate countermeasures to AF and DoD leaders. Publishes electronic books and occasional papers on WMD issues.
  • CultureGrams- World Edition
    • The CultureGrams World Edition is a concise reference tool created by natives and long-time residents to give you an insider’s perspective. Its information ranges from mile-high views of a nation, its society, and institutions to close-up views of communities, families, and individuals. Each report seeks a balance between generality and breadth, on one hand, and detail and depth on the other. This tension lets us create multidimensional and realistic portraits of a place and its peoples. Moreover, CultureGrams are updated annually and reviewed by natives and experts periodically to ensure that the reports reflect changes in the culture.
  • Defense White Papers and National Security Strategies
    • This series compiled by the ISN contains defense white papers, security strategies and related government reports from countries around the world. These documents provide authoritative statements of a government's defense and security policies as well as threat assessments.
  • Foreign Assistance
    • The Foreign Assistance Dashboard was created in response to the principles of the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness and President Obama’s Open Government Initiative. The goal of the Foreign Assistance Dashboard is to enable a wide variety of stakeholders, including U.S. citizens, civil society organizations, the Congress, U.S. Government agencies, donors, and partner country governments to examine, research, and track U.S. Government foreign assistance investments in an accessible and easy-to-understand format.
  • Foreign Military Studies Office
    • The Foreign Military Studies Office (FMSO) at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, is an open source research organization of the U.S. Army. FMSO conducts unclassified research of foreign perspectives on defense and security issues that are important for understanding the environments in which the U.S. military operates.
  • International Defense White Papers
    • From NDU/MERLN: "White Papers on Defense" - Official defense white papers and national security strategy documents from more than 80 countries throughout the world.
  • Jane''s Industry
    • International Directories, Israel's Aerospace & Defence Industry, Missiles & Rockets, Navy International, World Defence Industry.
  • Jane''s Sentinels
    • Security issues by region or country. You can use the search box in the upper right to search for a specific country or keyword within just that region.
  • Military Periscope
    • Since 1986 Military Periscope has been the defense industry's premier online database for accurate open-source global defense information. Offering timely in-depth coverage of orders of battle, equipment inventories, plans and programs for more than 165 nations. Plus, descriptions and technical characteristics of virtually every major weapon, platform and systems worldwide. For off-site access go to "24/7 Access" tab and log-in using your USER ID and PIN.
  • NGO Database
    • From Duke University Libraries, the selection of NGOs listed here primarily reflects the research interests of Duke University researchers and students.
  • STRATFOR
    • News & Analysis, Timelines, Geopolitical, International & National Security, Economics
  • US & International Military & Civilian Peacekeeping Organizations, Peacekeeping Think Tanks, and NGO Websites
    • The Peacekeeping & Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) at the Army War College created this list with links to over 100 US and international government, military, and civilian organizations involved with peace creation and support.
  • About.Com Geography
    • Site collection of maps and geography of the world.
  • CIA World Factbook
    • The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, a World Oceans map, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.
  • Geology.com
    • World political/physical maps and satellite images.
  • NPS Program for Culture and Conflict Studies
    • Variety of maps of Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Central Asia from the Naval Post Graduate School's Program for Culture and Conflict Studies.
  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)
    • Access to foreign and domestic geographic names databases and maps is through NGA's GEONet Names Server. It provides access to an OGC compliant Web Map Services (WMS) interface and high level graphical search.
  • UN Geospatial Information Section
    • Variety of maps depicting Peacekeeping, Peacebuilding, and Political missions; includes historical and thematic maps.
  • USGS Topographic Maps
    • The U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) "Topographic Map Database" and "Historical Topographic Map Collection" include published U.S. maps of all scales and editions. They are offered as georeferenced digital downloads.
  • USMA Military Atlases
    • In 1938 the predecessors of today's Department of History at the United States Military Academy began developing a series of campaign atlases to aid in teaching cadets a course entitled, "History of the Military Art." Since then, the Department has produced over six atlases and more than one thousand maps, encompassing not only America’s wars but global conflicts as well.
