Category Archives: Book Reviews

Sea Control 99 – The Politics of Basing

This is the first Sea Control edition by Matthew Merighi, who is Director of Publications at CIMSEC. In the present edition, Merighi welcomes Professor Geoffrey Gresh, Associate Professor at the United States National Defense University, to talk about his new … Continue reading

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Maritime Herausforderungen der NATO

Die Dissertation “Maritime Herausforderungen der NATO: Strategische Auswirkungen und die Effektivität des Handelns” von Felix F. Seidler ist nun im Peter Lang Verlag erschienen. Die Dissertation kann als Print oder Ebook über die Verlagshomepage oder bei Amazon erworben werden. Auf … Continue reading

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Rezension: „Die Rote Armee: Uniformen, Ausrüstung und Bewaffnung 1939-1945“

von Seka Smith. Seka Smith ist Politikwissenschaftlerin, lebt in Berlin und arbeitet im Politikbereich. Für Offiziere.ch schreibt sie unter Pseudonym. In den Wirren des russischen Bürgerkrieges gegründet, wurde die Rote Armee (Rabotschi krestjanskaja krasnaja armija) zum bewaffneten Rückgrat der Sowjetunion … Continue reading

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Robert Timberg’s Blue-Eyed Boy (2014): A Review

by Jeong Lee, a freelance writer. In former Senator Jim Webb’s classic Vietnam War novel, Fields of Fire (1978), there is a scene where the protagonist, a young Marine lieutenant who is about to be sent to Vietnam, encounters his … Continue reading

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Rezension: Schlachtfeld Fulda Gap

Von Danny Chahbouni. Danny studiert Geschichte und Politikwissenschaft an der Philipps-Universität Marburg. Der Kalte Krieg ist für die Generation der nach 1989 Geborenen kaum noch in seiner ganzen Radikalität begreifbar: Die Angst vor einem nuklearen Schlagabtausch der Super-Mächte, ständige Militärübungen … Continue reading

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Book Review – Grounded: the Case for Abolishing the United States Air Force

by Jeong Lee, a freelance writer. In the aftermath of the sequestration in place since last year, the United States Armed Forces find themselves struggling to justify their raisons d’être. This was precisely the argument I made when I advocated … Continue reading

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SWJ Book Review: The Lieutenant Don’t Know

by Jeong Lee, a freelance writer. This article was originally posted at Small Wars Journal and is cross-posted with permission. Since 9/11, many war memoirs have chronicled the collective experiences of the fighting men who fought and bled in Afghanistan … Continue reading

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Recension: Cyber War Will Not Take Place

By Danny Chahbouni. Danny Chahbouni studies History and Political Science at the Philipps-University of Marburg (original published in German). In his latest work, Thomas Rid, Professor of Security Studies at the Department of War Studies at King’s College London, vigorously … Continue reading

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Rezension: Cyber War Will Not Take Place

Von Danny Chahbouni. Danny Chahbouni studiert Geschichte und Politikwissenschaft an der Philipps-Universität Marburg (–> English version). Thomas Rid, Professor für Security Studies am Department of War Studies des Londoner King’s College, tritt in seinem neuesten Werk der These vom Internet … Continue reading

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Book Review: New Security Challenges in Asia

This book review was first published in the 2013-14 Winter issue (43, no. 4, pp. 148-9) of the US Army War College Quarterly, Parameters, and is posted here with permission. Reviewed by Jeong Lee, a freelance writer and contributing analyst for Wikistrat’s Asia-Pacific Desk. “New … Continue reading

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