  • 2016 Index of U.S. Military Strength
    • “This Heritage Foundation 'Index of U.S. Military Strength' gauges the ability of the U.S. military to perform its missions in today’s world, and each subsequent edition will provide the basis for measuring the improvement or weakening of that ability.”
  • Preventive Priorities Survey: 2016
    • The 'Preventive Priorities Survey" seeks to evaluate conflicts based on their likelihood of occurring or escalating and their impact on U.S. national interests. The "Council on Foreign Relations" Center for Preventive Action (CPA)categorized these scenarios into three tiers, in order of priority for U.S. leaders—high, moderate, and low.
  • Preventive Priorities Survey: 2016 - Global Conflict Tracker
    • The accompanying online interactive map to the"Council on Foreign Relations" Preventive Priorities Survey: 2016.
  • Jane's Sentinels
    • Security issues by region or country. You can use the search box in the upper right to search for a specific country or keyword within just that region.
  • Military Periscope
    • Since 1986 Military Periscope has been the defense industry's premier online database for accurate open-source global defense information. Offering timely in-depth coverage of orders of battle, equipment inventories, plans and programs for more than 165 nations. Plus, descriptions and technical characteristics of virtually every major weapon, platform and systems worldwide. For off-site access go to "24/7 Access" tab and log-in using your USER ID and PIN.
  • Nafziger Collection of Orders of Battle
    • The Nafziger Collection contains orders of battle from 1600 to 1945 with over 7000 individual pdf files. Sources range from published works to actual archival documents, which represent the largest single source. Nearly all orders of battle break down to the regimental level. The availability of strength figures and artillery equipment varies from period to period.
  • Maneuver Center of Excellence Reading List (2011)
    • Reading list for Maneuver Leaders of all levels.
  • Maneuver Self Study Program
    • This self study program consists of books, articles, doctrine, films, lectures, and practical application exercises to help educate maneuver leaders about the nature and character of war, as well as their responsibilities to prepare their Soldiers for combat, lead them in battle, and accomplish the mission.
  • U.S. Army Chief of Staff''s Professional Reading List (2014)
    • The Army List is compiled for leaders. The Chief of Staff of the Army (CSA) views it as a pillar for his leadership development efforts. Titles are included that will provoke critical thinking about Professional soldiering and the unique role of land power, analysis and reflection on the past and the future, and a deep understanding of the Army and the future of the profession of arms in the 21st Century.
  • U.S. Army War College Library Suggested Military Reading List (December 2012)
    • An annual publication of the Library, this listing consists of notable books published during the last three years. These books deal with topics of interest to U.S. Army War College students and are of special value in their specific subject areas.
  • United States Military Academy Officer''s Professional Reading Guide (2011)
    • Top 100 List - Intended to create a concise list that provides officers with the best one or two books on a given subject rather than an exhaustive bibliography. The list is broken down into six sub-categories: The Military Classics; Military Institutions and the Nature and Practice of War; The Face of Battle; History of American Wars; A History of Wars and Warfare; and, finally, Literary Works on War and Warfare. You do not need to enter credentials-select "Cancel" when the pop-up appears; the download works best when you save the document before opening.
  • AFRICOM Reading List
    • "Maintaining up-to-date information and deep knowledge about Africa is critical to the team at the U.S. Africa Command. To that end, a reading list was compiled to provide suggestions."
  • Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Professional Reading List
    • "This reading list has been constructed to support the renewal of our commitment to our Profession of Arms and the development of Joint Force 2020." GEN Dempsey
  • Chief of Staff of the Air Force Professional Reading Program
    • The CSAF Reading List is compiled to inform, analyze, inspire and educate. Titles are selected to inform readers about the history of the Air Force, analyze on-going conflicts and their relevancy to the future, inspire readers with success stories and provide lessons learned from conflicts.
  • Cyber Professional Reading List
    • List compiled by the Joint Special Operations University.
  • Defense Acquisition Professional Reading List
    • The Defense Acquisition Professional Reading List is intended to enrich the knowledge and understanding of the civilian, military, contractor and industrial workforce who participate in the entire defense acquisition enterprise.
  • Joint Forces Staff College Commandant''s Professional Reading List
    • The JFSC Commandant's Professional Reading List contains recommended books by the Commandant on Joint and Multinational Operations: Lessons from the Past; Current Issues; Into the 21st Century; and Leadership and Command.
  • Psychological Operations Reading List
    • List compiled by the Joint Special Operations University.
  • The Navy Professional Reading Program
    • A list of books from the Chief of Naval Operations Reading List that includes history, fiction, inspirational and patriotic titles, biographies and the classics on military strategy and theory. The list provides an understanding and analysis of sea power, naval history, naval aviation, and the role of the U.S. Navy in past, present and future conflicts.
  • U.S. Coast Guard Commandant''s Reading List
    • This reading list is designed to offer Coast Guard people recommended books related to leadership. This list is not all-inclusive; the goal is to provide a starting point or expand existing knowledge and skills. The reading list provides a tool for individual leadership growth, taking into account that responsibility for leadership development rests on each individual, his or her unit, and the organization. Also features the annual "Commandant's Choice" one book for professional reading that year.
  • U.S. Marine Corps Reading List
    • The Marine Corps Professional Reading Program began as the Commandant's Reading List in 1988, although recommended reading list have been generated for Marines since the 19th century. Each Commandant since 1988 has placed his personal stamp on the program, but many books remain constant. Great books will always remain a staple of informal, self-paced professional development.
  • USFK Command Reading List
    • United States Forces Command Reading List focuses on the Koreas and the region.
  • USSOCOM Commander''''s Reading List
    • United States Special Operations Command Commander's list of professional reading.
  • USSTRATCOM Command Professional Reading List
    • United States Strategic Command Commander's list of professional reading.
  • 2016 Index of U.S. Military Strength
    • “This Heritage Foundation 'Index of U.S. Military Strength' gauges the ability of the U.S. military to perform its missions in today’s world, and each subsequent edition will provide the basis for measuring the improvement or weakening of that ability.”
  • Army Annual Historical Summaries
    • Since 1969 the U.S. Army Center of Military History has produced the Department of the Army Historical Summary (DAHSUM)as an annual publication. An overview of the successes and problems of major Army programs during a given Fiscal Year, the DAHSUMs seek to provide a record similar to, but more concise than, that published in the annual reports of the Secretrary of War from 1822 to World War II and in the Army's portion of the Semiannual Report of the Secretary of Defense from 1949 through 1968.
  • Bartlett''s Familiar Quotes
    • A collection of passages, phrases, and proverbs traced to their sources in ancient and modern literature. This tenth edition of 1919 contains over 11,000 searchable quotations and was the first new edition of John Bartlett’s corpus to be published after his death in 1905-the new editor, however, choosing more to supplement than revise the work of the first name in quotations.
  • DOD Dictionary - Military Terms & Abbreviations
    • The DOD Dictionary is managed by the J-7, Joint Staff. All approved joint definitions, acronyms, and abbreviations are contained in Joint Publication 1-02, DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms 08 November 2010, as amended through 15 August 2012.
  • Encyclopedia Britannica Online – Academic Edition
    • The complete encyclopedia online. Plus 4000 notable quotations, 255 essays in "Gateways to the Classics" and statistical comparisons of countries that can be downloaded to spreadsheets in World Data Analyst. Access to this resource is provided by the General Library Program, Family and MWR Command.
  • FY2015 Weapons Systems Factbook
    • From the "Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessment" this report details the status, plans, and funding requirements for more than 80 major acquisition programs. The report is divided by categories of weapon systems: aircraft, air and missile defense, communications and electronics, ground systems, missiles and munitions, nuclear forces, shipbuilding, and space systems.
  • General Orders (Army) 1947 -
    • Most complete source for actual DA General Orders from 1947 to today.
  • How the Army runs : a senior leader reference handbook
    • Standard text designed to explain and synthesize the functioning and relationships of numerous Defense, Joint, and Army organizations, systems, and processes involved in the development and sustainment of trained and ready forces for the Combatant Commanders; updated biannually.
  • InfoPlease.com, World Almanac
    • Infoplease is a comprehensive reference source that combines the contents of an encyclopedia, a dictionary, an atlas, and several almanacs loaded with statistics, facts, and historical records. A single search engine allows you to search all these sources at once.
  • Internet Public Library
    • Ipl2 is a public service organization and a learning/teaching environment. The site is created, maintained and staffed by volunteer library and information science professionals and students. The site is hosted by Drexel University's College of Information Science & Technology, and a consortium of colleges and universities with programs in information science are involved in developing and maintaining the ipl2.
  • Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
    • For more than 150 years, in print and now online, Merriam-Webster has been America's leading and most-trusted provider of language information. All Merriam-Webster products and services are backed by the largest team of professional dictionary editors and writers in America, and one of the largest in the world.
  • Preventive Priorities Survey: 2016
    • The 'Preventive Priorities Survey" seeks to evaluate conflicts based on their likelihood of occurring or escalating and their impact on U.S. national interests. The "Council on Foreign Relations" Center for Preventive Action (CPA)categorized these scenarios into three tiers, in order of priority for U.S. leaders—high, moderate, and low.
  • Preventive Priorities Survey: 2016 - Global Conflict Tracker
    • The accompanying online interactive map to the"Council on Foreign Relations" Preventive Priorities Survey: 2016.
  • Purdue Online Writing Lab
    • Contains the APA, MLA, and Chicago Style Manuals with examples and instruction on how to use them.
  • RefDesk
    • Since 1995, Refdesk, billing itself as the "fact checker for the Internet," is a free and family-friendly web site that indexes and reviews quality, credible, and current web-based resources.
  • U.S. Army Abbreviations, Brevity Codes, & Acronyms
    • "Everyone knows to spell out an abbreviation/acronym the first time you use it in a document. But how do you know what it stands for? And are the words capitalized, or not? No problem! Use the U.S. Army Abbreviations, Brevity Codes, and Acronyms Website" ... Kathy Hessmer
  • Air University Library Bibliographies
    • Bibliographies prepared by Air University Library staff on a variety of topics of interest to military professionals and researchers. Links to some articles may not work. Please contact us for assistance.
  • Air War College Gateway to the Internet
    • Guide to a variety of military and leadership resources on the internet created and maintained by the Air University Library.
  • Army War College Bibliographies
    • Bibliographies prepared by Army War College Library staff on a variety of topics of interest to military professionals and researchers. Links to some articles may not work. Please contact us for assistance.
  • Joint Forces Staff College Bibliographies
    • Bibliographies prepared by Joint Forces Staff College Library staff on a variety of topics of interest to military professionals and researchers. Links to some articles may not work. Please contact us for assistance.
  • NATO LibGuides
    • NATO LibGuides contain web articles, websites, reports, news, blogs, multimedia content and official documents that are publicly available on the Internet. In addition to these sources, a select number of journal articles and books available from the NATO Multimedia Library have been included in the LibGuides.
  • Naval Post Graduate School Dudley Knox Library Bibliographies
    • Bibliographies prepared by Naval Post Graduate School Dudley Knox Library staff on a variety of topics of interest to military professionals and researchers. Links to some articles may not work. Please contact us for assistance.
  • Center for Technology and National Security (NDU)
    • The NDU "Center for Technology and National Security" (CTNSP) combines scientific and technical assessments with analyses of current strategic and defense policy issues, taking on topics to bridge the gap. The Center has produced studies on proliferation and homeland security, military transformation, international science and technology, information technology, cyber, life sciences, and social science modeling.
  • DOD-Army TechMatch
    • TechMatch contains thousands of patents for technologies created in DoD laboratories. You can quickly and effectively search or browse diverse technologies available for licensing to industry for commercial products and manufacturing processes.
  • DTIC: Defense Technical Information Center
    • The Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC®) serves the DoD community as the largest central resource for DoD and government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and business related information available today. Contains over 4 million documents including technical reports, research in progress and Independent Research and Development (IR&D) summaries.
  • Defense Systems Information Analysis Center (DSIAC)
    • The Defense Systems Information Analysis Center (DSIAC) is a component of the U.S. Department of Defense’s Information Analysis Center (IAC) enterprise (http://iac.dtic.mil). DSIAC was established on January 1, 2014 from the consolidation of six legacy DoD IAC basic center operations: AMMTIAC, CPIAC, RIAC, SENSIAC, SURVIAC, and WSTIAC. The establishment of DSIAC represents the largest consolidation of IACs under the DoD’s “Better Buying Power 2.0” initiative. The purpose of DSIAC is to leverage expertise and knowledge from other Government agencies, research laboratories, industry, and academia to help solve the toughest scientific and technical problems of the Defense Systems community.
  • Jane''s Systems
    • Current news and special topics including: detailed systems & equipment analysis, industry discussion, special topics: Airborne Electronic Mission Systems, C4I/C4ISR & EW, Missiles & Rockets, Radar & Electronic Systems, Simulation & Training Systems.
  • NTIS: National Technical Information Service
    • The National Technical Information Service serves as the largest central resource for government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and business related information available today. For more than 60 years NTIS has assured businesses, universities, and the public timely access to approximately 3 million publications covering over 350 subject areas.
  • Science.gov
    • Science.gov searches over 55 databases and over 2100 selected websites from 13 federal agencies, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information including research and development results. Science.gov is governed by the interagency Science.gov Alliance.
  • 2012 Demographics: Profile of the Military Community
    • This annual Demographics Report, which was prepared for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), presents a synthesis of demographic information describing members and families in the military community in fiscal year 2012.
  • DOD Almanac
    • This web site provides a variety of information and statistical material about the Department of Defense - its people, organization, equipment, and funding.
  • Defense Casualty Analysis System (DCAS)
    • While DCAS focuses primarily on detailed U.S. casualty data from the Korean War to the present, the agency maintains historical data dating back to the American Revolutionary War.
  • DoD Personnel and Military Casualty Statistics
    • This web site provides statistics on DOD personnel.
  • Statistical Abstract of the United States
    • The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political,military, and economic organization of the United States.
  • UN Data
    • You can find official statistics produced by countries and compiled by the United Nations data system, as well as estimates and projections. The domains covered are agriculture, crime, education, energy, industry, labor, national accounts, population and tourism. You can also find indicators such as Millennium Development Goals.
  • Atlantic Council
    • "Renewing the Atlantic Community for Global Challenges" The Atlantic Council promotes constructive leadership and engagement in international affairs based on the central role of the Atlantic Community in meeting global challenges. The Council is home to ten regional centers and functional programs that advance the organization's mission; includes the "Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security."
  • Brookings Institution
    • The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, DC.
  • CATO Institute
    • Cato Institute is a public policy research organization — a think tank – dedicated to the principles of individual liberty, limited government, free markets and peace. Defense Buget/Policy Publications.
  • CNA
    • CNA is a non-profit research organization that operates the "Center for Naval Analyses" and the "Institute for Public Research."
  • Carnegie Endowment for Intl Peace
    • The "Carnegie Endowment for International Peace" is a unique global network of policy research centers in Russia, China, Europe, the Middle East, and the United States. Our mission, dating back more than a century, is to advance the cause of peace through analysis and development of fresh policy ideas and direct engagement and collaboration with decisionmakers in government, business, and civil society.
  • Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessment
    • CSBA is an independent, nonprofit public policy research institute established to promote innovative thinking and debate about national security strategy, defense planning and military investment options for the 21st century. Experts include military veterans representing the Army, Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps, with over 130 years cumulative experience in joint military operations.
  • Center for Strategic and International Studies
    • CSIS is a bipartisan, nonprofit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. The Center’s 220 full-time staff and large network of affiliated scholars conduct research and analysis and develop policy initiatives that look to the future and anticipate change.
  • Center for a New American Security
    • The mission of the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) is to develop strong, pragmatic and principled national security and defense policies. Building on the expertise and experience of its staff and advisors, CNAS engages policymakers, experts and the public with innovative, fact-based research, ideas and analysis to shape and elevate the national security debate. A key part of our mission is to inform and prepare the national security leaders of today and tomorrow.
  • Chatham House - Royal Institute of International Affairs
    • "Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs", is an independent policy institute based in London. Research on international security focuses on UK and European defense. Topics include are: Arms control; Cyber Security; Drugs and Organized Crime; European Security and Defense; Human Security; Maritime Security; Nuclear Security/ Weapons; Technology/ Weapons; Terrorism; Strategy; and International Intervention.
  • European Council on Foreign Relations
    • ECFR is an award-winning international think-tank that aims to conduct cutting-edge independent research. Inspired by the role American think-tanks played in helping the US move from isolationism to global leadership, ECFR’s founders set about creating a pan-European institution that could combine establishment credibility with intellectual insurgency. One of their focuses is on the Russian Military threat to Europe.
  • European Union Institute for Security Studies
    • The European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) is the Union's agency dealing with the analysis of foreign, security and defense policy issues.
  • Federation of American Scientists
    • Involved in a variety of projects, including monitoring arms sales and weapons development, cyberstrategy, intelligence reform, military analysis, nuclear issues, etc.
  • Institute for the Study of War
    • ISW seeks to promote an informed understanding of war and military affairs through comprehensive, independent, and accessible open-source research and analysis.
  • National Security Network
    • "NSN is dedicated to developing innovative national security solutions... countering emerging threats by drawing on the best traditions of American foreign policy: a strong and flexible military combined with shrewd diplomacy, the effective use of alliances, and an unwavering commitment to America’s basic values."
  • RAND
    • The RAND Corporation is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decision making through research and analysis. RAND Arroyo Center: As the United States Army's only federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for studies and analysis, the RAND Arroyo Center mission is to conduct objective analytic research on major policy concerns, with an emphasis on mid- to long-term policy issues.
  • Stimson Center
    • The Stimson Center is a nonprofit, nonpartisan “impact” tank devoted to addressing transnational challenges by identifying opportunities that enhance global security and economic prosperity. For over a quarter century, Stimson’s experts have analyzed global threats and worked with governments, multilateral organizations, civil society, and private industry to build collaborative solutions that transcend national boundaries: geographic, bureaucratic, and political.
  • Straus Military Reform Project at the Center for Defense Information at POGO (Project on Government Oversight)
    • The Straus Military Reform Project provides analysis and fosters debate on the uses, strategy, doctrine and forces of the U.S. military and its role in the wider national security structure. It provides a forum for discussion and encourages the free expression of all views.
  • United States Institute of Peace
    • The United States Institute of Peace was created by Congress as a non-partisan, federal institution that works to prevent or end violent conflict around the world.
  • Wilson Center
    • At The Wilson Center, preeminent scholars and experts research topics of national and international relevance.
  • ARCIC
    • Army Capabilities and Integration Center (ARCIC) develops Army concepts that provide strategic and operational direction through the Army Concept Framework. ARCIC also supports Combatant Commanders by evaluating capabilities needed for the future force in a range of operational environments.
  • Army Cyber Institute
    • Located at West Point, the "Army Cyber Institute" is a national resource for research, advice and education in the cyber domain, engaging Army, government, academic, and industrial cyber communities … for the purpose of enabling effective Army cyber defense and cyber operations.
  • CCRP
    • The Command and Control Research Program (CCRP) within the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (NII) focuses upon (1) improving both the state of the art and the state of the practice of command and control and (2) enhancing DoD's understanding of the national security implications of the Information Age.
  • Center for Army Lessons Learned
    • The Center for Army Lessons Learned (CALL) rapidly collects, analyzes, disseminates, and archives OIL, TTP and operational records in order to facilitate rapid adaptation initiatives and conduct focused knowledge sharing and transfer that informs the Army and enables operationally based decision making, integration, and innovation throughout the Army and within the JIIM environment.
  • Center for Strategic Leadership and Development (AWC): Publications
    • Mission -- Develops senior leaders and supports the strategic needs of the Army by: Educating senior military and civilian leaders on Landpower at the operational and strategic levels; developing expert knowledge & solutions for the Operating and Generating Force; and, conducting research activities, strategic exercises and strategic communication.
  • Center for Technology and National Security (NDU)
    • The NDU "Center for Technology and National Security" (CTNSP) combines scientific and technical assessments with analyses of current strategic and defense policy issues, taking on topics to bridge the gap. The Center has produced studies on proliferation and homeland security, military transformation, international science and technology, information technology, cyber, life sciences, and social science modeling.
  • Combat Studies Institute (CSI)
    • The Combat Studies Institute (CSI) researches, writes, and publishes historical products that are doctrinally and operationally relevant to the Army's needs.
  • Foreign Military Studies Office
    • The Foreign Military Studies Office (FMSO) at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, is an open source research organization of the U.S. Army. FMSO conducts unclassified research of foreign perspectives on defense and security issues that are important for understanding the environments in which the U.S. military operates.
  • Institute for National Strategic Studies (NDU)
    • INSS conducts research in support of the academic and leader development programs at the National Defense University, provides strategic support to the Secretary of Defense, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and unified combatant commands, and interacts with other U.S. Government agencies and the broader national security community. INSS includes the following components: "Center for Complex Operations;" "Center for Strategic Research;" "Center for the Study of Chinese Military Affairs;" " Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction;" "Center for Technology and National Security Policy;" "National Defense University Press;" and "Program on Irregular Warfare and Special Operations Studies"
  • Institute of Land Warfare
    • The Institute of Land Warfare (ILW) extends the influence of AUSA by informing and educating its members, local, regional and national leaders, and the American public on the critical nature of land forces and the importance of the United States Army. ILW carries out a broad program of activities including the publication of professional research papers, newsletters, background briefs, essays and special reports.
  • Joint Special Operations University (JSOU) Publications
    • JSOU mission: educate Special Operations Forces executive, senior, and intermediate leaders ... in the science and art of Joint Special Operations.
  • Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (AWC)
    • PKSOI writes and contributes to concept and doctrine development through its interactions with organizations and authors responsible for stability operations concept and doctrine development. Through a disciplined approach to research and analysis that addresses USG and international policy-relevant issues at both the national / strategic level and in support of the US and multinational operational forces and interagency elements.
  • Stability Operations Lessons Learned & Information Management System (AWC)
    • PKSOI's Stability Operations Lessons Learned & Information Management System (SOLLIMS) is designed to allow US Military, USG civilian agencies, multinational military and civilian organizations, IOs, NGOs, and private sector organizations to engage in a collaborative process for the collection, analysis, dissemination and integration of lessons learned for Peace and Stability Operations.
  • Strategic Landpower Task Force
    • An ARCIC website. The Army, Marine Corps, and Special Operations Forces have chartered the "Strategic Landpower Task Force" to study the application of landpower to achieve national objectives in the future.
  • Strategic Studies Institute (AWC)
    • The Strategic Studies Institute of the U.S. Army War College publishes national security and strategic research and analysis which serves to influence policy debate and bridge the gap between the Military and Academia.
  • Torchbearer Issue Papers (AUSA)
    • Torchbearer Issue Papers are discussion papers on key strategic issues relevant to the U.S. Army and its role in national defense.
  • U.S. Army Center of Military History
    • CMH documents the official history of the Army in both peace and war in its numerous publications. It’s publications also reflect the Army’s contemporary interest in such topics as expeditionary combat, multinational peacekeeping, NATO enlargement, humanitarian relief, nation-building, noncombatant evacuation, antiterrorism, and the management of change.
  • West Point Leadership Center (USMA)
    • Under development as of June 2015.
  • DOD - Women In Service Studies
    • DOD Site containing the following reports: * Army - Gender Integration Study2 -- * Army - MEDCOM Injury and Attrition Rates Working Group -- * Army - MEDCOM USARIEM Task Assessment3 -- * Army - Ranger Assessment Study Executive Report -- * Navy - SEAL and SWCC Physical Standards Validation Report -- * OUSDPR - Defining and Establishing Gender-Neutral Standards for Closed Occupations -- *SOCOM - Appendices - Considerations for Integrating Women into Closed Occupations in the US Special Operations Forces2 -- * SOCOM - Considerations for Integrating Women into Closed Occupations in the US Special Operations Forces -- * SOCOM - JSOU Study on Special Operations Forces Mixed-Gender Elite Team2 -- * SOCOM - University of Kansas - Project Diane -- * USAF - Development and Validation of Physical Performance Tests2 -- * USAF - Physical Fitness Tests and Standards for Battlefield Airmen Study -- * USAF - Recommended ASVAB Standards for Battlefield Airman Specialties -- * USAF - Validation Review and Documentation for CRO STO CCT and SOWT Assessment Programs -- * USMC - A Quick-Look Analysis of the GCEITF Baseline Climate Survey -- * USMC - An Analysis of Female Representation and Marines Performance in Aviation and Logistics Occupations-Redacted -- * USMC - An Analysis of Marine Corps Female Recruit Training Attrition -- * USMC -Assessing How DEP Fitness is Related to Attrition_ Injuries_ and Physical Fitness_Redacted -- * USMC - Australia Visit_ After Action Report2 -- * USMC - Canada Visit_ After Action Report2 -- * USMC - Center for Strategic and International Studies Red Team analysis of Marine Corps research and analysis on gender integrat-1 -- * USMC - CNA Implementing Force Integration Issues and Challenges-redacted -- * USMC - Line of Effort 1 Thematic Research EUA Final Report2 -- * USMC - Line Of Effort 2 Research Assessment and Findings Final Report -- * USMC - Line Of Effort 2 Research Assessment and Findings Final Report -Part 1 -- * USMC - Line Of Effort 2 Research Assessment and Findings Final Report - Part 2 -- * USMC - Line Of Effort 2 Research Assessment and Findings Final Report - Part 3 -- * USMC - Line Of Effort 3 GCEITF Experimental Assessment Report2 -- * USMC - Michigan State University Gender Diversity in Male Dominated Teams The impact of Compositional Cinfiguration Over Time -- * USMC - MilMed Article-Changes in Combat Task Performance under Increasing Loads in Active Duty Marines -- * USMC - NHRC Analysis in Support of the Women in Service Restrictions Review Study -- * USMC - NUBHNAS GCEITF Behavioral Needs Assessment Survey Report -- * USMC - RAND Implications of Integrating Women Into the Marine Corps Infantry Report2 -- * USMC - Relationship between Initial Strength Test (IST) and Attrition_ Injury_ and Physical Performance -- * USMC - Smart Adaptations for the Gender-Integrated Marine Corps Final Report (July 2015)-redacted -- * USMC - The Experience of Female Combat Engineers and EOD-Study Results-Redacted -- * USMC - United Kingdom and Israel Visit_ After Action Report2 -- * USMC - University of Pittsburgh Ground Combat Element Integrated Task Force Research Final Report 15 Aug -- * Women In Service Review Selective Service Legal Analysis.
 

 

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